Complex Facial and Microsurgical Reconstruction of Blast Victim

Microvascular facial and reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai conducted a complex two-stage reconstruction for a war veteran who had experienced a blast injury and 10 subsequent surgeries over a 25 year period. First, Desai removed old hardware and infection, then used 3D modeling and Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) to assist in the reconstruction of the midface using a fibular free flap, allowing for osseo-integrated dental implants to be placed afterward.

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Shaun Desai, MD

Shaun Desai, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Shaun Desai, M.D., is an assistant professor of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Desai is part of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital. ...

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