Dr. Corinne Becker is a pioneer surgeon that developed the microsurgical autologous lymph node transfer (ALNT), also known as vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT).
Her first steps in general and plastic surgery and research began in Belgium (with Pr Bremmer, Carpentier, Graff ). But her real training was performed in France in plastic surgery, hand surgery and microsurgery. She had the big honour to work with Pr Michon, Tubiana, Merle, Gilbert, Hidden, Riquet), and in Germany with Pr Muhlbauer. She combined her work with short travels all around the world for training, congresses and research programs. Her research in anatomy (many flaps discoveries), biochemistry on neurotrophic hormones and in lymphology (anatomy, histology, isotopy, radiology, genetic, biochemistry) were performed from her 2nd year of medicine till now.
Dr. Becker now works in Paris at the American Hospital and the European University Hospital Georges-Pompidou and in the United States at the Westside Regional Medical Center located near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is a member of the French Academy of Surgery and an invited professor in New York to develop the lymphedema surgery. Dr Becker participates to various international conferences and operates all around the world. She decided to dedicate her life to patients suffering from lymphedema, a mistreated pathology leading to various complications and destroying the patient quality of life.
List of publications concerning lymphedema on Pubmed
Dr Corinne Becker Website