Dr Paul Tessier

Dr Paul Tessier pioneered craniofacial surgery in the 1960s at Hopital Foch, Suresnes near Paris, operating on hypertelorism patients and undertaking mid-face advancements.

Dr Tessier continued to contribute to Craniofacial Surgery, in particular with his anatomical descriptions of various deformities and craniofacial clefts as well as with continued technical advances, such as cranial bone grafting, over the next 30 years of his career. He is unanimously recognised as the "Father of Craniofacial Surgery".

 

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