Plastic Surgeries and Reconstructive Procedures for Children

Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction

When peripheral nerves are unable to heal on their own, surgery is typically required to free them from scar, or it may be performed to repair or reconstruct them. Reconstruction of injured nerves can be performed with grafts from another part of the body, or transfers from a working muscle to a non-functioning muscle. Learn more

Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

Cleft lip and palate are common facial birth defects that are often seen together. They involve a gap in the lip and palate of the newborn baby. Cleft lip and palate repair refers to the surgical procedures that are used to repair these problems. Learn more

Ear Deformity Correction

Ear molding is a non-surgical method of correcting mild ear deformities that are present at birth. In the right situations, it can be highly effective without the need for invasive procedures. Learn more

Ear Reconstruction

The ear can be malformed or absent for many reasons, either due to a birth defect, trauma, cancer or other reasons. Ear reconstruction is a medical procedure or a series of medical procedures used to rebuild the malformed or absent ear. Learn more

Hand Surgery

Hand surgery encompasses a variety of different surgical procedures that can address different problems with the hand and arm. The surgery is intended to restore the normal strength, function and/or flexibility of the structures of the hand and arm. Learn more

Macroglossia Surgery

Macroglossia is the medical term for an abnormally large tongue that is present at birth. In some cases, surgery is required to treat the problem and help the child eat, breathe, and speak more easily.  Learn more

Nerve Grafts

Nerve grafts are segments of nerve or nerve-like material that are used to reconstruct damaged nerves in the body. Learn more

Nerve Transfers

A nerve transfer is a surgical procedure that is used to reconstruct a damaged nerve. Learn more

Oculoplastic Surgery

Oculoplastic surgery is a form of cosmetic or plastic surgery that is performed around the eyes. It can fix problems for cosmetic reasons, such as wrinkles or droopy eyelids, or if there’s a medical problem with the eye. Learn more

Orthognathic Maxillofacial Reconstruction

Orthognathic maxillofacial reconstruction is the medical name for corrective jaw surgery. This procedure can be used to repair a number of problems with the jaws or skull. Learn more

Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic surgery is the medical name for corrective jaw surgery. This procedure can be used to repair a number of problems with the jaws or skull. Learn more

Pollicization Surgery

Pollicization is a type of hand surgery used to treat a missing or underdeveloped thumb. Learn more

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery refers to any surgical procedure intended to improve the appearance of a body part. And reconstructive plastic surgery refers to the type of plastic surgery specifically intended to repair a body part or parts with structural defects. These can occur due to birth defects, diseases, infection, injury or for other reasons. Learn more

Splenectomy

A splenectomy is the medical term for the surgical removal of the spleen. It’s frequently needed in the case of a ruptured spleen, but the procedure may be necessary for other reasons, as well. Learn more

Temporomandibular Joint Surgery

The temporomandibular joint refers to the area where the lower jaw meets the skull. Temporomandibular joint surgery can repair problems related to this joint known as temporomandibular joint disorders. Learn more

Traumatic Amputations of the Upper Extremity/Replantation

A traumatic amputation of the upper extremity refers to an injury in which part of the arm, hand or fingers are cut or torn from the body due to a traumatic accident. Learn more