Dr. Joseph Dayan is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in microsurgical cancer
reconstruction and lymphatic surgery. His work on vascularized lymph node transfer has been
presented internationally and he is a founder of the American Society for Lymphatic Surgery.
Dr. Dayan also performed the first lymph node transfer in the tri-state area and in Israel with his
colleague, Dr. Mark Smith. His work in this arena includes prospective clinical study of lymph node transfer and lymphovenous bypass, collaborative efforts with basic science researchers and certified lymphedema therapists, and patient advocacy. The perspective of a lymphedema
therapist and a patient who underwent lymph node transfer will also be presented.Please join us as Dr. Dayan discusses his experience in treating lymphedema using vascularized lymph node transfer.