An Ear Grown in Woman’s Arm!?


The Doctors discuss the case of a soldier whose left ear was torn off in a car accident. Amazingly, a new ear was modeled from rib cartilage and grown inside her arm! The surgeon responsible for this amazing surgery, Lieutenant Colonel and plastic surgery expert Dr. Owen Johnson, the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, joins The Doctors to share how this medical marvel was performed. Dr. Johnson says after a few more surgeries the woman’s new ear will appear like a typical ear.