The Fogelson Plastic Surgery and Craniofacial Center at Children’s Medical Center provides diagnosis and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with acute, traumatic and non-traumatic injuries, including conditions that are present at birth. The program pairs the experience and expertise of pediatric trained plastic surgeons with leading-edge technology to provide better outcomes for our patients.
Each year, we see over 8,000 patients and perform more than 1,000 surgeries. Our program includes three subspecialty programs which take a multidisciplinary approach to caring for your child’s needs. This allows us to offer our patients care by multiple specialists and experts, in a single appointment, at one location.
The Fogelson Plastic Surgery and Craniofacial Center at Children’s Medical Center treats patients with common and complex pediatric reconstructive needs. The plastic surgery team includes:
• Pediatric surgeons
• Physician assistants
• Speech therapists
• Medical assistants
• Imaging scientists
This multidisciplinary team strives to provide the best possible care for your child with the goal of helping them look and feel better, and live normal lives.
Our program consists of three dedicated subspecialty programs, each taking a team approach to care. This approach includes specialists from many other divisions within the hospital to provide comprehensive care for our patients, often addressing all of their needs in one place, during a single visit.
The Cleft and Craniofacial Team treats all congenital or acquired problems affecting the skull and face including cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, craniofacial microsomia and ear reconstruction. Our cleft and craniofacial team is composed of multiple specialists and is fully accredited by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association’s Committee on Accreditation of Teams.
The Hand Surgery Team treats all congenital and acquired problems affecting the hands, wrist and forearm, including peripheral nerve injury.
The Vascular Anomalies Team treats infantile hemangioma, capillary malformations (also known as port-wine stains), venous malformation, lymphatic malformation and arteriovenous malformation, in addition to rarer vascular anomalies.