John Reinisch, MD A Worldwide Leader in Microtia Treatment

John Reinisch, MD A Worldwide Leader in Microtia Treatment

An Innovator

Who Has Treated Thousands

Dr. Reinisch is a board-certified plastic surgeon and graduate of Harvard Medical School focused on pediatric plastic surgery and congenital ear deformities (microtia). He has treated more than 20,000 children.

Dr. Reinisch is known worldwide for his design and development of the MEDPOR® ear reconstruction technique, which relies on a biomaterial that can be implanted in children as young as age 3, resulting in a better cosmetic outcome than rib cartilage ear reconstruction. Since performing the first MEDPOR surgery in 1991, Dr. Reinisch has eliminated the need for drains after surgery, resulting in minimal scarring. More than 80% of his MEDPOR surgeries have required only one procedure.

In 1983, Dr. Reinisch founded the Division of Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, which is now a model for other hospitals. Dr. Reinisch is the former Director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery for Cedars-Sinai Medical Group in Los Angeles. He has also served as Head of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California (USC). He currently heads Reinisch Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills. 

"We love what we do."

Dr. Reinisch believes that early treatment with the fewest possible interventions is the optimal method of helping a child experience the best outcome possible. He says that along with enjoying an improved appearance, children often feel more confident after microtia surgery.

Parents Recommend Dr. Reinisch Trusted Care for Patients From Beverly Hills and Across the World

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Alyssa Clemons

Beverly Hills, CA

2022

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Great experience! I'm a worry wart of a mother and the team always responded to my numerous questions in a timely fashion that I was happy with! The zoom calls with Reinisch were very easy to schedule and he always left us feeling comfortable and confident in our decision to choose him for our son's surgery.

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Mirlleth parra

Beverly Hills, CA

2022

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We have no words to describe how wonderful and magnificent Dr. REINISCH is. This surgery was a dram come true, and the best part was him

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Career

Director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

2017 - Present

Head of the Division of Plastic Surgery

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

1983 - 2008

Professor of Surgery 

Keck Medical School at The University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

Visiting Professor  

Harvard University, Stanford University, Utrecht University, Tel Aviv University, University of Pennsylvania, and Baylor University

2017 - 2020

Other Career Highlights

  • Seen and treated over 4,000 microtia patients
  • Trained over 200 surgeons from 25 countries
  • Author of 100+ scientific papers
  • Principal Investigator of novel ear reconstruction method for microtia in a 7-year FDA trial that creates a 3D printed ear using the patient's own cartilage cells
  • Author of Modern Microtia Reconstruction (Springer, 2019)

Education

Harvard Medical School

Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Boston, MA

1966 - 1970

Dartmouth College

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Hanover, NH

1962 - 1966

Affiliations

ABPS: American Board of Plastic Surgery

ASPS: American Society of Plastic Surgeons

AAPPS: American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons

Dr. John Reinisch, MD

Reinisch Plastic Surgery

  • Exceptionally well-qualified
  • Graduate of Harvard Medical School
  • Board-certification in plastic surgery 
  • Created the MEDPOR® technique in 1991
  • Has successfully treated over 20,000 children 

Patients come from across the country and around the world to benefit from his expert care. To schedule your consultation, contact our office online or call us at (833) 896-3277

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