Using Innovation to Reconstruct a Veteran’s Face

After a bomb blast destroyed the bones of his face and jaw when he was serving in Somalia, Scott had 9 unsuccessful surgeries and was unable to eat solid food for 25 years. Then Scott consulted with facial and reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai. See how Scott got his life back after his jaw was reconstructed from his fibula bone using innovative technology with 3D printing and virtual surgical planning. For more information, visit

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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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