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Cardinal Glennon / Services & Programs / Pediatric Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructing a unique element of a child's appearance can make a big difference in their growth and development.

Whether it's treating a child's& cleft lip or restoring the mobility of a hand after an injury, plastic and reconstructive surgery can improve the way your child expresses themselves. It can give them the confidence and normal function they need to take on the world.

At SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, our SLUCare Physician Group plastic surgeons are dedicated to transforming lives by restoring a child's normal features.

Cleft Lip & Palate Repair

Cleft lip and/or palate is one of the most common congenital birth defects.

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Congenital Ear Deformities

When your baby has a congenital defect, our expert pediatric plastic surgeons can help.

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Congenital Birthmarks

Our experts are here to improve both the physical and emotional well-being of your child.

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Vascular Lesions

There are three major types of vascular lesions, and while they look similar, they do vary in origin and treatment. Find out how we can help your child.

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Complex Scar Reconstruction

If your child has suffered a substantial injury to the skin, we can help.

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Craniosynostosis Repair

The newborn skull is designed for childbirth and brain development. If it doesn't develop properly, our experts are here to help.

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About Our Program

Led by board-certified plastic surgeons, our team provides you the extensive consultation and state-of-the-art surgical interventions that your child needs to be their best self. Our ultimate goal is to restore your child’s impaired function. We make sure your child receives the best care possible and has every opportunity to live a normal, productive life.

Conditions We Treat

The multidisciplinary St. Louis Cleft-Craniofacial Center specializes in pediatric facial reconstruction. Our extensive experience in plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures for conditions and deformities affecting the entire body include the torso, breasts, limbs, hands, ears and more.

Using the latest innovations in plastic surgery we treat a wide range of conditions related to:

Our program coordinates your child’s care, from consultation to post-procedure. During their time with us, they will see multiple specialists for a more comprehensive care approach. Collaborating with your child’s pediatrician, we strive to better understand every aspect or your child’s medical background and facilitate the necessary follow-up care to keep them healthy and safe.

We believe it’s important for you to understand your child's condition and receive the best care possible. At SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, your child’s care journey starts with meeting with you and answering all of your questions. We then guide you along the process, making sure your child gets the excellent care they need and deserve.

To make an appointment with our team, please call 314-678-2182. You can also email us with any questions about your child's condition.

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