Ann Schwentker

Ann Robin Schwentker , MD

Adjunct Professor

Director of Residency Program in Plastic Surgery

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Phone 513-636-4016


Bachelor's Degree: Yale University 1990 (Computer Science and Psychology)

Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania 1996

Plastic Surgery Residency: University of Pittsburgh 2003

Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children - Toronto 2004

Research and Practice Interests

Pediatric Plastic Surgery; Brachial Plexus, Facial Nerve and Microtia (Ear) Reconstruction; Cleft Lip and Palate; Hand Surgery


Peer Reviewed Publications

Zitelli, Kristine B; Sheil, Amy T; Fleck, Robert; Schwentker, Ann; Lucky, Anne W (2015. ) Idiopathic Facial Aseptic Granuloma: Review of an Evolving Clinical Entity.Pediatric dermatology, , 32 (4 ) ,e136-9 More Information

Rubin, J Peter; Nguyen, Vu; Schwentker, Ann (2004. ) Perioperative management of the post-gastric-bypass patient presenting for body contour surgery.Clinics in plastic surgery, , 31 (4 ) ,601-10, vi More Information

Schwentker, Ann; Billiar, Timothy R (2003. ) Nitric oxide and wound repair.The Surgical clinics of North America, , 83 (3 ) ,521-30 More Information

Weller, Richard; Schwentker, Ann; Billiar, Timothy R; Vodovotz, Yoram (2003. ) Autologous nitric oxide protects mouse and human keratinocytes from ultraviolet B radiation-induced apoptosis.American journal of physiology. Cell physiology, , 284 (5 ) ,C1140-8 More Information

Carty, Sally E; Colson, Yolonda L; Garvey, Laura S; Schuchert, Vaishali D; Schwentker, Ann; Tzeng, Edith; Corcoran, Noreen A; Simmons, Richard L; Webster, Marshall W; Billiar, Timothy R (2002. ) Maternity policy and practice during surgery residency: how we do it. Surgery, , 132 (4 ) ,682-7; discussion 68

Schwentker, Ann; Vodovotz, Yoram; Weller, Richard; Billiar, Timothy R (2002. ) Nitric oxide and wound repair: role of cytokines? .Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry / official journal of the Nitric Oxide Society, , 7 (1 ) ,1-10

Schwentker, Ann; Billiar, Timothy R (2002. ) Inducible nitric oxide synthase: from cloning to therapeutic applications.World journal of surgery, , 26 (7 ) ,772-8 More Information

Schwentker, A; Evans, S M; Partington, M; Johnson, B L; Koch, C J; Thom, S R (1998. ) A model of wound healing in chronically radiation-damaged rat skin. Cancer letters, , 128 (1 ) ,71-8

Gendron, Craig; Schwentker, Ann; van Aalst, John A (2016. ) Genetic Advances in the Understanding of Microtia.Journal of pediatric genetics, , 5 (4 ) ,189-197 More Information

Ho T.;Schwentker A.;Barron D.;Lucky A. (01-01-2020. ) Clinical course of porokeratosis ptychotropica over 7 years in an otherwise healthy child.Pediatric Dermatology, , 37 (1 ) ,248-250 More Information

Supp D.M.;Hahn J.M.;Combs K.A.;McFarland K.L.;Schwentker A.;Boissy R.E.;Boyce S.T.;Powell H.M.;Lucky A.W. (09-01-2019. ) Collagen VII Expression Is Required in Both Keratinocytes and Fibroblasts for Anchoring Fibril Forma.Cell Transplantation, , 28 (9-10 ) ,1242-1256 More Information

Vu A.;Sparkman D.;van Belle C.;Yakuboff K.;Schwentker A. (05-01-2018. ) Retropharyngeal Contralateral C7 Nerve Transfer to the Lower Trunk for Brachial Plexus Birth Injury:.Journal of Hand Surgery, , 43 (5 ) ,417-424 More Information

Rapp S.;Pan B.;Schwentker A.;Van Aalst J. (11-01-2017. ) Effects of Autologous Fat and ASCs on Swine Hypertrophic Burn Scars: A Multimodal Quantitative Analy.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open, , 5 (11 ) , More Information

Janom H.;Saba S.;Schwentker A.;van Aalst J. (01-01-2016. ) Microtia reconstruction.Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, , 247-256 More Information

Vu A.;Patel P.;Elhadi H.;Schwentker A.;Yakuboff K. (01-01-2014. ) Thoracic outlet syndrome in the pediatric population: Case series.Journal of Hand Surgery, , 39 (3 ) ,484-487.e2 More Information

Burstein F.D.; Nahai F.; Schwentker A.R.; Williams J.K. (07-01-2006. ) Intralesional laser therapy treatment for hemangiomas: Technical evolution.Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, , 17 (4 ) ,756-760 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45229
Phone: 513-636-4016