The physicians and researchers of the Johns Hopkins Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery are part of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The department has been ranked #1 ear nose and throat program in the country 13 years in a row by US News and World Report and consistently ranks at or near the top in terms of the National Institute of Health (NIH) funding nationally for the specialty. Basic science and clinical research projects are being actively pursued in the following areas.
- Facial nerve regeneration
- Facial reanimation
- Tissue engineering
- Nasal reconstruction clinical protocols employing reverse engineering
- Rapid prototyping and facial prosthetic reconstruction
- Outcomes research for facial skin cancer, cosmetic surgery.
- Hair loss and restoration
- Functional rhinoplasty outcomes research.
- Minimally invasive cosmetic surgery
We offer extensive opportunities for collaboration with private industry seeking clinical trials.
Collaborative research projects are available for interested researchers, including postdocs, residents, and students, as well as foreign medical graduates.