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Neuroplastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

In partnership with both the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Neurosurgery, a one-year neuroplastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship trains future academic leaders in adult craniomaxillofacial and neurocranial reconstruction. We are proud to report that this fellowship is the nation’s first-ever surgical fellowship concentrating on combined training related to neuroplastic and reconstructive surgery. The fellowship opportunity is available to all physicians who have completed a residency in plastic surgery approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, with one available position per year.

The fellowship’s clinical focus is centered on treating adult patients suffering from injury, deformity, tumors and/or trauma to their face or skull region, through Neuroplastic Surgery. Fellows obtain instructor appointments through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and work alongside experts in various fields including neurosurgery, plastic surgery, hematology, infectious disease, medical neuro-oncology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiation neuro-oncology, and head and neck surgery. The program also includes a translational research component with focus on various aspects of adult cranial reconstruction, including computer-assisted surgery and robot-assisted surgery developments, in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Applied Physics Laboratory (site director: Mehran Armand, Ph.D.) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (site director: Peter Liacouras, Ph.D.). Successful completion results in a fellowship graduation certificate signed by both the Department of Neurosurgery and Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

To learn more about the program’s focus, read the program application or visit the neuroplastic surgery webpage.

Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center | Q&A

Judy Huang, M.D., and Chad Gordon, D.O., discuss a new cranioplasty surgery that can repair the look of indents to the skull after brain surgery, a service offered by the Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center.

How to Apply

Please contact the fellowship program directors, Chad Gordon (craniofacial plastic surgery) and Judy Huang (neurosurgery), by phone or email.

Contact Information

Program directors: Chad Gordon and Judy Huang
Program coordinator: Kristin Hook
Phone number: 410-502-7381

News and Publications

First-in-Human Experience With Integration of a Hydrocephalus Shunt Device Within a Customized Cranial Implant

Risk of Complications in Primary Versus Revision-Type Cranioplasty

Selected Topics in Neuroplastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Between April 30 - May 2, 2021, faculty will present evidence-based data on surgical approaches and state-of-the-art materials and share high-yield experiences to help attendees improve their patient outcomes.

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