Thomas J. Sitzman, MD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Surgery

Phone: 513-636-2705


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Pediatric plastic surgery; quality improvement; outcomes research


Thomas Sitzman, MD, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Virginia in 2001. He obtained his medical degree from Duke University, where he conducted research on the genetics of craniofacial anomalies. Dr. Sitzman completed an integrated residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. While in residency he received a grant from the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation to support his work in detection of tissue ischemia.

Dr. Sitzman completed a fellowship in pediatric plastic surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. During his fellowship he obtained advanced training in management of cleft lip and palate, facial reanimation, traumatic and congenital deformities of the upper and lower extremity, sarcoma reconstruction, and brachial plexus reconstruction.

Joining Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 2012, Dr. Sitzman is a key member of the quality improvement efforts within the Department of Surgery. He has an active practice in plastic surgery at Cincinnati Children’s.

Education and Training

MD: Duke University, Durham, NC, 2006.

Residency: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2011.

Fellowship: Pediatric Plastic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, 2012.


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