Dr. Toranto is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital
CHOC Children's Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, California 92868
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Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute
200 S Manchester Ave
Orange, CA 92868
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An expert in his field, 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 plastic surgery.
Dr. Jason Toranto is a highly skilled and respected pediatric craniofacial surgeon who transforms the lives of children suffering from a wide range of accidental or genetic cranial disfigurements that require surgery:
- Neonatal mandibular distraction (moving the jaw to open up the airway and allow the child to breathe)
- Orthognathic surgery (to repair a deformity on the jaws)
- Monobloc/facial bipartitian (correcting an abnormal head and facial projection)
- Fronto-orbital advancement (correcting abnormal shape of the skull)
- Cleft palate repair
- Cleft lip repair
- Cleft rhinoplasty (repairing abnormal nasal form and function related to a cleft deformity)
- Alveolar bone grafting
- Otoplasty (correcting over-projected ears)
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
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.