A Crash Course in Facial Fractures  

ReSurge International
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What's in this course?

Learn about common patterns of facial trauma and indications for surgical repair, the pathophysiology of traumatic facial injuries and the basic reconstructive techniques to repair them.


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oral and Maxillary Surgery, Otolaryngology.

Target Audience

Designed to train practicing medical professionals, surgeons and clinicians.


2 hours



Varied activities

Videos, lectures and quizzes.

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Dr. Andrew Wexler
Course instructor

Dr. Andrew Wexler 

Dr. Andrew Wexler is a clinical professor of plastic surgery at the University of Southern California. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in philosophy and classics and obtained his medical degree from Boston University. He subsequently completed his residency in plastic surgery at UCLA. Dr Wexler is the past President of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS), past member of the Board of directors of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and Emeritus Chief of Plastic Surgery at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles. He serves as a Senior Educator for Resurge International. 

This course is provided by ReSurge International

Resurge International is a nonprofit organization based in Sunnyvale, California established in 1969. ReSurge focuses on scaling up access to reconstructive surgical care in low-income countries by training and funding the next generation of reconstructive surgeons across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. ReSurge is one of the few organizations to address the full scope of reconstructive surgical care to those most in need. They pair 50 years of experience with an innovative localization and empowerment model that is creating a ripple-effect of impact across economies, communities, and human lives.

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