Daniel Christopher Jaffurs

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Associate Clinical Professor, Plastic Surgery
School of Medicine


M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2000
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1999, Molecular Genetics

Phone: (714) 456-5253
Fax: (714) 456-7718
Email: djaffurs@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Department of Plastic Surgery
200 S. Manchester Ave. Suite 650
Mail Code: 5398
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Craniosynostosis, Wound Healing, Congenital Malformations
Awards and Honors
2020 Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence for 2021
2019 Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence for 2020
2018 Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence for 2019
2017 Ben Thompson Society, University of New Hampshire
2016 Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence for 2017
2013 JTE Physician Patient Experience Award, Children’s Hospital of Orange County
2012 Leading Physician of the World, CRCA Americas Top Plastic Surgeons
2011 Leading Physician of the World
2005 Resident Teacher of the Year
2004 Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
2003 Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
2002 Resident Teacher of the Year; Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
2001 Resident Teacher of the Year
Publications
Published Refereed Articles:

Scholz, T., Krichevsky, A., Sumarto, A., Jaffurs, D., Wirth, G. A., Paydar, K., Evans, G. R. (2009) Peripheral Nerve Injuries: An International Survey of Current Treatments and Future Perspectives. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery.

Jaffurs, D., Denny, A.D. (2009) Diagnostic Pediatric Computed Tomographic CT Scans of the Head: Actual Dosage versus Estimated Risk. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 124(4):1254-1260.

Kosins, A.M., Kohan, E., Shajan, J., Jaffurs, D., Wirth, G., Paydar, K. (2010) Fixation of the medial canthal tendon using the Mitek anchor system. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 126(6):309e-310e

Richland, B.K., Ellstrom, C., Asim Ahmad, A., Jaffurs, D. (2017) Resorbable Plates Prevent Regression in Pediatric Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis. Annals of Plastic Surgery 78: S204–S207

Kanack, M.D., Krasnoff, C., Daly, L., Laurence, V., Jaffurs, D. (2019) Trends in Alveolar Bone Grafting and the Use of Recombinant Bone Morphogenetic Protein (RhBMP) in the United States. Journal of Advanced Oral Research

Mueller, M.A., Kanack, M.D., Singh, J., Jaffurs, D., Vyas, R.M. (2020) Pediatric Mandible Reconstruction for Osteomyelitis During Largest Reported Mycobacterium Abscessus Outbreak. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 31(1):274-277
Other Experience
Vascular Malformations, Wound Care


Microtia and other pediatric congenital malformations


Graduate Programs
Surgery-General

Plastic Surgery

Craniofacial Surgery (PS)

Last updated
02/18/2021