Eric Stelnicki, MD

Team Surgical Director, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Stelnicki Eric
Stelnicki Eric

Atlantic Center of Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery

100 SE 15th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301



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About Me

Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki is founder of the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Cleft and Craniofacial Center, Florida’s largest craniofacial center of excellence. Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he also is founder of the Atlantic Center of Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery. 

Dr. Stelnicki is a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, International Society of Craniofacial Surgery and American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. He has practiced plastic surgery in South Florida since 1998. Currently, Dr. Stelnicki is a professor in plastic surgery for the Cleveland Clinic Florida, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, where he heads resident research and pediatric plastic surgery. He also teaches at Nova Southeastern University and Barry University. He is involved in many charitable organizations throughout South Florida, and is the founder of Children’s Health and Rehabilitative Missions (CHARM).

Areas of Focus

  • Pediatric plastic surgery (otoplasty, rhinoplasty, gynecomastia, etc.)
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Vascular lesions of the head and neck (hemangiomas and AVMs)
  • Eyelid reconstruction (congenital, post-traumatic, post-oncologic)
  • Nasal reconstruction (congenital, post-traumatic, post-oncologic)
  • Ear reconstruction (congenital, post-traumatic, post-oncologic)
  • Head and neck tumor excision and reconstruction
  • Facial burns
  • Hair transplant (adult and pediatric)
  • Deformational plagiocephaly and helmet therapy
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Cystic hygroma and congenital craniofacial syndrome
  • Hemifacial microsomia (Tracher Collins, Crouzon, Apert, etc.)
  • Post-traumatic facial reconstruction, facial fractures and secondary facial cosmetic surgery (secondary rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, etc.)
  • Mommy Makeover



University of Florida College of Medicine, 1991


Barnes Hospital, 1992, Surgery


Barnes Hospital, 1994, Surgery
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1998, Plastic Surgery


Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1996, Plastic Surgery
New York University Medical Center, 1999, Plastic Surgery


American Board of Plastic Surgery-Plastic Surgery