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The Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery is one of the largest and most experienced pediatric centers in the world. With 10 focused programs, we are also one of the most subspecialized.

Adolescent Breast Center

The first of its kind in the country, the center specializes in the evaluation and treatment of various breast problems and offers both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

Cleft Lip and Palate Program

As one of the largest programs of our kind in the country, we provide a wide range of diagnostic, treatment, and follow-up services for children and adolescents with cleft lip and/or cleft palate.

Craniofacial Program

Every year, our program treats more than 500 patients — from infants to adults — living with craniofacial anomalies.

Facial Reanimation Program

Our program treats all aspects of facial nerve paralysis and paresis, including those due to congenital and traumatic conditions, palsy after tumor removal, and Moebius syndrome.

Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery Program

Provides comprehensive care for managing congenital and acquired hand deformities by combining training in adult and pediatric orthopedics, hand surgery, plastic surgery, and microsurgery.

Lymphedema Program

Offering interdisciplinary care for individuals of all ages, our program is staffed by plastic and reconstructive surgeons with specific expertise in the management of lymphedema and provides consultation, diagnostic services, and treatment options.

Microtia Program

Our program cares for children of all ages with microtia, from the mildest to the most severe cases. Our extensive training, experience, and commitment to innovative, compassionate care have established us as a national leader in treating children with microtia and related conditions.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons provide a full range of surgical services and frequently work in conjunction with our orthodontists in the treatment of patients requiring orthognathic (jaw) surgery.

Vascular Anomalies Center

The Vascular Anomalies Center is a team of 25 physicians — representing 17 medical and surgical specialties — who are experts in diagnosing and managing vascular anomalies (blood vessels that have developed abnormally).