Jason E. Portnof, DMD, MD, FACS

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Jason E. Portnof, DMD, MD, FACS

Board-Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

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). 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, corrective jaw surgery (for TMJ), 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 also earned an MD from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, where he was trained in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He received fellowship training in pediatric maxillofacial surgery/craniomaxillofacial surgery at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. 

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.

Education & Training

  • Pediatric Maxillofacial/Craniomaxillofacial Surgery Fellowship: Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD): Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Medical Degree (MD): Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City
  • Undergraduate Degree: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Affiliations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Appointments

  • Associate Clinical Professor and Director: Pediatric Maxillofacial Surgery & Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor: Department of Surgery, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University,
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor: Clinical Biomedical Science, Department of Surgery, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University

Clinical Specialties

  • Orthognathic Surgery (Corrective Jaw Surgery)
  • Dental Implants
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal
  • Impacted Canines
  • Facial Trauma
  • Bone Grafting (Alloplastic, Autologous, BMP)
  • TMJ Disorders
  • Pre-prosthetic Surgery
  • Oral Pathology

See Dr. Portnof’s latest research publications