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Dr. Jesus A. Gomez

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Assistant Professor of Clinical S...

Local Address: Miami, Florida, United States
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida 33124
United States

Company Description: The University of Miami is a vibrant community of exceptionally talented individuals engaged in the pursuit of academic excellence, the discovery of new knowledge,...   more
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Girl With Facial Growth Has 3rd Surgery
www.dailyadvance.com, 14 July 2006 [cached]
Maleine Antoine, left, listens as Dr. Jesus Gomez speaks at a news conference following a surgery he and a team of physicians performed on Antoine's daughter, Marlie Casseus, pictured in the photographs, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Friday, July 14, 2006.Casseus, whose face was once distorted by a 16-pound-tumore-like growth, shown in photo at left, is closer to having normal facial features after a third surgery at Holtz Children's Hospital, shown in photo at right.Gomez is a surgeon with the Univeristy of Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
"I would say that the major reconstruction, the major risk, for surgery ... is already over," said Dr. Jesus Gomez, a University of Miami surgeon.
During the surgery, which took place at Holtz Children's Hospital, doctors narrowed the separation between Marlie's eyes and formed the bridge of her nose and upper lip, Gomez said.She can now breathe through her nose and close her mouth, though not fully.
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Remnants of the mass that were deep in her face were also removed during the latest surgery, Gomez said Friday.
During previous operations doctors rebuilt the interior of her nose and inserted metal plates to reconstruct her lower eye sockets as well as a plate to recreate the joint that allows her to open and close her mouth.
Marlie will likely still need two more major surgeries as well as dental reconstruction, Gomez said.Future surgeries will work on her jaw and improve her profile, and doctors still have to remove breathing and feeding tubes.Gomez estimated the total cost of the operations would be around $500,000.
Haitian girl who had 16-pound facial mass removed now talking, shopping - Orlando Sentinel : State News Haitian girl who had 16-pound facial mass removed now talking, shopping - Orlando Sentinel : State News
www.orlandosentinel.com, 20 Dec 2006 [cached]
Marlie will come back to Miami in two years for additional surgeries on her nose and jaw and to receive dental implants, said Dr. Jesus Gomez, the University of Miami medical school maxillofacial surgeon who has led Marlie's surgical teams.
Doctors are waiting two years to continue the reconstruction to give her skull time to stop growing.The mass that threatened her life has not shown any sign of regrowth, Gomez said Tuesday at a hospital news conference.
"If everything continues in the same way, in the same fashion, we're going to be able to finalize the reconstruction of the face in the next two years," Gomez said.
Marlie rejected a copy of the board game "Operation."She underwent four surgeries this year at Holtz Children's Hospital in Miami to remove the growth, recenter her eyes and define her nose.In October, surgeons replaced a previously implanted titanium plate in her jaw to tighten her mouth and give her back the ability to swallow and attempt to speak.A feeding tube into her stomach was scheduled to come out Thursday.
A synthetic skeleton made of hard polymer implanted under Marlie's eyes looks like normal cheekbone under her skin.A thin, pale scar outlines her flattened nose, and her lips close in the shape of a diamond.
Marlie suffers from a rare form of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, a nonhereditary genetic disease that causes bone to swell and become jelly-like.The condition affects her entire skeleton: she is bowlegged and short for her age, and her fingers and feet are swollen and crooked.
Cosmetic Dentistry – Restorative Dentistry Education
www.sobedental.com, 27 June 2009 [cached]
About Jesus Gomez, D.D.S.
Dr. Gomez, Professor of Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine where he is a full-time faculty member. His scope of practice includes Dento-Alveolar Surgery, Maxillofacial Trauma, Oral Pathology, Reconstruction, Orthognatic Surgery, and Ambulatory General Anesthesia.
Xenophilia - News Archives: Biology (2005)
www.xenophilia.com, 5 Aug 2003 [cached]
The teen suffers from a rare form of Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia, a nonhereditary, genetic disease that causes bone to become "like a big a bowl of jelly with some bone inside," according to University of Miami School of Medicine's Dr. Jesus Gomez, one of a team of nearly a dozen specialists performing the 14-hour procedure. " - cbsnews
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery
www.midlandtigers.com [cached]
WTLV - Jesus Gomez, a maxillofacial surgeon at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has said the surgery will be Marlie's last for now though may need more cosmetic surgeries when she stops growing.
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