A Pediatrician's Guide to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: From Simple to Complex

Jun 17, 2024 from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. (ET)

High yield plastic surgery topics for the pediatric provider, approved by pediatricians. This talk was carefully curated with pediatric input to answer your most common questions! Please join us for the “Plastic Surgery Pearls” talk you have been waiting for, led by Dr. Cassandra Ligh, the Director of the CHOP Chest and Breast Clinic and part of the CHOP’s Ear Deformities Program, Facial Motion Disorders Program and Comprehensive Vascular Anomalies Program. The goals are to (1) enhance your knowledge of some of the most common plastic surgery topics that overlap in the general pediatric space, (2) deepen your understanding of timing of referral to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (3) help provide insight surgical candidacy, and (4) introduce you to a CHOP plastic surgeon you can reach out to if you have future questions.


  1. Learners will be able to identify the most common ear abnormalities/malformations encountered in newborns and understand the timeline for correction for ear abnormalities
  2. Learners will be able to identify most common breast asymmetry diagnosis and understand the timeline for correction