Jason D. Toranto, MD FACS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: (858) 598-5291
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Plastic Surgery and Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck

Specialty Focus:

Craniofacial, Dog Bite, Facial Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery, General Plastic Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial Injury, Medical Staff, Peer Review, Botox, Filler, Wound care, Scar Revision, Cranioplasty


MD, University of Michigan; General Surgery Residency, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham; Plastic Surgery Residency, Duke University; Craniofacial Fellowship, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles/USC

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Additional Information

Dr. Toranto is a Dual-Board Certified Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeon who has been in practice for 8 years. He has been retained by both plaintiff and defense counsel and has participated in cases both at the State and Federal level. Dr. Toranto is in active practice that encompasses a wide range of plastic surgery, including participating on the call panel at local hospitals and performing elective reconstructive/cosmetic surgery. After receiving his B.S. with honors and M.D. from Stanford University and University of Michigan, respectively, he continued his medical training for an additional 9 years. He completed a General Surgery residency (5 years) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by Plastic Surgery residency (3 years) at Duke University, and finally a Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial fellowship (1 year) at Children's Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California. Dr. Toranto has published numerous articles and given many presentations/invited lectures. He continues to educate as Faculty with the AO Foundation, helping teach the next generation of surgeons about craniofacial reconstruction. Dr. Toranto is actively involved in medical staff affairs, as well, serving on the Credentials Committee as well as the Medical Executive Committee.