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Dr. Faulkner is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in surgery of the breast and body, including breast reconstruction, cosmetic breast surgery, breast reduction, and body contouring after massive weight loss, childbirth, and aging.
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Dr. Faulkner was born and raised in NYC. She attended University of Southern California for college, medical school and general surgery residency, and is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. During residency, Dr. Faulkner spent 2 years in Boston, and earned a Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree from Harvard School of Public Health, and was a Harvard Medical School plastic surgery research fellow at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Faulkner attended plastic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, followed by fellowship at Mass General Hospital, specializing in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery.
Dr. Faulkner is a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School. She is Chief of Plastic Surgery at North Shore Medical Center. She is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and a candidate member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and member of the Association of Women Surgeons and the Association of Academic Surgery, and other national professional organizations. She has authored publications (under her maiden name Rosen and married name Faulkner) on pediatric and adult plastic surgery. She has given research presentations at national and international plastic surgery meetings. Her clinical areas of interest include breast reconstruction, cosmetic breast surgery, body contouring after weight loss/childbirth/aging, labiaplasty, and the use of Botox and fillers for non-surgical facial rejuvenation. Dr. Faulkner is committed to excellence in patient care and attention to detail.
Faulkner HR, Colwell AS, Liao EC, Winograd JM, Austen WG Jr. Thermal Injury to Reconstructed Breasts from Commonly Used Warming Devices: A Risk for Reconstructive Failure.
Nuzzi LC, Cerrato FE, Webb ML, Faulkner HR, et al. Psychological impact of breast asymmetry on adolescents: a prospective case-control study.Ganske I, Verma K, Rosen H, et al. Minimizing complications with the use of acellular dermal matrix for immediate implant-based breast reconstruction.Chun YS, Verma K, Sinha I, Rosen H, et al. Impact of prior ipsilateral chest wall radiation on pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction.Rosen H, Webb ML, et al. Adolescent gynecomastia: not only an obesity issue.Rosen H, Saleh F, Lipsitz SR, Rogers SO Jr, Gawande AA. Downwardly mobile: the accidental cost of being uninsured.
Heather R. Faulkner, MD, MPH, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in surgery of the breast and body, including breast reconstruction and cosmetic breast surgery, and body contouring after massive weight loss, childbirth and aging. She discusses options for women at midlife in this talk from the 2018 Midlife Women's Health Community Conference.
Dr. Heather Faulkner speaks about breast reduction surgery and answers common questions about the surgery and recovery.
An introduction to Dr. Heather Faulkner, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Mass General.
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