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Dr. William Scarlett

Dr. William ScarlettDr. William Scarlett is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon whose practice is located in Bensalem, PA. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (FACOS).

Dr. Scarlett’s practice philosophy focuses on patient safety and education about plastic surgery.  He has been given many awards: America’s Top Plastic Surgeons; Patient’s Choice award; the American Institute of Plastic Surgery: Patient Satisfaction Award; one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors Award; and most recently Vital’s Compassionate Surgeon award.

Dr. Scarlett is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, and the Christian Medical and Dental Society.

Some of his areas of expertise include breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, breast reconstruction, abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck), and brachioplasty (Arm Lift).

Dr. Scarlett completed his fellowship training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he also served as Chief Resident of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During his fellowship he trained at several prestigious medical centers in the New York and Philadelphia area, which include:

  • New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
  • Jefferson-Frankford Hospital System, Philadelphia, PA
  • Wycoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
  • Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA

Dr. Scarlett also completed an American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery fellowship at the Body Sculpting Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. During this fellowship Dr. Scarlett had the opportunity to work with renowned surgeons in the fields of breast surgery, body contouring and facial surgery.

Dr. Scarlett is a Cum Laude graduate of Dickinson College where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He then attended medical school at the University of Des Moines. While attending medical school Dr. Scarlett also taught Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Sterile Surgical Techniques to incoming students. After completing medical school, Dr. Scarlett completed his five-year General Surgery Residency at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania.

During his surgical training, Dr. Scarlett performed thousands of operations and gained a wealth of surgical experience. Because of this experience, Dr. Scarlett understands which procedures are reliably effective and safe, and which procedures are ineffective or  produce undesirable results. Dr. Scarlett offers extensive opinions on various procedures and gives realistic answers and expectations for his patients.

Dr. Scarlett has been directly involved in research to develop new techniques in breast reconstructive surgery and continues to teach and mentor plastic surgery fellows in the Philadelphia programs.  He is a co-founder of a research company and continues to advance research development in the surgical arena.

Over the past 15 years Dr. Scarlett published many articles in both national and international journals and has lectured regionally and nationally on topics ranging from breast surgery to skin cancer. He was asked to write the breast reconstruction chapter for the book Surviving Cancer: Our Voices and Choices. He is currently co-authoring his own book, Demanding Compassion.


Dr. Stacey DonFrancesco

Dr. DonFrancescoDr. Stacey DonFrancesco is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. She has recently joined her mentor, Dr. Scarlett, at Holy Redeemer Health System. Originally from Cranston, Rhode Island, Dr. DonFrancesco graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Providence College before accepting a position in research at Rhode Island Hospital-Brown University. After two years in research, she realized her passion for clinical medicine and entered medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She underwent rigorous training in General Surgery at PCOM before being accepted into the integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Over the course of her fellowship, Dr. DonFrancesco trained at prestigious institutions in the New York and Philadelphia area which include Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Reading Hospital and Trauma Center, West Chester Hospital and Trauma Center, Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and Holy Redeemer Hospital under the direct mentorship of Dr.Scarlett. She also had the honor of being named chief plastic and reconstructive surgical fellow during her last two years of the program.

Dr. DonFrancesco is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.  Her interests lie in breast, body, and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. She is eager to bring her perspective as a female plastic surgeon to the practice and to her patients.


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