Dr. Daniel Jaffurs to Appear on American Health Journal on Nov. 6 at 4 p.m.

Dr. Daniel Jaffurs, plastic surgeon at CHOC Children’s, will appear as an expert on the highly rated award-winning health care television program American Health Journal on PBS SoCal TV on Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. He will discuss the topic of repairing cleft lips and palates.

A recognized expert in craniofacial surgery and facial reconstruction, Dr. Jaffurs serves as the medical director of plastic surgery and craniofacial services and chair of plastic surgery at CHOC Children’s. He is keenly interested in pediatric plastic surgery, treatment of cleft lip and palate, and researching the genetic causes of craniofacial abnormalities. He has special interest in utilizing the technique of distraction osteogenesis for the treatment of various congenital defects.

The recipient of more than 90 national and international awards, including 15 Telly Awards, American Health Journal airs on PBS and other national network affiliates that reach more than 30 million households. Each 30-minute episode features six segments with a diverse range of medical specialists discussing a full spectrum of health topics.

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