Fernando Burstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

Medical Director, Center for Craniofacial Disorders
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite

Children's Physician Group-Pediatric Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Services
975 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30342

Clinical Professor
Plastic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: University of Kansas Medical Center , Kansas City, KS
Residency: General Surgery/Otolaryngology; Plastic Surgery , University of California, Los Angeles; Yale University School of Medicine ,
Fellowship: Craniofacial Surgery , University of California, Los Angeles


  • Plastic Surgery; Otolaryngology
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
  • Specialty Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications / Presentations

Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by Dr. Burstein are available at PubMed, the online database provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health publications.


  • Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Plastic Surgeon Section 2006
  • Named as one of Atlanta’s Top Physicians by Atlanta Magazine
  • Named as one of the “Best Plastic Surgeons” by Atlanta Magazine
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Professional Interests
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Craniofacial deformities
  • Hemangiomas
  • Perinatal consultation
  • Dentofacial anomalies

Privileges Egleston
Scottish Rite

Additional Information Authored/co-authored seven book chapters