Stephanie Caterson, M.D. — Plastic Surgery

Stephanie Caterson, M.D.,, is a reconstructive plastic surgeon who specializes in comprehensive breast reconstruction, including advanced microsurgical techniques. She is the director of Perforator Breast Reconstruction and leads the collaborative breast reconstruction program at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and ChristianaCare.

Dr. Caterson has been practicing since 2007 and began her career at Harvard/Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where she spent over 12 years developing an internationally renowned microsurgical breast reconstruction program. There, she served as the Director of Perforator Breast Reconstruction and performed over 1,500 microsurgical flap procedures. Additionally, Dr. Caterson was the associate program director for the Harvard Plastic Surgery residency program and was honored with many exceptional teaching awards. While in Boston, Dr. Caterson was an integral surgeon in many face and hand transplant procedures with the Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation team. She was also an essential provider for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013, providing acute care and, later, microsurgical reconstructive procedures for limb salvage.

She is a prominent member of many professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgeons, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the Plastic Surgery Research Council and the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Caterson has served on several national and international professional and scientific committees and has lectured extensively in the area of breast reconstruction. She has also published over 35 peer reviewed articles as well as many editorials, reviews and chapters.