Facial Paralysis

Our team at Tufts Medical Center is committed to providing individualized medical and surgical care for children with weakness or paralysis of the face in order to improve their facial function, aesthetics and quality of life.

Read more about our Facial Nerve Center at Tufts Medical Center.

Programs + Services


Otolaryngology (ENT) / Facial Plastic + Reconstructive Surgery

In the Boston Pediatric Otolaryngology Division at Tufts Children's Hospital, we provide personalized expert care for ear, nose and throat problems.
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Doctors + Care Team

Alexander P. Marston, MD

Alexander P. Marston, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Adult + Pediatric Otolaryngologist; Facial Plastic + Reconstructive Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2820
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Pediatric airway management, head and neck masses, cleft lip and palate, mandibular distraction, vascular anomalies, congenital and acquired hearing loss, cochlear implants, facial nerve reanimation, nasal obstruction, septorhinoplasty, facial/Mohs reconstruction

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Andrew Scott, MD

Andrew Scott, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Director, Cleft Lip and Palate Team; Director, Otolaryngology Residency Program; Pediatric Otolaryngologist; Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Tufts University School of Medicine; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine; Clinical Associate, Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2820
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Pediatric ENT, cleft lip and palate surgery, vascular anomalies, neonatal mandibular distraction osteogenesis for airway obstruction, endoscopic and laser airway surgery, open airway surgery, EXIT procedures, otologic surgery including cochlear implantation, micrognathia, microtia

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Mark A. Vecchiotti, MD

Mark A. Vecchiotti, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology; Pediatric Otolaryngologist; Medical Director, Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2820
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Pediatric hearing loss, chronic ear disease, and cochlear implantation
pediatric congenital and acquired head and neck masses
pediatric voice and airway disorders including respiratory papillomatosis and subglottic stenosis
pediatric sinus disease
advanced surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
facial nerve disorders

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