Dr. Burt Brent is Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. He has been a member of the clinical faculty for 20 years.
Dr. Brent's interests center around surgical restoration of facial deformity resulting from congenital defects or from traumatic injury. His particular interest is the surgical creation of the absent auricle. As such, his practice is 95% pediatric.
Dr. Brent is a member of var~ ious medical organizations, including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He has received several awards from these societies, including the James Barrett Brown Award for the most significant publication in the world literature of plastic surgery.
He has written more than 50 scientific articles and book chapters, most of them focusing on reconstruction of the auricle. Dr. Brent has edited a multipleauthor two-volume book, The Artistry of Reconstructive Surgery, and has twice served as a guest editor for Clinics in Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Brent conducts his private surgical practice at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California, where he has repaired auricles for more than 1,000 children with microtia.