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Cleft Lip Repair

Approximately 1 in 2,000 children born in the United States are born with a cleft lip.   A cleft lip with or without a cleft palate is a congenital deformity (birth defect). We call it a “deformity” and not a “defect” because there is nothing missing,…

Cleft Palate Repair

Approximately 1 in 2,000 children born in the United States are born with a cleft palate.   A cleft palate with or without a cleft  lip is a congenital deformity (birth defect). At birth, we need to make sure the baby is able to feed without…

Earwell

It is VERY IMPORTANT to get in to see Dr. Brown as early as possible.  The closer we are to your child’s date of birth, the better.   Estrogen levels are highest at birth and taper off with time.  The ear cartilage is most “moldable”…

Otoplasty

Is there something about your ears that bothers you? Do your ears stick out too far? If so, an “otoplasty” or “ear pinning” may be a solution to your problem. Our ears frame the borders of our faces so any abnormalities of our ears can become…

Pediatric Hand Surgery

Common pediatric hand problems include: Ulnar polydactyly Duplicated thumb Syndactyly Congenital trigger thumb Hand and finger injuries All of these problems can be treated with outpatient procedures. It is important that these problems be addressed in a timely fashion so as to not interfere with…

Tissue Expansion

Tissue expansion is a reconstructive technique that utilizes expansion of nearby tissue to re-surface or reconstruct a problematic area. Tissue expansion is commonly used on the scalp, breast and trunk. To learn more about breast reconstruction, see Dr. Brown’s breast reconstruction page. Non-breast tissue expansion…

Vascular Anomalies

Vascular anomalies include both vascular tumors and vascular malformations. Hemangiomas are an example of a benign vascular tumor.  Nearly all hemangiomas involute in early childhood. What most people call a “hemangioma” is usually a vascular malformation. These are malformed vessels often lead to unsightly skin…