Important information for our patients
Our department is one of the largest and most experienced pediatric plastic and oral surgery centers anywhere in the world with 10 dedicated subspecialty programs. Every year, we see more than 17,000 children ranging in age, living with both congenital and acquired conditions, from across Massachusetts and New England as well as many different points across the globe.
What sets us apart
Our specialized, experienced team offers treatments that address each child's individual needs, and we include families in every step of the treatment process. Here at Boston Children's, plastic and oral surgery is about more than medical and surgical care: It's also about providing lasting emotional and educational support and creating the best possible future for every child and family.
Our safety and quality
Our commitment to providing exceptional care is a complimented by our adherence to the highest standards of quality and safety in all clinical areas. In our commitment to continuous improvement in health care and our offerings, the department regularly collects feedback from our patients and families through a patient satisfaction survey.
The world-class, individualized care, high patient satisfaction, and unsurpassed safety and quality delivered by Boston Children's Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery is made possible by employing the most sophisticated tools and technologies. Here are some of the innovations that set us apart:
- three-dimensional printing to assist reconstructive surgical procedures for cleft lip/cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies
- microsurgery for congenital hand anomalies
- one of the world's only pediatric facial reanimation programs to repair facial nerve palsy and paralysis
- a unique combination of 3-D imaging technologies that allows patients to see what they will look like after orthognathic surgery