Why Choose CHOP for Plastic, Reconstructive and Oral Surgery


Over the last 5 years: 11,029number of surgeries 9,026patients with cleft lip and cleft palate conditions treated16,368cleft lip and cleft palate related visits9,190patients with craniofacial conditions treated16,909craniofacial conditions related visits Numbers reflect 2015-2019We treat more than 7,600 children from our region, across the country and around the world, and perform more than 3,000 surgeries each year. Our world-renowned experts serve as consultants to other teams, both nationally and internationally. This experience means the best surgical results and long-term outcomes for your child.

Dedicated pediatric specialists

Our pediatric plastic surgeons have vast experience treating the full spectrum of plastic surgical problems in pediatrics and adolescents — from the routine to the rare. Surgical management of children and adolescents requires a unique approach, and our specialists are dedicated to meeting the needs of this patient population.

Expert diagnosis

We use state-of-the-art diagnostic tools in the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents. Accurate diagnosis guides treatment recommendations and ensures that each child receives individualized care based on his or her unique condition.

Specialized programs

Our specialized programs bring together multidisciplinary teams of pediatric specialists to provide optimal, coordinated care for children with certain types of disorders.

Innovation and research

We are a leader in pediatric plastic surgery research, committed to finding innovative surgical therapies, devices and techniques that will expand the treatment options available and improve outcomes, both physical and psychological, for children with facial and body differences.

Multidisciplinary team

Together, our plastic surgeons, orthodontists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psychologists and support staff offer our patients an exceptional breadth of expertise.

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Why Choose CHOP for Plastic, Reconstructive and Oral Surgery

Learn about what makes CHOP’s Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Oral Surgery unique, and why our experience makes us the best choice for your child’s care.

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Your Child's Appointment with Plastic, Reconstructive and Oral Surgery

Find information about what to expect during your child's visit to CHOP's Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Oral Surgery.