Jordan Deschamps-Braly MD FACS
Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeon
[ Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery ]
Dr. Deschamps-Braly is a Board Certified plastic and craniofacial surgeon specializing in facial plastic surgery, orthognathic (jaw) surgery, and craniofacial surgery for adults and children. He is also one of the world’s foremost leaders and innovators in facial gender confirmation surgery.
Dr. Deschamps-Braly has a private practice in downtown San Francisco, the Deschamps-Braly Clinic of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery. Patients from across the US and overseas visit his clinic. His multi-lingual team speaks English, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese (Cantonese).
He currently operates at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland. He also works as a clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at the University of Oklahoma’s Division of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Deschamps-Braly began his career after graduating summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma Honors College with an advanced degree in Biochemistry, which was followed by his graduation from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Following this, he completed his general and plastic surgery residencies at the same hospital. He then completed an ACGME-accredited craniofacial surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin with Dr. Arlen Denny.
To gain experience from various world-renowned experts, Dr. Deschamps-Braly traveled to Paris, France, where he worked alongside Dr. Daniel Marchac, a pioneer of craniosynostosis surgery and aesthetic plastic surgery. This invaluable experience provided him with in-depth knowledge and expertise with a broad scope of surgical techniques.
He then traveled to Zurich, Switzerland to undertake a fellowship at the University Hospital Zurich in the Craniomaxillofacial Department — known for being one of the highest volumes, and leading edge centers for this type of surgery in the world.
In 2012, Dr. Deschamps-Braly established his private practice in San Francisco.
Today, along with maintaining his private clinic, he is also continuing the practice of Douglas Ousterhout MD, DDS, the author of the book “Aesthetic Surgery of the Craniofacial Skeleton”, and the world’s foremost pioneer in facial gender confirmation surgery.
Most recently, Dr. Deschamps-Braly performed the world’s first complete transgender female-to-male facial masculinization procedure. During this operation, he innovated groundbreaking new surgical techniques such as the first Adam’s apple augmentation via natural implant.
Dr. Deschamps-Braly is also a founding member of multiple professional societies including the American Society of Gender Surgeons and currently serves as Vice President. He is also is an active member of numerous other professional societies and organizations both in the US and internationally.
Dr. Deschamps-Braly is a delegate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a member of:
- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
- The American Society of Craniofacial Surgery
- The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
- International Society of Craniofacial Surgery
- The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- American College of Surgeons
- California Society of Plastic Surgeons
- European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
- Plastic Surgery Association of The Americas
- American Society of Gender Surgeons
Alongside his busy surgical schedule and private practice, he has maintained an academic career authoring numerous papers on craniofacial surgery and presenting at various national and international meetings on a range of topics within the sphere of craniofacial surgery.
HappySkulls.org was founded by Dr. Deschamps-Braly to provide treatment for children with craniofacial conditions who otherwise couldn’t afford, nor have easy access to, world-class craniofacial care.
The goal of HappySkulls.org is to improve care and facilities for those in the States and also internationally within a team-based environment. Read more about HappySkulls.org.