UI Hospitals and Clinics



Douglas K. Henstrom, MD

Assistant Professor, Director of the Facial Nerve Center within Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (view Academic Profile)


"People who don’t recover very well from Bell’s Palsy, or Ramsey Hunt, or Lyme Disease may have some facial movement, but it may be inefficient. Others, however, may have no facial function whatsoever and if they want to get their smile back, our team can help reanimate their face."



  • Plastic surgery
  • Vascular Anomalies (Pediatric)


  • Brow lift
  • Botox
  • Chin surgery
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal fillers
  • Ear surgery
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Face lift
  • Facial implants
  • Facial nerve disorder surgery
  • Laser skin resurfacing
  • Microtia
  • Nose surgery
  • Skin cancer reconstruction

Education and Training


MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


  • General Surgery, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN


Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

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