Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program

Plastic Surgery Group

The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick offers a comprehensive range of world-class services for adults and children.

Whether you have experienced trauma or illness such as cancer and need to restore function and mobility, or you have aesthetic concerns, our expert team of doctors and support staff can provide the care you need to reach your personal goals.

From general plastic surgery to complex microsurgery and reconstruction, we are here for you. We understand that the way you look has a significant impact on your self-esteem, self-confidence, and quality of life.

We will work with you to find a surgical solution that will help you look and feel your best.

Why Choose Us?

RWJUH, in partnership with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), is one of the premier academic medical centers in the United States. Our plastic and reconstructive surgeons are nationally and internationally renowned for their surgical and research contributions to the field.

We conduct more than 2,800 patient visits and perform over 500 plastic and reconstructive surgeries per year.

In addition, our doctors work closely with colleagues from the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state, to provide the highest level of care to patients who have — or have had — cancer.

Because of our unique expertise in complex reconstructive surgeries, RWJUH is recognized by physicians and hospitals in the region as a primary referral center and transfer center for a higher level of care. These higher-level services include microsurgical reconstruction, extremity reconstruction, and specialized pediatric care.

When patients at other hospitals in our region need complex reconstructive surgeries, they come to RWJUH.

Choose us for our:

  • Highly Skilled Surgeons
    Our surgeons, who also conduct research and teach medical students and residents at RWJMS, provide high-quality care.
  • Cutting-Edge Techniques
    We use the most advanced reconstruction methods, including microsurgery, to ensure the best outcomes with the least invasive techniques.
  • Multidisciplinary Approach
    We work closely with physicians in various specialties at RWJUH including Surgical Oncology, Breast Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Bariatrics, Urology, Neurosciences, Colorectal Surgery, Trauma (acute care surgery) and more to ensure that all aspects of your care are addressed.
  • Patient-Centered Care
    We will always listen to you, involve you in care decisions, and make sure you understand all your options.

Procedures We Perform




Patient Stories

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