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Jason Portnof, Portnof, D.M.D., M.D., FACS, FICD



Dr. Jason E. Portnof is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and International College of Dentists (FICD). His interests include the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with an emphasis on the correction of dentofacial deformities, orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), maxillofacial reconstructive surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology, and complex dental implantology.

Dr. Portnof graduated with honors from the Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale. He earned an Doctor of Medicine degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.  He completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Cornell Campus. He received fellowship training in pediatric maxillofacial surgery/craniomaxillofacial surgery at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.  He is the oral and maxillofacial surgeon for Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, Director of Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, and is a Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery for NSU MD.  He currently serves as the President of the Florida Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Dr. Portnof has authored multiple peer-reviewed articles and presented both nationally and internationally.

 In addition, he has held numerous teaching positions at prestigious universities including Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Florida Atlantic University, and his alma mater, Nova Southeastern University.