Pediatric Craniofacial and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


The experts at the Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program at Robert Wood Johnson offer the full range of treatments for acquired and congenital issues your child may face. At RWJ, we are committed to providing excellent, state-of-the-art, compassionate care for you and your family.

What Conditions Do We Treat?

  • Apert Syndrome
  • Adolescent Breast Issues
  • Burns
  • Cleft lip and Palate
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Crouzon Syndrome
  • Cutis Aplasia
  • Ear Deformations/Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Facial Clefts
  • Giant Congenital Nevi
  • Gynecomastia
  • General Pediatric Reconstruction
  • Hemifacial Microsomia
  • Malocclusion (jaw Issues)
  • Pierre-Robin Sequence
  • Polydactyly
  • Skin Lesions (moles, tags)
  • Scar Revision
  • Skull defects and abnormalities
  • Syndactyly
  • Treacher Collins Syndrome
  • Vascular Anomalies

Meet our Pediatric Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Aditi Kanth is a craniofacial surgeon and pediatric plastic surgeon at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Division of Plastic Surgery and Assistant Professor at Rutgers School of Medicine.

She earned her medical degree at Stony Brook School of Medicine in New York and completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at Albany Medical Center. She went on to complete a pediatric craniofacial surgery fellowship at The Craniofacial Center in Dallas with Dr. Jeffrey Fearon.

Dr. Kanth is passionate about pediatric plastic surgery from head to toe and craniofacial surgery with an emphasis on craniosynostosis, orofacial clefts, and craniofacial syndromes including Apert and Crouzon syndrome. She practices the full spectrum of plastic surgery and is committed to providing excellent care for her patients. She has numerous publications and has presented her research regionally and nationally.

Why Robert Wood Johnson?

At RWJUH, our surgeons are trained in the latest surgical procedures to provide the best results for your child.

Our program is located in The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital (BMSCH), our dedicated children's facility at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick. BMSCH was named one of the best children’s hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. For any child who needs surgery, we have a team of dedicated pediatric anesthesiologists who are specifically trained to take care of babies and young children. Our warm, family-centered approach and kid-friendly settings help ease children's fears. We understand that keeping family close by is essential to your child’s well-being and recovery.

Our dedicated Pediatric Trauma Center was verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), a distinction awarded to institutions that exhibit excellence in surgical care. If your child experiences trauma and comes to the Pediatric Emergency Department, our team will be there to care for your family.

Multidisciplinary Team Approach

As plastic surgeons, we work side by side with other specialists and team members to provide coordinated, multidisciplinary care for your child. Specialists we work closely with include our Pediatric Neurosurgeons, Pediatric Otolaryngologists, Pediatric Hematologists, Pediatric Surgeons, General Pediatricians, and Speech Pathologists/Hearing Specialists. Here at Robert Wood Johnson, we have a team of experts ready to attend to your child’s needs.