Meet our Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery team, who work exclusively with children and teens.
Your child may need plastic and reconstructive surgery if he or she has a condition affecting the body’s appearance and function. We may also recommend surgery for children with congenital birth defects that affect the skull, face, hands, feet or skin. At Children’s National Health System, our expert plastic and reconstructive surgery team will help your child look and feel their best.
Knowing your child needs surgery may leave you feeling overwhelmed. At Children’s National, you can feel confident that your child is in excellent, compassionate hands. Our surgeons have dedicated their careers to plastic surgery procedures for babies, children and teens. We treat a high volume of children every year, translating into a superior level of experience for our team.
We use the latest surgical technology to ensure a safe, effective procedure for your child. Our priority is to get your child back to the important work of being a child, as quickly and safely as possible. For example, we use:
In addition, we are leading the way in plastic surgery research. We are actively involved in research so we can continue to refine, develop and improve our understanding of conditions requiring plastic surgery and new techniques to treat them.
When Finn was born, his parents and doctors immediately knew something was wrong. Finn’s left leg was swollen to the size of an adult head, and it continued to swell at an alarming rate.
Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery FellowshipCo-Director, Cleft and Craniofacial ProgramPlastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
June K. Amling