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Pediatric Plastic Surgery in Spain

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Spain performing Pediatric Plastic Surgery.
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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at HM Hospitales

Quirón Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quirón Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital 400 has certified physicians from all medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Hospital Quirón Madrid

Listed plastic surgeons:

Dr. Julio Acero

Head of Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. José Luis Martín Del Yerro

Head of Division of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

All Chiron hospitals have units Plastic, Reconstructive and composed of specialized medical professionals recognized by the SECPRE (Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Hospital General de Catalunya

idcsalud Hospital General de Catalunya provides medical services in over 25 specialties, being one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in Europe, with an excellent medical care capacity to carry out complex surgeries and medical conditions.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at HGC

Hospital Quirón Valencia

Quirón Hospital of Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Hospital Quirón Valencia

Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

A modern (opened in 2007), general, private hospital located in Madrid, part of the NISA group of hospitals. The international patients department can assist patients with accomodation and trasportation, and can communicate in English as well as in Spanish.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava is a modern medical facility with over 250 medical specialists, offering medical, surgical, aesthetic, cosmetic and rehabilitation treatments in the relaxing tourism town of Palamos, Costa Brava.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Cirumed Clinic

The surgeons at Cirumed Clinic Marbella all hold academic positions at the department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery of Hospital Quiron Malaga - Spain's largest private hospital. The clinic offers the full range of cosmetic surgeries.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Cirumed Clinic

3 listed plastic surgeons:

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Dr. Alexander Aslani

Director and Head of Department, Specialist Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Alexander Hamers

Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital is one of the leading medical centers in Europe for childhood and adolescence medicine and offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to health care from birth through 21 years of age.

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery is available at Barcelona Children’s Hospital

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About Pediatric Plastic Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


Who is a Pediatric Plastic Surgeon?

This is a plastic surgeon that performs surgery on children, to fix any deformities caused by injury, illness or birth defects. Pediatric plastic surgeons know how to examine and treat children in a manner that does not scare but relaxes them. Moreover, they use equipment specifically designed for children and their offices are decorated with children in mind and it commonplace to find toys, games and children books there.


What is pediatric plastic surgery?

This is plastic surgery performed on children. Most of its procedures are conducted for reconstructive or cosmetic purposes. This line may be blurred for children as most congenital deformities impair physical function as well as aesthetics.

    Pediatric plastic surgeons provide treatment for the following:
  • Birth defects of the face and skull (misshapen skull, cleft lip and palate)
  • Birth defects of the chest and limbs (misshapen breasts, webbed fingers and toes),
  • Birth defects of the ear (protruding or absent ear),
  • Injuries to the face, head, arms, hands, and legs
  • Scars and birthmarks,
  • Burns and
  • Cosmetic surgery to improve a child's self-image.

Common pediatric birth defects requiring plastic surgery
  • Cleft lip and/or palate – This birth defect causes physical side effects manifested in the underdeveloped lip and palate. Due to a host of other potential complications, these children are cared for by a team that may include plastic surgeons, speech pathologists, maxillofacial surgeons and dentists.
  • Syndactyly – This is the most common of congenital malformations affecting limbs and it is the failure of fingers or toes to differentiate into unique digits. 
  • Polydactyly – This is a birth defect affecting the limbs and manifests in the presence of extra fingers or toes at birth.
  • Positional Plagiocephaly – Plagiocephaly is the flattening of one area of the skull, especially the one babies tend to favor as they lie down. While treatment is often as simple as repositioning the baby during sleep, helmet therapy may be required in more pronounced cases. Many pediatric plastic surgeons have become familiar with helmet therapy and plagiocephaly is quite minor and easily resolved.
  • Craniosynostosis –This condition occurs when there is a premature fusing of one or more sutures in the skull.
  • Craniofacial anomalies - Includes craniosynostosis, plagiocephaly, and other syndromes which are associated with these defects.
  • Vascular anomalies – Rare vascular tumors, vascular malformations, and hemangiomas often have prominent interior bodily effects and they manifest themselves physically. Treatment is required to minimize the physical side effects of a hemangioma or vascular anomalies, and also to help in finding out why the tumor is present if it is indeed present.

What kind of training do pediatric plastic surgeons have?

Pediatric plastic surgeons are doctors who have trained for at least 4 years of medical school, 3 years of residency training in general surgery, up to 3 years of additional training in plastic surgery, additional fellowship training in pediatric plastic surgery and certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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