Disclaimer: These are the doctors, medical centers, and wig studios that I used, that does not mean they may be right for you, or fit for your lifestyle! Please consult your doctor first and foremost, and I am here to help with any questions you may have about any of these resources.
Cancer treatment center in Laguna Hills, CA, the headquarters for my treatment and chemotherapy.
Doctor: Merry Tetef, MD, Medical Director of the Surgical Breast Program at Saddleback Medical Center
Address: 24302 Paseo de Valencia, Suite 200, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: (949) 458-8252
Saddleback Memorial Medical Care Cancer Institute
Where I completed my chemo treatments and double-mastectomy.
Doctor: Anna Houterman, MD- Medical Director of the Surgical Breast Program at Saddleback Medical Center
Address: 24302 Paseo de Valencia, Suite 201, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: (949) 598-1701
Newport Plastic Surgery
Doctor: Hisham M Seify, MD, Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Address: 20301 SW Birch St., Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: (949) 251-1502
Orange Coast Women's Medical Group
Wigs and Head Covers:
Wig and Hair Therapy Studio
They make real-hair wigs out of your own hair, or customize a human-hair wig to match your pre-chemo color and style!
Address: 2400 West Coast Highway #4, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Telephone: (949) 764-9311 - Ask for Vicki Lee
The Big Wigs:
This is the best place I found in my area for synthetic wigs. Everyone there is very sweet and willing to help!
Address: 1677 E. Lincoln Avenue, Orange, CA 92865
Telephone: (714) 974-3080
Emotional Support & General Health:
I recommend finding and joining a closed group for your specific type of breast cancer.
These groups are a great resource for answers to any questions and also to make connections and friendships with others going through the same thing as you are. You are not alone.