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Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Surgeons in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Rush specialize in innovative surgical techniques to repair physical and cosmetic problems. They are experts in the following:

  • Craniofacial surgery for congenital birth defects (e.g., cleft lip)
  • Breast reconstruction for women who had a mastectomy to remove one or both breasts
  • Maxillofacial surgery for face, jaw and mouth conditions (e.g., head, neck or oral cancer)
  • Pediatric plastic surgery for congenital and acquired problems (e.g., burns, birthmarks)
  • Cosmetic surgery for physical enhancements (e.g., breast augmentation, tummy tuck)
  • Hand surgery to treat disorders that impair your hand function (e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis)