On 3 March, I was informed that I had an aggressive form of breast cancer requiring a bilateral mastectomy. Suddenly I needed to locate a cancer surgeon, oncologist and reconstructive surgeon. My family recommended that I seek medical care in Seattle as they perceived that my future treatments needed to take place at one of the major medical facilities in the city. Fortunately for me, a neighbor who works in the medical field of oncology stated that I could obtain excellent care right here in Kitsap county. She recommended Dr. Thomas Meeks. From the beginning of this journey Dr. Meeks guided my spouse and I through the specific nuances that would be completed to create new breasts for me. Initial appointments explored options, shared risks and were most helpful in minimizing anxiety about the procedures. After surgery Dr. Meeks meets with family members to ensure their understanding of home care and rehabilitation. Additionally, he works closely with his patients to maximize comfort and ensures follow up visits address questions or concerns. Dr. Meeks and his nurse are compassionate, professional medical care providers. I would without hesitation recommend Dr. Meeks to my own family members or others requiring reconstructive surgery.