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Tulane Doctors ~ Surgery ~ Lower Extremity Reconstruction

The Tulane Division of Plastic Surgery specializes in complicated problems involving all aspects of the trunk and lower extremity. Functional limb salvage is our goal and if you have been told that "amputation" is needed, then as a second opinion, you owe it to yourself to visit our team of expert physicians. We are experts at treating:

  • Chronic Ulcers
  • Bone Infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Post-Operative Infections
  • Infected Orthopedic Hardware
  • Complex Surgical or Traumatic Wounds
  • Radiaton Wounds
  • Burns

Our multidisciplinary approach to medical and surgical treatment for limb salvage includes a team of doctors, nurses, physical therapists and specialized technicians to provide the most advanced therapies, interventions and techniques available. Our team includes:

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Infectious Disease
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Physical Therapy
  • Social Services

This is the surgeon you want!
Abigail Chaffin, MD

For an appointment please call 504-988-8100.