Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery:The field of Plastic Surgery ranges from breast reconstruction and wound healing to the treatment of scars and wrinkles. Plastic Surgery researchers study the effects of aging and disease on human tissue, new kinds of bandages to improve the treatment of battlefield and
Reconstructive Surgery, which involves the restoration of form and function in any area of the body. This might include repairing a hole left when a bone tumor is removed, reconstructing a breast following a mastectomy and reforming connections of a reattached limb.
Microsurgery, in which surgeons reattach tiny pieces of tissue taken from a donor or from another part of a patient’s body, as with a skin graft. The Surgery pecializes in the reconnection of nerves, muscles, and blood vessels.
Hand surgery, including treatment of acute and chronic hand and upper limb problems, such as carpal tunnel surgery and brachial plexus repair.
Cosmetic (or Aesthetic) surgery, such as breast reduction or augmentation, liposuction, facelifts, and skin treatments.
Craniofacial surgery, a major component of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, for children born with abnormalities of the face or head, from craniosynostosis (improper development of the skull bones) to cleft palate to jaw reconstruction.