Amanda Gosman, M.D.


Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial


3020 Children's Way
MC 5096
San Diego, CA 92123


Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Other Languages


Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


University of Texas-Southwestern


University of Texas-Southwestern

Board Certifications

Plastic Surgery




Dr. Amanda Gosman is a board-certified plastic surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital San-Diego, an associate professor of plastic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and director of pediatric plastic surgery at UC San Diego.

She is also director of the UC San Diego Plastic Surgery Residency Program and Craniofacial Fellowship and of the Fresh Start Clinic for Craniofacial Anomalies at Rady Children's, where in addition to her busy surgical practice, she volunteers to perform free reconstructive surgery for patients at the Hospital.

Following her plastic surgery training at the University of Texas, Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center, she completed advanced training in craniofacial/ pediatric plastic surgery at UTSW and international plastic surgery with Interplast (now Resurge).

Dr. Gosman's clinical interests are cleft lip and palate surgery, pediatric and adult craniofacial surgery, microsurgical facial reanimation, breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. Her research focus is on cleft lip and palate, plastic surgery outcomes, telemedicine, and international health.

Dr. Gosman has extensive experience providing healthcare and education to underserved communities around the world. She has successfully utilized telemedicine technology to overcome logistical barriers to international healthcare and education through ConnectMed International, a non-profit organization that she founded in 2010 to provide free reconstructive surgery and education to underserved communities around the world.

Dr. Gosman has authored multiple publications and given lectures internationally on cleft lip and palate surgery, breast surgery, plastic surgery safety and outcomes, international health, and telemedicine. Additionally, she has received many awards for her commitment to improving the healthcare of children and adults in her community and around the world.


Evaluation of Ventilation Tube Placement and Long-term Audiologic Outcome in Children With Cleft Palate.
Kim E, Kanack MD, Dang-Vu MD, Carvalho D, Jones MC, Gosman AA

Health-Related Quality-of-Life Instruments for Pediatric Patients with Diverse Facial Deformities: A Systematic Literature Review.
Tapia VJ, Epstein S, Tolmach OS, Hassan AS, Chung NN, Gosman AA

Number of Surgical Procedures for Patients With Cleft lip and Palate From Birth to 21 Years Old at a Single Children's Hospital.
McIntyre JK, Sethi H, Sch├â┬Ânbrunner A, Proudfoot J, Jones M, Gosman A

Validated Assessment Tools and Maintenance of Certification in Plastic Surgery: Current Status, Challenges, and Future Possibilities.
Janis JE, Vedder NB, Reid CM, Gosman A, Mann K

Implementing Assessment Methods in Plastic Surgery.
Gosman A, Mann K, Reid CM, Vedder NB, Janis JE

Financial Planning for the Plastic Surgery Residency Applicant.
Vyas KS, Mardini S, Phillips LG, Gosman AA, Vasconez HC

Severe, Disfiguring, Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris in a Woman in the Dominican Republic: Histopathologic Diagnosis and Response to Antiretroviral Therapy.
Lerebours-Nadal L, Beck-Sague CM, Parker D, Gosman A, Saavedra A, Engel K, Dean AG

Evaluation of an Academic Resident Aesthetic Clinic from Perspective of Patient and Resident.
D'Souza GF, Gosman A

The Economics of Volunteering Abroad: Results from a Comprehensive Survey of American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) Members.
McIntyre JK, Jubbal KT, Gosman AA

Clinical Protocol and 15 Year Experience of Caring for Postoperative Craniosynostosis Patients on the Ward.
McIntyre JK, Gosman AA, Meltzer HS, Levy ML, Cohen SR

Safety and Quality on International Surgical Trips: Results from a Comprehensive Survey of American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) Members.
McIntyre JK, Gosman AA

Ultrasound Evaluation of Primary Alveolar Grafting in Cleft Lip/Palate Treatment: Development of a Novel Sonographic Grading System.
Chang DK, Kanack M, Pretorius D, Calvert S, Patino-Ochoa C, Gosman A

The Present Status of Global Mission Trips in Plastic Surgery Residency Programs.
Ho T, Bentz M, Brzezienski M, Gosman A, Ingraham J, Wong MS, Verheyden C

Reply: Risk of Adverse Outcomes When Plastic Surgery Procedures Are Combined.
Gosman A, Saad AN, Parina R, Chang D

Quality and safety outcomes of ambulatory plastic surgery facilities in California.
Parina R, Chang D, Saad AN, Coe T, Gosman AA

Treatment of a giant congenital melanocytic nevus in the adult: review of the current management of giant congenital melanocytic nevus.
Su JJ, Chang DK, Mailey B, Gosman A

Growing skull fracture of midline posterior cranial vault.
Collins J, Gosman AA, Meltzer HS

Congenital-infantile fibrosarcoma presenting as a hemangioma: a case report.
Kanack M, Collins J, Fairbanks TJ, Gosman A

Risk of adverse outcomes when plastic surgery procedures are combined.
Saad AN, Parina R, Chang D, Gosman AA

Statewide multicenter analysis of the incidence of secondary surgeries after isolated cleft palate repair.
Parina RP, Chang DC, Saad AN, Tokin CA, Gosman AA

Incidence of oral clefts among different ethnicities in the state of California.
Saad AN, Parina RP, Tokin C, Chang DC, Gosman A

Abstract 131: Adipose Derived Stem Cell Count is Influenced by Receipt of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients.
Mailey B, Baker J, Hosseini A, Alfonso Z, Strasser P, Hicok K, Cohen SR, Gosman A, Dobke M, Wallace AM

A qualitative analysis of identity and goals in patients with deformities: preparation for an evidence-based advocacy for a vulnerable population.
Tapia VJ, Chang DC, Ramirez M, Gosman A

Telemedicine as a means of effective speech evaluation for patients with cleft palate.
Whitehead E, Dorfman V, Tremper G, Kramer A, Sigler A, Gosman A

Ageing midface: The impact of surgeon's experience on the consistency in the assessment and proposed management.
Hazrati A, Izadpanah A, Zadeh T, Gosman A, Chao JJ, Dobke MK

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