Rodriguez leads NYU Langone’s vascular composite allotransplantation (VCA) program, which encompasses face and limb transplantation. The two face transplants performed at NYU Langone since the program was established in 2014 have been widely recognized for their superior outcomes.

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New Face. New Beginning

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 16:00-16:30

The plastic surgeon famous for completing the most extensive and comprehensive full-face transplant in history will talk about how the experience gained in the treatment of complex congenital and acquired facial deformity has provided a unique platform for advancing the field of facial reconstruction. Rodriguez will inspire summit participants by illustrating how facial transplantation has become a clinical reality—and he won’t shy away from addressing the fact that immunotherapy remains one of the leading obstacles to its widespread acceptance.

In his talk, Rodriguez will share his philosophy of creating a comprehensive and multidisciplinary team to act as an avenue to restore human appearance and function for individuals with devastating composite facial disfigurement.

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