Microtia & Ear Canal Atresia
At Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, we have a multidisciplinary team of physicians, specialists, and surgeons working together to care for the unique needs of children with microtia and ear canal atresia. Our unique clinic provides child-centered consultation from a team of doctors, including diagnosis, treatment and education for microtia and the cosmetic and hearing needs of the child. Kay Chang, MD, is one of only a few physicians in the United States that is part of the International Society for Auricular Reconstruction (ISAR), a highly respected society dedicated to the education and care advancements of microtia and atresia. Kay Chang, MD and Mai Thy Truong, MD work as a surgical team to care for your child with microtia.
You and your child will meet with our team to determine the possible therapeutic options and to work with you to develop an ongoing treatment plan. Our interdisciplinary team consists of pediatric otolaryngologists, audiologists, geneticists, and radiologists. Together, we will educate you about your child’s condition and the important role you play in your child’s treatment and care. Learn more about microtia and ear canal atresia by clicking the links below or contacting us.
- What is microtia?
- How do we evaluate microtia?
- Treatment options for microtia
- Microtia repair at Stanford: Rib cartilage graft reconstruction – a description of our technique
- At what age should microtia be repaired?
- Treating the hearing defect
- What are the long term effects of microtia on my child?
- Microtia patient gallery: before & after
Contact us or call (650) 724-4800 for appointments and more information.