Frank J. DellaCroce, M.D., F.A.C.S. is co-founder of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) and the St. Charles Surgical Hospital. Board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery, his pioneering work in the field of microsurgery has made his center a world leader in the art and science of breast reconstruction, drawing patients to New Orleans from all over the world for treatment.
Over the last decade, Dr. DellaCroce has performed thousands of breast reconstructions. His work has been increasingly sought out by referral for correction of failed procedures or residual deformities that remain after previous reconstructive efforts.
Dr. DellaCroce received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Science Center. He completed both his general surgery internship and head and neck surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center and M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas before returning to LSU for a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of numerous societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Dr. DellaCroce is an honorary board member of Susan G. Komen and serves on the advisory board for Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE). The American Cancer Society has named Dr. DellaCroce a Spirit Award Honoree for going above and beyond in the fight against cancer. He has been named one of the “Best Doctors in America” for the last 5 consecutive years. He is a widely published author in peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Clinics in Plastic Surgery, and the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States on the various techniques developed at his center and he enjoys golfing, traveling with his family, and deep-sea fishing in his off hours.