Plastic Surgery

Craniofacial Surgery

The treatment of patients with facial abnormalities has been a cornerstone of plastic surgery services at Rhode Island Hospital for more than 50 years. The craniofacial team treats congenital issues, facial abnormalities such as orbital, nasal, and mandible fractures after trauma, and benign and malignant lesions of the skin such as moles, skin tags, lipomas, and melanoma.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Facial trauma
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Deformational plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome)
  • Ear deformities
  • Hemifacial Microsomia
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Neurofibromatosis and hemangiomas