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Meet Seun Adetayo

Dr. Adetayo is a board-certified plastic surgeon with additional specialized fellowship training in Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Craniofacial surgery. She ranked in the top 2 percentile nationally by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She combines her creativity, compassion, meticulous surgical skills, and cutting-edge techniques to help restore form and function to her patients who are affected by birth deformities or acquired injuries. She is passionate about bringing a smile back to a child’s face and hope back into an affected life. Dr. Adetayo is the Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and Professor of Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. She previously resided in Upstate New York, where she established the first-ever regional multidisciplinary Cleft-Craniofacial Center in Northeastern New York and served as the Director of the program. Under her leadership, the program received recognition as a nationally designated center caring for children with cleft and craniofacial conditions. Her creativity and versatility drew her into plastic surgery, where she could combine the art and science of medicine to restore normal form and function back to her patients needing surgical reconstruction. She treats conditions such as cleft lips, cleft palate, craniosynostosis, vascular anomalies, and other craniofacial and body deformities resulting either from birth differences or acquired injuries. She is passionate about using her artful approach and keen medical and surgical skills to improve the quality of life of her patients.

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Surgeon

Dr. Adetayo’s clinical acumen and superior surgical outcomes earned her a competitive ranking in the top 2 percentile nationally by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She founded the first-ever Pediatric Plastic Surgery Section at Albany Medical Center in 2013, as well as the first regional Cleft-Craniofacial Center in Northeastern New York in 2015. Currently, she serves as the Chair of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska and is Professor of Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Speaker

Dr. Adetayo has given over 60 presentations at regional, national, and international meetings. She recently served as a speaker for the Synthes collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Company on Improving Cultural Competence and Ethnic Diversity in Healthcare, and was one of four selected panelist speakers on the Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery International Program by L’Oreal in conjunction with Resurge International.

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Author

Dr. Adetayo's knowledge and surgical outcomes has lead to published work in over 50 published works in leading journals and texts.

Her published works include peer-reviewed publications in leading journals including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, and Journal of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, published abstracts, and book chapters.

She has authored book chapters in the latest edition of Comprehensive Cleft Care, one of the few leading authoritative volumes on Cleft and Craniofacial care, and the Family Edition to Comprehensive Cleft Care, a guide edition for patients and their families.

Community

Dr. Adetayo has served in various leadership roles including Co-President of the University of Chicago REMEDYCuba Medical Aid Mission, Chairperson of the Long Beach Rescue Mission, Co-President of the Phi Delta Epsilon Premedical Society, and Coordinator of the Chicago Local Chapter Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention program. She has been involved in medical trips to other countries including, Cuba, Haiti, Nigeria, and Peru. She works with international organizations including Rotary International and The Smile Train to improve surgical outcomes for individuals in cranial and facial reconstruction.

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