Welcome to the Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute

Having a new baby can be an exciting time for families.  Bringing a new baby home is always a challenge, as schedules change to welcome the new baby.  For families of newborns with a congenital facial difference, the challenge includes finding specialists that can provide care for the family.

Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute, will assist you with obtaining the best care for your child and family.  Dr. Ha offers a full range of pediatric plastic surgery. Dr. Ha has over 20 years of experience in helping families with children who may present with; cleft lip and/or cleft palate, craniosynostosis, deformational plagiocephaly, vascular malformations, and other general plastic surgery needs.

Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute’s philosophy provides evidence-based care which allows families to make informed decisions regarding their child and the child’s surgical care. We want you to be confident in those decisions, and welcome questions during consultations.  It’s important to us that we alleviate your fears, and provide you with a clear understanding of your child’s diagnosis and what treatment options are available.

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The Highest Quality in Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Why Choose Us?

Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute offers high-quality services in a private clinic setting.  Dr. Ha has over 20 years of experience in treating children with plastic surgery diagnoses including; cleft lip and/or palate, craniofacial differences, hemangioma, vascular anomalies, ear deformities.

What Our Patients Say?

We choose Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute for EarWell© molding of our baby’s ears. It is obvious this facility not only knows this system, but also adapts the system for each baby.

Mother of Baby With Ear AbnormalitiesMother of Baby With Ear Abnormalities

Meet Dr. Ha

Richard Y. Ha, M.D.

Dr. Richard Ha is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in pediatric and craniofacial surgery.  He has two convenient office locations in both Dallas and Plano, Texas.  Dr. Ha has expertise in correcting cleft lip and cleft palate, ear construction and infant ear molding using the Earwell Correction System ™, craniosynostosis and other craniofacial anomalies, jaw distraction, surgical correction for speech disorders, facial animation for paralysis, facial trauma reconstruction, microsurgery, scar revision, and birthmark treatment.  He serves as president of the Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute and RH Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Ha received his undergraduate degree with honors from Brown University and his medical degree from Indiana University.  He completed his general surgery, plastic surgery, and craniofacial fellowship training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.  Dr. Ha has over 24 years of experience as an expert in pediatric plastic surgery.

Dr. Ha is a Clinical Instructor at UT Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery, and he is active in training residents and fellows.  He holds membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and serves on several committees.  Dr. Ha published numerous articles on many plastic and craniofacial surgery topics for peer reviewed journals and chapters in leading textbooks. He continues to lecture nationally at courses and meetings.

Dr. Has has been selected as D-Magazine Top Plastic Surgeon 2008-2017, 2023-2024 and has been recognized by US News as a Top plastic surgeon.  He has also been selected several times as Physician of the Month for the global infant Earwell Correction System. ™ which is used to nonsurgically correct in a painless way infant ear deformities in the first 3 weeks of life.

About Our Philosophy:

Dr. Ha understands that each pediatric patient is unique. He draws upon his background as an artist and his experience to restore form and function in a naturally aesthetic manner.

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