Dr. Jordan P. Steinberg Joins Nicklaus Children's Hospital as Surgical Director of the Craniofacial Program

Published on: 10/01/2021

Dr. Jordan P. Steinberg, pediatric plastic, craniomaxillofacial and orthognathic surgeon, has been appointed surgical director of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Craniofacial Center, where he will oversee the surgical management of children with craniofacial anomalies. 

Dr. Steinberg comes to Nicklaus Children’s from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, where he served as director of pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery. He brings to his role broad experience in providing care for children with a wide range of complex craniofacial disorders.  

“Nicklaus Children’s is pleased to welcome Dr. Steinberg,” said Dr. Chad Perlyn, president of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists. “His extensive knowledge and experience will complement the great work of our Craniofacial Center, which has proudly served our community for more than 25 years.”

Dr. Steinberg earned his medical degree and a doctorate in neuroscience through the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and then went on to complete an integrated residency program in plastic surgery at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center in Chicago. Following the residency program, he pursued a fellowship in pediatric craniofacial surgery at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He is board certified in plastic surgery. 

His medical interests include treatment of cleft lip and palate, congenital facial skeletal growth disorders and syndromes, craniosynostosis, ear anomalies, jaw deformities requiring corrective (orthognathic) surgery, ear anomalies and pediatric skin and soft tissue lesions.

The Craniofacial Center at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is the region’s most experienced craniofacial program and regularly receives patient referrals from throughout Florida. The program offers comprehensive care for children with craniofacial anomalies and features an entire team of specialists who participate in multidisciplinary clinics to assess each patient and provide collaborative recommendations specific to each patient’s needs. The craniofacial team includes plastic and reconstructive surgeons, geneticists, genetic counselors, otolaryngologists, speech/language therapists, dental experts and audiologists.

About Nicklaus Children's Hospital (2022)

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with approximately 800 attending physicians, including more than 500 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. In the 2022-2023 U.S. News ranking, the hospital tied with two other hospitals as the number one children’s hospital in Florida. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and since 2003 has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.

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