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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-PENN (7366)

    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 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 International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, International Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, National Plastic Surgery Research Council, National Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, Local Sociedad de Ex-Residentes Fernando Ortiz Monasterio, International

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:

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 : 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.

Allori Alexander C, Kelley Thomas, Meara John G, Albert Asteria, Bonanthaya Krishnamurthy, Chapman Kathy, Cunningham Michael, Daskalagiannakis John, de Gier Henrietta, Heggie Andrew A, Hernandez Cristina, Jackson Oksana, Jones Yin, Kangesu Loshan, Koudstaal Maarten J, Kuchhal Rajiv, Lohmander Anette, Long Ross E, Magee Leanne, Monson Laura, Rose Elizabeth, Sitzman Thomas J, Taylor Jesse A, Thornburn Guy, van Eeden Simon, Williams Chris, Wirthlin John O, Wong Karen W: A Standard Set of Outcome Measures for the Comprehensive Appraisal of Cleft Care. The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association : 2016.

Silvestre Jason, Chang Benjamin, Taylor Jesse A: Analysis of an In-Service Examination for Core Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery Knowledge. Journal of surgical education 73 (3): 375-80,2016.

Swanson Jordan W, Samra Fares, Bauder Andrew, Mitchell Brianne T, Taylor Jesse A, Bartlett Scott P: An Algorithm for Managing Syndromic Craniosynostosis Using Posterior Vault Distraction Osteogenesis. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 137 (5): 829e-41e,2016.

Cielo Christopher M, Taylor Jesse A, Vossough Arastoo, Radcliffe Jerilynn, Thomas Allison, Bradford Ruth, Lioy Janet, Tapia Ignacio E, Assadsangabi Reza, Shults Justine, Marcus Carole L: Evolution of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Infants with Cleft Palate and Micrognathia. Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine : 2016.

Cielo Christopher M, Montalva Fernando M, Taylor Jesse A: Craniofacial disorders associated with airway obstruction in the neonate. Seminars in fetal & neonatal medicine : 2016.

Silvestre Jason, Abbatematteo Joseph M, Chang Benjamin, Serletti Joseph M, Taylor Jesse A: The Impact of National Institutes of Health Funding on Scholarly Productivity in Academic Plastic Surgery. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 137 (2): 690-5,2016.

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-PENN (7366)

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