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    Plastic Surgery

    Chief: Henry C. Vasconez, MD, FACS, William S. Farish, Endowed Chair

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Division of Plastic Surgery provides evaluation and treatment for adult and pediatric patients who are candidates for reconstructive or aesthetic surgery. The faculty performs surgical treatment for congenital anomalies, breast deformities, upper and lower extremity problems, complex wounds, maxillofacial injuries, thermal burns, facial restoration and cosmetic enhancement.

    At Kentucky Children's Hospital, pediatric plastic surgeons utilize the most advanced procedures and technology to provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for congenital and developmental anomalies of the head, neck and hand. Our fellowship trained pediatric plastic surgeons have vast experience treating children with a wide variety of plastic surgical issues. We offer a full range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries on the skull, ear, nose, breast and other body parts.

    For patient appointments: 859-323-8082   Fax: 859-257-5901


  • Specialties

    • Abdominal wall reconstruction
    • Acquired deformities resulting from trauma (such as MVAs and burns), treatment for tumors (from cancer and neurofibromatosis) or growth disturbances as a result of radiation treatment.
    • Body contouring surgery with the removal and transfer of body fat.
    • Burn and wound care.
    • Craniofacial surgery to repair craniosynostosis, plagiocephaly (flat head), cleft lip and palate, cranial vault deformities and facial abnormalities.
    • Hand surgery for trauma, ganglion cysts, treatment of simple birth differences, and complex congenital and acquired problems, such as peripheral nerve compressive syndromes and replantation.
    • Lower extremity surgery, reconstructive surgery, carpal tunnel syndrome and Dupuytren's contracture.
    • Pediatric plastic surgery for reconstructing and restoring ear, nose, breast, hand, foot and birthmark differentiation acquired through traumatic injuries, cancers and other medical problems to a more normal state.
    • Prenatal counseling for parents with children diagnosed with congenital abnormalities found in utero.
    • Reconstructive procedures for the face, hands, breast, head/neck and scars.
    • Vascular abnormalities such as AV malformations, hemangiomas and lymphatic malformations.
  • Programs/centers/facilities

    Craniofacial Clinical Service

  • Clinic locations 

  • Kentucky Clinic
    First Floor, Wing C, Room E101
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

    Call 859-323-8082
    Fax 859-257-5901


    Cosmetic Surgery Associates

    UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
    Suite 303
    125 E. Maxwell St.
    Lexington KY 40508-2678

    Call 859-257-7171

  • Mailing address

    Department of Surgery
    Division of Plastic Surgery
    Kentucky Clinic, K454
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536