Scott's Story: Facial Reconstruction after Trauma

After a bomb blast destroyed the bones of his face and jaw when he was serving in Somalia, Scott had 9 unsuccessful surgeries and was unable to eat solid food for 25 years. Then Scott consulted with facial and reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai. See how Scott got his life back after his jaw was reconstructed from his fibula bone using innovative technology with 3D printing and virtual surgical planning.

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Johns Hopkins Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Facial plastic surgeons offer unique skills in complex facial reconstruction. Learn more about the Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and facial reconstruction following trauma or cancer.

Scott's Surgeon

  • Shaun C. Desai, M.D.

    • Associate Residency Program Director
    • Co-Fellowship Director, Facial Plastic Surgery
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery