World-Class Plastic Surgery
We are Washington University plastic and reconstructive surgeons, the experts in treating people needing corrective or cosmetic surgery. We are problem-solvers with a common purpose: offering the people we treat exceptional and compassionate care, access to advanced medicine, and a multidisciplinary team with expertise in the latest treatment options.
Conditions & Treatments
Our surgeons are national leaders and experts in the broad field of plastic and reconstructive surgery that includes not only cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, but also surgical repair of congenital deformities such as cleft lip and palate, post-surgical reconstruction such as breast and head-and-neck defects, and correction of post-traumatic defects.
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury (upper extremity and hand construction)
Gynecomastia (enlarged male breast tissue)
Hand & Wrist Fracture Treatment
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (chronic inflammatory skin disease)
Implant-based Breast Reconstruction
Lymphedema & Lymphatic Surgery
Macromastia (overgrowth of breast tissue)
Microvascular Oncologic Reconstruction
Mohs Reconstruction (due to skin cancer on the face)
Palatoplasty (pediatric cleft palate)
Polydactyly (extra fingers or toes)
Quadraplegia (paralysis from the neck down)
Rhinoplasty (cosmetic & functional)
Syndactyly (webbed or conjoined fingers or toes)
Synkinesis (involuntary facial movement)
Tendon & Nerve Transfer Surgery
Tetraplegia (impaired mobility in fingers, hands, arms, chest, legs, feet and toes)
A Little Goes a Long Way
Ida Fox, MD, takes a biopsychosocial approach to helping people with SCI regain hand function.
Featured Patient Story
Saving Limbs Takes Teamwork, Time and Tenacity
Noah was just six years old when he walked up behind someone mowing the lawn.
Clinical studies help physicians and scientists develop new, potentially life-saving therapies and treatments.
As a top teaching hospital and research institution in the U.S., Washington University School of Medicine makes a large number of clinical trials available to people treated by its specialists.