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 27
  1. 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
  2. Sbitany H. Management of the post-breast reconstruction "hyperanimation deformity". Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jun; 133(6):897e-8e. View in PubMed
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Sbitany H, Wang F, Saeed L, Alvarado M, Ewing CA, Esserman LJ, Foster RD. Immediate Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Following Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy In Women With A History Of Augmentation Mammoplasty: Assessing The Safety Profile. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar 11. View in PubMed
  7. Sbitany H. Reply: A further strategy for managing intraoperative venous congestion in abdominally based autologous breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Mar; 131(3):436e-7e. View in PubMed
  8. Sbitany H, Mirzabeigi MN, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM. Strategies for recognizing and managing intraoperative venous congestion in abdominally based autologous breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Apr; 129(4):809-15. View in PubMed
  9. Sbitany H, Serletti JM. Acellular dermis-assisted prosthetic breast reconstruction: a systematic and critical review of efficacy and associated morbidity. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Dec; 128(6):1162-9. View in PubMed
  10. Mirzabeigi MN, Au A, Jandali S, Natoli N, Sbitany H, Serletti JM. Trials and tribulations with the inferior gluteal artery perforator flap in autologous breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Dec; 128(6):614e-24e. View in PubMed
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