Former DR. 90210 Surgeon Creates Charity to Provide Reconstructive Surgery to Breast Cancer Survivors
Addressing Needs of Patients whose Medical Insurance Does Not Cover Secondary Aesthetic Surgery
Dr. Gary Motykie founded The Healing Curve in 2008, as a non-profit organization, with the primary mission of providing reconstructive surgery to breast cancer survivors. Although insurance providers cover the initial reconstruction after breast cancer, they often do not cover the secondary aesthetic surgeries that are necessary for survivors to feel like women again.
“I started The Healing Curve to help those women who have won the battle against breast cancer but have been left feeling incomplete in the process. These women have already been through so much with cancer itself; they deserve the best possible breast reconstruction that plastic surgery can offer.”
Motykie says that the charity’s first goal is to offer the highest standard of reconstructive surgery and associated medical care to individuals who otherwise cannot afford it. His team is working hard to establish nationwide awareness in order to give these individuals hope and a support system to help them complete their journey. The long-term goal for the non-profit is to create strategic partnerships and align with other charities, organizations and physicians that support this vision....