Life-Changing Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Excellence

If your child is suffering from a congenital defect or visible disfigurement, you can feel confident in coming to Valley Children’s Healthcare. Our team understands how these sometimes overwhelming conditions affect your child’s development, confidence and self-esteem. With national and international recognition, our pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery team have decades of experience helping young patients heal through transformative surgery.

Because we are a dedicated children’s hospital, we work exclusively with children of all ages, from newborns to young adults. We bring together an entire team to make sure every area of pediatric specialization is factored into your child’s care - from neurological function to bones and growth plates. Our team includes Child Life Specialists and others that consider every aspect of your child’s physical and emotional growth – because we specialize in treating the whole child, not just the medical and surgical concerns[BH1] [MR2] . Our goal is your goal – health and healing – through quality care and optimal outcomes for even the most complex conditions and reconstructive surgeries.

With a commitment to advanced medicine, Valley Children’s offers cutting-edge technology and innovation such as virtual surgical planning with 3-D imaging technology for the most accurate diagnosis, surgery and recovery plan. We have a five-year history of telemedicine success and are expanding our telehealth reach, making it easier and more convenient for initial and follow-up appointments.

Conditions We Treat

Our expertise is well-known throughout the region as we are the only cleft/craniofacial team in the Valley verified by the American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association. We are expertly trained in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery – and how various conditions can affect other areas of health. For example, craniofacial asymmetry can cause other debilitating conditions such as feeding or speech issues that impact your child’s daily life. Our specialists care about all aspects of your child’s care and well-being. Don’t hesitate to ask questions so together we can improve your child’s quality of life. With expertise and specialized training in craniofacial concerns, hand and upper extremity issues and complex vascular anomalies, we care for any condition requiring plastic and reconstructive surgery, within these categories:

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Olivia's Story

Olivia's Story

At just 3 days old, Olivia came to Valley Children’s Hospital. She was diagnosed with Antley-Bixler syndrome, which causes structural changes to bones and the face. This prevented her from easily performing essential life skills such as eating and breathing. While Olivia has had several surgeries since birth, at 7 years old she experienced virtual surgery planning (VSP) to undergo a life-changing surgical intervention that led to a miraculous transition.

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Meet Our Reconstructive Surgery Team

Valley Children's experienced team of board-certified pediatric plastic surgeons and subspecialists work together in a multidisciplinary approach to improve care for our young patients.