Directors of MACC, Judy Huang, M.D., and Chad Gordon, D.O., answer questions about cranioplasty and how it is used to safely repair skull deformities after brain surgery.
If you have experienced a head trauma or a surgical procedure that has left a noticeable change in the contours of your skull or face, the Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center (MACC) can help you look and feel more like yourself. In addition to restoring your face's symmetry and your confidence, our skillful cranioplasty specialists can help protect your brain and, in some cases, improve function and minimize headaches.
Cranioplasty: Why Choose Johns Hopkins
- Our team includes world-renowned specialists in neurosurgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery, working side by side to revise cranial defects and improve patients' overall health.
- MACC offers a surgical approaches, such as pericranial-onlay cranioplasty, focused on delivering optimal results wile reducing the risk of complications by safely navigating the delicate structures of the skin and skull.
- Our team has developed procedures to address even the most complex challenges in restoration. If a craniotomy has damaged your temporalis muscle, leaving a concave area on the side of your head, your surgeon may be able to create a lasting solution with a custom cranial prosthesis.