Meet Dr. Jon Harrell - Plastic Surgeon

Plastic Surgery in Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Plantation and Davie, Florida

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Miami Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jon Harrell

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DR. JON F. HARRELL, DO, FACS

Dr. Jon Harrell 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.

Dr. Harrell has trained and worked with pioneers and leaders in the field of plastic surgery and he has maintained a lifelong commitment to excellence in plastic surgery. In addition to his many years of experience he continually updates and builds upon his knowledge by attending conferences and training seminars where leading edge techniques and technologies are presented by other leaders in the profession.

In addition to his commitment to surgical excellence, Dr. Harrell firmly believes in providing 'world class' service and taking the time to hear and understand each patients special concerns. Everyone in the office is committed to providing each patient with the best experience possible.

Dr. Harrell is a member of a number of prestigious professional associations, including The American Society of Plastic Surgeons - the world's premiere association of plastic surgeons - as well as the American College of Surgeons, an association of surgeons which fosters the highest ethical and professional standards for board certified surgeons. As a further commitment to education Dr. Harrell is actively involved in the training of other doctors. He has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at NOVA Southeastern University. He has taught various courses at local and state levels. Additionally he has been sought out by the media and featured on a number of TV and radio shows as well as in the print media. 

In summary, Dr. Harrell is a highly skilled and talented surgeon with many years of experience who is committed to providing his patients with the best care possible - in a safe comfortable environment, using the latest proven techniques but also maintaining a first class service- based approach which treats each patient as a special individual.

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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

   

1970-1974

George Williams College

BA Natural Sciences

Downers Grove IL

1974-1978

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

POSTDOCTORAL EDUCATION

Internship

7/78-6/79

Rotating

Brooke Army Medical Center

San Antonio TX

Residency

7/79-6/83

Otolaryngology

Brooke Army Medical Center

San Antonio TX

Residency

7/85-6/87

Plastic Surgery

Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Washington D.C.

MEDICAL PRACTICE

Staff Surgeon

7/78-6/85

Otolaryngology

5th General Hospital

Stuttgart Germany

Staff Surgeon

7/87-9/91

Plastic Surgery

Tripler Army Medical Center

Honolulu Hawaii

Private Practice

9/91-6/99

Plastic Surgery

 

Honolulu Hawaii

Private Practice

1/99-10/03

Plastic Surgery

 

South Lake Tahoe CA

Staff Surgeon

10/03-6/04

Plastic Surgery

Beverly Hills Surgical Institute

Beverly Hills CA

Private Practice

7/04-Present

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

Qualifying Examination American Board of Plastic Surgery

1990

Diplomate American Board of Plastic Surgery

LICENSURE

2003

Florida

OS 9033

Active

1998

California

20A7385

Inactive

1999

Nevada

866

Inactive

MILITARY SERVICE

7/78-8/91

Active Duty U.S. Army

Rank- LTC

Honorable Discharge

9/91-1/99

U.S. Army Reserv

Rank - LTC

Honorable Discharge

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

Member

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

1992-Present

Fellow

American College of Surgeon

1992- Present

Member

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

2008-2012

Member

American Osteopathic Association

1978-Present

Member

Florida Osteopathic Medical Association

2004-Present

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

1986-1991

Instructor - Department of Surgery

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Bethesda MD

1997-Present

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

 

2005-2009

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

NOVA Southeastern University

Davie 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

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Harrell, JF, SpielmanD, 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

2009

Channel 10 ABC WPLG

Miami FL

Feature on 'Release of Sculptra for Aesthetic Use'

2009

Channel 10 ABC WPLG

Miami FL

Feature on Fractional Skin Resurfacing using the Matrix RF

2009

Channel 10 ABC WPLG

Miami FL

Feature on 'Aging- Office and Home Treatments '

2009

Channel 6 NBC WTVJ

Miami FL

Interview on 'Safety in Medical Spas performing Surgery'

1996

Channel 9 ABC KGMB

Honolulu HI

Five appearances discussing issues in Plastic Surgery

1995

Channel 9 ABC KGMB

Honolulu HI

Feature on 'Computer Imaging in Plastic Surgery'

1991-1993

Radio Guest Host

'More than Skin Deep'- Four Programs -Various Plastic Surgery Topics

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 AAFPRS - Tripler Army Medical Center Hon HI

1987

Annual Military Plastic Surgery Symposium - 'Breast reconstruction utilizing the TRAM Flap'

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

To schedule an appointment at our Ft. Lauderdale office, please complete our online contact form or call (954) 400-5559 today. Dr. Harrell and his team proudly serve patients in Miami, other parts of Florida, and visitors nationwide.