Mohamad Masoumy, MD, MS, FACS, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, specializing in craniofacial microsurgery. He treats children with facial differences, as well as patients with traumatic injuries and general plastic, aesthetic and other reconstructive needs.
Dr. Masoumy specializes in treating patients with facial differences, offering reconstruction for congenital anomalies of the skull and face. These surgeries include cleft lip and palate repair, rhinoplasty, microtia reconstruction, craniosynostosis correction, facial reanimation, eyelid reconstruction, speech surgery, bone grafting, and orthognathic surgery.
Dr. Mohamad Masoumy is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also Assistant Professor as well as Associate Program Director for the LSU Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency. Dr. Masoumy feels fortunate in being able to treat patients no matter the complexity of their needs given that the Cleft, Craniofacial and Vascular Anomalies teams he serves on at Children’s Hospital New Orleans are the largest, and most comprehensive in the area.
Fellowship-Trained Craniofacial Surgeon
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Mohamad Masoumy received his undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his medical degree from the University of Missouri.
Dr. Masoumy completed General Surgery residency training at the Medical College of Georgia and, thereafter, a residency in Plastic Surgery at Emory University. Dr. Masoumy was a Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery fellow at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. During this time, Dr. Masoumy was selected as a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. Masoumy currently serves as the co-director of the Craniofacial Center and the surgical director for the Vascular Anomalies clinic at Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Masoumy’s Clinical Research
Dr. Mohamad Masoumy has made significant contributions to the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery through research, and he has authored publications in many prestigious peer-reviewed journals.
He has contributed research to publications including the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, and FACE (the official publication of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons and of the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons). Additionally, he has authored many book chapters and been guest editor for textbooks such as Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery, The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques, and Ferraro’s Fundamentals of Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Masoumy has also served as a quality control reviewer for Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft-focused organization, which has supported safe and quality cleft care for 1.5+ million children over the course of 20 years.
Dr. Mohamad Masoumy in New Orleans
Dr. Masoumy chose to practice pediatric plastic surgery because of the lifelong relationships that develop when treating children. For Dr. Masoumy, pediatric plastic surgery is particularly rewarding in that it gives him opportunities to build trust and grow relationships with his patients and their families daily.
He and his wife Dr. Emily Masoumy, a neonatology physician, are the parents of three children. They enjoy traveling and immersing themselves in the community and culture of New Orleans, Louisiana, and the Gulf South.