Catharine B. Garland, MD  
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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Garland specializes in the treatment of infants and children, including cleft lip and palate repair, craniosynostosis (skull shape abnormalities), speech disorders (hypernasal speech), ear abnormalities and vascular anomalies (birth marks). She has additional training in craniofacial surgery, maxillofacial trauma and orthognathic (jaw) surgery. She also performs a wide range of adult reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.



American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-2376 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education


Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Residency UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Internship UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Medical School Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Garland’s research is focused on surgical outcomes in cleft and craniofacial patients. She is also interested in improving surgical education for students and residents.

PubMed Articles
Rogers-Vizena CR Sideridis GD Patel KG Garland CB Mount DL Yao CA A Competency Assessment Tool for Unilateral Cleft Lip Repair. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2020 Jul;8(7):e2954
[PubMed ID: 32802652]
Babchenko O Scott K Jung S Frank S Elmaraghi S Thiagarajasubramanian S Rendell V Poore SO Bentz ML Garland CB Resident Perspectives on Effective Surgical Training: Incivility, Confidence, and Mindset. J Surg Educ . 2020 Sep - Oct;77(5):1088-1096
[PubMed ID: 32546388]
Hesse MA Israel JS Shulzhenko NO Sanchez RJ Garland CB Siebert JW Bentz ML Williams DH Poore SO The Surgical Treatment of Adult Acquired Buried Penis Syndrome: A New Classification System. Aesthet Surg J . 2019 Aug 22;39(9):979-988
[PubMed ID: 30544206]
Garland CB Foglio A Schuster L Losee JE Neonatal Mandibular Molding for Congenital Open Bite: 10-Year Follow-Up. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2019 Aug;144(2):336e-338e
[PubMed ID: 31348395]
Babchenko O Garland CB Bentz ML Poore SO Psychological Theory as It Applies to Surgical Training. Ann Surg . 2019 May;269(5):812-814
[PubMed ID: 30614874]
Brin Hermans L Shields BE Garland CB Aagaard-Kienitz B Wargowski D Kovarik C Arkin LM Increasing Access to High Value Care: Preventing Complications in Common Disorders. Telemed J E Health . 2019 May;25(5):423-424
[PubMed ID: 30096025]
Soteropulos CE Chen JT Poore SO Garland CB Postoperative Management of Lower Extremity Free Tissue Transfer: A Systematic Review. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2019 Jan;35(1):1-7
[PubMed ID: 30085347]
Garg RK Garland CB Mount DL Babchenko O Leverson GJ Afifi AM Comparison of Outpatient and Inpatient Pediatric Rhinoplasty: Results From National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric, 2012-2014. J Craniofac Surg . 2018 Jul;29(5):1227-1232
[PubMed ID: 29608479]
Garland CB Camison L Dong SM Mai RS Losee JE Goldstein JA Variability in Minimally Invasive Surgery for Sagittal Craniosynostosis. J Craniofac Surg . 2018 Jan;29(1):14-20
[PubMed ID: 29023296]
Garg RK Afifi AM Garland CB Sanchez R Mount DL Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Consensus, Controversy, and Craniofacial Considerations. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2017 Nov;140(5):987-997
[PubMed ID: 29068938]
Ruane EJ Garland CB Camison L Fenton RA Nischal KK Pollack IF Tamber MS Grunwaldt LJ Losee JE Goldstein JA A Treatment Algorithm for Patients Presenting with Sagittal Craniosynostosis after the Age of 1 Year. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2017 Sep;140(3):582-590
[PubMed ID: 28841620]
Garland CB Pomerantz JH Regenerative strategies for craniofacial disorders. Front Physiol . 2012;3:453
[PubMed ID: 23248598]
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