Woo Appointed Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Albert S. Woo, MD, has been named chief of pediatric plastic surgery and director of the Cleft Palate Craniofacial Institute at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
“Albert’s leadership has been instrumental in the development of the plastic surgery program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital,” said Susan Mackinnon, MD, Shoenberg Professor and chief, division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. “His skills and strengths regarding complex craniofacial reconstruction are recognized by colleagues across the medical center and he is a nationally recognized authority on complex craniofacial problems.”
Dr. Woo’s clinical interests lie in craniofacial surgery, cleft lip, facial reconstruction and cosmetic procedures. He is an assistant professor of surgery, division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Woo earned a medical degree from Brown Medical School in 1999, where he also completed residencies in general surgery (2002) and plastic surgery (2005). After completing a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2006, Dr. Woo joined the faculty at the School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
“Albert is an outstanding surgeon with a commitment to caring for kids,” said Dr. Mackinnon. “This is a well deserved appointment.”