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Tessa Hadlock, M.D., Appointed Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear


Contact: Vannessa Carrington
                Ph.: 617-573-3341

Boston — (Dec. 21, 2011) — Tessa Hadlock, M.D., a resident of Concord, Mass., has been appointed  Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. The Division includes the Facial and Cosmetic Surgery Center, dedicated to anti-aging and reconstruction, and the aesthetic and functional enhancement of the head and neck. The Division also includes the Facial Nerve Center, which provides the experience and expertise of a team of medical specialists skilled in the evaluation and treatment of facial nerve disorders, in addition to specialized testing, equipment and treatment.  

Dr.  Hadlock is an Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology. She completed her surgical residency in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and a surgical fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, both at Mass. Eye and Ear. 

For the past 10 years, Dr.  Hadlock held the position of Director of the Facial Nerve Center at Mass. Eye and Ear. She will continue to lead that Center in addition to her new position.  Dr. Hadlock, who also completed a research fellowship at Mass. Eye and Ear and Children’s Hospital, is the author of numerous published articles and book chapters in her specialty. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  She is also active in helping patients all over the world through medical missions and teaching physicians while on these missions so they can better care for those who need them.

About Mass. Eye and Ear
Founded in 1824, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary is an independent specialty hospital providing patient care for disorders of the eye, ear, nose, throat, head and neck. Mass. Eye and Ear is an international leader in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology research and a teaching partner of Harvard Medical School. Under the direction of Mass. Eye and Ear’s board of directors, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Schepens Eye Research Institute recently formed the world’s largest and most robust private basic and clinical ophthalmology research enterprise. For more information, call 617-523-7900 or visit