Expertise, innovation and research

Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in many areas of face transplantation. Mayo Clinic doctors actively research face transplantation techniques. Advances in immunosuppressive drug therapy have allowed doctors to perform complex, multiple-tissue-type transplants in which surgeons reattach skin, bone, muscles, nerves, tendons and blood vessels simultaneously. Mayo Clinic researchers in the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center seek new ways to treat people who need transplants of all types.

Mayo Clinic doctors have experience in many areas of face transplantation, including:


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on face transplant and other face procedures on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.