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Facial Paralysis and Reanimation

We provide comprehensive surgical treatment for disorders of the facial nerves and muscles as a consequence of tumors, trauma or unknown conditions (e.g., Bell’s Palsy). Conditions addressed include facial paralysis, facial spasms and uncordinated facial motion disorders (e.g., synkinesis, dyskinesis).

Standard Surgical Techniques
  • Lifts
  • Local muscle transfers
  • Static slings
  • Canthopexy
  • Botulinum injections
Advanced Surgical Techniques
  • Microscopic nerve grafts
  • Nerve excisions
  • Microscopic free muscle transfers
Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Office Visit Locations:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Center for Human Appearance, Suite 1-150E (HUP)
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard (CHOP)
Making an Office Visit Appointment:
1-800-789-PENN (HUP) or 215-590-2208 (CHOP)
Dr. Scott Bartlett
Dr. Bartlett
Dr. Joshua Fosnot
Dr. Fosnot
Dr. Joseph Serletti
Dr. Serletti
Dr. Liza Wu
Dr. Wu


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