Experience the Blessing Difference: Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Plastic and reconstructive surgery for children can improve function, appearance and quality of life by addressing developmental and congenital conditions, or injuries. At Blessing, Arshad Muzaffar, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, provides expert, specialized care focused on kids.

Board certified in plastic surgery and hand surgery and fellowship trained in pediatric Craniofacial and hand surgery, Dr. Muzaffar is experienced in a broad range of specialized surgeries including craniofacial surgery and hand surgery. That means your child can stay conveniently close to home for many complex procedures. 

Blessing offers the only pediatric hand surgery service in our immediate region.

Dr. Muzaffar and our sensitive, attentive team offer warm, personal care to ease any anxiety. Our goal is to deliver exceptional care that meets your child's individual needs.

Conditions We Treat​​​​

Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery

Craniofacial surgery is a series of procedures of the skull and face to correct developmental or congenital conditions such as cleft lip and palate and syndromes that affect other facial areas.

With extensive experience in pediatric craniofacial surgery, Arshad Muzaffar, MD, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, performs many delicate and specialized procedures for children with cleft and craniofacial conditions, including: 

Other Pediatric Craniofacial Conditions We Treat:

  •      22Q (velocardiofacial syndrome/ DiGeorge syndrome)

  •      Craniosynostosis

  •      Plagiocephaly and Brachycephaly

  • Head shape anomalies

  • Craniofacial Syndromes

  • Vascular anomalies

  • Facial palsy

  • Moebius syndrome

  • Romberg’s syndrome

  • Other craniofacial syndromes and anomalies

Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Blessing Health offers the only pediatric hand surgery services in our immediate region.

Arshad Muzaffar, MD, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with Blessing Health, brings expertise in a comprehensive range of hand and upper extremity conditions for adults and children. 

Fellowship trained in hand and microsurgery, Dr. Muzaffar specializes in pediatric and congenital deformities, which are the most complex problems in hand surgery. He received his hand surgery training through a fellowship at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, a specialty orthopedic hospital that has one of the busiest and best congenital hand clinics in the country.

Because of his in-depth hand training, Dr. Muzaffar is experienced in treating complex problems and in using various types of techniques in both children and adults. Plastic surgeons are experts in soft tissue surgery, which includes delicate nerves, tendons, blood vessels. 

Dr. Muzaffar trained with plastic surgeons and orthopedic surgeons so he brings his extensive knowledge in each discipline to all aspects of hand surgery. 

Dr. Muzaffar treats the whole spectrum of hand and upper extremity acquired issues, congenital conditions and complex, trauma-related injuries.

When appropriate, Dr. Muzaffar partners with other specialists to ensure the most comprehensive care. 

Pediatric hand and upper extremity conditions we treat

Other Pediatric Plastic Surgery Treatments

In addition to pediatric craniofacial surgery and hand surgery, Dr. Muzaffar is skilled at treating conditions that affect other parts of the body, as well. This may include correcting deformities due to burns or scars, wound reconstruction, head shape anomalies and the effects of Poland's Syndrome.

He also brings extensive experience in treating pediatric vascular anomalies  and congenital nevi.

Contact Us

To schedule a consultation or to request more information please fill out this form and one of our team members will be in touch with you or please call us at (217) 214-6256. To learn more about our plastic and reconstructive services click here.