Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Your interest in or need for plastic or reconstructive surgery may result from many factors, including serious illness, traumatic injury, congenital differences, scarring, problems with previous procedures, desire to change your appearance and more.

Expert Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Close to Home

Choose the highly trained specialists at OU Health in Oklahoma City for the advanced plastic and reconstructive surgery procedures that can help you gain or regain as much function as possible while enhancing your confidence and quality of life.

If you live in Oklahoma or the surrounding region, you can rely on OU Health for top-quality advanced surgical repair or reconstruction and cosmetic procedures – some available in the area only at OU Health – to improve a wide range of conditions resulting from:

  • Burns
  • Cancer, such as breast, skin, head and neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis
  • Cleft and craniofacial concerns, including craniosynostosis (skull growth issues)
  • Complex health conditions or previous procedures that need revision
  • Congenital and non-congenital differences
  • Maxillofacial issues relating to the jaws and face
  • Pediatric and vascular tumors
  • Pigmented lesions
  • Traumatic injury
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Find out more about your options for plastic and reconstructive surgery and make an appointment with one of our specialists.

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Reconstructive Surgery

The art and science of reconstructive surgery sits at the heart of plastic surgery and grew from efforts of wartime surgeons to rebuild the faces of severely injured soldiers. Since World War I, new generations of surgeons continuously developed and improved the innovative skills and techniques you benefit from today.

At OU Health, you’ll find the experts and specialists who perform a variety of reconstructive surgery procedures, including:

  • Congenital / pediatric reconstructive surgery – Care from birth through adulthood for the entire spectrum of congenital and non-congenital differences

  • Cancer-related (oncologic) surgery – Multidisciplinary collaboration and care for the primary cancer condition, with surgical reconstruction of surrounding hard and soft tissues to return as much function as possible in each specific situation

  • Trauma reconstructive surgery – Reconstruction and repair of hard and soft tissues of the body for survivors of complex injuries ranging from dog attacks to high-speed motor vehicle accidents or previous procedures requiring revision

  • Trunk reconstructive surgery – Multidisciplinary collaboration for complex situations involving tissue removal from the chest, abdomen and pelvic area, as well as management of these complicated conditions

  • Burn reconstructive surgery – Specialized procedures, including microsurgery, for complicated burn injuries and scarring that can distort typical tissues and structures, such as the mouth and hands, to achieve the best possible outcome

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Take advantage of innovative procedures to restore facial function and appearance as you recover from facial trauma or disease. Learn more about the latest facial plastic and reconstructive surgery treatments and services performed by board-certified specialists at OU Health in Oklahoma City.

Cosmetic Surgery & Cosmetic Procedures – Nonsurgical

Revive your natural appearance, improve function and give your confidence a boost with medical cosmetic services and care. Explore the wide range of cosmetic surgery and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures available at OU Health.

Preparing for Facial, Plastic, Reconstructive or Cosmetic Surgery

To ensure you get the greatest benefit from your facial, plastic, reconstructive or cosmetic procedure, learn how to prepare for plastic or cosmetic surgery, including a pre-operative assessment.

Research & Clinical Trials

Ask your physician about participating in a research-focused clinical trial if your situation corresponds to ongoing plastic surgery-related projects at OU Health. Current research topics include congenital anomalies, cancer reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, cleft and craniosynostosis conditions, virtual surgery, augmented reality, advanced imaging and 3D printing.

Your Expert Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Team

When you choose OU Health, you’ll collaborate with our skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeons who also serve as members of the University of Oklahoma faculty and bring their hands-on fellowship specialty training and plastic surgery residency experience to your care.

That means you benefit from their extensive expertise, which translates into the highest level of plastic and reconstructive surgery services and treatments in Oklahoma and the surrounding region.

  • The Cleft and Craniofacial Center, busiest in the region and led by one of the most experienced surgeons in the country for management of pediatric cleft and craniofacial issues, includes the only comprehensive multidisciplinary group of specialized physicians in Oklahoma.

  • You benefit from our thorough approach, where your plastic surgery team interacts with every health service at OU Health to aid reconstruction of the most complex situations.

  • Your personal doctor may be one of the many physicians across Oklahoma who refer their patients to our skilled and experienced team, especially to manage complicated abdominal wall hernias by offering multiple techniques such as muscle flaps and the use of prosthetic materials.

  • Every member of the OU Health plastic surgery team has worked in burn units and managed acute and chronic burn wounds. You’ll collaborate with surgeons who hold specialized training beyond plastic surgery—including hand, cranio-maxillofacial and microsurgery techniques.

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