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Brian Andrews, MD

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Associate Professor, Director of Craniofacial Reconstruction
  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery & Services
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For Cosmetic Surgery & Services related requests

Call 319-384-8100

For all other requests

Call 800-777-8442


"My favorite thing about my job is caring for infants, children and adults with craniofacial anomalies/disorders and helping restore both facial function and aesthetics." — Brian Andrews




Adult Specialties

  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic surgery

Pediatric Specialties

  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic surgery

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Cleft lip and palate repair
  • Congenital newborn malformations repair
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Craniosynostosis correction
  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Ear reshaping (otoplasty)
  • Ear surgery
  • Excision of benign and malignant skin lesions
  • Facial implants
  • Facial nerve disorder surgery
  • Facial reanimation
  • Facial reconstruction after skin cancer treatment
  • Facial trauma repair
  • Free tissue transfers
  • Head and neck reconstruction following cancer treatment
  • Jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery)
  • Mohs reconstructive surgery
  • Nerve transfers
  • Reconstruction after skin cancer treatment
  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Rhinoplasty (nose surgery)
  • Skin biopsy
  • Skin cancer reconstruction
  • Skin lesions removal
  • Skull base surgery
  • Soft tissue reconstruction
  • Surgical treatment of vascular anomalies
  • Tongue reconstruction

Diseases and Conditions

  • AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
  • Benign tumors of bone and soft tissue
  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Facial fractures
  • Facial paralysis
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Head and neck masses
  • Head injuries
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Osteomyelitis and segmental bone defects
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Sarcoma, bone
  • Sarcoma, soft tissue
  • Sarcomas
  • Skin cancer
  • Skull base tumor
  • Sleep apnea
  • Traumatic brain injuries


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Triological Society
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO) Craniomaxillofacial Foundation
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Craniofacial Surgery
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • International Society of Craniofacial Surgery


  • MD, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
  • MA, Biology, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
  • BA, Biology, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa


  • General Surgery Internship, Exempla St. Joseph's Hospital, Denver
  • Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Plastic Surgery, Harvard University Combined Program, Boston


Craniofacial Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Westwood, Calif.