Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Norton Children’s

Norton Children’s pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery specialists care for children who need restoration, repair or reconstruction of body structures due to an injury or medical condition.  Plastic surgeons can also address complex lacerations, complex wounds, tissues removal such as moles and birth marks, and complex burns.

 

When Should My Child See a Plastic Surgeon?

Plastic surgeons are trained to correct visible deformities caused by a traumatic event or birth defect. Our plastic surgery team often works collaboratively with other Norton Children’s specialties, such as:

 

 

These pediatric specialists help our plastic surgeons manage each child’s care plan to achieve the best long-term outcome based on the patient’s needs and type of injury or deformity.

 

Craniofacial Disorders Team

The craniofacial disorders team at Norton Children’s Hospital is a multidisciplinary group of specialists, including plastic surgeons and pediatric neurosurgeons, who have specific training and interest in the evaluation and treatment of infants, children and young adults with complex craniofacial deformities, including:

 

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Craniofacial syndromes
  • Ear anomalies
  • Facial clefts
  • Facial synostosis
  • Orbital deformities

 

The Norton Children’s Difference

The care your child needs is close to home at Norton Children’s. With a 125-year presence in Louisville, Norton Children’s is a leader in pediatric care across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, providing an expanded footprint that includes:

 

 

Norton Children’s Offers Specialized Programs and Services, Including:

  • Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, and the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center, which is one of the oldest oncology programs in the U.S. and continuously accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
  • Norton Children’s Heart & Vascular Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, a pioneer in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Norton Children’s heart transplant surgeons performed Kentucky’s first heart transplant in a newborn in 1986, making the hospital the second site in the United States for infant transplants. Norton Children’s Hospital will be home to the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (expected completion in 2019).
  • Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, including a Level 3 epilepsy center
  • Orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation
  • The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center
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