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Referral Guidelines

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Division of Plastic Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s National Medical Center boasts three full-time pediatric plastic surgeons trained and specialized in treating a variety of acquired and congenital disorders in children. We are the largest and most experienced group of pediatric plastic surgeons in the Mid-Atlantic region and one of the largest in the United States. Each surgeon on our team is Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and we are the only plastic surgeons in the Greater DC area with practices dedicated exclusively to the care of children.

For the convenience of your patients, our surgeons now see patients at multiple locations throughout the Greater DC area. If you have an urgent request or concern, you also may call our offices directly at 202-476-3210 and 202-476-5784, or by email at We have two full-time physician assistants and a clinical nurse who are available to answer questions. We are here to serve you and your patients.


We provide care for a wide range of diagnoses, including: 
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Craniosynostosis, plagiocephaly, head shape concerns
  • Facial asymmetry or paralysis, congenital or acquired
  • Hand and wrist problems, congenital or acquired  
  • Adolescent breast differences (gynecomastia, macromastia, asymmetry)
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Cutaneous lesions, including cysts and moles
  • External ear malformations
  • Chronic wounds
  • Facial trauma
If you have a patient with these conditions, call 202-476-2150 for an appointment.
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