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Latest Craniofacial team Stories

2014-03-12 08:30:18

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 patients from Texas Children's Hospital will be packing their bags in preparation for an unforgettable weekend getaway. The kids, ranging in ages from 10 to 16 years, will be the first to attend Texas Children's inaugural camp for children affected by cleft lip and palate. The weekend camp, which will be officially named by this year's attendants, will be held March 14 to 16. For more information Texas Children's cleft lip...

2014-02-12 23:28:30

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Elliot B. Duboys, MD of Associated Plastic Surgeons & Consultants, PC & Neurosurgeon Dr Michael Egnor, MD of Stony Brook University successfully repair a congenital skull deformity (plagiocephaly) using pre-operative virtual planning and 3D modelling at University Hospital, Stony Brook. Huntington, New York (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 A team of surgeons at Stony Brook University led by Dr. Michael Egnor, Professor of Neurosurgery and Dr. Elliot B. Duboys,...

2014-01-20 08:23:15

Ear abnormalities, craniofacial conditions, tumors, and lesions in children can be treated through plastic surgery procedures FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic surgery often provides more than a cosmetic improvement for many people who undergo procedures. This is especially true in the case of a special group of plastic surgery patients: children. Dr. Emily J. Kirby, board certified plastic surgeon and member of the American Association of Pediatric Plastic...

2014-01-15 23:29:52

To commemorate 50 years of publication for The Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal, the publication will host a series of commentaries on a topic raised in the journal’s first issue in 1964 and compare it to the topic as discussed today. In the January 2014 issue, the commentary will examine past, present, and future directions of research ethics. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal – The year 2014 marks 50 years of publication for The Cleft...

2013-12-12 08:30:46

New device is good news for parents of 1 in 700 U.S. babies born with birth defect OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and healthcare professionals who care for more than 4,000 cleft lip/palate babies born each year in the U.S. now have a new non-invasive pre-surgical treatment available that research finds is as effective as the established method, yet significantly less expensive. The DynaCleft(®) cleft lip and palate treatment device uses an elastomeric band...

2013-07-11 08:29:35

Pediatric plastic surgery physician-scientist to research clinical outcomes following cleft lip and palate repairs HOUSTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital is proud to announce that Dr. Laura Monson, pediatric plastic surgeon at Texas Children's, is the recipient of the 2012-2013 Texas Children's Hospital Auxiliary Fellowship. For more information about Texas Children's Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, please visit...

2013-06-04 23:25:43

Kansas City area orthodontist, Dr. Dustin Burleson, is being recognized as Orthodontic Provider of the Week for local non-profit, Smiles Change Lives, as a result of his extensive, ongoing generosity. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Congratulations to Dr. Dustin Burleson of Burleson Orthodontics in Kansas City, Missouri on being the Smiles Change Lives (SCL) Orthodontic Provider of the Week. SCL is very grateful to Dr. Burleson for his generosity, dedication and outstanding service to...

2013-04-17 16:26:06

Unprecedented collaboration between the two leading cleft charities will eliminate backlog of 4,000-plus Rwandans with untreated clefts and establish ongoing in-country medical training programs NEW YORK and NORFOLK, Va., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smile Train and Operation Smile, the two leading cleft care charities in the world, announced the launch of Rwanda Smiles - a ground-breaking initiative to create a "cleft-free" Rwanda. This joint effort is in collaboration...

2012-12-06 12:27:31

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned pediatric plastic surgeon Dr. Larry Hollier has been appointed as chief of the division of plastic surgery at Texas Children's Hospital. Hollier, whose appointment was effective Nov. 8, will continue his roles as professor of plastic surgery and pediatrics, and director of the residency program for the division of plastic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. For more information about plastic surgery visit texaschildrens.org. An...

2012-11-05 08:31:10

HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital's division of pediatric plastic surgery announced three new members of its team: cranio-maxillofacial surgeons Dr. David Khechoyan and Dr. Laura Monson, as well as craniofacial orthodontist Dr. John Wirthlin. The expansion of the team makes Texas Children's one of the largest full-time pediatric plastic surgery teams in the nation. Dr. David Khechoyan Khechoyan received his medical degree from the University of...