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Session Information

SYM S033 - Regional Reconstruction

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Sunday, March 23

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room 201

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, FAAD

  • David G. Brodland, MD, FAAD
  • Joel Cook, MD, FAAD
  • Hugh M. Gloster, Jr., MD, FAAD
  • Glenn D. Goldman, MD, FAAD
  • Andrew J. Kaufman, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Steven M. Rotter, MD, FAAD
  • Roberta D. Sengelmann, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize regional differences in reconstruction
  • Select appropriate repairs for various sized defects in different facial regions

The Regional Reconstruction Symposium breaks down repairs of various sized defects in all regions of the face as well as those on the hands. The outstanding faculty will go over their individual approach to defects in a region and why they would choose one repair over another given subtle variations in size, location, and availability of tissue. They will also describe how to optimally design closures to consistently achieve aesthetically pleasing results.


Sunday, March 23
2:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. Rohrer
2:05 PMReconstruction of Defects on the Hand and Foot / Dr. Gloster
2:20 PMReconstruction Tips for the Temple, Cheeks, and Scalp / Dr. Sengelmann
2:35 PMPeriocular Reconstruction / Dr. Rotter
3:05 PMSingle Stage Nasal Reconstruction / Dr. Kaufman
3:45 PMStaged Nasal Reconstruction / Dr. Cook
4:05 PMPerioral Reconstruction / Dr. Brodland
4:35 PMAuricular Reconstruction / Dr. Goldman
5:00 PMConclusion / Dr. Rohrer