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Norwich University

158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663

General Phone: 802-485-2000
Financial Aid Phone: 802-485-2015
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Masters Colleges and Universities I

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Top breast surgeon on way to N&N - Norwich Evening News

Top breast surgeon on way to N&N 17 October 2005 12:19 Norfolk's flagship hospital is set to become the UK's leading centre for breast reconstruction surgery after it was announced one of the world's leading surgeons was to work in the county.Bob Allen has pioneered a revolutionary technique to ease the suffering of women with breast cancer and, from December, he will be carrying out reconstructive surgery at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after being invited by consultant plastic surgeon Elaine Sasson.He will also pass on his expertise to surgeons in the region, enabling more women to benefit from his technique that reconstructs the breast using fatty tissue from the patient rather than muscle or implants.Dr Allen is planning to visit Norwich up to three times a year in three-week stints to operate and teach.Ironically, it is the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans that has benefited Norfolk, as the flooding forced Dr Allen to close his practice in the American city.Dr Allen said: "I was living in New Orleans when Katrina struck and had to leave. Different people made me different offers and suggestions but I had been to Norwich before and Elaine said I should - more available