By the Numbers

* "By the Numbers" data for January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022, in line with the last U.S. News and World Report Survey 

  • High-volume craniosynostosis surgical program, averaging 100+ craniosynostosis surgical repairs annually
  • Blood transfusion rates for these surgeries down to 11% from national averages of greater than 75%, while also lowering the number of patients who require ICU care
    after surgery
Craniofacial outcomes graphic.

Awards and Achievements

  • ACPA Approved Cleft Team and Craniofacial Team
  • Received a grant to explore nonopioid pain management in pediatric patients using the long acting numbing medication Exparel
  • National presenters at the American Academy of Pediatrics on Head Shape and Craniosynostosis

Craniofacial Director

Sagar Mehta, M.D."We are on the leading edge when it comes to taking care of our maxillofacial patients, providing unique, individualized solutions for complex problems."

Sagar Mehta, M.D.
Plastic surgeon, Arkansas Children's Hospital
Chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery 
Craniofacial team director
Assistant professor of surgery, University of 
Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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