Earicles 2018 Chicago Microtia Atresia Conference – We are stars!

We held the Earicles 2018 Chicago Microtia Atresia Conference at The Drake Hotel on August 3-4, 2018. What an INCREDIBLE event filled with love and ears of all shapes and sizes!

Earicles 2018 Chicago Microtia Atresia Conference Wrap Up Video from Sheryl Lewin MD on Vimeo.

We are stars. We all shine. We are one!

CHIMAC Photos:
Password: drake2018 (Families, speakers and sponsors are invited to download their individual photos (only) at no charge.)

A huge THANK YOU to our …

SPEAKERS: Dr. Sheryl Lewin (Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction), Dr. Arturo Bonilla (Rib Graft Ear Reconstruction), Dr. Bradley Kesser (Atresia Repair), Dr. Russell Reid (Jaw Reconstruction), Steven Westhead (Adult Patient Perspective), Amy Ayer (Parent Advocacy), Tom Force/Patriot Group (PIER Insurance Overview).


Platium: Earicles, Lewin Ear Reconstruction, Cove Surgery Center, Congenital Ear Deformity Institute, Poriferous/SU-POR, EarWell
Silver: Cochlear Americas, Oticon Medical, University of Virginia Health Systems, Med El
Friends of Earicles: Medical Concepts, Torrico Photography, Cori Communications, Sanchez Farmer Family, Ayer Family, Gutierrez Family

PATIENT PANEL FAMILIES: Ayer, Day, Grosshans, Herrera, Kidun, Martinez, O’Rourke, Sanchez, Siskoff, Wilke

ONSITE HELPERS: Tiffany Wilke, Kim Muller, Larrissa Trevino, Al Torrico/Torrico Photography, Deb Henderson/Cori Communications, Jacquie Vilstrup, my family (John, Kaci, & Geoff Lewin, Robert & Linda Levine)

OFFSITE HELPERS: Julie Liu, Maribel Rodriguez; Frank & Debbie Butera/Butera Design (website, graphics); Joe Loizzo/Kollege Town (t-shirts), Bryan Muller/Impact Production LA (printing, signage)

DAY 2 - CONF-230THE DRAKE HOTEL: Amanda Kurtz (Conference Coordinator), Andrea Barrera (Reservation Supervisor), Chris (Super awesome bellman); Joshua, Mark, Tamara/Encore (AV)

KIDS CAMP & FUN: Sourtney Ellis & Meghan Beach/Sitters Studio, Myles Fran/Sparkles Entertainment (Balloons, Balloon Artists, Face Painter)


For more information on upcoming Microtia Atresia Conferences, please click HERE

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