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Children’s Minnesota ENT and Facial Plastic Program Welcomes Two New Physicians

The Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) and Facial Plastic Surgery Program at Children’s Minnesota is proud and excited to announce the additions of Asitha Jayawardena, MD and Andrew Redmann, MD. These amazing and talented surgeon-clinician scientists provide increased breadth and depth to our already nationally recognized program for the care and research of children with disorders of the ears, nose, and throat.

Children’s Minnesota announces new medical director of ENT and facial plastic surgery

Children’s Minnesota has a new medical director for its ear, nose and throat and facial plastic surgery program. Timothy A. Lander, MD, accepted the position effective May 22, 2020.

Dr. Robert Tibesar on rare airway obstruction condition

Dr. Robert Tibesar, pediatric otolaryntologist, talked to KSTP about Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome (CHAOS), a rare genetic condition that has left a 3-year-old girl unable to use her vocal chords.

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Mandibular Distraction

Mandibular distraction is a method used to increase the length of the jaw bone. It requires a surgical procedure to attach the distractors, one one each side of the jaw bone. The process of distraction occurs after surgery and usually takes between 10 and 14 days.

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) & Facial Plastic Surgery Research

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