Children’s National Names Gary Rogers as Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

April 1, 2011

Renowned surgeon leads team specializing in plastic surgery for children

Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011

Children’s National Medical Center is pleased to announce that Gary F. Rogers, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, is Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Rogers joins Children’s National from Children’s Hospital Boston and leads a team of fellowship-trained pediatric plastic surgeons, the largest of any medical center in the mid-Atlantic region.

“We are pleased to add Dr. Rogers to our rapidly expanding team,” said Kurt Newman, MD, Senior Vice President of the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care. “His experience and innovative approach will complement our surgical team at Children’s National and benefit patients and families.”

Dr. Rogers has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed articles, has lectured internationally, and has contributed to the invention of two patented devices to treat deformational plagiocephaly. His clinical interests include craniofacial surgery (including facial trauma and reconstruction), congenital and acquired hand conditions, and plagiocephaly.

Dr. Rogers is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and he holds a subspecialty board in hand surgery (CAQHS). He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.

Each year Children’s National surgeons perform more than 15,000 surgical cases, including many on patients needing plastic and reconstructive surgery. The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Children’s National offers elite pediatric surgical services to children regionally and nationally. The team includes three pediatric plastic surgeons, specially trained to treat infants, children, and teens.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-888-884-BEAR.

For interviews, contact Emily Dammeyer, Children’s National public relations: 202-476-4500.

About Children’s National Medical Center:

Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Home to Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. With 283 beds, more than 1,330 nurses, 550 physicians, and seven regional outpatient centers, Children’s National is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington metropolitan area. Children’s National has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence that a medical center can achieve. For more information, visit http://www.ChildrensNational.org, receive the latest news from the Children’s National press room, or follow us Facebook and Twitter.


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