Leading plastic surgeon recognized for three decades of commitment to care of breast reconstruction patients
BEVERLY HILLS, CA, December 05, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer was an honored guest at the recent Spirit of Hope Luncheon & Boutique. Hosted by The Magnolia Council of the Tower Cancer Research Foundation (TCRF, or “Tower”), Dr. Orringer received the Spirit of Hope Award for his long-term dedicated, compassionate care of breast reconstruction patients.
A plastic surgeon practicing in the Los Angeles area for 28 years, Dr. Orringer has become nationally recognized in the field of breast reconstruction.
“Receiving the Spirit of Hope Award is a deeply meaningful honor to me,” Dr. Orringer said, “But it is my remarkable patients who bring true inspiration and set an example of tremendous courage and strength in the face of challenge. It is they who, on a daily basis, exemplify the spirit of hope and determination to live life fully.”
More than 600 people attended the 11th Annual Spirit of Hope Luncheon & Boutique, which was held on Oct. 9 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. According to the Beverly Hills Courier, this year’s Spirit of Hope Award is “a testament to [Dr. Orringer’s] understanding of, and impact upon, his cancer patients, and his ability to inspire hope in his patients.”
As a plastic surgeon, Dr. Orringer has developed an algorithmic approach to optimizing breast reconstruction results utilizing incisions based on cosmetic surgical approaches. He has performed nipple-sparing mastectomy reconstruction for more than 10 years, and has lectured on nipple-sparing mastectomy reconstruction and his algorithmic approach to mastectomy incision selection.
He believes that the compassionate, emotional support of his patients is a very important aspect of the recovery process. The Beverly Hills Courier reports that, “In recent years, a Compassionate Care Symposium was named in Dr. Orringer’s honor.”
Dr. Orringer has been included in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons,” “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons,” Los Angeles Magazine’s “Southern California Super Doctors” for cosmetic/reconstructive surgery and The Hollywood Reporter for “Hollywood’s Top Doctors.” He is a member of the adjunct clinical faculty at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, and previously served as assistant clinical professor of surgery at the UCLA Medical Center Affiliated Hospitals.
The Magnolia Council has raised more than $2 million in less than 10 years through events like the Spirit of Hope Luncheon. Each year the council awards a $100,000 grant to a doctor or scientist in Southern California involved in cancer research. Money raised through these events also helps to fund TCRF patient services programs like Magnolia House and LA CanSurvive.
About The Renaissance Medical Center for Aesthetic Surgery, Inc.
Dr. Jay Orringer established his plastic surgery practice in Beverly Hills, California, in 1990. For 28 years he has provided personalized cosmetic procedures such as breast reduction, breast lift, breast augmentation, tummy tuck and facelift. He is also renowned for his breast reconstructive work. Dr. Orringer is double board-certified and a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, as well as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
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