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Christopher Gordon, MD, FACS, FAAP, Medical Director

expertise

craniofacial surgery, jaw surgery, distraction osteogenesis

bio

Christopher Gordon, MD, FACS, FAAP, is the medical director of plastic surgery at Dayton Children's Hospital.

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

education and training

  • medical school:University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • internship: Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
  • residency: Plastic surgery - University of Louisville, Kentucky
  • fellowship: Craniofacial surgery, Mexico City, Fernando Ortiz Monasterio, Antonio Fuente del Campo
  • board certification: Plastic surgery

publications and presentations

  • Enzyme replacement therapy for congenital hypophosphatasia allows for surgical treatment of related complex craniosynostosis: a case series. Kosnik-Infinger L, Gendron C, Gordon CB, Pan BS, van Aalst JA, Vogel TW. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 May;38(5):E10. doi: 10.3171/2015.2.FOCUS14847. PMID: 25929963 Similar articles Select item 25643333
  • Pediatric frontal sinus fractures: outcomes and treatment algorithm. Vu AT, Patel PA, Chen W, Wilkening MW, Gordon CB. J Craniofac Surg. 2015 May;26(3):776-81. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000001276. PMID: 25643333 Similar articles Select item 25052512
  • Cost analysis of mandibular distraction versus tracheostomy in neonates with Pierre Robin sequence. Runyan CM, Uribe-Rivera A, Karlea A, Meinzen-Derr J, Rothchild D, Saal H, Hopkin RJ, Gordon CB. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Nov;151(5):811-8. doi: 10.1177/0194599814542759. PMID: 25052512 Similar articles Select item 25028820
  • Evolution in minimal-incision palatoplasty: surgical technique and outcomes in 67 consecutive cases. Pan BS, Rapp SJ, Vu A, Uribe-Rivera A, Billmire DA, Gordon CB. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jul;134(1):102-11. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000280. PMID: 25028820 Similar articles Select item 24577483
  • Outcomes of mandibular distraction osteogenesis in the treatment of severe micrognathia. Lam DJ, Tabangin ME, Shikary TA, Uribe-Rivera A, Meinzen-Derr JK, de Alarcon A, Billmire DA, Gordon CB. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Apr;140(4):338-45. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.16. PMID: 24577483

awards, honors and organizations

  • Board Examiner, American Board of Plastic Surgery

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

it's all I ever wanted to do.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I love the friendly and supportive environment.


Dayton Children's is special because...

it is outgrowing its regional role and shooting for the stars.