University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Hani Sbitany, MD

Hani Sbitany, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Breast Oncology

Education

Cornell University, BA, 05/2001, Microbiology
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD, 05/2005, Medicine
 


Professional Experience

  • 7/2005–6/2008
    General Surgery Residency, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • 7/2008-6/2010
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochster, NY
  • 7/2010-6/2011
    Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • 7/2012-present
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 2009
    "The Joseph M. Serletti, MD Resident Award" For Excellence in Academic Plastic Surgery.

Selected Publications

  1. Sbitany H. Reply: Indications for Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Apr; 141(4):613e-614e.
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  2. Sbitany H. Reply: Optimizing Aesthetics with Prosthetic Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Apr; 141(4):612e-613e.
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  3. Garcia SM, Tamaki S, Lee S, Wong A, Jose A, Dreux J, Kouklis G, Sbitany H, Seth R, Knott PD, Heaton C, Ryan WR, Kim EA, Hansen SL, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. High-Yield Purification, Preservation, and Serial Transplantation of Human Satellite Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Mar 13; 10(3):1160-1174.
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  4. Peled AW, Sears M, Wang F, Foster RD, Alvarado M, Wong J, Ewing CA, Sbitany H, Esserman LJ, Fowble B. Complications After Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Expander-Implant Reconstruction: Effects of Radiation Therapy on the Stages of Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Jan; 80(1):10-13.
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  5. Sbitany H. Important Considerations for Performing Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Dec; 140(6S Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction):7S-13S.
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  6. Mazor M, Lee JQ, Peled A, Zerzan S, Irwin C, Chesney MA, Serrurier K, Sbitany H, Dhruva A, Sacks D, Smoot B. The Effect of Yoga on Arm Volume, Strength, and Range of Motion in Women at Risk for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema. J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Feb; 24(2):154-160.
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  7. Lentz RB, Piper ML, Gomez-Sanchez C, Sbitany H. Correction of Breast Animation Deformity following Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 10; 140(4):643e-644e.
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  8. Thomas S, Chen S, Sbitany H, Kwon E, Piper M, Park J, Terranova Barberio M, Pawlowska N, Munster PN. Autologous Fat Grafting as a Novel Antiestrogen Vehicle for the Treatment of Breast Cancer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep; 140(3):537-544.
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  9. Sbitany H, Piper M, Lentz R. Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction: A Safe Alternative to Submuscular Prosthetic Reconstruction following Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep; 140(3):432-443.
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  10. Piper ML, Roussel LO, Koltz PF, Wang F, Singh K, Chin R, Sbitany H, Langstein HN. Characterizing infections in prosthetic breast reconstruction: A validity assessment of national health databases. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017 Oct; 70(10):1345-1353.
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  11. Oliver-Allen H, Piper M, Vaughn C, Sbitany H. Immediate Reconstruction for Plantar Melanoma: A Paradigm Shift. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 May; 78(5 Suppl 4):S194-S198.
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  12. Piper ML, Evangelista M, Amara D, Daar D, Foster RD, Fowble B, Sbitany H. An Innovative Risk-Reducing Approach to Postmastectomy Radiation Delivery after Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2017 Apr; 5(4):e1265.
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  13. Wang F, Chin R, Piper M, Esserman L, Sbitany H. Do Prolonged Prophylactic Antibiotics Reduce the Incidence of Surgical-Site Infections in Immediate Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Dec; 138(6):1141-1149.
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  14. Sbitany H. Discussion: Impact of Prior Unilateral Chest Wall Radiotherapy on Outcomes in Bilateral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 10; 138(4):581e-2e.
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  15. Piper M, Guajardo I, Denkler K, Sbitany H. Axillary Web Syndrome: Current Understanding and New Directions for Treatment. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 May; 76 Suppl 3:S227-31.
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  16. Piper ML, Esserman LJ, Sbitany H, Peled AW. Outcomes Following Oncoplastic Reduction Mammoplasty: A Systematic Review. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 May; 76 Suppl 3:S222-6.
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  17. El-Sabawi B, Carey JN, Hagopian TM, Sbitany H, Patel KM. Radiation and breast reconstruction: Algorithmic approach and evidence-based outcomes. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):906-12.
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  18. Wong A, Lee S, Nathan NS, Wang F, Hansen SL, Harris HW, Sbitany H. Postoperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use following Ventral Hernia Repair with Placement of Surgical Drains Reduces the Postoperative Surgical-Site Infection Rate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan; 137(1):285-94.
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  19. Wang F, Peled AW, Chin R, Fowble B, Alvarado M, Ewing C, Esserman L, Foster R, Sbitany H. The Impact of Radiation Therapy, Lymph Node Dissection, and Hormonal Therapy on Outcomes of Tissue Expander-Implant Exchange in Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan; 137(1):1-9.
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  20. Sbitany H, Wang F, Peled AW, Alvarado M, Ewing CA, Esserman LJ, Foster RD. Tissue Expander Reconstruction After Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy: Defining the Effects of Coverage Technique on Nipple/Areola Preservation. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Jan; 77(1):17-24.
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