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Mark Melendez, MD

Hospital Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

The most common perforator flap procedure Dr. Melendez performs is the DIEP (deep inferior epigastric perforator) flap, in which excess skin and fat along the lower portion of the abdomen are used to create a new ‘natural’ breast after a mastectomy. He also offers SIEA (Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery) and TUG (Transverse Upper Gracilis) flaps as well as tissue expanders, implants, and fat grafting for breast reconstruction.


  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Subspecialties / Interests

perforator flap breast reconstruction (including: DIEP [deep inferior epigastric perforator] flap

SIEA [Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery]

TUG [Transverse Upper Gracilis] flaps)

Education & Training

  • Ross University School of Medicine - Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies
    Medical School
  • Long Island Plastic Surgical Group - New York, NY
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital - Baltimore, MD

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