The Johns Hopkins Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery brings together a team of board-certified facial plastic surgeons committed to world class facial cosmetic surgery, facial reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Scott's Story: Combat Veteran's Complex Microsurgical Facial Reconstructive Surgery
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. Scott consulted with facial and reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai, M.D. who rebuilt his jaw from Scott's fibula bone using innovative technology with 3D printing and virtual surgical planning.View other patient stories
Johns Hopkins Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery provides non-surgical aesthetics services. Unlike aestheticians in a spa or salon, we work with advanced medical grade products. Whether you want a gentle introduction into cosmetic facial plastic surgery or looking for a relaxing experience, our licensed aestheticians can help.
Our team of board-certified facial plastic surgeons work with you to determine the services and procedures best suited to help you reach your goals. Some of our most commonly performed procedures include:
Why Choose Johns Hopkins Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Our surgeons offer a wide array of expertise in facial reanimation, reconstruction and cosmetic surgery. You benefit from our team’s unique skills to address your medical needs.
Johns Hopkins is at the forefront of advancing medical research and treatments in areas related to facial plastics and reconstructive surgery.
Our multidisciplinary faculty features facial plastic surgeons and their colleagues in complementary surgical disciplines who work together to provide each patient with highly individualized care.
Ethnic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Johns Hopkins | Q&A
Johns Hopkins facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Kofi Boahene answers questions about ethnic facial plastic surgery. He discusses facial scarring, rhinoplasty, jaw contouring and how to choose a facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Boahene heads the ethnic cosmetic surgery program and is board-certified in both cosmetic surgery and otolaryngology. In particular, reshaping the nose requires sensitivity to individual ethnic features and accepted norms. At our center, we have vast experience working with a variety of patients to achieve their aesthetic rhinoplasty goals.
Transforming Lives Around the World
Since 2007, our center has provided volunteer surgical and support services to patients in underserved areas of the world, transforming lives and ensuring a healthier future. Using technology such as telemedicine to reach remote areas, we envision a future where patients everywhere have access to surgery, speech therapy, and all the expertise they need for the best possible result.
Dr. Desai volunteers annually in Peru as part of the non-profit organization Healing the Children. Accompanied by Johns Hopkins speech therapists, nurses, pediatric anesthesiologists and administrators, he performs facial reconstructive surgery on children with craniofacial diseases, including cleft lip and palate, as well as other congenital deformities such as vascular malformations and trauma. He also led mission trips to Pune, India. Dr. Desai’s work has earned him a humanitarian grant from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Meet Our Physicians
Get to know our surgeons, who bring unsurpassed skill and compassion to every procedure.