Center for Human Appearance

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The Center for Human Appearance is unique. Founded in 1987 as the first and still the most comprehensive academically based center dedicated to the research and education of appearance related problems and quality of life.

Our core group of medical and psychological specialists:
Plastic Surgeons Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Otorhinolaryngologists Dermatologists
Oculoplastic Surgeons Psychologists

Our team works together to address both the physical and psychological aspects of appearance.  Our efforts include research and education in the areas of birth, traumatic and post tumor defects and cosmetic issues of the face, body and extremities.

Perelman School of Medicine Events

  • CHA Grand Rounds Thursday, November 11, 2021 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    Psychosocial Impacts of COVID on Cleft & Craniofacial Care

    Leanne Magee, PhD - Clinical Psychologist, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia