Albert
S.
Woo
MD
Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery Hasbro Children's Hospital

Primary Location

Lifespan Physician Group,Plastic Surgery
2 Dudley St
Ste 180
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 
401-444-2299
Fax: 
401-444-2924
Children's Neurodevelopment Center
335R Prairie Avenue
Suite 1A
Providence, RI 02905
United States
401444-5685
401-444-6115

Albert S. Woo, MD, FACS is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has over a decade of experience in the specialized team care of patients with craniofacial anomalies and cleft deformities. He is the Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Currently an Associate Professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, he was recruited from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Woo’s clinical interests include the surgical treatment of patients with craniosynostosis, complex and syndromic craniofacial abnormalities, and cleft deformities. In particular, he is a nationally regarded expert in Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery, having performed over 100 such procedures over his career, with numerous papers and national presentations on the subject.  He is a strong advocate of the multidisciplinary team and works very closely with his neurosurgery colleague, Dr. Petra Klinge, to provide the best and safest possible care for patients with craniosynostosis.  He is also recognized for having developed a new surgical technique for cleft palate repair.

With more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Woo remains committed not only to clinical excellence but also to performing research in the treatment of craniofacial anomalies.  He earned his medical degree at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and completed his residency in plastic surgery at Rhode Island Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.

Dr. Woo currently is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the American Associate of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including recognition by Best Doctors in America since 2011 and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors.

Specialties

Plastic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

Blepharoplasty
Botox
Cleft Lip & Palate
Cosmetic Laser
Cosmetic Surgery
Craniofacial Plastic Surgery
Craniosynostosis
Facial Reconstructive Surgery
Ocular Facial Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Education

Medical School:Brown University, Alpert School of Medicine
Residency:Rhode Island Hospital, Providence
Fellowship:University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Meet Dr. Albert Woo