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John W. Polley, MD

John W. Polley, MD
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  • Plastic Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Plastic Surgery
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: Michigan State University Affiliated Hospitals - Plastic Surgery
Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children, Canada - Pediatric Craniofacial and Maxillofacial Surgery
  Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan - Craniofacial and Maxillofacial Surgery
  Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nashville, Tenn. - Aesthetic Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Aesthetic plastic surgery
  • Body contour surgery
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Craniofacial anomalies
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Plastic surgery, pediatric
  • Rigid external distraction
Research Interests:
  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Craniofacial development
Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
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  • Rush Craniofacial Center
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 425
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 563-3000
  • Fax: (312) 563-2514
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  • John W Polley, MDSC
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 425
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 563-3000
  • Fax: (312) 569-2514
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Orthognathic Positioning System: Intraoperative System to Transfer Virtual Surgical Plan to Operating Field During Orthognathic Surgery.
    Polley JW, Figueroa AA.
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013
    2013 Jan 9. doi:pii: S0278-2391(12)01612-6. 10.1016/j.joms.2012.11.004. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Nasal Changes after Presurgical Nasoalveolar Molding (PNAM) in the Unilateral Cleft Lip Nose.
    Gomez DF, Donohue S, Figueroa AA, Polley JW.
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J.
    2011 Aug 16
  3. Biomechanical considerations for distraction of the monobloc, Le Fort III, and Le Fort I segments
    Figueroa AA, Polley JW, Figueroa AD
    Plast Reconstr Surg
    2010 Sep
  4. Evaluation of maxillary permanent molars in patients with syndromic craniosynostosis after monobloc osteotomy and midface advancement with rigid external distraction (RED)
    Sant'Anna EF, de A Cury-Saramago A, Figueroa AA, Polley JW
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J
    2010 Mar
  5. Introduction of a new removable adjustable intraoral maxillary distraction system for correction of maxillary hypoplasia
    Figueroa AA, Polley JW, Figueroa AL
    J Craniofac Surg
    2009 Sep
    20 Suppl 2:1776-86
  6. Umbilical quest: a new technique for accurately identifying the new position of the umbilicus in abdominoplasty using a Lockwood marker
    Shoukas J, Christopoulos N, Kouris G, Polley JW
    Plast Reconstr Surg
    2009 Mar
  7. Use of visible light-curing acrylic resins to manufacture occlusal splints: health considerations for clinicians and laboratory personnel
    Alves PV, Bolognese AM, Polley JW, Figueroa AA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg
    2008 Dec
  8. Clinical controversies in oral and maxillofacial surgery: Part two. External versus internal distraction osteogenesis for the management of severe maxillary hypoplasia: external distraction.
    Figueroa AA, Polley JW.
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg.
    2008 Dec
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