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Meet Our Faculty

Arlene Rozzelle, MD, FACS, FAAP

Chief, Plastic Surgery
Director, Cleft/Craniofacial Team
Associate Professor of Surgery (Clinician Educator), Wayne State University School of Medicine
Office Address:
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien, 3rd Floor Carls Building
Detroit, MI 48201-2119
Phone: (313) 745-7514
Fax: (313) 993-8783

Administrative Assistant:

Darlene McCallum
Fax 313-577-5310

SPECIALTY: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Craniofacial Syndromes, Craniosynostosis, Hemangioma, Palate Lip Reconstruction, Pediatric Plastic/Craniofacial Surgery, Pierre Robin Sequence, Plagiocephaly, Surgery Craniofacial Reconstructive, Vascular Anomalies


– American Board Plastic Surgery – Board Certified

– M.D. – University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
– B.A. – Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
– B.S. – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

– Plastic Surgery Resident, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
– General Surgery Residency, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

– Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellow, Craniofacial, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO


  1. Pediatric dog bite outcomes: infections and scars. Drumright B, Borg B, Rozzelle A, Donoghue L, Shanti C.Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2020 Jun 10;5(1):e000445. doi: 10.1136/tsaco-2020-000445. eCollection 2020.PMID: 32550268
  2. Effect of Preoperative Molding Helmet in Patients With Sagittal Synostosis. Hashmi A, Marupudi NI, Sood S, Rozzelle A.J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Jun;28(4):898-903. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000003512.PMID: 28549045
    Comparison of Pre- and Postoperative Sleep Studies in Patients Undergoing Sphincter Pharyngoplasty.
  3. Busuito CM, Vandjelovic N, Flis DM, Rozzelle A.Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 Nov;55(10):1447-1449. doi: 10.1177/1055665618766060. Epub 2018 Apr 4.PMID: 29617152
  4. Effect of molding helmets on intracranial pressure and head shape in nonsurgically treated sagittal craniosynostosis patients. Marupudi NI, Sood S, Rozzelle A, Ham SD.J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Aug;18(2):207-12. doi: 10.3171/2016.1.PEDS15569. Epub 2016 Apr 8.PMID: 27058454
  5. Newborn With Enlarged Erythematous Mass on Back: Case Report and Review of Medical Literature. Aye MS, Mahaseth M, Rozzelle A, Bhagat I, Agarwal P.Glob Pediatr Health. 2018 Oct 1;5:2333794X18803552. doi: 10.1177/2333794X18803552. eCollection 2018.PMID: 30288394


Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds Lectures and student mentoring

Clinical ambulatory instruction, clinical procedure and resident mentoring