Jordan W. Swanson, MD, MSc

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Associate Professor of Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty Scholar, Penn Center for Global Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Global Health Faculty, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Plastic Surgery Residency Site Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Linton A. Whitaker Endowed Chair in Craniofacial Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Advisory Council Member, Penn Center for Surgical Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Program Director, Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Director, Cleft Lip/Palate Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Hub 11th floor Room 11582
3500 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2208
A.B. (History and Science)
Harvard University, 2002.
M.Sc. (International Development Management)
London School of Economics, 2006.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Carlson AR, Kosyk MS, Zapatero ZD, Kalmar CL, Swanson JW, Jackson OA, Low DW, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA.: A Longitudinal Study of Improvement in Nasal Airway Obstruction after Secondary Cleft Rhinoplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 151(2), Feb 2023.

Blum JD, Beiriger J, Villavisanis DF, Morales C, Cho DY, Tao W, Whitaker R, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA, Goldstein JA, Swanson JW.: Machine Learning in Metopic Craniosynostosis: Does Phenotypic Severity Predict Long-Term Esthetic Outcome? J Craniofac Surg. 34(1), Jan 2023.

Kosyk MS, Zapatero ZD, Kalmar CL, Carlson AR, Cohen M, Swanson JW, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA.: Speech Outcomes following Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis for Robin Sequence: Midchildhood Results. Plast Reconstr Surg. 151(1), Jan 2023.

Barrero CE, Kavanagh NM, Pontell ME, Salinero LK, Wagner CS, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA, Swanson JW. : Associations Between Medicaid Expansion and Timely Repair of Cleft Lip and Palate. J Craniofac Surg 2023.

Ng JJ, Blum JD, Cho DY, Cheung L, Romeo DJ, Low DW, Taylor JA, Heuer GG, Swanson JW, Flanders TM.: Spinal pseudomeningocele closure: capsulofascial interposition technique. Childs Nerv Syst. 2023 Notes: Pub ahead of print.

Villavisanis DF, Blum JD, Cheung L, Cho DY, Bartlett SP, Swanson JW, Taylor JA. : Crowdsourcing in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: A Systematic Review with Reporting Recommendations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2023 Notes: Pub ahead of print.

Wagner CS, Barrero CE, Kumar SL, Pontell ME, Salinero LK, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA, Folsom N, Swanson JW. : Characterizing Interventions and Family Assistance of a Nurse Navigation Program in Orofacial Cleft Care. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2023 Notes: Pub ahead of print.

Pontell ME, Barrero CE, Wagner CS, Salinero LK, Swanson JW, Taylor JA, Bartlett SP. : Oxycephaly-systematic review, case presentation, and diagnostic clarification. Childs Nerv Syst. 2023.

Villavisanis DF, Blum JD, Barrero CE, Kalmar CL, Plana NM, Cho DY, Shakir S, Bartlett SP, Taylor JA, Swanson JW.: Correlation between degree of sagittal suture fusion and surrogates of elevated intracranial pressure in sagittal craniosynostosis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2023.

Zapatero ZD, Zhang H, Zandifar A, Nilan KA, Calabria AC, Swanson JW, Vossough A, Taylor JA, Lang SS, Bartlett SP.: A Novel Phenotype of Calvarial Thickening and Increased Rates of Premature Calvarial Suture Closure in Children With Chronic Lung Disease. J Craniofac Surg. 2023.

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