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About Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an internationally recognized leader in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Our multidisciplinary team of experts provides each and every patient with the best and most individualized treatment options available.

We offer a full range of services including cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, wound care and burn care. Our personalized services are offered in a safe and caring environment, taking advantage of the full range of services of a top-ranked medical and research center.

Our mission is clear:

  • To provide the highest quality plastic and reconstructive surgical care to patients in need;
  • To further the science and art of plastic surgery through research;
  • To provide the highest level of education for students, residents, and fellows in plastic surgery.

Why Brigham and Women's for Cosmetic or Reconstructive Surgery?

  • Deep expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery. One of the most experienced plastic surgical teams in the nation. We perform over 13,000 cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for thousands of patients every year.
  • Our heritage of excellence beginning with Joseph E. Murray, MD, who established the first formal plastic surgery program in Boston in 1967 and went on to win a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1990.
  • Multi-disciplinary team approach to care based on each patient's unique situation.
  • Internationally recognized surgeons who are faculty at Harvard Medical School.
  • Life-transforming and groundbreaking surgeries such as facial and hand transplants.
  • Surgery and patient care offered in a safe hospital environment with all emergency and backup services immediately available.
  • Full range of services from surgery to non-surgical interventions to skin care products.
  • A personal touch. We work with you to provide the consult you need to make the right surgical decision.
  • Patient care delivered with the compassion, dignity, and comfort that you deserve.
  • Multiple locations offering you optimal convenience.

Our Medical Staff


For over a century, a leader in patient care, medical education and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery.

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