Dr. Markowitz is the facial trauma consultant to the New York Rangers NHL hockey team. He is highly skilled and uniquely qualified to treat and manage facial trauma. On staff at local hospitals, he is trained to deliver emergency care for facial trauma that involves bones, teeth, skin, gums or other soft tissues of the face and mouth.
Depending on the type of facial trauma sustained, there are many different treatment options available. However, the goal of treatment is to stop any bleeding from occurring, create a clear airway, repair any broken or fractured bone and/or suture any damaged soft tissue. Treatment is immediate, as long as there are no neck fractures or life-threatening injuries.
Some of the conditions Dr. Markowitz treats are:
- Facial Lacerations
- Intra Oral Lacerations
- Fractures of the facial bones
- Fractures of the jaw
- Teeth that have been knocked out
- Fractures of the nasal bones