Good Morning America
Good Morning America covers the ground-breaking work of Dr. Panossian as he helps a young child born with facial paralysis. It is a touching story with a happy ending.
The Boy Who Couldn’t Smile
Watch as Dr. Panossian helps a young boy born with facial paralysis obtain the smile he knew he always had inside. This is a heartwarming story that is made possible through Dr. Panossian’s novel smile reanimation technique. To read more about Moebius syndrome click here.
A Father Fights to Give His Daughter a Smile
A father and Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) fights to get his daughter smile reanimation surgery. Dr. Panossian discusses his unique lengthening temporalis myoplasty (LTM) technique to simultaneously animate both sides of the smile for facial paralysis.
CBS Coverage of Haiti’s First Ever Conjoined Twin Separation
Dr. Panossian travels to the island nation of Haiti with a team of pediatric surgeons to perform the country’s first ever conjoined twin separation.
KCET Covers Mending Kids’ Hometown Mission 2017
Another look at the Hometown Mission put on by Mending Kids every year. Dr. Panossian has participated in these missions for over a decade and sits on the Board of Directors as well. It’s a cause and an organization very dear to him.
Berhanu’s Life-Saving Surgery
Another uplifting story about a young Ethiopian boy brought to the United States for life-saving spine surgery in conjunction with a procedure by Dr. Panossian to correct his hand deformity. Thanks to Mending Kids for sponsoring this child’s surgery and making the world a bit more livable.
The Boy With the Big Hands
Dr. Panossian comments on The Doctors. This time, it’s about a young Indian boy who was born with a disorder causing his hands to massively overgrow.
ABC Covers Mending Kids’ Hometown Mission
Dr. Panossian serves on the Board of Directors for Mending Kids, an LA-based organization that arranges life-changing surgery for kids all over the world. The Hometown Mission is aimed at helping kids here at home who’s parents cannot afford the types of reconstructive surgeries they need.
Treasure suffers from a condition called lymphatic malformation. Although the malformation can occur anywhere in the body, it has infiltrated her tongue and has caused significant problems in her young life. Dr. Panossian excised a large portion of the malformation and reconstructed the tongue. Treasure is now a healthy and happy child.
Smiling Inside, Hoping You Will See
Kiana Deane was born with paralysis of one side of her face. Through a complex and unique two-stage surgery using a nerve from her leg (cross face nerve graft) and a muscle from her thigh (gracilis muscle), she eventually gained greater control and smiling ability.
Children of War Foundation
Dr. Panossian participates regularly with international charities. In June of 2013, Dr. Panossian and a team of doctors travelled to Amman, Jordan to perform complex reconstructive surgeries on over 20 children. Hear about this terrific organization and its mission.