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Cheekbone fracture

Patient: Who usually does cheeckbone surgery? An ENT or Plastic Surgen? Is an ENT qualified to do this type of procedure?

 

 

Doctor: Both types of surgeons are able to perform surgery on the maxilla (cheek bone). An ENT surgeon may have more experience with traumatic injury such as fractures while a plastic surgeon may be more experience in facial recontructive surgeon.I hope this answers your question

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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