Modern Microtia Reconstruction: Art, Science, and New Clinical Techniques (Paperback)
John Reinisch, MD, FACSPlastic and Reconstructive SurgeryCedars Sinai Medical CenterBeverly Hills, CAA graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Reinisch has been working as a craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgeon since 1978. In 1983, the University of Southern California (USC) recruited Dr. Reinisch to come to Los Angeles from the east coast to start the Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. After performing the traditional rib cartilage reconstruction method for many years, Dr. Reinisch saw the limitations of this technique. To improve microtia surgery and enable treatment from an earlier age, Dr. Reinisch developed Medpor ear reconstruction. Dr. Reinisch has also served as the Head of the Division of Plastic Surgery at USC. He currently serves as the Director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery for Cedars-Sinai Medical Group in Los Angeles. Youssef Tahiri, MD, FRCSCPlastic and Reconstructive SurgeryCedars Sinani Medical CenterBeverly Hills, CADr. Youssef Tahiri is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a subspecialty in Craniofacial Surgery. After graduating from McGill Medical School, in Montreal, Canada, he completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at McGill University and became certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as the American Board of Plastic Surgery. During his residency, he demonstrated his commitment to research and academia by pursuing a Masters Degree in Experimental Surgery, which he obtained with Honors.Following his training at McGill, Dr. Tahiri completed an ACGME accredited Pediatric and Adult Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Tahiri then joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Indiana University before moving to Los Angeles to join Dr. Reinisch at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.Dr. Youssef Tahiri has published a very large number of peer-review articles and presented his work at numerous regional, national and international scientific meetings. His research interests include outcomes evidence based clinical studies and translational research to enhance patients' care and safety through improved techniques and technology.