Dr. Chrysopoulo Named a 2019 Healthcare Hero by the San Antonio Business Journal
By: Courtney Floyd
A big CONGRATULATIONS are in order for PRMA's Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo!
He was honored on May 23rd at the Pearl Stables in San Antonio surrounded by his fellow PRMA co-surgeons!
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in health care and why?
I was fascinated learning about the birth of plastic surgery during WWI for reconstructing gruesome war injuries. Learning how to put people back together again and restore function was all I ever wanted to do since the age of 16.
Tell us about a patient or case that upon reflection explains "this is why I do what I do."
One of my favorite patients traveled to PRMA from Arizona, as she didn't want implants after her bilateral mastectomies and the DIEP flap procedure she was seeking wasn't available locally. She was so happy with her new, natural, warm, soft breasts, and recovering some feeling, she created her own breast reconstruction education foundation, The DIEP C Foundation, to advocate for others diagnosed with breast cancer, or at high risk of developing breast cancer.