Lurie Children's Welcomes New Division Head of Plastic Surgery

Arun K. Gosain, MD, joined Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as Division Head of Plastic Surgery on July 1, 2012. He comes from Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland where he served as Division Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Director of Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic and Director of Vascular Anomalies Clinic. He additionally served as the Vice Chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Case School of Medicine and Program Director of Plastic Surgery Residency.
“We are very excited for Dr. Gosain to join us and build a preeminent center for craniofacial and vascular anomalies at Lurie Children’s,” says Marleta Reynolds, MD, Department Head of Pediatric Surgery at Lurie Children’s and Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Earlier in his career Gosain was the Associate Program Director of Plastic Surgery Residency and then became Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  From 2003-2006 he was the Section Chief, Plastic Surgery/Director, Surgical Practice Unit at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and in 2004 became the Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Plastic Surgery until 2006.            
Gosain has held prominent leadership roles in many professional organizations, including American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), and American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons. His pursuits in lab and clinical research have resulted in hundreds of peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and presentations at national and international meetings.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, is a 23-story, state-of-the-art hospital located in downtown Chicago on the campus of its academic partner, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Lurie Children’s is ranked as one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals in the U.S.News & World Report 2013-14 Honor Roll rankings. Lurie Children’s provides pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. The hospital relies on philanthropic support to care for more than 149,000 children each year.

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