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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.
 

About Our Center

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.

The Center’s multidisciplinary faculty features facial plastic surgeons and their colleagues in complementary surgical disciplines who work together with additional specialists to provide each patient with highly individualized and compassionate care.

 
Dr. Boahene
Meet Our Team

Meet Dr. Boahene

Kofi Derek Owusu Boahene, M.D., is board certified in both otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. As a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Boahene specializes solely in plastic surgery of the face, head and neck. As such, his patients are provided a focused expertise. He treats both children and adults, and his practice encompasses the entire spectrum of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, including rhinoplasty, nose reshaping, eyelid surgery, facial rejuvenation surgery, fat transfers, facial augmentation, wrinkle treatment, corrective surgery for congenital facial defects, cleft lip and palate repair, ear reshaping, craniofacial surgery, minimally invasive and endoscopic skull base surgery, microsurgery, reconstruction of cancer patients and extensive post-traumatic deformities.

  
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