Cleft & Craniofacial Center

Meet Our Team

Our surgeons are award-winning researchers, have trained doctors internationally, performed surgeries on generations of patients, and are fellowship trained at some of our countries most distinguished medical schools. 

S. Alex Rottgers, M.D. Plastic Surgery

Dr. Rottgers practices in the pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery programs and is chief of the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. His areas of special interest are vascular anomalies and in the treatment of cleft and craniofacial conditions including cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, microtia, and other abnormalities of the face and jaw.
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Ernesto Ruas, M.D. Plastic Surgery

Dr. Ruas specializes in plastic surgery and cleft and craniofacial surgery at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and is the director of plastic surgery resident education. He joined the hospital staff in 1990.
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