In this month’s Surgery Spotlight Robert Havlik, MD performs an anterior cranial vault reconstruction to achieve the normal shape of the head on a 10-month-old infant who was diagnosed with craniosynostosis. Watch Dr. Havlik as he works with pediatric surgeon, Dr. Laurie Ackeman to correct these malformations of the skull to alleviate intracranial pressure. The video is now streaming for free on PSEN, or can be purchased as a part of an online course to receive CME credit.
Dr. Havlik is a recognized surgeon and researcher in cleft palate repair, and maxillofacial and craniofacial disorders. He is the immediate past-president of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons and is past president of the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons. He currently serves as the Chairman of Plastic Surgery and George J. Korkos, MD Professor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Past Surgery Spotlight programs remain freely available to view on PSEN. Hard copies of these programs can also be purchased from the PSEN DVD Library. Surgery Spotlight is a video-based product line produced by the Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN).