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Our Treatments and Procedures

Some of the conditions we treat and procedures we perform can be found in the following categories:

  • Aesthetic plastic surgery
  • Breast reconstruction surgery
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Head and neck cancer and general reconstructive surgery
  • Pediatric plastic surgery
  • Skin care
  • Body contouring surgery after weight loss

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Procedures performed include:

  • BOTOX® injections
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift
  • Breast reduction
  • Brow and forehead lift (browlift)
  • Ear surgery (otoplasty)
  • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Face lift (rhytidectomy)
  • Facial implants
  • Forehead lift (browlift)
  • Laser hair removal
  • Lip augmentation
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Post-bariatric (body contouring surgery after significant weight loss)
  • Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty)
  • Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)

Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Procedures performed include:

  • Breast reconstruction
  • Free transverse rectus abdominus muscle (TRAM)
  • Pedicled TRAM
  • Latissimus
  • Implant (tissue expander)
  • Nipple reconstruction
  • Nipple tattoo

Hand and Wrist Surgery

Conditions and injuries treated include:

  • Amputation and prosthetics
  • Animal bites
  • Arthritis: base of the thumb
  • Arthritis: MP joint
  • Arthritis: osteoarthritis
  • Arthritis: rheumatoid
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital differences
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Cumulative trauma disorder
  • DeQuervain’s tendonitis
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Extensor tendon injuries
  • Flexor tendon injuries
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Hand fractures
  • Hand infections
  • Hand surgery anesthesia
  • Kienbocks disease
  • Lawnmower / snowblower injuries
  • Nailbed injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
  • Replantation
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Scaphoid non-union
  • Systemic diseases
  • Tendon transfer surgery
  • Thumb sprains
  • Transplantation
  • Trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis)
  • Vascula​r disorders
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist fractures
  • Wrist sprains

Head and Neck Cancer, and General Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures performed and conditions and injuries treated include:

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Breast reduction
  • Chest wall reconstruction
  • Deviated septum
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Lower extremity reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Mole removal
  • Nose and facial fractures
  • Oral cancer
  • Scar revision
  • Skin cancer

Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Procedures performed and conditions and injuries treated include:

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Ear pinning (otoplasty)
  • Congenital nevi (moles)
  • Vascular malformations
  • Hemangioma and other birthmark removal (port-wine stains, strawberry marks)
  • Pediatric and congenital hand surgery

Skin Care

A full-time aesthetician is available to provide skin care consultations and perform a wide range of facial aesthetic services including:

  • Microdermabrasion
  • SilkPeel™
  • NIA24™
  • Specialty facials
  • Permanent makeup for eyebrows, eyelids, and lips

The Department also offers the Obagi® Skin Care System line of skin care products.

Body Contouring Surgery through the UPMC Life After Weight Loss Program

The UPMC Life After Weight Loss Program specializes in body contouring and lifestyle and nutritional counseling for long-term weight loss success.

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