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Benefits of Surgically Correcting Pectus Excavatum – Presented February 20, 2018 Hekemian Auditorium

Dr. Barry E. LoSasso is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who has performed over 800 Nuss Procedures to repair pectus excavatum (commonly known as sunken chest), on both children and adults. Dr. LoSasso completed his fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Babies Hospital/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in 1984. Dr. LoSasso trained with Dr.Donald Nuss (creator of the

By |2018-07-31T07:55:13+00:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Letter: Local New Jersey Doctor was right choice for son’s surgery

"Recently, our 19-year-old son had to have surgery for pectus excavatum, also known to some people as, “sunken chest.” It is not a common problem that can be solved easily. The surgery involves putting a metal bar inside your chest lifting your rib cage to its correct position and sometimes having to place a bar

By |2018-07-31T07:55:13+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Nuss Procedure for Children & Teens, Pectus Excavatum Surgery|0 Comments

Pectus Excavatum Surgical Recovery Post-Op Video

In this video, Kate Grace, RPT, OPA-C (Evolve Physical Therapy + Advanced Wellness) and Dr. Barry LoSasso (Director of the Center of Excellence since 2006), discuss the role of physical therapy and how it can enhance and improve the results of the Nuss Procedure. They hope this video will fill an existing void in a

Pectus Excavatum Surgery for Adults

Dr. LoSasso is one of the only surgeons in the United States who offers Nuss Procedures for adults as well as teenagers. Sunken chest, also known as pectus excavatum, is a congenital condition that effects approximately one in about one of every 1,000 people. Mild cases are can be  just cosmetic, but severe cases restrict

By |2018-07-31T07:55:13+00:00December 28th, 2017|Categories: Nuss Procedure for Adults, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Testimonial – Tyler

"Dr. LoSasso saved my life. I originally received the Nuss Procedure from another surgeon in San Diego who claimed to know how to properly perform the Nuss Procedure. However, he blatantly lied to my face and completely botched my first procedure. In fact, he messed up my procedure so badly that the bar he installed

By |2018-07-31T07:55:13+00:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments