Melissa A. Lanning, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

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Melissa A. Lanning, MSN, BS, RN, CPNP-PC, is a pediatric nurse practitioner and the cranial facial team coordinator with the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Oral Surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Cleft lip and palate, Congenital pediatric hand disorders, Craniofacial anomalies, Facial motion disorders
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Main Hospital; Specialty Care, King of Prussia
Phone: 215-590-2208

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Animal Science - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
BSN, Nursing FACT Program - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Cranial Facial Team Coordinator

Research Interests

Facial motion disorders and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations

The American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses