Facial reconstructive surgery

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Skilled specialists in facial reconstructive surgery at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota provide a wide range of treatment options for people with severe facial deformities. Using the tools of microsurgery and flap surgery, these specialized facial reconstructive surgeons have expertise in:

  • Cleft lip and palate surgery
  • Craniofacial surgery for children and adults
  • Ear reconstruction (microtia repair)
  • Facial reanimation
  • Facial scar revision
  • Nose reconstruction
  • Orbital reconstruction
  • Reconstruction of complex wounds
  • Reconstruction of defects following skin cancer removal
  • Reconstruction of defects in the head and neck, including the esophagus
  • Reconstruction of facial deformities caused by trauma

Our facial reconstruction surgeons have the training and skills to repair and reconstruct facial features that are absent or deformed due to:

  • Birth defects
  • Craniofacial deformities
  • Head and neck cancer resection
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Previous failed microvascular reconstructions
  • Radiation therapy to the head and neck
  • Trauma