Personal HistoryDr. Ambro is an assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition to managing a facial cosmetic surgery practice, he serves as a facial reconstructive surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and as a facial specialist at the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center. His specific interests include rhinoplasty (cosmetic and functional), aging face surgery (browlift, eyelift and facelift) and ear reconstruction. This special interest in reconstructing external ear deformities has led Dr. Ambro to begin planning the development of a Microtia Clinic to evaluate and surgically repair/create ears for children with congenital ear deformities.
Dr. Ambro completed his undergraduate education at Georgetown University. He received a master's degree from Cambridge University (England), performing research in the Division of Virology on potential human papilloma virus vaccines. He graduated magna cum laude from the Jefferson Medical College, where he was also inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and received, among other awards, the S. MaCuen Smith Memorial Prize in Otology.
Dr. Ambro subsequently stayed at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and completed an internship in general surgery and a four-year residency in otolaryngology-head & neck surgery. After working for a year as a clinical instructor of otolaryngology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, he went to the University of Washington Medical Center for fellowship training in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, where he trained under two internationally renowned facial plastic surgeons -- Wayne Larrabee, Jr., M.D. (past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery) and Craig Murakami, M.D. Throughout his training and practice, Dr. Ambro has performed thousands of surgical procedures on the face, head and neck.
Dr. Ambro sees patients at the Maryland Facial Plastic Surgery office, the University clinic and at Kernan Hospital.