Mohamad Masoumy, MD
Dr. Mohamad Masoumy specializes in Craniofacial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Children’s Hospital. He is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at LSU Health. He has been part of the Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery team at Children’s Hospital since 2019 and currently serves as the service line chief.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Masoumy received his undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his medical degree from the University of Missouri. He then completed General Surgery residency training at the Medical College of Georgia and a residency in Plastic Surgery at Emory University. Dr. Masoumy completed a Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. During this time, Dr. Masoumy has been selected as a member to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. Masoumy serves as the director of the Craniofacial Center and the surgical director for the Vascular Anomalies clinic at Children’s Hospital. He treats 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, facial reanimation, eyelid reconstruction, speech surgery, bone grafting, and orthognathic surgery. He also treats patients with traumatic injuries and general plastic and reconstructive needs. Dr. Masoumy feels fortunate being able to treat children no matter the complexity given 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.
Throughout his career, Dr. Masoumy has made significant contributions to the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery through research and has authored publications in many prestigious peer reviewed journals including the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, and FACE (the official publication of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) and of the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons (ASCFS). 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 & Techniques, and Ferraro’s Fundamentals of Maxillofacial Surgery. During this time, Dr. Masoumy has also served as a quality control reviewer for Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft-focused organization.
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 rewarding and 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 also on staff at Children’s Hospital, are the parents of three children. They enjoy traveling and immersing themselves in the community and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.
- Plastic Surgery
University of Missouri, Columbia
Amer. Board of Plastic Surgery