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11/29 CMS Letter Update



Learn more about recent news and media featuring Dr. Potter.

Update: Breast Surgery and Reconstruction During, April 2020 
Dr. Elisabeth Potter and Dr. Julie Sprunt discuss updated surgical guidelines, recently released by ASPS and ASBS, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Breast Surgery and Reconstruction During, April 2020 
Dr. Elisabeth Potter and Dr. Julie Sprunt discuss new surgical guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Austin’s Top DoctorsAustin Monthly, December 2019
Elisabeth Potter, MD named as a top Austin physician in Plastic Surgery.

New Warning About Breast Implants Proposed by FDAToday Show, October 2019
Kristen Dahlgren, NBC correspondent, covers the FDA’s new proposed guidance on breast implants.

Textured Breast ImplantsTBS eFM This Morning, August 2019
Alec Jensen, host of TBS eFM This Morning, discusses the dangers of textured implants and BIA-ALCL with Dr. Potter.

Breast Implant Recipient on Cancer Diagnosis CBS This Morning, July 2019
Anna Werner, investigative correspondent, reports on the textured breast implant recall, speaking with breast cancer survivor, Lory Daddario and Dr. Potter.

Allergan Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Recalled After FDA RequestNBC Nightly News, July 2019
Vicky Nguyen, investigative reporter, discusses the recall of textured breast implants linked to cancer. She speaks with survivor, Raylene Hollrah, and plastic surgeon, Dr. Elisabeth Potter.

Textured Implant RecallKXAN News, July 2019
KXAN Anchor, Sydney Benter, speaks with Dr. Elisabeth Potter about the recall of textured breast implants.

Recall Alert: Textured Breast Implants KVUE ABC, July 2019
Terri Gruca, from KVUE Defenders, speaks with Dr. Potter about the risks of textured breast implants and potential symptoms.

Breast Implant Recall Announcement KVUE ABC, July 2019
KVUE announces the recall of textured breast implants and interviews Dr. Elisabeth Potter.

FDA Recall: A Dozen Women with Allergan Textured Breast Implants Have Died from Rare Cancer– USA Today, July 2019

Doctors, Patients Warn About Cancer Linked to Textured Breast ImplantsToday Show, July 2019
Vicky Nguyen, NBC Investigative Correspondent, discusses BIA-ALCL and risks associated with textured breast implants.

Doctor No Longer Uses Textured Breast Implants That Triggered Patient’s CancerKVUE ABC, June 2019
Terri Gruca discusses the dangers of textured implants with Dr. Potter and patient, Sandra, as part of her series on Medical Device Dangers.

Breast Surgeon Discusses the Cancer Case that “Astonished” Her as FDA Weighs Risks of Implants – CBS This Morning, March 2019
Dr. Potter’s patient, Sandra, who was one of 457 patients in the US diagnosed with BIA-ALCL, is currently in remission after chemo and a stem cell transplant. Because textured implants have proven more likely to result in these cases of BIA-ALCL, Dr. Potter’s practice informs patients about possible risks so that they may make informed choices.

Everything You Need to Know About the Rare Form of Cancer Linked to Breast Implants Shape Magazine, February 2019
After the FDA confirms a direct link between breast implants and a rare form of blood cancer, breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), Dr. Potter weighs in on the risk, what we currently know, and why more research is vital.

Acupressure Helps With Depression, Sleep After Breast Cancer TreatmentHealthline, January 2018
Dr. Potter discusses the validity of acupressure used as part of an integrative therapy regimen following breast cancer treatment.

Seton touts natural, less invasive breast reconstruction – KXAN, October 2014
Dr. Potter makes a difference for a patient using DIEP flap reconstructive surgery, a natural breast reconstruction surgery.

Breast Cancer ReconstructionAustin Woman Magazine, October 2016
Dr. Potter answers questions about breast cancer reconstruction surgery.

Ana Knoben: An Unexpected Fight – Statesman Content Sponsored by Texas Oncology
This survivor’s story features Dr. Potter as part of Ana’s team of specialists.

Video: News Story on Natural Breast Reconstruction KVUE
Linda Waggoner, a breast cancer survivor, tells KVUE her story about breast reconstruction using her own tissue along with Dr. Potter’s expertise.