Steven J. Kasten, MD, MHPE., serves as a Clinical Professor in the Section of Plastic Surgery. He is a Michigan native, received his MD from The University of Michigan and his Masters in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed residency training in plastic surgery at the University of Michigan and is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is Surgeon-in-Chief at Mott Children’s Hospital, Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Surgery as well as the Institutional Laser Safety Officer. Clinically he is the Director of the Vascular Anomalies Program and the Associate Director of the Craniofacial Anomalies Program.
Dr. Kasten serves as a senior oral examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is past president of the Michigan Academy of Plastic Surgeons. He is also an active member or committee member/chair in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association, Plastic Surgery Research Council and the American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons.
Clinical Specialization: Dr. Kasten specializes in pediatric and craniofacial plastic surgery, including cleft lip and palate, vascular anomalies, facial/cranial reconstruction after trauma and cancer resection, and general pediatric plastic surgery. He is Director of the Vascular Anomalies Team and Associate Director of the Craniofacial Anomalies Program.