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Dr. Matthew Miller, UNC Facial Nerve CenterDr. Matthew Q. Miller is Director of the UNC Facial Nerve Center. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine at the top of his class, Dr. Miller completed a 5-year residency program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia. He then completed a two-year Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School, a fellowship that is primarily focused on facial paralysis and facial reanimation treatments. During his fellowship, Dr. Miller received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study gene therapy treatments on nerve regeneration.

Dr. Matthew Q. Miller is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the Sir Charles Bell Society (international organization of clinicians dedicated to caring for patients with facial paralysis), the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Medical Association. He has published many articles detailing treatment strategies for facial paralysis in journals such as JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Miller speaks nationally at meetings on caring for patients with facial paralysis.

Why Choose Dr. Miller at the UNC Facial Nerve Center?

Facial movements are coordinated and complex. The art of restoring facial symmetry at rest and with facial expressions is equally complex, and treatment MUST be customized to the each patient. Dr. Miller understands the importance of creating a holistic and personalized treatment plan for each patient as not only has he spent many years studying and performing facial paralysis treatments, but he also is a facial paralysis patient himself!

Regardless of how long you have lived with facial paralysis and the cause of your facial paralysis, Dr. Miller can perform the most cutting-edge surgical and non-surgical treatments to optimize your facial symmetry and function.


Schedule a consultation with Dr. Miller today by calling 984-974-2255.