Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Services at Norton Children’s

Children may need surgical restoration, repair or reconstruction of body structures due to an injury or condition. Norton Children’s pediatric plastic surgeons provide comprehensive surgical management of all pediatric plastic surgery needs. Our specialists commonly treat:

 

  • Burns
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Complex lacerations
  • Complex wound infections
  • Congenital and traumatic hand deformities
  • Craniofacial anomalies, including deformities of the skull, orbits, facial bones, ears and nose
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Lower extremity reconstruction
  • Pigmented birthmarks
  • Spine deformities, such as myelomeningocele
  • Traumatic craniofacial deformities and facial fractures
  • Vascular malformations and hemangiomas

 

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Services

Our reconstructive specialists also offer nonsurgical care for skull deformities, such as plagiocephaly.

 

 

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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Norton Children’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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