Center for Advanced Head and Neck Reconstruction

Helping You Face Life Again

After trauma, surgery or illness, the face can be affected both in appearance and in function. Our physicians have the expertise to address both of these aspects through reconstructive facial plastic surgery.

Our facial plastic surgeons are board certified in both otolaryngology—head and neck surgery and facial plastic surgery. This dual training ensures peerless expertise in rebuilding major structures in the face and reshaping them for an optimally aesthetic result.

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Reconstructive Procedures

Our center offers multiple reconstructive procedures to help you feel your best. Learn about what we do:

  • Mandible reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial sleep surgery
  • Microsurgical reconstruction
  • Mid-facial and maxillary reconstruction
  • Mohs reconstruction

  • Orbital Reconstruction
  • Otoplasty
  • Patient specific technology
  • Skull base reconstruction
  • Tissue engineering
  • Tongue reconstruction
  • Vascular malformation

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 nine 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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Meet Our Physicians

  • Kofi Boahene, M.D.

    • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
    • Professor of Art as Applied to Medicine
    • Professor of Dermatology
  • Shaun C. Desai, M.D.

    • Chief of Facial Cosmetic Surgery
    • Co-Fellowship Director, Facial Plastic Surgery
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lisa Ishii, M.D.

    • Senior Vice President of Operations, Johns Hopkins Health System
    • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Jason Christopher Nellis, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery