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ASMS: The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
ASMS: The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

Leaders in the Education, Art, and
Science of Facial Reconstruction

2014-2015 Professor and Lectures Topics

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Lisa David, MD, FACS Lisa David, MD, FACS
Professor and Program Director
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University


  • Use of Spring Assisted Surgery in the Treatment of Sagittal Craniosynostosis
  • Evolution of Spring Assisted Surgery and Its Implementation in Craniosynostosis
  • Management of Vascular Lesions in the Pediatric Patient
  • Evolution of the Management of Positional Plagiocephaly
  • Craniofacial Anomalies - Assessment and Treatment Algorithm

Pravin Patel, MD Pravin Patel, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Pediatric Plastic & Craniofacial Surgery
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Chief of Plastic Surgery
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago, IL


  • Craniofacial Surgery: Has Virtual Surgery Come of Age?
  • New Horizons: Digital Integration of Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery
  • Cleft Skeletal Reconstruction
  • Orthognathic Surgery for the Rest of Us
  • Reconstructing the Face and the Art of Upholstery
  • Structural Engineering and Skeletal Fixation

Henry Vasconez, MD Henry Vasconez, MD
William S. Farish Endowed Chair of Plastic Surgery
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Chief of Plastic Surgery
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky


  • Update on Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma
  • Craniofacial Surgery: Art and Science
  • Treacher-Collins Syndrome Aspects of Treatment
  • Vascular Anomalies Diagnosis and Treatment

Andrew Wexler, MD, MA, FACS Andrew Wexler, MD, MA, FACS
Chief Department of Plastic Surgery
Regional Director for Craniofacial Services
Southern California Kaiser Permanente
Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery USC


  • Post traumatic facial restoration
  • Achieving excellence in cleft surgery
  • Anatomy of a smile, lower facial restoration
  • A guide to international mission surgery
  • Head and neck Anatomy for the surgeon
  • Oral and dental anatomy for the maxillofacial surgeon
  • Anatomy bowl resident competition
  • Embryology of cranial - facial deformity

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