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


Perdikis, G, Eaves, FF, Glassman, GE, Walker, S, Huang, LC, Mast, B, Damitz, L, Rubin, JP, Serletti, JM, Hansen, J, Potochny, J, Kenkel, J, Taub, PJ, Sobczyk, S, Gilman, RH, Saint-Cyr, MH & Cederna, P 2021, 'Aesthetic Surgery in Plastic Surgery Academia', Aesthetic Surgery Journal, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 829-841.
Mankarious, M, Massand, S & Potochny, J 2021, 'Considerations for Elective Surgery in the Post-COVID-19 Patient', Aesthetic Surgery Journal, vol. 41, no. 10, pp. NP1347-NP1348.
Potochny, JD 2021, Gauging too much information: Discussing a young mother's options for reconstructive surgery. in Medical Humanities: Criticism and Creativity Breast Cancer Inside Out: Bodies, Biographies & Beliefs. Peter Lang AG, pp. 53-60.


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.

Clinical Trials Search

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