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Albert S Woo, MD

Dr. Woo is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery. He is Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery and the Director of the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Clinic at St. Louis Children's Hospital. His practice includes the treatment of both adults and children for cleft lip and palate disorders, reconstruction for craniosynostosis and other facial/skull malformations, treatment of moles and vascular malformations, hand surgery including fused fingers (syndactyly) and multiple fingers (polydactyly), ear reconstruction for children with abnormal or absent ears, facial trauma reconstruction, facial palsy and facial paralysis. Dr. Woo is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of Plastic/Recon Surg
40
Male
Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery - certified
Plastic Surgery-Pediatric
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Siteman Cancer Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

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1 Children's Place
Suite 1A
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.362.7388
  
Center For Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place Suite 6G
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.362.7388
  
1020 North Mason Road
Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63141
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Education

Medical School: Brown University Rhode Island
Internship: Brown University Rhode Island
Residency: Brown University Rhode Island
Fellowship: University of Washington Seattle

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Health Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Home State-MC+
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to Medicare
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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The motor nerve to the masseter muscle: An anatomic and histomorphometric study to facilitate its use in facial reanimation.Borschel GH, Kawamura DH, Kasukurthi R, Hunter DA, Zuker RM, Woo AS.J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21992936
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsEndoscopically assisted versus open repair of sagittal craniosynostosis: the St. Louis Children's Hospital experience.Shah MN, Kane AA, Petersen JD, Woo AS, Naidoo SD, Smyth MD.J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Aug;8(2):165-70.

PMID:
21806358
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe use of Integra(®) bilaminar dermal regeneration template in apert syndactyly reconstruction: A novel alternative to simplify care and improve outcomes.Jung JJ, Woo AS, Borschel GH.J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Jan;65(1):118-21. Epub 2011 Jul 19.

PMID:
21775231
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsVideofluoroscopic and nasendoscopic correlates of speech in velopharyngeal dysfunction.Lipira AB, Grames LM, Molter D, Govier D, Kane AA, Woo AS.Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2011 Sep;48(5):550-60. Epub 2010 Aug 13.

PMID:
20815707
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsCreation of a vascularized composite graft with acellular dermal matrix and hydroxyapatite.Woo AS, Jang JL, Liberman RF, Weinzweig J.Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Jun;125(6):1661-9.

PMID:
20517089
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsComparison of perceptions and treatment practices between neurosurgeons and plastic surgeons for infants with deformational plagiocephaly.Lee A, Van Pelt AE, Kane AA, Pilgram TK, Govier DP, Woo AS, Smyth MD.J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Apr;5(4):368-74.

PMID:
20367342
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAdverse facial edema associated with off-label use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in cranial reconstruction for craniosynostosis. Case report.Shah MM, Smyth MD, Woo AS.J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Mar;1(3):255-7.

PMID:
18352773
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe importance of the retaining ligamentous attachments of the forehead for selective eyebrow reshaping and forehead rejuvenation.Sullivan PK, Salomon JA, Woo AS, Freeman MB.Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jan;117(1):95-104. Erratum in: Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Apr;117(4):1376-80.

PMID:
16404255
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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