Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Stephanie Bray Joins Albany Medical Center

Stephanie Bray, MD, has joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Albany Medical Center, a member of the Albany Med Health System. She has also been named director of the Cleft-Craniofacial Center at Albany Medical Center, the only center of its kind in northeastern New York.

Dr. Bray cares for patients with cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniofacial conditions, as well as other congenital anomalies, including hand deformities and hemangiomas (also known as “strawberries” or birthmarks). She has a special interest in neonatal ear molding and ear construction for congenital ear deformities, as well as ear reconstruction after injuries. She also cares for adult patients, providing reconstruction after skin cancer or facial lesions.

Most recently, Dr. Bray served as director of pediatric and craniofacial plastic surgery at Michigan State University in East Lansing. She completed a fellowship in pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, and residencies in plastic surgery and general surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., respectively. She earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

Medical professionals at the Cleft-Craniofacial Center treat cleft and craniofacial conditions and related health issues, all in one location. Specialists in plastic surgery, dentistry, genetics, neurosurgery, nutrition, orthodontics, otolaryngology (ENT), social work, and speech language/pathology work together to care for patients from birth to adulthood.