Dr. Kofi Boahene, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • plastic/reconstructive surgery

Affiliation:

  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

Location:

  • Baltimore, MD

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A savage pit bull attack results in the total dismembering of a teenage girl's ear. And though the ear remains fully intact, complications during the initial reattachment process raise the real risk she could lose her ear forever.

    What's a doc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most head lice found in North America now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, a new study cautions.

    Head lice infestation is a major public-health issue, the research...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eyelid surgery and facelifts are up. So are butt augmentations and neck lifts, according to new figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that show a steady increase in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures in the United States....Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More breast cancer patients are choosing reconstructive breast surgery, although where women live might influence whether they opt for it, new research shows.

    "These data suggest that while a hearteningly increasing proportion of women are receiv...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists might be able to offer "hair-challenged" males a new glimmer of hope when it comes to reversing baldness.

    Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania say they've gotten closer to being able to use stem cells to treat thinning hair ...Full Article