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Craig, Elizabeth Stirling, MD

Title
Director, Micro Vascular Reconstruction & Plastic Surgery

Gender

Female


Language

English, Spanish

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).


Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Breast Augmentation, Breast Cancer, Breast Implant Exchange, Breast Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery, DIEP Flap Reconstruction, Implant Reconstruction, Liposuction, Mastopexy/Breast Lift, Microsurgery, Microvascular Breast Reconstruction, Oncoplastic Lift Reconstruction, Oncoplastic Reduction, Prophylactic Mastectomy Reconstruction, SGAP Flap Reconstruction, Tummy Tuck

Education

Fellowship
University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Medical School
University of Texas

Residency
Yale University


Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Member

Reviews

Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Already provide the doctor name to a coworker

5 out of 5 stars

It was radiology tech

5 out of 5 stars

She helped us to feel much less scared. I know I can just place myself in her care and she'll know what to do. A ninja in her field


Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Craig is so down to earth and easy to talk to! She wants you to be happy with her work and cares for her patients concerns.

Bio

Dr. E. Stirling Craig is Director of micro-surgical breast reconstruction– which employs special techniques to transfer tissue from one part of the body to another - at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

She is a breast cancer and breast reconstruction expert who has extensive experience with such advanced techniques as microsurgery, deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) and superior gluteal artery perforator (SGAP) flap reconstruction, and oncoplastic lift reconstruction and reduction after lumpectomy.

Having completed a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, Dr. Craig is one of the few plastic surgeons in the country who specialize in the micro-surgical procedures required for free flap reconstruction for breast cancer and lymphedema patients.

Dr. Craig earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, and her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Prior to her fellowship, she completed a six-year plastic surgery residency at Yale School of Medicine where she learned various aesthetic and reconstructive procedures.

She is board-certified in plastic surgery, and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

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    This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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