Section Reconstruction

Section Chairman, North America
Kevin Arce

Mayo Clinic

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Section Past Chairman, North America
Jon Holmes

Clark Holmes Oral and Facial Surgery of Alabama

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Section Members

Rui Fernandes

University of Florida, College of Medicine, Jacksonville

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Jacksonville, Florida, USA


Fayette Williams

John Peter Smith Health Network

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Fort Worth, Texas, USA


Goals and tasks of the reconstruction section

Reconstruction of soft and hard tissues in the head and neck region is one of the key competencies of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The main indications are given in case of tumor patients as a consequence of ablative surgery. Furthermore trauma patients as well as children with congenital anomalies do benefit from innovative reconstructive surgery.

News of the section reconstruction

Module 1 - Pathology Head & Neck Reconstruction

Module 1 focuses on principles of clinical Pathology and Reconstruction of the Head and Neck region more...

S.O.R.G. Europe

Reconstruction in Head and Neck Surgery - Pre-Congress of the ECHNO, 2014

At the occasion of ECHNO (the European Congress on Head and Neck Oncology) S.O.R.G. organized a Pre-Congress on "Reconstruction of the Head and Neck Surgery", April 23rd, 2014. more...

4th PanAfCOMS Workshop on Reconstructive Surgery of the Face in Nairobi, 2014

As an additional contribution to the 4th PanAfCOMS 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya S.O.R.G. ran a workshop on "Reconstructive Surgery of the Face" on March 12th, 2014.  more...

Free Flap Course Groningen 2012

It was the fifth time that the Free Flap Course took place in the Dept. of Anatomy of the University Hospital Groningen, organized by the Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group in cooperation with the Wenckebach Institute.  more...