Dr. Kane is a board certified plastic surgeon with clinical interests and expertise in craniofacial anomalies, cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, minimally invasive techniques in craniofacial surgery, advanced imaging techniques, craniofacial trauma, vascular anomalies and general pediatric plastic surgery. His practice is exclusively focused on pediatric patients, and he has over a decade of dedicated experience providing full-time care for children with craniofacial and plastic surgical conditions.
Dr. Kane is the Division Director of the Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery Department at Children’s Medical Center. He is a professor in plastic surgery at UT Southwestern. With an additional fellowship in craniofacial imaging from National Institutes of Health, Dr. Kane has designed the nation’s first Analytical Imaging and Modeling (AIM) Center for pediatrics at Children's Medical Center which includes facilities for obtaining 2D, 3D, and 4D images for the study of outcomes and improvement of treatments in the pediatric population.
Dr. Kane graduated with a BA in computer science from Dartmouth College and received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. His residency was at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine and he subsequently completed a year of concentrated cleft lip and craniofacial fellowship work at the Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, which is one of the busiest cleft care centers in the world. He was previously Associate Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in Missouri, the Director of the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Institute at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and the Director of the Craniofacial Imaging Laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine from 2000 to 2010.
Dr. Kane enjoys overseas charitable surgical mission work, and participates in trips performing cleft lip, palate and craniofacial surgeries.
Dr. Kane’s research interests are quantitative and functional imaging of cleft and craniofacial conditions.
Dr. Kane received the Paul M. Weeks Resident Teaching Award from the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in 2010 and was the Dr. Joseph B. Kimbrough Endowed Chair of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He holds a patent for invention of a device for bone lengthening and reshaping for use in craniofacial conditions.
The Fogelson Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Center team at Children's Medical Center Dallas uses the best and most advanced imaging technology to treat craniofacial, congenital and other conditions.