Skip Navigation
Search Menu
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Print This Page

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

For people facing the need for reconstructive surgery due to a congenital condition, or as an aftereffect of surgery or trauma, the department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery offers innovative treatments delivered with compassionate care.

Whether you are seeking to address issues arising from cancer, traumatic head injuries or conditions such as cleft lip and palate, Bell’s palsy or Dupuytren’s contracture, we have a specialist who can help improve function, mobility, appearance and overall quality of life. Our surgeons treat both adults and children. They also specialize in the most advanced reconstructive transplant procedures, including arm, hand and face transplants.

meet our surgeons

Meet Our Surgeons

Our experts specialize in a wide variety of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Meet our surgical teams.

reconstructive surgery

Reconstructive Surgery

See how our team approach helps restore appearance, functionality and mobility. Learn more.



Learn more about our innovative residency and fellowship programs. View our educational opportunities.

Joy Lambert

Joy's Story
CFOX45 Reporter Joy Lambert turned to Johns Hopkins when it was time for her preventative double mastectomy. Read Joy's story.

lymphedema patient

Lymphedema: What Are Your Surgical Options?
Dr. Oluseyi Aliu explains the stages and surgical options for lymphedema.



Novel Surgical Technique Spurs Clinical Innovation in Craniofacial Reconstruction

A unique collaboration between neurosurgeon Judy Huang and craniofacial plastic surgeon Chad Gordon has given rise to a revolutionary technique, known as pericranial-onlay cranioplasty. Read more

More Women over 65 are Choosing Reconstruction After Mastectomy for Breast Cancer

Dr. Gedge Rosson discusses the latest finding from a Johns Hopkins study. Listen to the podcast

#TomorrowsDiscoveries: MileMarker Improving Resident Performance – Scott Lifchez, M.D., FACS

Dr. Scott Lifchez and other faculty members have developed a one-minute assessment that is used to rate a resident’s performance after every surgery on any mobile device. Watch the video »

Testing New Composite to Fill Surgical Cavities

Surgeon Justin Sacks and resident Sashank Reddy will be testing a new surgical material that can be custom fit and encourages new tissue growth. Read more »

New Computer-Based Technology May Improve Facial Transplantation

The unique CAPE system may help improve the form, appearance and function of facial transplantation. Read more »

Q&A: Penile Transplantation

Johns Hopkins experts Carisa Cooney and Richard Redett discuss their attempt at the first penis transplant in the U.S. Read more »