Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Department of Head and Neck – Oral and Maxillofacial- Plastic and Reconstructive CMF Surgery
Dr Marcelo Figari, Department Chair. Head and Neck Surgery. Facial trauma surgery
Surgeon(s) in charge of fellowship
Dr. Eduardo Mazzaro: Head and Neck Surgery. Facial trauma surgery
Dr. Juan Larrañaga: Head and Neck Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Responsible for reconstructive procedures and microvascular surgery
Dr. Gabriela Nassif: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Responsible for OMF surgery, orthognathic procedures, virtual planning and intraoperative navigation
Dr. Alejandro Yanzón de la Torre: Head and Neck surgery. Facial trauma surgery.
Overview of operations per year
Fellow can assist
Head and neck cancer surgery (including skin cancer and melanoma). Microvascular free flap reconstruction. Facial trauma surgery. Orthognathic surgery. Open TMJ surgery and total joint replacement, TMJ arthroscopy. Intraoperative navigation, computer planning and patient specific implants design. Dental Care Unit with more than 100 outpatient procedures per year. Research in head and neck cancer and endocrine surgery.
Other activities in the hospital
Weekly morbidity-, maxillofacial- and tumor board. Surgeries along with neurosurgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, ENT. Daily patient's round. Emergency unit. Dental care of transplant patients. Dental care unit and outpatient maxillofacial procedures.
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