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Jesse A. Taylor, MD

Jesse A. Taylor, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

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 employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

  • Plastic Surgery Program

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

Insurance Accepted

  • Clover Health Plan
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

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


American Academy of Pediatrics, National American Academy of Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery subspecialty fellow, National American Alpine Workshop in Plastic Surgery, National American Association of Chairpersons in Plastic Surgery, 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 Transplant Surgery, National Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, National International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, International Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, National Plastic Surgery Research Council, National Sociedad de Ex-Residentes Fernando Ortiz Monasterio, International World Craniofacial Foundation, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Taylor is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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:

Ghali GZ, Zaki Ghali MG, Ghali EZ, Srinivasan VM, Wagner K, Rothermel A, Taylor J, Johnson J, Kan P, Lam S, Britz G: Intracranial venous hypertension in craniosynostosis: mechanistic underpinnings and therapeutic implications World Neurosurgery : 2018 (Epub).

Zhang RS, Lin LO, Hoppe IC, Jackson OA, Low DW, Bartlett SP, Swanson JW, Taylor JA: Nasal obstruction in children with cleft lip and palate: Results of a cross-sectional study utilizing the NOSE scale Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Journal : 2018 (Epub).

Muhly WT, Tan JM, Hsu G, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Fiadjoe JE, Taylor JA, Bartlett SP, Stricker PA: Care standardization reduces blood donor exposures and transfusion in complex cranial vault reconstruction Hospital Pediatrics 8 (10): 595-603,2018.

Lin LO, Zhang RS, Mazzaferro D, Hoppe IC, Pearl RL, Swanson JW, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA: Influence of repaired cleft lip and palate on layperson perception following orthognathic surgery Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 142 (4): 1012-1022,2018.

Naran S, Swanson JW, Ligh CA, Shubinets V, Fisher MJ, Taylor JA, Bartlett SP: Sphenoid dysplasia in neurofibromatosis: Patterns of presentation and outcomes of treatment Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 142 (4): 518e-526e,2018.

Biederman L, Bhatti T, Taylor JA, Rubin AI: Erythematous nodule on the face of a child: Challenge American Journal of Dermatopathology 40 (9): e119-e120,2018.

Biederman L, Bhatti T, Taylor JA, Rubin AI: Erythematous nodule on the face of a child: Answer American Journal of Dermatopathology 40 (9): 699-700,2018.

Zhang Rosaline S, Lin Lawrence O, Hoppe Ian C, Wes Ari M, Swanson Jordan W, Bartlett Scott P, Taylor Jesse A: Evaluation of parental and surgeon stressors and perceptions of distraction osteogenesis in pediatric craniofacial patients: A cross-sectional survey study. Child's Nervous System : ChNS 34 (9): 1735-1743,2018.

Wes Ari M, Paul Nadine, Gerety Patrick A, Folsom Nancy, Swanson Jordan, Taylor Jesse A, Weinstein Mark H: A sustainable model for patient follow-up following an international cleft mission: A proof of concept Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Journal 55 (7): 977-982,2018.

Zhang Rosaline S, Hoppe Ian C, Taylor Jesse A, Bartlett Scott P: Surgical management and outcomes of Pierre Robin Sequence: A comparison of mandibular distraction osteogenesis and tongue-lip adhesion Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 142 (2): 480-509,2018.

Academic Contact Info

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Plastic Surgery, Colket Building, 9th floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 590-2208
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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