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Plastic Surgery
Facial Paralysis and Reanimation
Scott Bartlett
S. Bartlett
Joshua Fosnot
J. Fosnot
Joseph Serletti
Dr. Serletti
Jesse Taylor
J. Taylor
Liza Wu
L. Wu

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)


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