Jacob Dey, M.D. is a fellow and clinical instructor in the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He grew up in Missouri and received his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He graduated summa cum laude with university honors, and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He completed medical school at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In medical school, he was awarded the dean’s research fellowship, and conducted a year of dedicated research in the areas of facial paralysis and facial reconstruction. Dr. Dey graduated with top honors from Johns Hopkins and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Dey returns to Johns Hopkins after completing a five-year residency program in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. At the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Dey honed his clinical and surgical skills in head and neck surgery and continued to pursue his longstanding interest in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Over the course of his training, Dr. Dey has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and traveled throughout the country presenting his research at national and international meetings. He has particular research interest in the areas of facial paralysis, facial skin cancer defect reconstruction, and outcomes assessment in facial plastic surgery.
At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Dey will further his surgical skills in all domains of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery: facial reanimation, skin cancer defect reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, rhinoplasty, aesthetic surgery for facial aging, facial trauma and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Dey has particular interest in the areas of facial reanimation for patients with facial paralysis and aesthetic treatments and surgery for patients seeking facial rejuvenation.
Dr. Dey has dedicated his training and career to surgery of the face. He understands how important the face is to one’s sense of self and quality of life. His greatest passion is helping patients with concerns regarding their facial appearance and function.