Plastic Surgery

Programs and Services

The Brachial Plexus Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic that specializes in the care of infants and children with brachial plexus injuries.

The Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital specializes in the comprehensive care of patients born with cleft lip and palate.

The Craniofacial Program at Texas Children’s Hospital is dedicated to treating children with facial, jaw and skull abnormalities in a family-centered environment.

The Hand and Upper Extremity Program provides comprehensive care for a wide range of injuries and disorders of the hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow.​

Our Breast Clinic provides a comfortable environment for patients considering breast reduction surgery. We provide an educational notebook for every patient that includes general information about breast reduction surgery, surgical information, expectations, and questions you may want to ask your surgeon.

The Facial Reanimation Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, one of the first of its kind for children in the United States, specializes in the comprehensive clinical and surgical care of children with facial weakness, paralysis and asymmetry as a result of a congenital anomaly, traumatic injury or tumor resection.

Our surgeons use advanced Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery techniques such as 3D computer-guided deformity correction and lengthening, vascularized bone grafting, and microneurovascular surgery to repair and reconstruct nerve and soft-tissue in a child’s extremities.


In addition to our specialized clinics, we also treat many general pediatric conditions that require Plastic Surgery.

These conditions include:

  • Cysts, nevi or moles
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Complex wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Facial fractures
  • Broken noses
  • Burns

Our plastic surgeons perform procedures to address aesthetic issues that can not only influence a child’s self image, but may be necessary for a child’s health.

  • Massive weight loss (body contouring)               
  • Prominent ears (otoplasty)
  • Microtia/congenital ear deformities (reconstructive ear surgery)
  • Symptomatic large breasts (breast reduction)
  • Gynecomastia (male breast reduction)

Our plastic surgeons provide treatment of congenital hand and upper-extremity anomalies, as well as those as a result of infection, trauma and tumors.

Congenital hand and upper extremity anomalies

  • Amniotic band or constriction ring syndrome
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Camptodactyly
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cleft hand
  • Clindodactyly
  • Macrodactyly
  • Madelung wrist deformity
  • Polydactyly
  • Symbrachydactyly
  • Syndactyly
  • Thumb hypoplasia
  • Trigger digits 

Traumatic hand injuries

  • Hand and wrist fractures
  • Muscle and tendon injuries

Tumors of the hand and wrist

  • Enchondromas
  • Malignant lesions
  • Neurofibromas
  • Osteochondroma