Pediatric Craniofacial and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


The experts at the Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital offer the full range of treatments for acquired and congenital issues your child may face. At RWJUH, 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
  • Dermoid Cysts
  • Ear Deformations/Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Facial Clefts
  • Giant Congenital Nevi
  • Gynecomastia
  • General Pediatric Reconstruction
  • Hemifacial Microsomia
  • Malocclusion (jaw Issues)
  • Muenke Syndrome
  • Pierre-Robin Sequence
  • Polydactyly
  • Sathre-Chotzen Syndrome
  • Scar Revision
  • Skin Lesions (moles, tags)
  • Skull defects and abnormalities
  • Syndactyly
  • Treacher Collins Syndrome
  • Vascular Anomalies (Hemangiomas, Vascular Malformations)
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI)

Meet Our Team

Why Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital?

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). 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.

Rutgers RWJ Barnabas Cleft and Craniofacial Program

At the Rutgers Heath Cleft Craniofacial Program, we are committed to providing expert care to children born with clefts and other craniofacial differences. We are a multi-specialty team who will meet you and your child early on and follow closely from infancy to adulthood. Our ultimate goal is to provide you and your child with comprehensive multidisciplinary care close to home.

The Rutgers Health Cleft Craniofacial Program is comprised of numerous experts who are passionate about bringing compassionate, family-centered care to the children and families of New Jersey. We are located at the Bristol-Meyers Squibb Children’s Hospital, an academic hospital which delivers kids-only services and the latest therapies. It is our utmost passion to work with families to help expedite and simplify multidisciplinary care for their child. We provide numerous pediatric services through the clinic including plastic surgery, otolaryngology, feeding therapy, speech therapy, neurosurgery, dentistry/orthodontics, ophthalmology, and more.