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This webinar was held 27th February 2024. 

The recorded webinar is available below.

This webinar was presented in conjunction with 3M and was free to all attendees.

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Peter Chin



Pre-pectoral reconstruction, technique and outcome optimization

Devinder Singh



Factors involved in short term complications in breast reconstruction

Chilton Chong



Case study and panel discussion


Peter Chin, Elisabeth Elder, Chilton Chong, Sanjay Warrier, James French, Josie Todd, Farid Meybodi, Lee Alexander







Learning Objectives:

This webinar aims to equip surgeons and multidisciplinary team members with the knowledge and skills to adapt to the evolving breast care landscape of implant-based reconstruction.

Topics covered will include:

  • “Pre Pectoral implant reconstruction” technique and outcome optimization”, Dr Devinder Singh, plastic surgeon Miami USA. Covering modern techniques of implant placement and the role of closed incision negative pressure wound therapy
  • “Short term complications post-nipple sparing/ skin sparing Mastectomy and Implant Reconstruction”, Dr Chilton Chong, Breast Surgeon, Melbourne, Victoria. Providing a detailed overview of prevention and management of complications in reconstructive implant surgery.

With case presentation and panel discussion facilitated by Dr Peter Chin, president of ASBD and Dr. Elisabeth Elder, executive director of ASBD.

The distinguished panel members include surgeons Peter Chin, Elisabeth Elder, Chilton Chong, James French, Sanjay Warrier, Farid Meybodi and Josie Todd



Devinder Singh

singhDevinder Singh, M.D., is Chief of Plastic Surgery at the University of Miami Health System and professor of surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Singh earned his baccalaureate at Brown University and his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his combined residency in general and plastic surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. In 2011, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley appointed Dr. Singh to be the only plastic surgeon on the Board of Physicians. The medical board is responsible for protecting public health through efficient licensure, effective discipline, and regulatory promulgation. Dr. Singh was very active in reforming the board’s operations, and in 2014, the Governor promoted him to Chair of the medical board for an additional two-year term.

Most recently, Dr. Singh worked as Chief and Medical Director of Plastic Surgery at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. Previously, he held faculty appointments at both the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Dr. Singh specializes in advanced reconstruction after cancer surgery, including microvascular flap breast reconstruction and Mohs reconstruction of the face. He also performs body-contouring procedures after massive weight loss and aesthetic surgery of the face, breast and body. His areas of research include wound healing, negative pressure therapy, and vascularized composite allotransplantation.

With dozens of peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and other publications to his name, Dr. Singh is an expert and national leader in his specialty. His recent publications in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and International Wound Journal cover topics such as the latest techniques for breast reconstruction as well as the benefits of closed incision negative pressure dressings. His research helps improve outcomes for patients, both functionally and aesthetically. He has also served as a peer reviewer for numerous journals, including the Journal of the American College of Surgery and Nature – Scientific Reports.

Dr. Singh has given hundreds of lectures and presentations locally, across the country, and internationally, furthering the knowledge and skills of plastic surgeons world-wide. He is a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons and American Society of Plastic Surgeons, where he leads multiple committees.

Dr. Singh has also used his surgical skills to give back through numerous humanitarian mission trips to Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, and many other countries. During these trips, he has performed cleft lip and palate corrections on hundreds of children.

Chilton Chong

Dr Chong grad1 copyChilton Chong is a surgeon with over 10 years experience in major teaching hospitals across Australia and became as an associate of Southern Breast Oncology in 2014.  His dual interests are in breast and thyroid surgery.

A graduate of the University of Melbourne Chilton obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011.  In 2012 he underwent fellowship training  in Adelaide, specialising in  breast, thyroid and parathyroid surgery before undertaking a fellowship at the Royal Perth Hospital in 2013 where he specialised in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive breast surgery.  In so doing he became one of the first breast surgeons in Australia to have completed the two year post-fellowship training programme of Breast Surgeons Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ).

Chilton is certified by the Australasian Society of Ultrasound Medicine for clinician-performed ultrasound and is a member of  Australian and New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons.  He is also Adjunct Lecturer in Surgery at Monash University and is a recipient of the John Collins Fellow Medal from the Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group.  He is both an invited reviewer and contributor of research in international academic journals in breast surgery.

Chilton understands the anxiety that comes with facing surgery and cancer and takes pride in putting his patients at ease through answering all their questions so that GPs know their patients will always be well-looked after.

Chilton also consults at Mt Waverley, Mulgrave and Berwick.  Patients can learn more about Chilton at his personal website