About Mercy

Procedures We Offer

From traditional techniques to cutting-edge procedures, like 3D medical modeling and distractions osteogenesis, we offer a wide range of treatment options for children with craniofacial conditions.  We are committed to the highest quality of care that is performed safely and in an environment, which is comfortable for your child.  Our care is guided by the principle that children are not small adults, and care must be catered to the child and to the family.  Some of the surgeries we perform include:

  • Surgeries for craniosynostosis
    • Cranial vault reconstruction
    • Fronto-orbital advancement/reconstruction
    • Cranial vault distraction
  • Cleft lip and palate procedures
    • Cleft lip repair
    • Cleft palate repair
    • Nasoalveolar molding
    • Speech surgeries (pharyngeal flap, sphincter pharyngioplasty)
    • Alveolar bone grafting
  • Cranioplasty
    • Bone grafts
    • Prosthetics and bone substitutes
    • 3D-Modeled custom implants
  • Jaw/Midface surgeries
    • Mandibular distraction
    • Orthognathic surgery (LeFort and Sagittal Split operations)
    • Midfacial advancements
    • Genioplasty (Chin surgery)
    • 3D Modeling (CAD/CAM) reconstructions
  • Ear reconstruction
    • Reconstruction for constricted ears, lop ears, and cryptotia
    • Otoplasty for prominent ears
    • Microtia reconstruction
  • Sternocleidomastoid release for refractory congenital muscular torticollis
  • Laser treatment of port-wine stains and vascular tumors
  • Post-traumatic skull and facial deformities


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

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