William Scarlett, D.O.’98, was named the interim chief of surgery and director of surgical services at the Holy Redeemer Health System. With corporate offices in Huntingdon Valley, PA, Holy Redeemer Health System offers a wide range of health care and health-related services to patients and communities in southeastern Pennsylvania and 12 counties in New Jersey, from Union County south to Cape May County.
Scarlett is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (FACOS) and a Diplomat of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons (FAACS). He serves as an associate clinical professor for the plastic surgery program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and co-founded a research organization in order to advance patient care. He has received multiple awards and published numerous papers in his respective field.
Scarlett recently contributed the breast reconstruction chapters for the book Surviving Cancer: Our Voices and Choices, compiled by Marion Behr, as well as An Inside Job: Healing Wisdom for Your Cancer Journey by Susan Apollon. He is currently in practice at the Holy Redeemer ambulatory location in Bensalem, PA, where the focus of his practice is breast reconstruction. He has patents pending on devices related to breast cancer care and is working on publishing his first book, entitled Demanding Compassion.
Scarlett travels nationally to teach new techniques in breast reconstruction. He has also developed workshops for cancer patients to help them deal with the psychosocial aspects of cancer.