Plastic Surgery

The Department of Plastic Surgery Offers Leading-Edge Techniques in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Department of Plastic Surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, offers advanced surgical procedures and the latest technologies, along with a wealth of specializations. As pioneers in the field of plastic surgery, we use a multidisciplinary approach to give patients the very best of care.

Our fellowship-trained plastic surgeons are highly skilled in concentrated areas, providing patients with a wide range of expertise including microsurgery, breast reconstruction, hair restoration, complete body contouring and advanced wound care.

Using the latest advancements in plastic surgery, we offer compassionate and comprehensive care from the initial consultation with the surgeon to recovery and follow-up.

Our Areas of Expertise

Body Contouring & Reconstruction>

The Center for Body Contouring & Reconstruction helps patients who have experienced substantial weight loss to get rid of loose skin and correct other body contour deformities. Our experienced surgeons perform a variety of procedures to help patients look and feel their best, including arm lifts, body contouring, liposuction and tummy tucks. Each patient is evaluated by a surgeon who will devise an individualized surgical plan based on the needs and desires of the patient.

Center for Breast Enhancement & Reconstruction>

The Center for Breast Enhancement & Reconstruction is staffed with experience, skilled surgeons who ensure that each patient is educated on the procedure being performed and receives the highest quality care before, during and after the surgery. Our team performs breast augmentation and breast lifts, reconstructive surgery for women who lost a breast or breasts to cancer, and breast reduction procedures.

Center for Facial Aesthetics>

University Hospitals Department of Plastic Surgery’s Center for Facial Aesthetics performs a variety of procedures that can help patients look more rested and rejuvenated and give them a renewed sense of confidence in their appearance. After each patient is evaluated, our skilled plastic surgeons devise individual treatment plans based on the patient’s needs and desired outcome. Our team strives to produce natural-looking results with procedures such as rhinoplasty, facelift, brow lift, facial reconstruction and ear reshaping.

Hair Restoration & Removal>

The physicians at the Center for Hair Restoration and Removal perform procedures that will improve the lives and confidence of men and woman suffering from hair loss. Our knowledgeable team of surgeons uses state-of-the-art techniques, such as hair transplant and laser resurfacing to restore hair and promote rejuvenation. The center also offers laser hair removal for patients who want to get rid of unwanted hair on the face, bikini line, chest, legs and other areas.

Center for Hand Surgery>

The Center for Hand Surgery in the UH Department of Plastic Surgery performs a variety of procedures to help patients who because of trauma or physical abnormalities do not have full function in their hands. Our fellowship-trained surgeons use surgical techniques such as flap surgery, grafting and replantation to restore normal appearance and reestablish function. The center offers a wide range of services, from fracture and tendon repair to congenital deformity correction and carpal tunnel surgery.


University Hospitals Center for Microsurgery specializes in helping patients who require more advanced treatments due to severe injuries or deformities. Our plastic surgeons are specially trained in microsurgery, which involves transferring and reconnecting vessels while keeping the original blood supply intact, which is essential to restoring function. Our multidisciplinary team helps patients through procedures such as flap surgery and facial reanimation.

Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery>
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is dedicated to helping children who are born with deformities or are injured through traumatic events, improving their appearance and quality of life. Our team is specially trained in treating pediatric patients and takes a multidisciplinary, family-centered approach to care. Experts from many different specialties work together to devise an individualized treatment plan for each patient that uses the most advanced technology and procedures available. Patients are also able to benefit from research into innovative treatment options conducted by our team.

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