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New Jersey Patient Testimonial – Spring 2018

Before having surgery I spent a lot of time reading different stories online from people with pectus and their experiences. I had a similar experience to most with a pediatrician that told me that people just live with it and an operation was not the solution. I was self conscious of how I looked and

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Nuss Procedure for Adults|0 Comments

Success Story – Nuss Procedure Over 40

Dr. LoSasso's patient, Neil, is a perfect example of how successfully the Nuss Procedure can treat Pectus Excavatum in adults. "Adults with PE have options. I was 50 years old when I received the Nuss procedure. I selected Dr. LoSasso because of his years of experience. He is a genius at bending the bars and

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Nuss Procedure for Adults|0 Comments

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 | February 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 | February 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 | December 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 | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. LoSasso on Botched By Nature TV Show Aug. 17

Head's up - Barry LoSasso will be on Botched By Nature TV Show on E! Entertainment this Wed at 9pm EDT! Here's a preview...

By | August 13th, 2016|Categories: Nuss Procedure for Adults, Uncategorized|0 Comments