Breast Surgery

Conveniently located to serve Shelton, CT, Bedford, NH, Fairfield, CT, and all surrounding areas.


Patients can learn about our options for breast surgery in New Haven when they contact Dr. John Reilly, MD. Dr. Reilly performs several breast procedures based on patients’ needs and preferences. Breast surgery can help enhance the size, shape, or general appearance of the breasts. It can also be performed for health reasons.

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a type of breast surgery that focuses on increasing the size and projection of the patient’s breasts through the use of implants. There are several options when it comes to breast implants. Implants come in different types, sizes, shapes, textures, and profiles. Dr. Reilly will work with you to determine your ideal breast implants.

Breast Lift

A breast lift involves repositioning the patient’s breasts so that they sit higher on their chest instead of sagging. A breast lift also works for correcting uneven breasts.

Patients who recently lost a significant amount of weight are good candidates for this procedure, as are mothers who have breastfed their children.

During this procedure, excess skin is removed before the remaining skin is tightened. The areolae may also be resized and/or repositioned.


Gynecomastia is a condition where a male patient’s chest tissue becomes enlarged to the point of creating a breast-like appearance. While harmless, this issue can be a source of anxiety. There are several potential causes for this condition, and the treatments can vary based on the severity of the case. In many instances, however, the best solution is a surgical procedure that removes the excess skin, fat, and glandular tissue.

Top Surgery

We provide effective custom-tailored top surgery for transgender patients experiencing gender dysphoria. This procedure is meant to help trans patients have the chest that they want. Top surgery for FTM patients involves breast removal and male chest contouring, whereas top surgery for MTF patients involves using implants to create feminine breasts.

Breast Surgery Recovery

Minor discomfort can be expected following any type of breast surgery, with bruises and swelling that will appear during the early stages of the recovery period. During this time, patients are highly advised to rest as much as possible and avoid any kind of strenuous activity.

Instructions on how to care for the affected areas will be provided by Dr. Reilly. Patients will need to follow these recovery directions as closely as possible.

How Much Does Breast Surgery Cost?

The cost of breast surgery will depend on a few factors. The type of breast surgery performed can impact the overall price, as can the total time needed to perform the surgery. Anesthesia fees and the techniques utilized during a breast surgery can also influence cost. To find out more about the potential cost of your procedure, it’s best to ask during your consultation.

Set Up a Consultation

More information about breast surgery in New Haven is available when patients schedule a consultation with Dr. John Reilly. Contact our office today to set up your personalized consultation.


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