Alexander F. Au MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic); Director of the Breast Reconstruction Program

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Breast Cancer Program

Surgery: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Education & Training

  • B.S., Haverford College (2000)
  • M.D., Univ of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry (2004)
  • Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital , General Surgery (2004 - 2007)
  • Resident, Yale-New Haven Medical Center , Plastic Surgery (2007 - 2010)
  • Fellow (Microsurgery), University of Pennsylvania , Plastic Surgery (2010 - 2011)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult | Accepts referrals from patients

Clinical Interests

Breast reconstruction; breast surgery; transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap; TRAM flap; deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap; DIEP flap; transverse upper gracilis flap; TUG flap; free flap; gluteal flap; microsurgery; breast implant; tissue expander; nipple and areola reconstruction; body contouring; post-bariatric surgery.

Cancers Treated

Basal Cell, Melanoma, Skin, Squamous Cell

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery, Board Certified (2012)

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Breast Cancer, Cancer, and Breast - FemaleExamination of Epigenetic Changes in Breast Tissue and Peripheral Blood of Women at Average versus Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

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