The UT Physicians Pediatric Surgical team partners with the Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and the Children’s Cancer Hospital at MD Anderson. We offer emergency and continued care for pediatric trauma patients from our level 1 trauma facility based at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Our UT Physicians surgical team collaborates with outstanding health care professionals in our partner facilities to care for each child and their family.
UT Physicians Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery brings special expertise to patients needing surgery to improve the appearance and/or function of abnormal structures of the body caused by birth defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors and disease.
Examples include cleft lip and palate reconstruction, reconstructive microsurgery, extremity salvage and reconstruction, hand surgery, reconstruction of syndromic craniofacial anomalies such as Apert, Crouzon, hemifacial microsomia and Treacher-Collins, treatment of non-syndromic craniosynostosis (premature skull fusion), plagiocephaly (abnormal head shape), ear and nasal deformities and pigmented and vascular birthmarks.