Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS, (“Dr. D”) is a founding partner of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and St. Charles Surgical Hospital, the first hospital in the world dedicated to breast reconstruction for women affected by breast cancer. Board certified in Plastic Surgery, “Dr. D” has performed thousands of reconstructive procedures for women battling breast cancer and those who look to prevent it with risk reduction surgery. He is a widely published author and has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia on the ground-breaking innovations pioneered at his Center. He and his partners are visionaries in the art of breast reconstruction and they welcome women from around the world for treatment in their dedicated facility in New Orleans.


  • MD from the Louisiana State University Health Science Center
  • Surgical Training in Houston at the University of Texas Health Science Center and M.D. Anderson Hospital
  • Plastic surgery fellowship at LSU Health Science Center

Recognitions and Awards

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous societies including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Honorary board member of the Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • Serves on advisory board for the FORCE
  • Spirit Award Honoree by the American Cancer Society
  • Named one of the “Best Doctors in America” for the last 5 consecutive years