EDISON, NJ: Dr. Fares Samra, of Samra Plastic Surgery, Holmdel, NJ is one of the key speakers at a complimentary women's health event in Edison NJ. The event is the Inaugural JFK Medical Center Women's Health Day, Thursday, November 21, from 12pm-5pm, at JFK Medical Center, 70 James Street, Social Hall, Edison, NJ. 

Dr. Fares Samra, M.D., Plastic Surgeon, will speak on the topic: "What are my Options for Breast Reconstruction/Reduction?"  Other topics of discussion will be: The Benefits of Mindfulness, The Importance of Breast Health, and, Women and Cardiac Health. There will be door prizes and refreshments will be provided. For more information or to sign up for this free event, call 1.800.560.9990. 

This is a complimentary event sponsored by Hackensack Meridian Health, JFK Medical Center. For more information about Dr. Fares Samra click here. 

Dr. Fares Samra was born and raised in New Jersey. He studied at some of the finest medical institutions and chose to become a plastic surgeon to help patients have a better quality of life. He brings knowledge of advances in his field to members of his local community.

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Upon graduating summa cum laude with an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Fares Samra attended medical school at New York University School of Medicine. He served as the president of his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society for academic achievement.  

He returned to the University of Pennsylvania for his plastic surgery residency training program. There, Dr. Fares Samra worked at several prominent institutions including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), home to the highest volume microsurgical free flap breast reconstruction center in the US, and the first and top-ranked children’s hospital in the country, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He was trained by leaders of the medical community in reconstructive microsurgery, pediatric plastic surgery, and aesthetic surgery. 

Dr. Fares Samra continued his education with fellowship training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. MSKCC hosts the premier reconstructive microsurgery fellowship program in the nation. There, he performed over 200 free flaps, mastering the latest techniques in breast reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, and lymphedema surgery. 

Dr. Fares Samra has performed extensive research resulting in authorship of over a dozen peer reviewed publications as well as multiple book chapters. He has traveled around the country and the world to present his work, specifically on free flap breast reconstruction and pediatric plastic surgery.

Dr. Fares Samra is passionate about sharing his medical expertise and collaborating with colleagues to help those in need. He has participated in several surgical missions including traveling to the Middle East and Central America to perform relief work and to Amman, Jordan with LEAP Global Missions and the Syrian American Medical Society to provide care for refugees. Additionally, he was awarded the Regan Fellowship from Operation Smile and traveled to Managua, Nicaragua to provide care for children with cleft lip and palate. 

Dr. Fares Samra offers the latest in reconstructive breast surgery including DIEP flap breast reconstruction, lower extremity/thigh-based tissue transfer, advanced breast implant techniques, and fat grafting. He also offers reconstructive procedures for trauma and cancer related defects of the body as well as aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body including facelifts, rhinoplasty, breast lift and, augmentation, tummy tuck, and a variety of body contouring procedures. *Fares Samra, MD is Board Eligible.