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
Yu D, Toranto JD, Cederna PS. “Endoscopic vs. Open Placement of Tissue Expanders: Does Less Invasive Mean Better?” Michigan Academy of Plastic Surgeons, Summer Scientific Meeting, Mackinac Island, MI, July, 2004.
Yu D, Toranto JD, Cederna PS. “Endoscopic Versus Open Tissue Expander Placement in Burn Reconstruction: Is Less Invasive Better?” 74th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, September, 2005.
Toranto JD, Fisher M, Marcus JR. “Prelamination of Banked Cartilage in Second Stage Ear Reconstruction: Modification of Nagata’s Technique.” North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, White Sulfur Springs, WV, October 2010.
Toranto JD, Fisher M, Marcus JR. “Prelamination of Banked Cartilage in Second Stage Ear Reconstruction: Modification of Nagata’s Technique.” 16th International Congress of International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive, & Aesthetic Surgery, Vancouver, BC, May 2011.
Toranto JD, Ward SD, Lin A, Urata MM. “Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome and Respiratory Obstruction: A Novel Use of Distraction Osteogenesis.” California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, CA, May 2014. 14.
Surgery to Correct Facial Birth Defects: Dr. Toranto, CHOC Children's
In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Jason Toranto, CHOC Children's, speaks about Pierre Robin sequence, a condition that is present at birth in which the infant has a facial abnormality th ...
|Dr. Jason Toranto to Appear on American Health Journal on June 20 at 5:30 p.m.
June 19, 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.
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.
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 2014 May;25(3):e287-9
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.