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Faisal Al-Mufarrej, MD

Associate Professor - Clinical
Office Address:
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien, 3rd Floor Carls Building
Detroit, MI 48201-2119

Harper University Hospital
4160 John R., HPOB, Suite 400
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 745-7514
Fax: (313) 745-1873
SPECIALTY: Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery

Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery


– Medical Degree, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Honors)

– Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship,
Seattle Children’s Hospital/University of Washington, Seattle, WA
– Plastic Surgery Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
– General Surgery Residency, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC


  1. Innervated Dorsalis Pedis Advancement Flap for Burn Foot Contractures.
    Eubanks RD, Bowker HD, Al-Mufarrej F.J Burn Care Res. 2020 May 2;41(3):466-471. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/irz116.PMID: 31284298
  2. Practical Computed Tomography Scan Findings for Distinguishing Metopic Craniosynostosis from Metopic Ridging.
    Birgfeld CB, Heike CL, Al-Mufarrej F, Oppenheimer A, Kamps SE, Adidharma W, Siebold B.Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Mar 14;7(3):e1944. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001944. eCollection 2019 Mar.PMID: 31044100
  3. Versatility of Dorsal Metacarpal Artery Flaps for Hand Burns.
    Carreras JM, McGee C, Al-Mufarrej F.J Burn Care Res. 2018 Oct 23;39(6):989-994. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/iry023.PMID: 29771356
  4. Branchial arch anomalies: Recurrence, malignant degeneration and operative complications.
    Al-Mufarrej F, Stoddard D, Bite U.Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jun;97:24-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2017.03.014. Epub 2017 Mar 14.PMID: 28483243
  5. Use of intraoperative index finger pulse oximetery during radial forearm flap harvest to prevent finger ischemia for reconstruction of hand burn and crush injuries.
    Hashmi A, Burkat AJ, Khan FA, McGee C, Al-Mufarrej F.Burns. 2017 Nov;43(7):1604-1605. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2017.03.024. Epub 2017 Apr 22.PMID: 28442166


Premedical history/physical, didactics, operating room/clinic, nerve conference/cadaver sessions

Rounds in clinics/operating room, research, nerve conference/cadaver sessions
The Department of Surgery
Has a long and proud history of service, education, and research. It is home to more than 70 residents and fellows, taught by 47 full-time faculty and more than 90 clinical faculty.