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Facial Transplant Team

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Boahene, Kofi Derek Owusu, M.D.

Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Professor of Dermatology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Acne, Baseball Injuries, Bell's Palsy, Birthmarks, Blepharoplasty, Bone Tumors, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks, Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Cosmetic Dermatology, Cosmetic Surgery, Deviated Septum, Endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Resection of Nasal Tumors, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Esthesioneuroblastoma, Eyelid and Orbital Trauma, Eyelid Malposition, Eyelid Reconstruction, Eyelid Surgery, Facelift, Facial Lesions, Facial Nerve Disorders, Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Reanimation, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Scar Revision, Facial Surgery, Fibrous Dysplasia, Free Muscle Transfer, Gracillis Muscle Transfer, Hypoglossal Nerve Transfer, Maxillofacial Surgery, Microtia, Microvascular Free Flap Surgery, Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Surgery, Neck Lift, Nerve Grafting, Nerve Injury, Orbital Trauma, Orbital Tumors, Otolaryngology, Paranasal Sinus Tumors, Parasellar Tumors, Parotid Cancer, Rhinoplasty, Salivary Gland Tumors, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Soft Tissue Tumors, Synkinesis, Temporalis Muscle Tendon Transfer (T3), Torn Ear Lobe Repair, Wrinkle Treatment
Research Interests: Outcomes in facial paralysis restoration, Tissue engineering and wound healing, Minimaly invasive approaches to brain and skull base lesions, Outcomes in ethnic facial cosmetic surgery, Facial paralysis, Cleft lip repair, Tissue engineering, Wound healing, Keloids
 
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Brandacher, Gerald, M.D.

Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Scientific Director, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation (Reconstructive Transplant) Program
Director, Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA) Research Laboratory
Director, Small Animal Special Surgery subcore of Diabetes Research Center
Research Interests: Reconstructive transplantation, Donor-specific immune tolerance and immunomonitoring strategies
 
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Byrne, Patrick Joseph, M.B.A., M.D.

Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Dermatology
Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Fellowship Program in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medicine International Medical Director - Tokyo Midtown Medicine, LLC
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Bell's Palsy, Blepharoplasty, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Brow Lift, Chemical Peels, Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Craniofacial Injuries, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Dermabrasion, Dermal Fillers, Eyelid Malposition, Eyelid Reconstruction, Facelift, Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Lesions, Facial Nerve Disorders, Facial Paralysis, Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Reanimation, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Scar Revision, Facial Trauma, Free Muscle Transfer, Gracillis Muscle Transfer, Hypoglossal Nerve Transfer, Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Reconstruction, Mohs Surgery, Nerve Grafting, Otolaryngology, Reconstruction of Facial Skin Cancers, Revision Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Synkinesis, Temporalis Muscle Tendon Transfer (T3), Torn Ear Lobe Repair
Research Interests: Facial paralysis and reanimation, Management and reconstruction of skin cancers, Outcomes research cosmetic surgery, Nerve regeneration, Biomaterials and wound healing
 
Photo of Dr. Damon Sean Cooney, M.D., Ph.D.

Cooney, Damon Sean, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Clinical Director, Face Transplant Program, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
Clinical Co-Director, Penile Transplantation, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Blepharoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast Conservation Surgery, Breast Implants, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Tissue Expander, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chest Wall Reconstruction, Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Cutaneous Surgery, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Dermal Fillers, Eyelid Reconstruction, Face Transplant, Facelift, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Lesions, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Scar Revision, Facial Surgery, Facial Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, Flaps, General Reconstruction, Hand Conditions, Keloids, Liposuction, Lymphedema Surgery, Male Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Transplant, Microsurgery/Microsurgical Reconstruction, Microsurgical Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Mohs Surgery, Nasal Reconstruction, Oncoplastic Breast Conservation Surgery, Pediatric Facial Trauma, Plastic Surgery, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Transplants, Revision Breast Augmentation, Revision Breast Reconstruction, Revision Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Skin Lesions, Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap, Superior Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap, Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, Thighplasty, Transverse Upper Glacilis Flap, Traumatic and Surgical Defects of the Trunk, Trigger Finger, Tummy Tuck, Wrinkle Treatment
Research Interests: Composite tissue allotransplantation, Inducing tolerance in order to reduce or eliminate the need for systemic immunosuppression in transplantation patients, Microsurgical education, Nerve regeneration, Engineering human tissues for reconstructive purposes, Reconstructive transplantation
 
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Gordon, Chad Ronald, D.O.

Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Neuroplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center (MACC)
Fellowship Director, Neuroplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (plastic surgery)
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Complex Skull Reconstruction, Craniofacial Injuries, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Craniofacial Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction, Cranioplasty, Facial Implants, Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Reconstruction, Facial Surgery, Facial Trauma, Facial Trauma Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Lesions
Research Interests: Skull Reconstruction (Cranioplasty), Craniofacial Surgery, Facial transplantation
 
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Sacks, Justin Michael, M.D.

Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Oncological Reconstruction
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Blepharoplasty, Botox, Brachioplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast Conservation Surgery, Breast Implants, Breast Lift, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Surgery, Breast Tissue Expander, Carpal Injuries, Cervical Lymph Node Dissection, Chest Wall Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Dermal Fillers, Dermatologic Surgery, Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Flaps, Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Fracture surgery, General Reconstruction, Genital Reconstruction, Hand Fractures, Head and Neck Reconstruction After Cancer, Hidradenitis, Injectibles, Keloids, Liposuction, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Surgery, Male Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, Microsurgery, Microsurgery/Microsurgical Reconstruction, Microsurgical Free Tissue Transfer, Microsurgical Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Free Flap Surgery, Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Nasal Reconstruction, Oncoplastic Breast Conservation Surgery, Pelvic Reconstruction, Plastic Surgery, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstruction After Skin Cancer, Reconstruction of Facial Skin Cancers, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Transplants, Revision Breast Augmentation, Revision Breast Reconstruction, Revision Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Sarcoma, Scars, Skin Cancer Surgery, Skin Graft, Skin Lesions, Skull Base Surgery, Soft Tissue and Tendon Injuries of the Hand and Fingers, Squameous Cell Carcinoma, Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap, Superior Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap, Tendon Surgery, Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, Thighplasty, Transverse Upper Glacilis Flap, Traumatic and Surgical Defects of the Trunk, Trigger Finger, Tummy Tuck, Upper Extremity, Upper Extremity Reconstruction, Ventral Hernia Reconstruction, Wrinkle Therapy, Wrinkle Treatment
Research Interests: Modalities to induce donor-specific tolerance in composite tissue constructs, such as face and hand, Laser perfusion for free flaps to improve transplant outcomes, Vascular Composite, including laser angiography
 
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Shores, Jaimie Troyal, M.D.

Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Director, Hand/Arm Transplant Program, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
Program Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arthritis, Arthritis of the Fingers, Arthritis of the Hand, Arthritis of the Wrist, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cutaneous Oncology, Dupuytren's Contracture, Fracture surgery, Hand Conditions, Hand Fractures, Hand Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Hand Transplant, Microsurgery, Microsurgery/Microsurgical Reconstruction, Microsurgical Free Tissue Transfer, Microsurgical Nerve Repair, Microsurgical Tissue Transfer, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Nerve Grafting, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Repair and Reconstruction, Plastic Surgery, Polydactyly (extra fingers), Reanimation of the Face and Upper Extremity, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Transplants, Soft Tissue and Tendon Injuries of the Hand and Fingers, Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, Tendon Surgery, Tendonitis of the Hand and Wrist, Transplant Surgery, Transplants, Trigger Finger, Upper Extremity, Upper Extremity Reconstruction, Upper Extremity Surgery, Wrist Fracture
Research Interests: Novel immunosuppression protocols during composite tissue allotransplantation, Nerve Repair, Nerve regeneration in hand transplantation, Peripheral Nerve Regeneration, Kinomatics after Complex Injury