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Jesse A. Taylor, MD

Jesse A. Taylor, MD Surgeon

Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Taylor is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Aesthetics
  • Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Lift
  • Breast Implants
  • Congenital Craniofacial Reconstruction
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Implants
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Nose Surgery - Cosmetic
  • Submucous Resection (SMR) Surgery

Description of Clinical Expertise

cranial vault reconstruction
Craniofacial osteotomies
maxillofacial surgery
facial rejuvenation
cleft lip and palate

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Plastic Surgery

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Vanderbilt University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez Hospital


Americal Association of Chairpersons in Plastic Surgery, National American Academy of Pediatrics, National American Alpine Workshop in Plastic Surgery, International American Association of Plastic Surgeons, National American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association, National American Society of Craniofacial Surgery, National American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, National American Society of Plastic Surgery, National American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, International American Society of Reconstructive Transplant Surgery, International Cincinnati Pediatric Society, Local Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, National International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, International Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, National Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, Local Plastic Surgery Research Council, National Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, Local Sociedad de Ex-Residentes Fernando Ortiz Monasterio, International Tri-State Craniofacial Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Taylor is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Bone tissue engineering
Periosteal tissue engineering
Minimally invasive craniofacial surgery
craniofacial distraction osteogenesis

Selected Publications:

Swanson Jordan W, Yu Jason W, Taylor Jesse A, Kovach Stephen, Kanchwala Suhail, Lantieri Laurent: The Retroauricular Approach to the Facial Nerve Trunk. The Journal of craniofacial surgery : 2016.

Shay Paul Luther, Goldstein Jesse A, Wink Jason D, Paliga J Thomas, Solot Cynthia B, Cohen Marilyn A, Friedman Susan A, Low David W, Taylor Jesse A, Jackson Oksana A: International Adoptees With Cleft Lip and/or Palate: Lessons Learned From a Growing Population. Annals of plastic surgery 77 (4): 377-82,2016.

Silvestre Jason, Runyan Christopher, Taylor Jesse A: Analysis of Practice Settings for Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship Graduates in North America. Journal of surgical education : 2016.

Samra Fares, Bauder Andrew R, Swanson Jordan W, Whitaker Linton A, Bartlett Scott P, Taylor Jesse A: Assessing the midface in Muenke syndrome: A cephalometric analysis and review of the literature. Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS 69 (9): 1285-90,2016.

Xu Wen, Fox Justin P, Gerety Patrick A, Li Jing, Wes Ari M, Bartlett Scott P, Taylor Jesse A: Assessing Risk Factors for Hospital-Based, Acute Care Within Thirty Days of Craniosynostosis Surgery Using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. The Journal of craniofacial surgery 27 (6): 1385-90,2016.

Swanson Jordan W, Haas Jacqueline A, Mitchell Brianne T, Storm Philip B, Bartlett Scott P, Heuer Gregory G, Taylor Jesse A: The Effects of Molding Helmet Therapy on Spring-Mediated Cranial Vault Remodeling for Sagittal Craniosynostosis. The Journal of craniofacial surgery 27 (6): 1398-403,2016.

Xu Wen, Li Jing, Gerety Patrick A, Taylor Jesse A, Bartlett Scott P: Impact of Fronto-Orbital Advancement on Frontal Sinus Volume, Morphology, and Disease in Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 138 (5): 1051-1059,2016.

Li Jing, Gerety Patrick A, Xu Wen, Bartlett Scott P, Taylor Jesse A: A Perioperative Risk Comparison of Posterior Vault Distraction Osteogenesis in an Older Pediatric Population. The Journal of craniofacial surgery 27 (5): 1165-9,2016.

Silvestre Jason, Agarwal Divyansh, Taylor Jesse A: Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship Websites. The Journal of craniofacial surgery 27 (4): 831-4,2016.

Ligh Cassandra A, Fox Justin P, Swanson Jordan, Yu Jason W, Taylor Jesse A: Not All Clefts Are Created Equal: Patterns of Hospital-Based Care Use among Children with Cleft Lip and Palate within 4 Years of Initial Surgery. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 137 (6): 990e-8e,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
3400 Spruce Street - 10 Penn Tower

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-2011
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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