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Michael A. Carron, M.D.
Vice Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology
Associate Professor
Division Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Chief of Otolaryngology at Oakwood Hospital

4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48201

Clinical Offices:

27177 Lahser Road, Suite 203
Southfield, MI 48304
(248) 357-4151

18181 Oakwood Blvd, Ste 402
Dearborn, MI 48124


Michael A. Carron is an assistant professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and division chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated from Lyman Briggs School at Michigan State University and the University of Michigan Medical School. After successful completion of an internship in general surgery and a residency in Otolaryngology at Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center, he undertook additional fellowship training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at New York University School of Medicine.  He is a diplomate of both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. 

Dr. Carron’s areas of expertise includes treating aging of the forehead and brow region, upper and lower eyelid excess, the aging face and neck, internal and external nasal deformity, nasal obstruction, and treatment of fine lines and wrinkles of the forehead and face and maxillofacial trauma. Dr. Carron also specializes in reconstructing skin cancer defects of the face and nose, treating soft tissue injuries of the face and improving the appearance of scars.

Areas of Interest
Forehead and Brow Lifting
Maxillofacial Trauma
Skin Cancer Reconstruction
Dermabrasion and Chemical Peel
Microtia repair
Repair of partial and total ear loss
Fat Transplantation
Cheek and chin augmentation
Post Graduate Training

Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.  Detroit, MI  Intern in Surgery.  -7/2002-06/2003.

Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.  Detroit, MI  Resident in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  7/2003-6/2007.

New York University School of Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospital (Weill Cornell Medical Center).  Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery.  Fellow Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery.  7/2007-7/208.

Other Information

GRANTS:   (last 5 years)

2012  Facial Plastic Surgery Cadaver Course, Detroit MI. Synthes CMF. $3,000

2010  Co-I with Cynthia Bir Ph.D. “Biomechanical analysis of Absorbable Plate and Screw Fixation of fractures with the Sonic Weld system”.  KLS Martin. $4,300.00

Selected Publications

(last five years)

1. Carron M, Zoumalan R, Pastorek N.  Measured gain in projection with the extended columellar strut-tip graft in endonasal rhinoplasty. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. In Press
2. Shkoukani MA, Caughlin B, Pereira L, Carron M, Folbe A and Mathog RH.  Mucoceles of the Paranasal Sinuses: a 10 Year Single Institution Review. Journal of Otology and Rhinology. In Press
3. Carron MA, Saad H*.  Treatment of the Mentally Ill in the Pre-moral and Moral Era. Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry.  In press
4. Lin H, Folbe A, Carron M, Zuliani G, Chen W, Yoo G, Mathog R.  Single-Incision Transaxillary Robotic Thyroidectomy: Challenges and Limitations in a North American Population. Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. 2012 Sept 24.
5. Lemonnier LA, Tulunay-Ugur OE, Zak IT, Carron MA.  Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Presenting as a Sphenoid Sinus Mass in a Juvenile.  SciTechnol – Journal of Otology & Rhinology. 2012, 1:2
6. Carron MA, Mao J*, Caughlin BP (2012)  Internal Laryngocele and Zenker’s Diverticulum Masquerading as a Laryngeal Fracture and Esophageal Perforation and Rupture. J Otol Rhinol 1:2.
7. Shkoukani, MA*; Carron, MA; Tulunay, O; Kucuk, O; Lin, H.  Angiosarcoma of the scalp with complete response to a biweekly gemcitabine and Docetaxel (GEMDOC) chemotherapy regimen.  Ear Nose and Throat Journal, 2011 January;90,(1)
8. Pereira, L*, Carron, MA, Mathog, RH.   Traditional craniofacial resection. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2010 March;21,(1): 2-8.

9. Carron MA, Zoumalan RA*, Miller PJ, Shah AR.  Biomechanical analysis of anchoring points in rhytidectomy. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2010 Jan-Feb;12(1):37-9.
10. Mao J*, Carron M, Tomovic S, Narasimhan K*, Allen S, Mathog RH.  Cartilage grafts in dorsal nasal augmentation of traumatic saddle nose deformity: a long-term follow-up. Laryngoscope. 2009 Nov;119(11):2111-7
11. Narasimhan K*, Kucuk O, Lin HS, Heilbrun LK, Carron MA, Venkatramanamoorthy R, Mathog RH:  Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma: a 13-year experience at a single institution.  Skull Base.  2009 Jul;19(4):255-62
12. McAvoy M*, Carron MA, Poulik J, Altinok D, Belenky W:  Sequelae of Rapid Growing Mycobacteria Otomastoiditis in a Child. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2009 Jun;135(6):602-4
13. Zoumalan RA*, Carron MA, Tajudeen BA, Miller PJ.  Treatment of the Dorsal Deviation. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2009 Jun;42(3):579-86.
14. Mao JC*, Carron MA, Fountain KR, Stachler RJ, Yoo GH, Mathog RH, Coticchia JM:  Craniocervical necrotizing fasciitis with and without thoracic extension: management strategies and outcome. Am J Otolaryngol.  2009 Jan-Feb;30(1):17-23.

Book Chapters

Carron MA. Materials, Plating and Methods.  Atlas of Craniofacial Trauma: 2nd Edition.  Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins. 
Carron MA. Scar Revision. Atlas of Craniofacial Trauma: 2nd Edition.  Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins. 
Carron MA. Abrasions, Lacerations and Avulsions. Atlas of Craniofacial Trauma: 2nd Edition.  Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins. 
Constantantinides MS, Carron MA: Profile Management. In: Advanced Therapy in Facial Plastic Surgery. J. Regan Thomas Editor. 

Zoumalan R, Carron MA,  Miller PJ. Correction of the Deviated Dorsum.  In: Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America; Daniel Becker Editor.  2009 Jun;42(3):579-86.
Miller, PJ, Zoumalan, RA, Carron, MA: The Anatomy and Physiology of the Neck. In: Gentile RD. Rejuvenation of the Aging Neck. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2009.


Atlas of Craniofacial Trauma: 2nd Edition.  Carron, MA; Mathog RH; Shibuya T Editors.  Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins.