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Erik Wolfswinkel, M.D. (he/him)

Accepting new patients

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Special focus

  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Craniosynostosis

About me

Dr. Erik Wolfswinkel is a surgeon who specializes in pediatric plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery.

He is an expert in several other types of plastic surgery, including:

  • Adult facial reconstruction
  • Orthognathic (jaw) surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Reconstructive surgery

He is originally from New Mexico.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.A., 2009, University of California, Los Angeles
    • M.D., 2014, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency

    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2020
  • Fellowship

    • Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery, University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2021

Memberships and associations:

  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Craniofacial Surgery
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.8 out of 5 (105 Ratings, 33 Reviews)

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