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Psychosocial Healing
A plastic surgeon finds new ways to soothe physical and emotional wounds


Plastic surgeon Sumner Slavin has pioneered methods of tissue reconstruction for patients—including women with breast cancer—to restore body parts to a more usual appearance. After spending time in the Middle East, he also started a fellowship program to teach plastic surgeons from the region advanced techniques and procedures. Slavin is an HMS associate clinical professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and serves in a number of leadership roles.

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This is episode 23 of the Harvard Medical Labcast. Subscribe through iTunes or by adding this URL to your feed reader.



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