August 2013 Articles


Gifted Hands

Nevus Outreach families know Bruce Bauer, MD, as the surgeon who removes more congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN) than anyone else anywhere. But Bauer also cares for children, as well as adults, with congenital and acquired ear deformities, cleft lip and palate, craniofacial anomalies, and vascular lesions. He is, in fact, one of the most versatile and respected cranial reconstructive plastic surgeons in the world. Curiously, he traces the beginning of his skills as a surgeon to when he was growing up on Long Island.

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Congenital Nevus Disorders Tissue Bank

We are pleased to announce that the tissue bank we have worked to coordinate for many years has been created, and is now receiving tissue samples.  Our friends at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Drs. Miguel Reyes-Múgica and Cláudia Salgado have asked us to spread the word.

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