Dr. Chris Devulapalli
Dr. Chris Devulapalli is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He offers a wide array of plastic and reconstructive procedures with particular focus in breast reconstruction for cancer patients, microsurgery, lymphedema surgery, and aesthetic breast and body surgery.
Dr. Devulapalli attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He then completed his general surgery and plastic surgery training at the prestigious Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. He stayed at Georgetown to complete a microsurgery fellowship working with internationally recognized experts in complex breast reconstruction, aesthetic breast surgery, and lymphedema surgery. His extensive training enables him to offer the most cutting-edge surgical techniques.
Dr. Devulapalli has been an expert speaker at several national and international academic meetings, and has over 30 publications in peer reviewed journals. He was awarded the Plastic Surgery Foundation Pilot Research Grant at Johns Hopkins Hospital, to investigate alternative pain control regimens to optimize the recovery in breast cancer patients undergoing reconstruction.
This holistic and unique experience has given him the complete tool set to provide specialized care to patients. His areas of interest includes state-of-the-art breast reconstruction using natural tissue, restoring sensation after mastectomy, direct to implant reconstruction, optimizing the postoperative recovery process using novel pain protocols, and aesthetic breast and body surgery.
He ultimately believes in a shared decision-making process between physician and patient to come up with the best surgery, in both form and function, that tailors to each individual’s unique lifestyle.
Awards, Accreditation and Associations
The American Board of Plastic Surgery
The Mission of The American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. is to promote safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification and maintenance of certification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists.
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Election to Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor signifying a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service. A lifelong honor, membership in the society confers recognition for a physician’s dedication to the profession and art of healing.
Dr. Chris Devulapalli
American Board of Plastic Surgery
– Doctor of Medicine Degree, Jefferson Medical College
– General Surgery Residency, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
– Plastic Surgery Residency, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
– Microsurgery Fellowship, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Harrison, NY 10528