Hani Sbitany, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery

Contact Information

(415) 353-9985 Appointments
(415) 353-9541 Clinical Fax
hani.sbitany@ucsfmedctr.org

Education

  • 1997-2001 Cornell University, B.A. Microbiology
  • 2001-2005 Columbia University, M.D.

Residencies

  • 2005-2008 Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Resident General Surgery
  • 2008-2010 Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Resident Plastic Surgery

Fellowships

  • 2010-2011 University of Pennsylvania, Fellow Reconstructive Microsurgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2012

Clinical Expertise

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fat Grafting
  • General Reconstructive Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery

Biography

Dr. Hani Sbitany is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery. He performs post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, including microsurgical free tissue transfer, implant-based techniques, and fat grafting. He is trained in reconstructive microsurgery, and performs the most advanced procedures for restoring form and function after breast cancer surgery. In addition, he performs surgical reconstruction for defects of the head and neck, torso, arms and legs. Other areas of expertise include reconstruction after skin cancer removal, and general plastic and reconstructive surgery. In cosmetic surgery, Dr. Sbitany's focus is surgical rejuvenation of the face, breasts and torso.

Research Overview

Dr. Sbitany's research focuses on optimizing outcomes and safety of techniques for fat transfer to the breast, following mastectomy or breast conservation treatment for breast cancer.

 

Publications

Most recent publications from a total of 32
  1. Sbitany H, Wang F, Peled AW, Lentz R, Alvarado M, Ewing CA, Esserman LJ, Fowble B, Foster RD. Immediate Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction following Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy: Defining the Risk of Preoperative and Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Surgical Outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep; 134(3):396-404. View in PubMed
  2. Degnim AC, Hoskin TL, Brahmbhatt RD, Warren-Peled A, Loprinzi M, Pavey ES, Boughey JC, Hieken TJ, Jacobson S, Lemaine V, Jakub JW, Irwin C, Foster RD, Sbitany H, Saint-Cyr M, Duralde E, Ramaker S, Chin R, Sieg M, Wildeman M, Scow JS, Patel R, Ballman K, Baddour LM, Esserman LJ. Randomized trial of drain antisepsis after mastectomy and immediate prosthetic breast reconstruction. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Oct; 21(10):3240-8. View in PubMed
  3. Peled AW, Foster RD, Ligh C, Esserman LJ, Fowble B, Sbitany H. Impact of Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy Incision Type on Reconstructive Complications following Radiation Therapy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Aug; 134(2):169-75. View in PubMed
  4. Sbitany H, Wang F, Peled AW, Alvarado M, Ewing CA, Esserman LJ, Foster RD. Tissue Expander Reconstruction After Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy: Defining the Effects of Coverage Technique on Nipple/Areola Preservation. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jul 23. View in PubMed
  5. Wang F, Peled AW, Garwood E, Fiscalini AS, Sbitany H, Foster RD, Alvarado M, Ewing C, Hwang ES, Esserman LJ. Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction: An Evolution of Technique and Assessment of Outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul 23. View in PubMed
  6. Wang F, Koltz PF, Sbitany H. Lessons Learned From The ACS-NSQIP Database: Has Centralized Data Collection Improved Immediate Breast Reconstruction Outcomes and Safety? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul 22. View in PubMed
  7. Sbitany H. Management of the post-breast reconstruction "hyperanimation deformity". Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jun; 133(6):897e-8e. View in PubMed
  8. Peled AW, Sbitany H, Foster RD, Esserman LJ. Oncoplastic mammoplasty as a strategy for reducing reconstructive complications associated with postmastectomy radiation therapy. Breast J. 2014 May; 20(3):302-7. View in PubMed
  9. Peled AW, Duralde E, Foster RD, Fiscalini AS, Esserman LJ, Hwang ES, Sbitany H. Patient-reported outcomes and satisfaction after total skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate expander-implant reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 May; 72 Suppl 1:S76-80. View in PubMed
  10. Sbitany H, Xu X, Hansen SL, Young DM, Hoffman WY. The effects of immunosuppressive medications on outcomes in microvascular free tissue transfer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr; 133(4):552e-8e. View in PubMed
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