Jason D Toranto, MD
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200 S Manchester Ave
Orange, CA 92868
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- Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgeon
- Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Research, Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute
Physician BioAs an expert in pediatric plastic surgery, Dr. Toranto specializes in craniofacial surgery, including cleft lip and cleft palate repair; neonatal mandibular distraction; orthognathic surgery; cleft rhinoplasty, alveolar bone grafting and otoplasty.
Dr. Toranto is a pediatric plastic surgeon at CHOC Children’s and assistant professor/co-director of research at the Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute at UC Irvine. He is board certified in general surgery and fellowship trained in craniofacial and plastic surgery.
Dr. Toranto has participated in a medical mission with Operation Smile and was named a Regan Fellow with the organization in 2011. He speaks fluent Spanish.
“My job is to spend the time patients and parents need, help educate them, explain any risks and answer all their questions. I recognize that the family is walking into the unknown and I’m right by their side the entire way.” – Dr. Toranto
- Medical School
University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
- General Surgery Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Plastic Surgery Residency
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
- Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, CA
- General Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Surgery Grand Rounds. “Perineal Wounds: Reconstructive Solutions for the Urologist, Gynecologist, Surgical Oncologist, and You.” Birmingham, AL May 2009.
Duke University Division of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Perineal and Lower Extremity Reconstruction.” Durham, NC September 2009.
Duke University Division of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. “ABC’s of Syndromic Craniosynostosis.” Durham, NC December 2010.
Duke University Division of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Operation Smile: Jamshedpur, India.” Durham, NC May 2011.
Duke University Operating Room Plastic Surgery Nursing Grand Rounds. “Operation Smile: Jamshedpur, India.” Durham, NC June 2011.
Duke University Operating Room Nursing Grand Rounds. “Operation Smile: Jamshedpur, India.” Durham, NC January 2012. Duke University Division of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Research Grand Rounds: A Tale of Two Projects.” Durham, NC April 2012.
Duke University Perinatal Grand Rounds. “ABC’s of Syndromic Craniosynostosis.” Durham, NC April 2012.
Children’s Hospital Orange County Department of Surgery Grand Rounds. “Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis: The New Paradigm in Neonatal Airway Compromise.” Orange, CA January 2014.
University of California, Irvine Department of General Surgery Grand Rounds. “How May I Help You? Plastic Surgery for the General Surgeon.” Orange, CA January 2014.
Walsh CJ, Toranto JD, Gilliland CT, Noyes DR, Bodine AB, Luer CA. “Nitric oxide production by nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) and clearnose skate (Raja eglanteria) peripheral blood leucocytes.” Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2006 Jan;20(1):40-6.
Toranto JD, Yu D, Cederna PS. “Endoscopic Versus Open Tissue Expander Placement: Is Less Invasive Better?” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Mar;119(3):894-906.
Hollenbeck ST, Toranto JD, Erdmann DE, Zenn MR, Levin LS. “Perineal and Lower Extremity Reconstruction.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov; 128(5):551e-563e. Review.
Toranto JD, Migaly J, Erdmann DE. “Early Mechanical Failure of Highly-Crosslinked Porcine Dermal Matrix for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.” Am Surg. 2011 Dec;77(12):287-8.
Toranto JD, Ward SD, Lin A, Urata MM. “Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome and Respiratory Obstruction: A Novel Use of Distraction Osteogenesis.” J Craniofac Surg In Press
Toranto JD, Levinson, H. (2012) Primary Management of Facial Soft Tissue Injuries In J.R. Marcus (Ed.) Essentials of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma (pp. 157-177). St. Louis: QMP Inc.
Yu D, Toranto JD, Cederna PS. “Endoscopic Versus Open Tissue Expander Placement: Is Less Invasive Better?” Plast Reconstr Surg 116:3, 98-101, 2005.
Toranto, JD, Fisher M, Marcus JR. “Prelamination of Banked Cartilage in Second Stage Ear Reconstruction: Modification of Nagata’s Technique.” Can J Plast Surg. 2011 Summer 19(A): 52A.