Jessica Allen Ching, M.D., joins division of plastic and reconstructive surgery

jessica_chingJessica Allen Ching, M.D., has joined the UF Department of Surgery’s division of plastic and reconstructive surgery. She is an assistant professor for the division.

Ching earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She completed her plastic surgery residency at the University of South Florida and a craniofacial fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto.

Ching is trained in all aspects of plastic surgery, reconstructive and aesthetic. Her clinical focus will be general pediatric plastic surgery, cranial vault surgery, orthognathic surgery, cleft surgery and facial reconstruction. Her research interests are in craniosynostosis and psychosocial disabilities, as well as facial trauma.

Ching has authored several book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, and she has presented her work at various professional conferences. She is also an invited expert for an international consensus panel on facial trauma in war and austere conditions.