About Mercy

Craniofacial and Children's Reconstructive Surgery

The Center for Craniofacial and Children's Reconstructive Surgery is a team of doctors and other health care professionals committed to providing diagnosis, treatment, education and support to patients and families. The need to seek treatment at the Center may be due to a birth defect or could be the result of a head or facial injury.

Dr. Maurice

Dr. Samuel Maurice, M.D., FACS

The team is led by a craniofacial (head and face) surgeon, Samuel Maurice, M.D. Other members of the team include doctors and clinicians from specialties such as:

  • otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat)
  • neurosurgery (brain, spinal cord, nerves)
  • pediatrics (children)
  • dentistry (teeth)
  • nurses, speech therapists and social workers


(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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