Plastic Surgery Services

If your child has an acquired or congenital problem that impairs function or affects his or her appearance, our pediatric plastic surgeons can help.

The plastic surgery experts at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh have deep knowledge in treating a number of health conditions including:

  • Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries.
  • Cleft lips and palates.
  • Birthmarks and moles.
  • Vascular malformations, such as Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and PHACE syndrome.

Specialty Plastic Surgery Treatment Centers for Children

Our plastic surgery teams diagnose and treat children at the following clinics and care centers:

  • Brachial Plexus Clinic — offers three main treatment options for brachial plexus injuries that can affect feeling or motion in the shoulders, arms, and hands.
  • Cleft-Craniofacial Center — provides a team approach for the evaluation and treatment of patients with a wide variety of congenital or acquired craniofacial conditions.
  • Congenital Breast Anomaly Clinic — provides comprehensive reconstructive surgical care to patients up to age 25.
  • Congenital Ear Anomaly Clinic — provides high-quality care for patients with ear anomalies including prominent ears, asymmetric ears, lop ear, microtia, and cryptotia.
  • Craniofacial Scleroderma Center provides a comprehensive team approach for the evaluation and longitudinal treatment of patients with craniofacial (and non-craniofacial) scleroderma.
  • Deformational Plagiocephaly and Torticollis Clinic — treats children who have craniofacial issues to help improve appearance, speech, hearing, and psychosocial development at the earliest possible age.
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery Clinic — offers surgical or nonsurgical treatment options for hand trauma and many congenital hand conditions, including syndactyly, polydactyly, trigger digits, and contractures.
  • Vascular Anomalies Center — provides treatments for a wide spectrum of birthmarks, including hemangiomas, as well as vascular malformations.

Referral Requirements for Plastic Surgery at Children's

The Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh accepts referrals from all health care professionals as well as self-referrals. Families need to check with their insurance company to determine if a referral is required or if we are a participating provider with their insurance. To schedule an appointment, please call our office at 412-692-8650 and press the appropriate option.

Contact Us

To schedule a plastic surgery appointment or consultation, please call 412-692-8650.