About The doctor
ABMS Board Certifications
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Areas Of Expertise:
Face & Neck, Breasts & Chest, Body & Extremities
Dr. Blaine began her medical career after receiving a bachelor’s degree in Psychobiology from Binghamton University. She worked as an Emergency Medical Technician and instructor where she developed an appreciation for the psychological and emotional facets of patient care.
Dr. Blaine practiced as a Physician’s Assistant at Memorial Sloan Kettering, before pursuing a medical degree at Albany Medical College. She received her combined general and plastic surgery residency at Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Dr. Blaine has participated in research, most recently concerning a female’s decision making related to breast reconstruction after breast cancer. She is a published author in the Annals of Plastic Surgery and has presented at national meetings including the Northeast Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Of foremost concern for Dr. Blaine is that both her male and female patients feel comfortable with the treatment plan and their entire experience. Her early training in psychobiology has allowed her to gain keen insight into how best to meet their individual needs. She is sensitive to the idea that each patient’s needs, desires and expectations are unique.