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Pediatric Plastic Surgery at UMMC

Provider examines pediatric patient.The pediatric plastic surgery team at Children’s of Mississippi is the only plastic surgery group offering the complete spectrum of pediatric plastic surgery care in the entire state of Mississippi. Our team is comprised of the most highly-trained plastic surgeon sub-specialists who provide the breadth of advanced craniofacial, congenital hand, and trauma care for children.

Children may be born with a host of complex conditions affecting different parts of the body, including the skull, face, hands, extremities and torso. These children may also be impacted by injuries to the same areas in their young lives. As a result of these health conditions, pediatric patients may face a range of medical and social concerns throughout their lives and well into adulthood, demanding the highest level of longitudinal and holistic care. The pediatric plastic surgery team at UMMC is committed to addressing these challenges through an unmatched comprehensive, team-oriented, and multi-disciplinary approach.

In Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic, specialists from multiple disciplines evaluate each patient and then meet as a unified team to discuss a detailed, customized plan-of-care for each child. Our team of experts includes plastic surgery, neurosurgery, speech and language pathology, genetics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, psychiatry, social work, audiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy and the nursing team coordinator.

In Congenital Hand Clinic, our team treats the entirety of pediatric congenital hand differences and traumatic hand and upper extremity injury. Your child will be cared for by a comprehensive group of pediatric healthcare providers including a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon, pediatric nurse practitioner, pediatric occupational therapists, pediatric physical therapist, and a nursing team coordinator.

As the only certified Cleft and Craniofacial Center, the only Congenital Hand Clinic, the only Level-1 pediatric trauma center, and the only children’s hospital in the state of Mississippi, the pediatric plastic surgery team at UMMC and Children’s of Mississippi have the tools, support, and clinical team to provide your child the highest level of care. Together, we are devoted to providing comprehensive plastic surgery care for your child and for all children of Mississippi.

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