“We restore, repair and make whole those parts which nature has given but fortune has taken away not so much that they may delight the eye but that they may buoy up the spirit and help the mind of the afflicted.”
Gaspare Tagliacozzi, 1597 – one of the fathers of plastic surgery
Dr. Kristen Yee—a top plastic surgeon in Santa Rosa—works with breast surgeons at both Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. She also performs removal and reconstruction of skin cancers. This includes a comprehensive spectrum of closure techniques – simple closure, adjacent tissue closure, skin grafts, and flap closure (where a patient’s healthy skin is transferred to cover the wound).