Reblogging this as great news for those with lipedema and lymphedema living in the US… No more need to travel to Europe for the lymph sparing liposuction..
Dr. Mark Smith, Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City opens the Lipedema Center, a part of the Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research & Treatment, offering medically reconstructive lymph sparing liposuction for lipedema on September 2, 2014. Dr. Josef Stutz, one of the top expert surgeons in lipedema from Germany, is visiting and assisting in bringing this treatment to the USA.
Dr. Smith is also Director of the newly established Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research & Treatment. In addition to treatment, the Center focuses on research in the areas of lymphedema, lipedema and the underlying fat metabolism that effects both conditions.
Dr. Smith has received numerous Patients’ Choice Awards, been included in Castle Connolly’s list of Top Doctors in Plastic Surgery and New York Magazine’s Best Doctors List…
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