Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Pediatric surgical service that provides plastic surgery and head and neck surgery.
Pediatric Plastic Surgeons see patients referred from the emergency room, community family physicians and pediatricians, and hospital specialists. In various clinics treatment is provided for problems which may include:
- Pediatric Plastics clinic: trauma including soft tissue injuries anywhere on the body, hand injuries both soft tissue and bony, facial injuries both soft tissue and bony, skin and soft tissue congenital and aquired abnormalities, congenital breast differences, congenital ear differences such as prominent ears, wound problems that require reconstruction such as traumatic, congenital and oncologic problems.
- Cleft lip and Palate clinic: children born with cleft lip or cleft lip and palate or cleft palate alone; also children with speech abnormalities that are related to cleft lip and palate or velopharyngeal incompetence with or without cleft palate.
- Vascular Birthmark clinic: children with hemangiomas or vascular malformations such as venous, lymphatic or ateriovenous malformations.
- Burn clinic: pediatric patients with acute burns or burn scars.
Craniofacial clinic: children born with craniofacial abnormalities such as craniosynostoses.
- Microtia clinic: children born with severely malformed external ears.
- Complex upper extremity clinic: children with congenital hand differences that also involve other parts of the upper extremity (wrist, elbow) or are affected by other systemic problems (cerebral palsy).
- Brachial plexus clinic: children born with brachial plexus palsy due to obstetrical delivery problem.
Service Providers May Include
pediatric plastic surgeons
All pediatric patients referred for plastic surgery.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.