Linton A. Whitaker, MD

Areas of Expertise: Reconstructive craniofacial surgery involving the skull and jaw, Reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the face, ear and abdomen
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA


    Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


    General Surgery - Dartmouth Affiliated Hospitals, Hanover, NH
    Plastic Surgery - Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Plastic Surgery

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Director, Center for Human Appearance, University of Pennsylvania Health System

  • Research Interests

    Facial form and growth

  • Publications


    Foo R, Whitaker LA, Bartlett SP. Normocephalic pancraniosynostosis resulting in late presentation of elevated intracranial pressures. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May;125(5):1493-502. Read abstract