Congenital Ear Remnant
Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones is your most trusted and qualified surgeon when it comes to congenital ear remnant defects. We understand the profound social and functional impairment that is associated with ear malformations from birth. Dr. Jones is dual certified in both plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ENT or ear, nose & throat). This specialized training gives him the ability to perform delicate ear reconstruction without compromising the workings of the middle ear.
What is a Congenital or Vestigial Ear Remnant?
Abnormal development or deformities of the ear anatomy can cause a range of complications, from cosmetic issues to hearing and development problems. Dr. Jones specializes in congenital ear deformities, with renowned expertise in repairing microtia. In severe cases of microtia, patients may only have an ear remnant. This skin remnant consists of underlying unorganized cartilage and can feature aspects of a relatively well-formed lobule.
Dr. Jones delivers exceptional, patient-centered care when it comes to congenital or vestigial ear remnant treatment. As a microtia repair specialist, he is fully equipped to handle the most challenging ear malformations. Dr. Jones uses innovative rib grafting techniques to safely and effectively reconstruct the ear to its most natural form and shape. He is recognized for his significant contributions to the best in ear reconstruction standards.
Contact our practice today to learn more about Dr. Jones and his distinguished skill in reconstructing microtia ear deformities, including patients who were born with an ear remnant. He will take extra measures to ensure you are well informed and comfortable with your treatment options and understand the staged treatment process that is required for the most favorable results.