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  • Plastic Surgery

  • Plastic surgery specialists at Lifespan provide a full range of plastic surgical services, including: 

    • general reconstruction
    • cosmetic surgery
    • craniofacial surgery
    • maxillofacial surgery
    • breast reconstruction
    • hand surgery
    • microvascular surgery

    Areas of special expertise include: 

    • craniofacial and congenital facial deformities
    • breast reconstruction
    • cosmetic surgery
    • acute hand trauma and reconstruction after injuries (industrial and workers' compensation), 
    • burn care
    • complex facial bone fractures, and 
    • lower extremity reconstruction.

    At Rhode Island Hospital alone, more than 3,000 OR cases each year require plastic surgery expertise. The department includes the Craniofacial / Maxillofacial Service, for in-depth  treatment of traumatic and congenital deformities of the head and neck, a busy hand and microvascular service, and research in the areas of  tissue expansion and breast reconstruction. The Brown University Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, based at Rhode Island Hospital, is the oldest training program in New England. 

    For more information about plastic surgery services, please call 401-444-4188.