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
- Bones, Joints and Muscles, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Facial Fractures, Cancers, Cancers - Melanoma, Cancers - Skin Cancer, Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT), Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Plastics and Cosmetics, Heart and Circulation, Heart and Circulation - Vascular Malformations, Injuries and Wounds, Injuries and Wounds - Wounds, Plastic Surgery, Skin, Hair and Nails, Skin, Hair and Nails - Burns, Surgery, Surgery - Body Contouring and Liposuction, Surgery - Burn Surgery, Surgery - Cleft Lip and Palate, Surgery - Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery, Surgery - Orthognathic Surgery (Corrective Jaw Surgery), Surgery - Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Transgender Health
- 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 Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery programs 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.