At Methodist Children's Hospital, our skilled and compassionate plastic surgery experts understand the unique needs of our youngest patients. Our specialists are nationally recognized for treating cleft lip and cleft palate, facial nerve disorders and more. We treat every patient individually and find the right surgery plan that will help your child thrive now and in the future.

Speak to a nurse or find a specialist today. Call us at (210) 535-0355.

Conditions we treat

Methodist Children's Hospital provides plastic and reconstructive surgery services for a range of conditions, including:

  • Apert syndrome
  • Birth-related brachial plexus and nerve injuries
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Coronal synostosis
  • Craniosynostosis and craniofacial anomalies
  • Crouzon syndrome
  • Deformational plagiocephaly
  • Encephaloceles
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Hemifacial microsomia
  • Lambdoid craniosynostosis
  • Malocclusion
  • Metopic synostosis
  • Microcephaly
  • Microtia
  • Mobius syndrome
  • Pfeiffer syndrome
  • Pierre Robin syndrome
  • Posterior plagiocephaly
  • Saethre-Chotzen syndrome
  • Sagittal craniosynostosis
  • Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome
  • Treacher Collins syndrome

Craniofacial and plastic surgery treatments in San Antonio

We take a multi-specialty approach that helps ensure your child receives the most comprehensive, effective treatment. Compassionate pediatric experts from oral surgery, plastic surgery, neurological surgery and speech therapy work together to create a personalized care plan for your child. Methodist Children's Hospital also offers operating suites designed specifically for children, including specialized orthopedic surgery rooms.

Craniofacial and plastic surgery treatments we offer include:

  • Alveolar bone graft
  • Bone grafting
  • Corneal neurotization
  • Craniosynostosis repair
  • Ear molding
  • Facial reanimation
  • Helmeting
  • Nasoalveolar molding (NAM)
  • Nonalveolar molding (NAM)
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw surgery)
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Speech-language therapy
  • Surgery, including minimally invasive surgical options

Preparing for surgery

We want to make sure your child is as comfortable as possible during his or her stay. As you're preparing for your child's surgery, make sure to pack:

  • A comfort item, like a blanket or stuffed animal
  • Comfortable clothes, pajamas, slippers and socks
  • Music, movies, books and magazines
  • Pictures of friends and family
  • Snacks
  • Toys, video games and board games

Visiting Methodist Children's Hospital

Methodist Children's Hospital is located on the Methodist Hospital campus. The Methodist Children's entrance is next to the main Methodist Hospital entrance.

The pediatric surgery center is on the second floor of the children's tower. You may park in Garage 2 or use our valet service. We recommend arriving two hours prior to your child's scheduled procedure.