Pediatric plastic surgery in Indianapolis
Pediatric plastic surgeons specialize in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery for infants, children and teens. Plastic surgery is used to correct an injury or congenital birth condition. When your child needs surgery, trust the experienced plastic surgeons at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent. We start by listening to better understand you and your child. Then, we work with you and your child’s doctor to create a surgery care plan that’s right for your child.
We understand surgery can feel scary for your child and your family. Tell us your concerns and ask us your questions — big and small. Your child’s care team takes the time to explain the procedure to you and your child. We also explain what to expect before surgery and how to care for your child after surgery.
Reconstructive plastic surgery care
Your child’s pediatric surgical care team may include pediatric plastic surgeons, anesthesiologists, surgical nurses, child life specialists and more. Pediatric surgeons specialize in advanced surgical treatments, including:
- Cleft lip and cleft palate surgery
- Ear reconstruction
- Intracranial surgery
- Jaw reconstruction
- Pharyngeal flap repair
- Plastic surgery of soft tissues
- Rhinoplasty (nose reconstruction)
- Rib grafts for head and neck reconstruction
- Skin graft
Pediatric plastic surgeons specialize in diagnosing and treating craniofacial conditions. Learn more about pediatric craniofacial care at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital.
Surgical care for teens
Plastic surgeons at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital provide personalized cosmetic surgery for teens. Common procedures include removing a birthmark or scar, smoothing acne scars, reshaping the nose, ear reshaping and more. If your teen is considering cosmetic surgery, schedule a consultation with a plastic surgeon. We answer your questions and discuss treatment options that are right for your child.
Get a second opinion from a pediatric surgeon
There’s a lot to think about when your child needs surgery and you are choosing a pediatric surgeon. Our team of highly experienced pediatric surgeons can provide you with a second opinion on surgical treatment options, so you can find the right care plan and care team for you. Your second opinion appointment gives you the opportunity to talk through all of your questions and concerns. We'll work closely with you and your child’s doctor, to deliver the care that is right for your child.
Before your appointment, check with your insurance company to find out if a second opinion is covered or required. We can request your child’s medical records from their doctor on your behalf, so that they can be shared with your care team before your arrival. If you’re looking for help with a second opinion, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital is here for you. Schedule an appointment with one of our pediatric surgeons.
Refer a patient to a pediatric surgeon
Your patients can expect compassionate, personalized care from the moment our surgeons connect with them. Our pediatric surgeons start by listening to fully understand their needs and to develop an individualized care plan. To make a doctor referral, please call 317-338-6713.
If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.