Discovery Channel trauma surgeon speaking on campus

Dr. Likith Reddy specializes in facial trauma, surgical reconstruction of skeletal deformities, cleft lip, palate repair, facial cosmetic surgery | February 12, 2007

Dr. Likith Reddy, D.D.S., M.D., of the Discovery Channel’s series, “Surgery Saved My Life,” is speaking on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 103 of Albers Hall.

Reddy is director of the oral and maxillofacial surgery residency program at the University of Cincinnati. He specializes in facial trauma, surgical reconstruction of skeletal deformities, cleft lip and palate repair, and facial cosmetic surgery.

Reddy, originally from Hyderabad, India, returns to his homeland once every year for three weeks to work with his close friends. His trips home have inspired him to give back to his community and reach the unreachable with Western-trained medical care. During his stay there, the local hospital saves it’s most daring and dangerous cases for Reddy’s specialized skill. His work is being broadcast around the world on the Discovery Channel series.

Reddy’s appearance is sponsored by Xavier’s pre-medical society and AED, a pre-medical honor society.