My goal in caring for adults and children with cleft and craniofacial differences includes improving the entire life experience for the individual and family.
Qualifications and experience
- Plastic Surgery, Injuries and Wounds, Injuries and Wounds - Wounds, Surgery - Burn Surgery, Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery, Transgender Health, Surgery, Skin, Hair and Nails, Heart and Circulation, Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT), Cancers, Bones, Joints and Muscles, Surgery - Body Contouring and Liposuction, Surgery - Cleft Lip and Palate, Heart and Circulation - Vascular Malformations, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Facial Fractures, Surgery - Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, Surgery - Orthognathic Surgery (Corrective Jaw Surgery), Skin, Hair and Nails - Burns, Cancers - Skin Cancer, Cancers - Melanoma, Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Plastics and Cosmetics, Surgery - Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
- Languages spoken
Hospital for Sick Children, Canada (2011)
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Program (2005)
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (2004)
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Program (2010)
University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign (IL) (1999)
- Clinical interest for patients
I am co-director of the Craniofacial Surgery program at the Children's Hospital of Colorado. I have a special interest in craniosynostosis, cleft lip and palate, vascular malformations, congenital nevi, and general pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. I also have an adult cosmetic and reconstructive practice at the University of Colorado Hospital. I have special interest in cosmetic surgery of the eyes, face, neck, breasts, abdomen and body.
- Research interest for patients
I am interested in outcome analysis of craniofacial surgery using 3D imaging technology and anthropometric software.