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Midwest Breast & Aesthetics Surgery Resource Page

New Patient Forms and Information

Instruction Sheets

General Information Sheets

Useful Links

Laws, Acts, and Legislation

  • Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 (WHCRA)
    This page from the United States Department of Labor is a great resource for learning more about the WHCRA of 1998 which federally mandates insurances to cover breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients
  • Lizzie B. Byrd Act (Ohio House Bill 147)
    In Ohio, requires a surgeon performing a mastectomy in a hospital to guide the patient and provide referrals in a manner consistent with the standards of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Read Dr. Tiwari’s* testimony to Ohio Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee here.

Organizations and Websites

  • BreastRecon.com
    A website organized by Kathy Steligo, who has had breast cancer twice, bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction with both expander/implants and GAP flaps.
    The site contains an active blog, lots of useful content, and a list of surgeons who specialize in advanced breast reconstruction
  • Breastcancer.org
    This site features active discussion boards on topics covering almost every aspect of breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and reconstruction
  • Diepcjourney.com
    A breast cancer patient writes about her treatment and reconstruction. Loaded with helpful first-hand accounts of her journey and the information she gathered along the way.
  • PinkRibbonGirls.org
    An organization committed to providing breast cancer patients in many parts of Ohio with useful services, such as meals, house cleaning, and rides to the appointment
  • DiepReconstruction.com
    An informative site about Diep breast reconstruction.
  • Realself.com
    A place for consumer reviews, stories, and discussions about cosmetic treatments and procedures for face, body, skin, and smile. Where you can find a doctor you can trust.

*The information available on this page was created to educate our patients. It is not an alternative for a formal consultation with a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Individual results vary per patient. For more information, we strongly recommend scheduling a consultation with our doctors.