Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

John Potochny, MD

John Potochny, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
Disease Teams:
Breast Cancer

Research Interests

  • Mammaplasty
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Breast Implants
  • Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma
  • Skin
  • Seroma
  • Surgeons
  • Abdominal Muscles
  • Abdominal Wall
  • Breast
  • Acellular Dermis
  • Transplants

Clinical Trials

CUFF Study: Characterization of Upper Limb Function following Mastectomy and Reconstruction for Breast Cancer

Recent Publications


Noel, OF, Fornadley, J & Potochny, J 2020, 'Restoring the Severed Breast and Chest following Seat Belt Trauma', Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open.
Vidt, ME, Potochny, J, Dodge, D, Green, M, Sturgeon, K, Kass, R & Schmitz, KH 2020, 'The influence of mastectomy and reconstruction on residual upper limb function in breast cancer survivors', Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, vol. 182, no. 3, pp. 531-541.


Roberts, JM, Carr, LW, Jones, A, Schilling, A, MacKay, DR & Potochny, JD 2019, 'A Prospective Approach to Inform and Treat 1340 Patients at Risk for BIA-ALCL', Plastic and reconstructive surgery, vol. 144, no. 1, pp. 46-54.
Carr, LW, Roberts, J & Potochny, JD 2019, 'How Breast Implant Surface Type Is Influenced by Breast Implant-associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: A Survey of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons', Annals of plastic surgery, vol. 82, no. 4S Suppl 3, pp. S208-S211.


Leberfinger, AN, Behar, BJ, Williams, NC, Rakszawski, KL, Potochny, JD, MacKay, DR & Ravnic, DJ 2017, 'Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: A systematic review', JAMA Surgery, vol. 152, no. 12, pp. 1161-1168.
O'Brien, LK, Drobnick, P, Gehman, M, Hollenbeak, CS, Iantosca, M, Luchs, S, Manning, M, Palm, S, Potochny, J, Ritzman, A, Tetro-Viozzi, J, Trauger, ME & Armstrong, A 2017, 'Improving Responsiveness to Patient Phone Calls: A Pilot Study', Journal of Patient Experience, pp. 101-107.
Trost, JG, Licht, AL, Potochny, JD & Hollier, LH 2017, Pediatric hand trauma. in Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition. CRC Press, pp. 321-332.
Flurry, MD, Herring, KL, Carr, LW, Hauck, RM & Potochny, JD 2017, 'Salve and burdock: A safe, effective Amish remedy for treatment of traumatic wounds?', Advances in Skin and Wound Care, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 213-217.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)