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Sam's Story

Facial Reanimation Surgery to Correct Facial Paralysis

Facial Reanimation Surgery: Sam's Story

Born with Moebius syndrome that left him with a crooked smile, Sam, a high school student, and his mother traveled from Syracuse, NY, to seek facial reanimation surgery from Johns Hopkins facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Patrick Byrne.

Dr. Kofi Boahene

Treatment Team

Learn more about Anthony's treatment team.


The Johns Hopkins Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Team


The Johns Hopkins Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery brings together a team of board certified facial plastic surgeons committed to providing world class care to patients who desire facial cosmetic surgery or require facial reconstruction surgery and rehabilitation.

Learn more about our facial plastic and reconstructive surgery team.
Dr. Kofi Boahene with a patient

Surgical Information

After trauma, surgery or illness, the face can be affected both in appearance and in function. Learn more about the surgical procedures performed by our team to help patients return to full functionality and comfort.

Learn more about facial reconstructive surgery.