Charitable Organizations

Spotlight on Facial Plastic Surgery Charitable Organizations

Many facial plastic surgeons dedicate their time and expertise to a broad range of charities. Here are a few that our doctors support:

The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only international organization devoted solely to combating the world's most common cancer — skin cancer. This group set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention and the need for early detection and prompt, effective treatment. Visit The Skin Cancer Foundation's website to learn more.

The R.O.S.E. (Regaining One's Self-Esteem) Fund was chartered in 1992 to break the cycle of domestic violence and teen dating violence and abuse. This organization helps raise money for women who have escaped from abusive relationships. Learn more about The R.O.S.E. Fund here.

The Children's Burn Foundation offers support services and reconstructive treatment to children and teens aged 18 and younger with severe burns. This foundation also provides innovative fire and burn prevention programs to schools and public safety officials in the United States and abroad. To learn more about The Children's Burn Foundation, go to their website.

little baby face foundationThe Little Baby Face Foundation transforms the lives of children born with facial deformities through corrective surgery. Surgeons and medical professionals in New York City volunteer their time to provide medical care and corrective surgeries (including cleft lip and palate, ear deformity and facial lesion repair) to children in financial need. To learn more about the mission of The Little Baby Face Foundation, visit the organization's website.

skin cancer foundationSmile Train provides free cleft palate surgery for poor children in developing countries, and free cleft-related surgical training for their local doctors. Visit their website to get on track with Smile Train.


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    Yael Halaas, MD, FACS

    60 E. 56th Street
    3rd Floor
    New York, NY 10022
    (877) 831-4250


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    Lloyd D. Landsman, MD

    994 Jericho Turnpike
    Suite 102
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631) 864-4111


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    Mune Gowda, MD

    3270 West Big Beaver
    Suite 415
    Troy, MI 48084
    248-305-8400