The Lymphedema Program in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital offers individuals of all ages with lymphedema interdisciplinary care. Staffed by plastic and reconstructive surgeons with expertise in the management of lymphedema, the program provides consultation, diagnostic services, treatment options, and research opportunities.
Patients have access to specialists in plastic surgery, nuclear medicine, radiology and rehabilitation. With these resources, the program provides evaluation, diagnosis and treatment options. The team also is working to develop improved treatments for lymphedema through clinical and basic science research.