Address: 915 Middle River Dr #213, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Dr. Jon Harrel

 

 
Dr. Jon Harrell D.O. F.A.C.S. is a highly trained and experienced Florida plastic surgeon with over 24 years of experience. He is a talented surgeon with a natural artistic ability and consummate surgical skills. In addition, his patients appreciate his ability to communicate effectively and his dedication to helping them achieve their goals.

Dr. Harrell is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology. During his career he has performed thousands of cosmetic surgery procedures on patients from all walks of life – students, homemakers, professionals, performers and celebrities as well as business and civic leaders.

He has a truly international clientele with patients from Europe, South America and Asia as well as a large number of patients from out of state.

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

1970-1974                                                    George Williams College – Downers Grove, IL – BA Natural Sciences

1974-1978                                                    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine -Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – DO

Postdoctoral Education

Jul 1978-Jun 1985                                        Rotating Internship – Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

Jul 1979-Jun 1983                                        Residency – Otolaryngology -Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

Jul 1985-Jun 1987                                        Residency – Plastic Surgery – Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Wash. D.C.

Medical Practice

Jul 1978-Jun 1985                                        Staff Surgeon – Otolaryngology – 5th General Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany

Jul 1987-Jun 1991                                        Staff Surgeon – Plastic Surgery – Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Sep 1991-Jun 1999                                      Private Practice – Plastic Surgery – Honolulu, HI

Jan 1999-Oct 2003                                      Private Practice – Plastic Surgery – South Lake Tahoe, CA

Oct 2003-Jun 2004                                      Plastic Surgery – Miami and Weston, FL

Certification

1979                                                              Diplomate, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners

1979                                                               FLEX Medical Examination

1983                                                               Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

1990                                                               American Board of Plastic Surgery, Qualifying Exam

1990                                                               Diplomate American Board of Plastic Surgery

Licensure

1998                                                               California – 20A7385 – Inactive

1999                                                               Nevada – 886 – Inactive

2003                                                               Florida – OS 9033 – Active

Military Service

Jul 1978-Aug 1991                                       Active Duty U.S. Army – Rank – LTC – Honorable Discharge

Sep 1991-Jan 1999                                       U.S. Army Reserves LTC – Honorable Discharge

Professional Society Membership

American Society of Plastic Surgeons – Member – 1992-Present

American College of Surgeons – Fellow – 1992-Present

American Osteopathic Association – Member

Florida Osteopathic Medical Association – Member

Academic Appointments

1986-Present                                                   Instructor-Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

1997-2003                                                       Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery  , College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

2005-2009                                                       Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, NOVA University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Positions Held

1988-1991                                                       Director of Cleft Palate Team – Tripler AMC – Honolulu, HI

1995-1997                                                       Board of Governors – Honolulu County Medical Society

1995-1997                                                       Alternate Delegate to AMA – Hawaii Medical Association

1997-1999                                                       Member – Hawaii Osteopathic Board of Medical Examiners

2003-2004                                                       Chief of Plastic Surgery – Beverly Hills Surgical Institute, Beverly Hills CA

Publications

Harrell, J.F., Spielman, D., Smith, A. “Repair of a Distal Leg Defect Using the Latissimus Dorsi Free Flap”. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association,1998. P. 1516-1521

Presentations

1996                                              Guest – A.M. Hawaii – KGMB, Ch9 (ABC Affiliate) – Five appearances discussing Plastic Surgery

1995                                              Honolulu Health Fair Exposition

1995                                              Healthline KBMG, Ch 9 (ABC Affiliate) – Evening News Feature – ‘Computer Imaging in Plastic Surgery”

1991/1992                                    Radio Program Guest Host –‘ More than Skin Deep’ – Four Programs – Honolulu HI

1992                                               Reach to Recovery Cancer Forum – American Cancer Society – ‘Breast Reconstruction’

1991                                               Hawaii Association of Osteopathic Physicians Annual Symposium – Plastic Surgery Update

1988-1989                                     Soft Tissue Workshop AAFRPS – Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

1987                                                Annual Military Plastic Surgery Symposium –‘Breast Reconstruction Utilizing the TRAM Flap’ –

                                                         Denver, CO

Awards

1974                                              Faculty-Voted Outstanding Science Student- George Williams College

1987                                              Best Resident Paper Presentation: “Breast Reconstruction Utilizing the Tram Flap” – Annual Military

                                                       Plastic Surgery Symposium – Denver, CO

 

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