This course will explain the latest in technology and the advancements in the simultaneous surgical treatment of Microtia and Aural Atresia. Dr. Sheryl Lewin, Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgeon, is a world leading expert in Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction for Microtia.
Course created on January 8, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to explain how ear reconstruction has evolved over the past 20 years.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how 3D technology for microtia creates a more realistic surgical outcome and be able to distinguish common 3D terminology used (printing vs scanning).
- After this course learners will be able to explain how a 3D “hearing” ear can be completed in one surgery for those born with Microtia and Atresia.
|5-10 Minutes||Description of Microtia and Aural Atresia|
|10-15 Minutes||Evolution of Surgical treatment|
|15-20 Minutes||Rib Cartilage Ear Reconstruction|
|20-30 Minutes||Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction (“PIER”)|
|30-40 Minutes||3D Porous Implants|
|40-45 Minutes||Complications associated with PIER surgery|
|45-50 Minutes||Hearing Loss Treatment Option: Atresia Repair|
|50-55 Minutes||Hearing Loss Treatment Option: Combined 3D ear reconstruction with Bone Anchored Hearing System in one surgery|
Sheryl Lewin, MD
Dr. Lewin is a Craniofacial trained, board certified Plastic Surgeon who has devoted her career to ear reconstruction. She has performed over 1000 surgeries on children born with Microtia and is considered a leading authority on Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction (“PIER”), invited to speak worldwide on this topic. Dr. Lewin’s creative and artistic skills have enabled her to develop surgical advances in PIER that reduces scarring and improves visual outcomes. Dr. Lewin developed a new type of individualized porous implant that creates a more natural appearance to the reconstructed ear, called the Lewin Ear Implant by SU-POR, along with the new 3D Lewin Ear Implant by SU-POR.
Dr. Lewin has an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and a medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Lewin completed her Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Southern California and advanced training with a focus on Microtia Reconstruction through a fellowship in Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). Dr. Lewin has held the position of Associate Director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Group as well as the Director of Microtia Reconstruction at CHLA.
In 2012, Dr. Lewin transitioned into private practice, maintaining her focus on ear reconstruction. In 2017, Dr. Lewin opened a new medical office in Torrance, California. Cove Surgery Center, a new pediatric-friendly, single operating room. She is also the founder and director of the non-profit, Earicles ~ Miracles for Ears, helping children born without ears with Education, Advocacy, Research, Surgery (EARS).
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