A little Background on Medpor Ear Reconstruction for Microtia

The goal of outer ear reconstruction is to provide facial balance by creating a, symmetric, long-lasting ear,and aesthetically pleasing ear. The older method of ear reconstruction uses rib cartilage to create an ear framework. It not only takes multiple stages, but requires a large amount of cartilage, which  delays reconstruction until there is sufficient cartilage […]

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Lucas’ Ear Reconstruction Journey, a Testimonial by Mother Caroline.

Lucas is a sweet boy who traveled with his family from France for his ear reconstruction. Mother Caroline Jovelin writes the following testimonal. We are happy to hear that the family had a wonderful time in Los Angeles and to be a part of Lucas’ ear reconstruction journey! “We learned about Dr. Reinisch and the […]

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Visiting Doctors Oberving Dr. Reinisch’s Medpor Ear Reconstruction Surgery

From February to April this year, Dr. Reinisch welcomes the following doctors for surgery observation: Dr. McGee is the head of Microtia ear reconstruction at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Shrine Hospital. His family started Operation Smile 35 years ago. Operation Smile is a famous organization that goes around the world helping children with […]

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Patient Family Testimonial: Ecuador Microtia Patient with Pierced Ear

Rafaela is a beautiful girl from Quito, Ecuador born with right side Atresia Microtia. Rafaela traveled with her family from Quito, Ecuador to Los Angeles in the summer of 2013 to have Medpor ear reconstruction with Dr. Reinisch. Rafaela’s mother sends us a recent photo of Rafaela swimming and tells us that their family had […]

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Patient Family Testimonial: Hemangioma Removal on Right Shoulder

Megan was just a baby when she had her right shoulder hemangioma removed by Dr. Reinisch in 2003. We are happy to hear from Megan’s parents and know what Megan is doing well. “Hello- I wanted to send pictures of Megan for Dr. Reinisch.  Please remind him that he performed Megan’s hemangioma removal on her […]

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Visiting MD: Dr. Pirko Maguina from Sacramento, California

Last week, Dr. Pirko Maguina from Sacramento, California came as a visiting doctor and observed Dr. Reinisch’s surgeries. Dr. Maguina is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children in northern California where he provides specialized Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to children afflicted with burn injuries and pediatric plastic surgery problems from any […]

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