Angelina Jolie's Breast Reconstruction Surgeon: Take Team Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment

Dr. Jay Orringer, the surgeon who performed Angelina Jolie's breast reconstruction follower her mastectomy, says the fact that Jolie shared her story with the world was extraordinary, but they way she was cared for should not be. Jolie chose a team of experts who outlined her every option. And now her doctor is urging all women to do the same. The team approach is extremely essential for the entire process of healing and moving on with a good quality life.

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