Michael Fritz, M.D., F.A.C.S.
, is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Staff Member of the Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute and Director of the Section of Facial Plastic and Microvascular Surgery. He earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health in Columbus, OH. He completed an Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.

His specialty interests include complex facial reconstruction in children and adults, treatment of facial paralysis and cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty (surgery the external nose).

Dr. Fritz is board-certified by the State of Ohio Medical Board, the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Fritz is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Head and Neck Society and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

He has published a number of journal articles on topics such as management of advanced facial cancers, complex maxillary and orbit reconstruction and new techniques for treatment of facial paralysis.

He has also published book chapters on concepts and techniques in facial trauma reconstruction, lip reconstruction and facial reconstruction using microvascular free tissue transfer. In addition, he given a many presentations on the topics of facial reconstruction and management of facial paralysis.

Dr. Mary Wilde is an integrative pediatrician and owner of Imagine Pediatrics Behavioral Health and Wellness in St. George, Utah. She’s an author, podcaster, TEDx speaker, and frequent contributor to various online platforms sharing a message of compassion and resilience. A Minnesota native now transplanted to a desert climate, Dr. Wilde has witnessed the heartiness and wisdom that can emerge from extreme conditions. Her passion for promoting resilience has led her to create an online program called “Resilience School” for kids and teens and to host conferences and retreats for parents and professionals experiencing burnout. This coming Spring, Dr. Wilde will be hosting a Physician Renewal Retreat in Southern Utah with hiking, outdoor yoga, and poetry writing (visit https://bit.ly/renewal2024 to learn more). Dr. Wilde and her husband Jason (also Dr. Wilde–a professor at Utah Tech University) are the parents to 8 sons.