Dr. Derek Kofi Owusu Boahene

Professor of Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) and dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Derek Kofi Owusu Boahene has been listed as one of the best plastic surgeons in America, 2021.

In the list compiled by Newsweek, Dr. Boahene came 59th out of a total of 150 in Rhinoplasty with a score of 65.5% and 150th out of a total of 150 in Facelift surgery with a score of 61.3%.

The Doctor, who actively practices at the Johns Hopkins University’s Facial Plastic Surgery Center, Baltimore, Maryland, is a leading expert in facial paralysis surgery and facial nerve injuries and has pioneered innovative treatment protocols and surgical techniques in facial reanimation.

He is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Facial Nerve Center dedicated to restoring facial balance, symmetry and animation to those who have suffered from facial paralysis and facial nerve disorders.

According to the Johns Hopkins University website, Dr. Boahene routinely performs some of the most complex facial reconstruction procedures on the face, including; rebuilding of an entire nose, lip, jaw and facial defects resulting from cancer treatment, traumatic injuries or as a result of birth defects.

He uses cutting edge 3-D technology, image-guided technology and tissue transplanted from other parts of the body to restore or replace missing tissues. He is a key member of the Johns Hopkins facial transplant programme.

America’s Best Plastic Surgeons, 2021 by Newsweek recognizes the best plastic surgeons in the US in four major procedures (Breast Augmentation, Liposuction, Facelift, and Rhinoplasty).

The procedures were chosen based on total number of procedures per year and market volume in the US They are among the procedures with the highest total expenditure in the US.

The rankings feature the top 200 plastic surgeons for Breast Augmentation and the top 150 for Liposuction, Facelift, and Rhinoplasty, respectively. Some surgeons were ranked among the best in more than one category.

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