Alexander Y. Lin, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Director of St. Louis Cleft-Craniofacial Center at SSM Cardinal
Glennon Children’s Medical Center
Section Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Hospital:Saint Louis University Hospital
Undergraduate / Graduate:Stanford University
M.S. in Statistics, and A.B. in Psychology with Distinction
Medical Degree:John Hopkins School of Medicine
Residency:University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Combined General Surgery/Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh, Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Research / Interests:Cleft lips, noses, palates
Craniosynostosis and head shape problems
Craniofacial and maxillofacial congenital conditions (skull, face, jaws)

Pediatric Plastic Surgery (reconstruction of face, eyelids, ears, nose, lips)

Dr. Lin also recently received the National Endowment for Plastic Surgery

Grant for $49,698 from the Plastic Surgery Foundation to study the facial Growth of patients with cleft lip-nose-palate who received bone protein Vs. traditional bone graft.

In addition, Dr. Lin was selected as one of ‘St. Louis Business Journals’s’“40 under 40” in 2013.

Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Cleft Lip/Palate and Craniofacial
Board Certification(s):
American Board of Plastic Surgery

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