Delora L Mount, MD

Associate Professor

  • Chief, Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Division of Plastic Surgery
(608) 265-8072

600 Highland Avenue
Box 3236, Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792


  • MD, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, 1992
  • Residency in General Surgery, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, 1992-1997
  • Chief Residency in General Surgery, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, 1997-1998
  • Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1998-2000
  • Fellowship in Craniofacial & Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Washington University - St. Louis Children's Hospitals, St. Louis, MO, 2000-2001

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Mount is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Her clinical specialties include treatment of infants and children, particularly those with major facial birth defects which include cleft lip/palate repair, correction of skull shape abnormalities, and speech disorders (hypernasal speech). She is also interested in craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, orthognathic (jaw) surgery, as well as aesthetic and cosmetic surgery, primarily limited to the face.

Research Interests

Dr. Mount’s research interests include distraction osteogenesis, outcomes and indications for free flap reconstruction of craniofacial defects in children, and clinical outcomes of cleft surgical repair on skeletal growth, dentition, and speech.

Recent Publications

  • University of Wisconsin Guidelines for Treatment of Facial Trauma While Minimizing the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission.
    Elmaraghi S, Rao VK, Garland CB, Marcus BC, Mount DL
    WMJ 2020 Sep; 119(3): 202-204
    [PubMed ID: 33091290]

  • A Competency Assessment Tool for Unilateral Cleft Lip Repair.
    Rogers-Vizena CR, Sideridis GD, Patel KG, Garland CB, Mount DL, Yao CA
    Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2020 Jul; 8(7): e2954
    [PubMed ID: 32802652]

  • Re: "Maxillofacial Trauma Management During COVID-19: Multidisciplinary Recommendations," by Edwards et al. and "A Guide to Facial Trauma Triage and Precautions in the COVID-19 Pandemic" by Hsieh et al.
    Elmaraghi S, Rao VK, Mount DL
    Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med 2020 Jul/Aug; 22(4): 313-314
    [PubMed ID: 32525711]

  • Comparison of Outpatient and Inpatient Pediatric Rhinoplasty: Results From National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric, 2012-2014.
    Garg RK, Garland CB, Mount DL, Babchenko O, Leverson GJ, Afifi AM
    J Craniofac Surg 2018 Jul; 29(5): 1227-1232
    [PubMed ID: 29608479]

  • Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Consensus, Controversy, and Craniofacial Considerations.
    Garg RK, Afifi AM, Garland CB, Sanchez R, Mount DL
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Nov; 140(5): 987-997
    [PubMed ID: 29068938]

All Publications on PubMed