Quality Director, Division of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Colwell specializes in plastic surgery of the breast, body, and face. She completed her general surgery training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and then finished a three year residency in plastic surgery in the Harvard combined training program.
Dr. Colwell has special interests in all types of breast surgery including reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer, breast augmentation, breast lifts (mastopexy), and breast reduction. She has written articles on each of these procedures to improve techniques and outcomes. Dr. Colwell also has a focused interest on body contouring (tummy tucks, arm lifts, buttock lifts, thigh lifts, labiaplasty) after childbirth, massive weight loss, and with aging. She evaluates each person's unique body to recommend the best procedure for them considering their desires and safety considerations. She has given talks locally and nation-wide on her preferred techniques and has experience with ultrasonic liposuction for added enhancement. Dr. Colwell also performs reconstructive and cosmetic facial surgery including facelifts, eyelid lifts, rhinoplasty, excision of skin cancers, facial fillers (restylane and juvaderm), and botox.
MGH Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117