Theresa A Hadlock, M.D.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Organ Fabrication, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Affiliate
Otolaryngology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Research Staff
Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Harvard medical school 1994
MD Harvard Medical School 1994
12-dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine; dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine; facial muscles; facial nerve; facial nerve injuries; facial paralysis; ions; membranes artificial; nerve regeneration; paralysis; tetracaine; vibrissae Dr. Tessa Hadlock is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and an Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School. She is board certified in Otolaryngology (by the American Board of Otolaryngology) and in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery). She is a 1990 graduate of Bowdoin College and a 1994 graduate of Harvard Medical. She interned in general surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals, followed by residency in Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard. Her training included a two year research fellowship in tissue engineering at the Children's Hospital in Boston. She has subspecialty training in microvascular head and neck reconstruction, and since 2002, has been on staff at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where she directs the Facial Nerve Center in the division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. As a clinician-scientist, she is the author of numerous original articles, invited writings, and non-print materials, and she has an ongoing NIH-funded R-01 research grant titled "The Surgical and Rehabilitative Management of Facial Nerve Injury." Her primary interest is in comprehensive management of the paralyzed face.