Dr. Sheryl Lewin will be presenting on Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky in the Newport Entertainment District, within ½ mile from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. After the presentation, there will a Question & Answer Session with Dr. Lewin and post-op families, followed by Individual Patient Appointments.

Patients may have the ability to get their ear 3D scanned if age and anatomy appropriate.





Sunday, August 4, 2019


Newport Aquarium
Newport, Kentucky

This event is closed


Friday, August 2, 2019

10:30am-11:00am Registration
11:00am-12:00pm Presentation on Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction by Dr. Shery Lewin, Question & Answer Session, Patient Panel
12:15pm-4:00pm Individual Patient Appointments with 3D scan if age, anatomy appropriate

*Agenda details subject to change

(You do NOT need an aquarium ticket to attend the event. If you are interested in visiting the Aquarium, we have a group discount rate for tickets. The hours on Sunday are from 10:00am-6:00pm.)

Event Location:
Newport Aquarium (Riverside Room)
One Aquarium Way
Newport, Kentucky


Registration Details

Registration Fee

The Registration Fee is $50 per family and includes the following:

  • Presentation on PIER surgery, Question & Answer Session, Patient Panel (1 hour)
  • Individual Patient Appointment with Dr. Sheryl Lewin with 3D scan if age, anatomy appropriate (13-15 minutes)
  • Microtia Meet & Greet T-Shirt The event will take place at the Newport Aquarium. Aquarium tickets are not required to attend the event, but may be a fun activity to do while waiting for your Individual Patient Appointment. Discounted aquarium tickets are available for purchase through our group.

Patient Panel Registration

For those families that have already had surgery and want to share their experiences with others, please email info@lewinmd.com. We are always incredibly thankful to our patient families wanting to help others!


Please email Tiffany Wilke at twilke@lewinmd.com with any questions you have about the event.

Cancellation Policy

We have a no cancellation policy and cannot refund the registration fee due to any cancellations.

Photo/Video Release

In order to help spread awareness about Microtia, as well as educate families about our Microtia Meet & Greets and Earicles Microtia Atresia Conferences, we document our events with photographs and video, and typically put together a fun, post-event wrap-up video. This is very important to us and we appreciate your help. Families will be asked to sign a photo/video release during registration. If you have questions about this policy, please email twilke@lewinmd.com prior to registering.

Event Hosts

Dr. Sheryl Lewin, Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction Surgeon
Lewin Ear Reconstruction  |  Torrance, CA

Dr. Lewin is a Craniofacial-trained board-certified Plastic Surgeon. She is one of the leading microtia surgeons in the United States treating children and adults with the Porous Implant Ear Reconstruction (“PIER”) technique (commonly known as Medpor, SuPor). She has spent the last 10 years developing innovative techniques to improve the outcome of PIER. She is the founder of Earicles, Miracles for Ears, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education, advocacy, research and surgical care for needy patients with microtia.

Tiffany Wilke, Microtia Patient Liaison

Tiffany is the mother of Manny, a 12 year old boy with bilateral Microtia Atresia that has undergone the ear reconstruction process and wears bilateral hearing processors. Tiffany is Dr. Lewin’s Microtia Patient Liaison and the Earicles Conference Coordinator. We would like to thank Ashley Campeas, Helena Kellam, and Elise Garfinkel for their help in planning our event. Ashley and Helena are also on our Patient Panel!

Michelle O’Rourke, OH-KY Meet & Greet Host Family

Michelle is the mother to a 7 year old Unilateral Microtia Atresia child, Charley, that has undergone the ear reconstruction process.
Michelle works as a registered nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the ENT department. The O’Rourke family lives in West Harrison, Indiana.


We have set up a hotel block with discounted rates for those interested in overnight accommodations at a new property:

Hampton Inn & Suites Newport/Cincinnati
275 Columbia Street
Newport, Ohio

The Hampton is just steps away from the Newport Entertainment District (including the Newport Aquarium, the location of our Microtia Meet & Greet!), and ½ mile from downtown Cincinnati with walking bridges across the river right out the front door! We have secured a discounted, negotiated rate of $174 plus taxes for our attendees from 8/2-8/5, 2019. Please note that the discounted block is only available until June 1, 2019 and there is 72 hour cancellation policy. Free breakfast and parking is included. We love when our Microtia families all stay under one roof as it is always fun to meet others at the hotel pool or at breakfast!

Group block booking link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/MicrotiaMeetGreet



Tickets: We have a group rate of $21.99 for Adults and $14.99 for kids (normally $25.99 and $18.99). To purchase:
1) Go to: https://www.newportaquarium.com/Aquarium-Admission/General-Admission
2) Select 8/4/19
3) Enter the discount promo code: LEWIN

(Once the promo code is entered it will reduce the ticket pricing. It is $21.99 for adults and $14.99 for kids. General admission is normally $25.99 and $18.99.)

If you are staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites hotel, they also have a discount code they can provide for you if you would like to visit the Aquarium on an alternate day.


The Newport Aquarium is located in the Newport Entertainment District (as well as “1/2 a football field away” from the Hampton Hotel).