Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery: Referral Directory
- Alex Kane, M.D. – Division Director
- Jonathan Cheng, M.D.
- Andrew Trussler, M.D.
- Douglas Sammer, M.D.
- Christopher Derderian, M.D.
- Bardia Amirlak, M.D.
- Savannah Brown, MPAS, PA-C
- Elizabeth Wetz, MPAS, PA-C
- Kaylee Williams, PA
- Kris Sanders, BHA, MBA
- Debbie Robertson, R.N.
- Annie Bengio, OT
- Ann Garvin, OTR
- Veronica Maldonado, MA
- Angie Pedroza, OT
Description of services:
The clinic provides diagnosis and treatment for infants and children with acute injuries and traumatic injuries to the lower extremities and face as well as non-traumatic conditions such as complicated wounds, masses and congenital deformities (including feet). The clinic also provides a multi-disciplinary approach to craniofacial deformities. In addition we provide a comprehensive evaluation and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with congenital vascular anomalies and birthmarks.
Procedures performed or problems diagnosed and treated:
- Trauma-related injuries
- Face and lower extremity lacerations
- Burn, wound and scar management
- Complicated wounds
- Congenital deformities involving lower extremities
- Facial trauma including facial fractures
- Cleft lip and palate
- Ear reconstruction
- Skin lesion
- Craniofacial reconstructive surgery
- Congenital and acquired abnormalities
- Trauma injuries
- Vascular anomalies
- Facial paralysis
- Vascular malformations (venous, arterial, lymphatic)
- Port wine stains
- Sturge-Weber Syndrome
- Laser and surgical excision
- Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome
- Hemifacial microsomia
- Treacher Collins Syndrome
- Pierre Robin
- Apert Syndrome
- Fibrous dysplasia
Information for referral sources:
- Pre-authorization is required by some insurance plans.
- To avoid unnecessary testing, have the family bring relevant medical records, test results and X-rays to the appointment.
- Diagnosis, evaluation and recommended treatment information is provided promptly to the referring physician.
Please provide the following when calling to schedule a patient for a diagnostic examination:
- Patient name and date of birth
- Probable diagnosis
- Insurance/referral information
- Physician clinical findings or symptoms which caused the patient to visit physician
- Results from other completed examinations
Why Children's Medical Center?
- The multidisciplinary craniofacial employees and medical staff members provide a coordinated approach for treatment of craniofacial abnormalities.
- Early intervention with a pre-surgical orthopedic appliance is provided to prepare infants with cleft lip/palate for surgery.