Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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The Facial Plastic & Reconstructive surgery division of OHSU brings together a team of board-certified surgeons with expertise in facial cosmetic surgery, facial reconstruction, and rehabilitation.

The decision to undergo facial plastic surgery is a very personal and important one. It is our intention to ensure that all your questions are answered completely, and that you approach surgery with the confidence and expectations born of open communication.

Goals of Cosmetic Surgery

The goal of cosmetic surgery is to help you achieve your best look with balanced, natural results. Performed by experienced surgeons, outstanding results have been overwhelmingly achieved over thousands of cosmetic surgical procedures. The purpose of this website is to provide you with information and knowledge that will guide you, as you consider cosmetic surgery.

Procedures and Services

The Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division at OHSU provides a number of services, and performs procedures to improve the look and/or function of the face and neck area. The Introduction to our services booklet (you need Adobe Reader), gives you an overview of our clinics, procedures, and considerations before surgery

Some of the procedures we offer:

  • Rhinoplasty: Creating the Nose You Always Wanted
  • Facelift Surgery: A Younger Looking You 
  • Facial fillers and neuromodulator (including Botox®)
  • Mentoplasty: Creating Facial Balance through Chin Augmentation 
  • Malar Augmentation: Highlighting the Cheeks 
  • Protruding Ears: Making Them Inconspicuous 
  • Facial Sculpting
  • Forehead Lift: An Upper Facelift 
  • Blepharoplasty: Creating Less Tired Eyes 
  • Facial Skin Resurfacing: Freshening Tired Skin 
  • Dermabrasion and Scar Revision
  • Excision: Removing Skin Cancers and moles
  • Laser Surgery: Removal of Prominent Blood Vessels 
  • Reconstruction of Facial Skin Defects
  • Peels and microdermabrasion (Medical Esthetician)
  • Broadband Light Treatment (BBL): Providing a more evenly toned look
  • Erbium YAG Tunable Laser Resurfacing (TRL):Treating fine-to-deep wrinkles

Our open house and special events give you an opportunity to meet our providers, discuss your needs, learn about plastic surgery, and to win great prizes! 

Meet our doctors

Plastic Surgery Success

The degree of success depends not just upon the surgeon's technical skills and analysis, but also upon the limitations inherent in your skin type, bone structure, healing capacity and overall health status. Our surgeons strive to understand your goals and explain realistic results and potential limitations. If any limitations exist in your case, such limitations will be discussed with you factually and honestly. Certain people may not be good candidates for surgery and may be understandably disappointed when plastic surgery is not recommended or is delayed until a more appropriate time when results might be improved.

Multi-Specialty Patient Care

OHSU’s Nasal obstruction multi-disciplinary clinic:

Since 2009, the Oregon Sinus Center and the Facial Plastic Surgery division combined strengths to create the Multi-Disciplinary Nasal Obstruction Clinic. In this clinic, the doctors in our division work with our sinus surgeons to diagnose and treat nasal airway blockage or congestion. If you are interested in learning more about our one-of-a-kind clinic, please see our Multi-Disciplinary Nasal Obstruction Clinic.

OHSU’s Facial Nerve Center:

The Facial Nerve Center offers treatments for children and adults affected by facial paralysis. Please see our Facial Nerve Center to learn more about our doctors and therapists and available treatment options.

OHSU’s Transgender Health Program:

OHSU offers adam's apple reduction, vocal surgery, facial gender-confirmation surgery, and a variety of other services and surgeries. The Transgender Health Program — THP for short — provides support, information and advocacy. They can connect you with OHSU providers who are international leaders in caring for gender-diverse patients of all ages.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Skin Care Services

Learn about skin care regimens designed just for you and our medical grade skin care lines. Our Medical Esthetician, Kay Ford, provides skin care services, such as peels, facials, cosmetics, and other more.

Please see the OHSU Skin Care page if you are interested in learning more about services, clinics, facial care, events or specials. We frequently have specials, such as from Jane Iredale, ZO skin care or PCA SKIN, and have open house and specialty care events throughout the year.

Learn more about Kay's services.

How to Make an Appointment with Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Please contact our office regarding scheduling appointments.

Phone: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Clinic 503-494-5678
Email: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Prior to scheduling an appointment, our providers often need to review chart notes related to the reason you want to be seen in order to coordinate any additional tests they may need in order to make the most of your visit.  In some cases, we will require a referral from your primary care physician.  We would be happy to discuss this with you to ensure we have all we need to expedite the scheduling process.  Please contact us by phone or email to begin the process. 

To make an appointment with our esthetician, Kay Ford, or to receive your individualized skin maintenance advice, to order products, or to receive information about any of the other services Kay provides, please call 503-494-5678. Kay sees patients at the OHSU Center for Health and Healing at the South Waterfront. Our products are available through the office or by mail order, and the order form and information is available on our skin care site.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Educational Opportunities

Each year, the division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at OHSU hosts an educational conference for doctors in practice and residents (doctors in training).  The FPRS division at OHSU hosts the Portland Aging Face course, designed to provide the newest information and training in procedures and the Portland Rhinoplasty Course on alternating years.