Robert F. Dempsey, MD, FACS, FAAP
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
- West Campus
Cleft Lip & Palate
Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||fellowship||Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery||2018|
|University of Alabama Birmingham||residency||Plastic Surgery||2017|
|University of Alabama Birmingham||residency||General Surgery||2014|
|University of Cincinnati College of Medicine||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||2009|
|University of Cincinnati College of Engineering||bachelors||Biomedical Engineering||2005|
Dr. Dempsey considers it a privilege to practice at Texas Children's Hospital, where he trained, as part of the multidisciplinary cleft and craniofacial surgical teams. He is board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Our talented team members allow us to provide not only excellent surgical care, but also complete physical and mental health needs to your child as they grow. We are dedicated to delivering the highest level of evidence based medicine to your child in a patient- and family-centered fashion, all in within a single location and visit. We additionally provide a full complement of general and reconstructive pediatric and adolescent plastic surgical services.
Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Fellow|
|American Cleft Palate Association||Member|
|American College of Surgeons||Fellow|
|American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons||Member|
|American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery||Member|
|American Society of Plastic Surgery||Member|
|Houston Society of Plastic Surgery||Member|
Wiggins CJ, Dempsey RF, Monson LA. Spontaneous Mediastinal Abscess and Sternal Cleft in the Medically Complex Neonate. J Craniofac Surg 2019 (Epub ahead of print.)
Dempsey R, Buchanan E. A Guide to Better Understanding Craniosynostosis. A publication of the Children’s Craniofacial Association. Published 7/2018.
Dempsey RF, Elsherbiny A, Amerson M, Sconyers L, Grant J. Normal Speech Should be the Expected Outcome in the Adopted Cleft Child. Ann Plast Surg 2018 (Epub ahead of print.)
Dong E, Dempsey RF, Wirthlin JO, Buchanan EP. Cranial Anchored Mandible Distraction Osteogenesis. J Craniofac Surg 2019 (Epub ahead of print,)
Ewing DC, Dempsey R, Belfort MA, Olutoye OO, Whitehead WE, Hollier LH, Buchanan EP. An Unreported Complication After Fetoscopic Myelomeningocele Closure. J Carniofac Surg 2019 (Epub ahead of print.)
Schultz KP, Braun TL, Hernandez C, Wilson KD, Moore EE, Wirthlin JO, Dempsey RF, Buchanan EP, Monson LA. Speech Outcomes Following LeFort I Advancement Among Cleft Lip and Palate Patients. Ann Plast Surg 2019;82(2): 174-179.
Dempsey RF, Monson LA, Maricevich RS, Truong TA, Olarunnipa S, Lam SK, Dauser RC, Hollier LH Jr, Buchanan EP. Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis. Clin Plast Surg 2019 Apr;46(2): 123-139.
Dempsey RF, Chelius DC Jr, Pederson WC, Maricevich M, Dimachkieh AL, Kupferman ME, Weiner HL, Hollier LH Jr, Buchanan EP. Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Oncologic Reconstruction. Clin Plast Surg 2019 Apr;46(2): 261-273.
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