Stahl’s ear, also known as Spock or elf ear, is characterized by a flattened ear rim and deformed upper portions of ear. Skin and cartilage are folded to different degrees, resulting in a pointed upper edge. Children with Stahl's ear may benefit from a non-surgical procedure called ear molding.

To request an appointment with a physician at St. Louis Children's Hospital, call 314.454.5437 or 800.678.5437 or email us.  For additional resources about Stahl's Ear, contact our Family Resource Center.