Board-certified as a plastic and oncoplastic surgeon, Dr. Alberto Rancati is an international expert in the field of plastic and oncoplastic surgery. With over 50 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, Dr. Rancati is known worldwide for his expert knowledge and skills. He serves as Professor of Surgery at several prestigious educational centers, including University of San Diego, CFS, and University Florida International University.

Oncoplastic surgeon Breast reconstruction after breast cancer

Oncoplastic surgery is a specialty focused on surgery that combines removing cancer tissue and reconstructing the breast in the same surgery. This advancing art allows patients the confidence that the cancerous cells can be removed in a lumpectomy, with the breast appearance preserved, without leaving any aesthetic issue that requires another surgical procedure.

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Alberto Rancati MD, PhD, graduated in 1984 from medical school at University of Buenos Aires, Argentina; he is Board certified in General Surgery, Mastology, and Plastic Surgery. He undertook his training in Plastic and Oncologic surgery in Argentina, Italy and the USA. In. He is member of ASPS,( American Society of Plastic Surgeons), ISAPS, (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), SACPER (Sociedad Argentina de Cirugia Plastica, and AAC (Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia).

Philosophy of care

Dr. Rancati focuses his practice in achieving superior results, through the use of the most advanced techniques and meticulous attention to detail. 

He is also focused on sharing his advancements and developments at educational institutions in the USA and Argentina, in published papers and at professional conferences.


Dr. Rancati is currently serving as Chief of Oncoplastic Surgery of the Instituto Oncologico Henry Moore, at Buenos Aires Argentina, and Director of Oncoplastic Program at University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He also holds faculty appointments at the surgery departments of:

  • UCSD, (Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, USA. 
  • FIU (Florida International University) Miami, USA
  • UBA University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dr. Rancati has a private practice in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Author and educator

Dr Rancati has published comprehensively within plastic surgery literature throughout his career and presents his work internationally at mastology and plastic surgery conferences. He is actively involved in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His broad training and international fellowships have enabled him to develop special interests within the field of oncoplastic and aesthetic breast surgery.

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