The fellow gains clinical and operative experience in aesthetic, reconstructive and congenital facial plastic surgery throughout the fellowship year and is provided progressive responsibility intra-operatively as well as in the peri-operative management of patients. This fellowship is a one- or two-year experience, depending upon individual goals, designed to produce an academic facial plastic surgeon ready to acquire independent funding as a junior faculty member in an academic setting. Experience is heavy in facial re-animation, free gracilis transfer, nasal surgery, and soft tissue techniques.
The Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is comprised of two full time members while the fellowship consists of six additional faculty members and a private practice surgeon who has served as a fellowship director for more than 25 years. The Vanderbilt Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship allows physicians to master the full range of cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic procedures, including surgical and non-surgical treatments. Examples of procedures that fellows perform include.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship This one-year fellowship provides in-depth training in the surgical and non-surgical management of aesthetic and reconstructive treatments of the soft and hard tissues comprising the neck, face, and cranial areas. OPERATIVE EXPERIENCE: The fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is designed to prepare the surgeon for an academic career in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery are emphasized equally.