Craniofacial Surgery

Precedent Book For Plastic Surgery

Precedent book for plastic surgery, circa 1967

In 1967, Dr. Joseph E. Murray established Boston's first residency in plastic surgery at The Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. This pamphlet was used as a basic procedure manual for residents.

Correction of Midfacial Deformities

Correction of Midfacial Deformities, 1971

Published in 1971 in Surgical Clinics of North America, this article, written by Joseph E. Murray , M.D., Lennard T. Swanson, D.M.D., Melvin Cohen, D.M.D., and Mutaz B. Habal, M.D., illustrates the interdisciplinary nature of the diagnosis and treatment involved in craniofacial surgery.

Paper on Craniofacial Surgery

Relation of Craniofacial Surgery to Growth and Development, 1971

Written by Joseph E. Murray M.D., John B. Mulliken, M.D., Leonard B. Kaben, M.D., and Anthony D. Holmes, M.B.B.S., this is the introduction to a report that discusses the lessons learned by surgeons through twenty years experience in the repair of craniofacial defects.

Dr. Murray and Dr. Tessier with patient

Dr. Murray and Dr. Tessier with a patient, circa 1977

Born in Brittany, in 1917, Paul Tessier presented the first paper on craniofacial surgery in 1967. Dr. Tessier worked with Dr. Murray at the Craniofacial Clinic in the 1970s and 1980s.

Dr. Murray and Dr. Tessier standing in front of the Plastic Surgery Unit at Children's Hospital

Drs. Murray and Tessier, circa 1977

Dr. Murray and Dr. Tessier standing in front of the Plastic Surgery Unit at Children's Hospital, 1977

Dental cast illustrating a cleft palate

Dental cast, 1984

Dental cast illustrating a cleft palate by Joseph E. Murray

Joseph E. Murray
Craniofacial Surgery