Avera Medical Group Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Avera Medical Group Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a department of Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.
Our physicians are both certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and members of the American Society of Plastic Surgery. With more than 20 combined years of surgical experience, Dr. Martin and Dr. Shashikant have both participated in numerous published clinical research projects.
Innovative Breast Cancer Surgery
If you or a loved one needs surgery to remove breast cancer, count on Dr. Martin and Dr. Shashikant to help you achieve the best cosmetic result. Both are certified in the innovative Hidden Scar™ breast surgery procedure which removes the tumor and a slight amount of surrounding tissue through a small incision in a well-hidden area.
What should I expect?
To your first appointment please bring a list of questions you have for us. If you have records from past surgeries please also bring those. Any pictures that would help us better understand your goals would also be helpful.
Where are the before and after photos?
Our philosophy at Avera Medical Group Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is to focus on you and how we can successfully help you reach your goals. We are happy to personally review pictures with you during your appointment.
Is plastic surgery safe?
Yes. As with any health care procedure, it's important to choose a doctor that is trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery to ensure they follow proper protocols.