Point of Contact:
Leading Petty Officer
Building 3, 8th deck
Availability of Services:
Open to all TRICARE PRIME patients. Consults are required to be submitted to the clinic via CHCS. This should be specific as to request, and include height, weight and smoking status.
Scope of Care:
We offer our services to active duty, dependents and retirees with medically indicated needs for reconstructive surgery. ***Due to current deployment requirements we are not currently accepting any elective cosmetic referrals.***
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Clinic
The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth provides a full-spectrum of services that includes the reconstruction, restoration, and/or replacement of both congenital and acquired anomalies of form and function. The plastic surgery team at NMCP is committed to providing quality care, as well as quality of life, to all their patients. Plastic surgery patients at NMCP have the security and confidence that they are receiving superb care from experienced surgeons who have both the latest knowledge and extensive training in their specialties. In addition to being sure that each patient receives excellent care and treatment, the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at NMCP also offers the latest in surgical innovation and cutting-edge technology and is widely acclaimed for its diversity of services, ranging from trauma and cancer reconstruction to cosmetic and laser surgery. In fact, the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at NMCP treats many patients who have been referred by military treatment facilities from across the country, as well as around the globe.
The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic is a specialty clinic that provides inpatient and outpatient care to all eligible active duty, retirees and their dependents (beneficiaries). Services provided include surgical and non-surgical treatment of skin and soft tissue lesions, congenital craniofacial deformities including cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, facial deformities from trauma or cancer treatment, congenital and post-cancer deformities of the breast, hand and upper extremity deformities, lower extremity deformities, burns, complicated or chronic wounds, and aesthetic concerns of the face and body. To achieve access to care, all new patients are required to have a referral.
All patients needing or requesting to be evaluated by the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic require a referral. The department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery can be consulted through CHCS. In order to expedite the consultation process and to avoid disappointment for your patients we ask that you include the following criteria: * Reason for referral * Height * Weight * Smoking Statue Compliance with these criteria will reduce the likelihood that the consult will need to be resubmitted. Please note that all emergency and ASAP referrals should be discussed with the Plastic Surgeon on duty.
Craniofacial Board at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth: The Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Clinic at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth provides a comprehensive team approach to assess the needs, diagnosis and treatment of children with clefts of the lip and palate, as well as other major craniofacial anomalies. This team includes specialists in plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, otolaryngology, neurosurgery, developmental pediatrics and psychology, audiology and speech pathology, nursing, social work, and genetics. As one of the busiest military programs of its kind, the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Clinic at NMCP cares for more than 100 patients each year and provides a wide range of diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services.