George Kamel, M.D.
Dr. Kamel is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with specialized training in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery. He diagnoses and treats patients with complex facial deformities, including craniosynostosis, cleft lip and palate, facial fractures, facial nerve paralysis, and microtia as well as hand anomalies, vascular malformations, and congenital breast conditions. In addition, he provides the latest techniques in aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body.
As a pediatric plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamel routinely performs complex craniofacial reconstruction on the face, including the lip, palate, nasal reconstruction, and cranium resulting from birth defects, cancer treatments, or traumatic injuries and uses cutting edge 3-D technology to help reconstruct and restore normal tissue. As an expert in the treatment of patients with cleft lip and palate malformations, Dr. Kamel leads a multidisciplinary cleft and craniofacial team. He has authored papers on clinical outcomes as well as techniques for patients with cleft lip and palate.
Dr. Kamel earned his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and completed his general surgery and plastic surgery training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. He also completed a research fellowship at Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital at the Center for Regenerative Medicine where he helped advance the scientific knowledge of facial morphogenesis and in elucidating the genetic mechanisms behind cleft lip and palate. His research was awarded a prestigious grant from the Plastic Surgery Foundation, and he has presented his work at numerous national conferences.
Dr. Kamel has served on numerous American Society of Plastic Surgeons committees and has authored many publications and book chapters on plastic surgery techniques. He has been invited to present his research at national and international conferences.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301