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Chun Research - Breast Reconstruction

Yoon S. Chun, MD
Principal Investigator, Breast Reconstruction
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School

Lab Contact Information

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
1153 Centre Street
Suite 21
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Phone: 617-983-4774
Fax: 617-983-4534
Practice Assistant: Jill


Chun Publications

Research Information


  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Facial Transplantation

Active Projects/IRB Approvals

  • Transplantation of allograft face or facial subunit for treatment of burn or cancer related facial defects (Co-investigator).
  • An evaluation of cosmetic results and toxicity in the use of post-mastectomy immediate reconstruction with a tissue expander and acellular dermal matrix followed by radiation therapy (Co-investigator)
  • Impact of prior ipsilateral chest wall radiation and the risk of complications in pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction
  • Prospective Comparison of Morbidity, Functional Outcome, & Satisfaction Following Breast Reconstruction
  • Comparison of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction in immediate single-stage vs. two-stage implant-based breast reconstruction
  • AirXpanders patient activated controlled tissue expander system for breast reconstruction
  • Minimizing complications with the use of acellular dermal matrix for immediate implant-based breast reconstruction
  • Postoperative morbidity and mortality in the obese surgical patient
  • Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcomes Consortium (MROC) Study


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