Research

In the Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic plastic surgeons and researchers are developing regenerative medicine-based treatments for people with congenital anomalies of the hands and face, such as microtia, cleft lip and cleft palate; burns; limb and muscle loss; facial aging; facial nerve injuries; breast cancer; and other reconstructive needs.

Read more about research in the Center for Regenerative Medicine: Plastic and Regenerative Surgery.

Surgeons in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery often play a significant role in the lives of patients affected by melanoma. These surgeons work closely with physicians from other specialties around Mayo Clinic to offer patients comprehensive medical care to meet their reconstructive and cosmetic surgical needs. Read more about research in the Melanoma Research Program: Plastic and Reconstructive Medicine.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo doctors on cosmetic surgery on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.