Plastic Surgery

Severe burns, cleft palates and facial trauma can cause your child to suffer physical and emotional pain, long after any wounds have healed. You can rely on St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program’s team of plastic surgeons to help. St. Christopher’s offers comprehensive treatment for all pediatric plastic surgical problems, including congenital anomalies, disabilities and deformities. A leader in pediatric burns, St. Christopher’s has the only dedicated pediatric burn center in the Philadelphia area.

The Plastic Surgery Program offers management of the following special pediatric plastic surgery needs:

  • Burns
  • Cleft lip/palate
  • Cosmetic issues
  • Facial trauma
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Common congenital hand malformations
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Craniofacial
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Endoscopic-assisted craniosynostosis surgery 

Our Team

St. Christopher's has a qualified team of specialists who are trained to work with the individual and unique needs of infants and children. The Plastic Surgery Program team is led by Paul Glat, M.D.  To view a list of our specialists, click here.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (215) 427-5191 or click here to visit our other locations.

St. Christopher’s Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery team specializes in the evaluation and treatment of breast conditions. 
Our five-bed burn unit is staffed by Pediatric Intensive Care doctors and nurses specializing in burn care.
St. Christopher’s specialists begin the process of correcting cleft lip & palates within the first year of your child’s life.
St. Christopher’s experienced plastic surgeons perform a wide range of cosmetic surgical procedures.
St. Christopher’s Craniofacial Program coordinates your child’s treatment with compassion, sensitivity and expertise.
St. Christopher’s provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of your child’s facial trauma.