Joseph B. Meleca, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Facial Plastic & Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Joseph Meleca, MD, a board-certified otolaryngologist, specializes in head and neck surgery and facial plastic and microvascular reconstruction. Dr. Meleca’s expertise includes performing functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty, facial reanimation surgery for facial paralysis, synkinesis, facial gender affirming surgery, facial trauma, reconstruction after Mohs skin cancer resection, and head and neck reconstruction with specific experience in microvascular free tissue transfer. Furthermore, he enjoys educating residents and medical students in the practice of facial plastic surgery in the operative suite and clinic to advance the next generation of physician and surgeons.