Jennifer Parker Porter, M.D.

Jennifer Parker Porter, MD is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and also the medical director of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC (CCFPS). Additionally, Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter is a Clinical Associate Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center serving as a teaching member of their Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter is certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (ABFPRS) and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS). She has also served as a guest oral board examiner for the ABFPRS, senior examiner for the ABOHNS and has been selected by both boards to write exam questions.

Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter, a native of Washington D.C., completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University and was awarded a full tuition merit scholarship to attend Duke University School of Medicine. After completing her residency in otolaryngology at Baylor College of Medicine, she was able to train with internationally renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons Dr. M. Eugene Tardy, Jr. and Dr. Dean M. Toriumi. Subsequently, Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter was recruited to return to Baylor College of Medicine as an assistant professor, to lead the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training for the residency program in the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences.  While at Baylor she successfully established the Baylor Facial Plastic Surgery Center prior to her return to the Washington D.C., area. Dr. Porter originally set up her practice in Chevy Chase, Maryland and was there for 13 years before she outgrew the space and moved to her current location in downtown Bethesda.  “Our downtown Bethesda location gives patients easier access to us whether they are coming into town from far away or work /live in the DMV.  We are located steps from the Bethesda Metro and close to the beltway. We were also able to double our space allowing us to care for more patients in an efficient manner”

A Facial Plastic Surgeon Recognized for Excellence

A leading expert in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter’s contributions to the field earned her a research grant from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Jennifer Parker Porter, MD has also been appointed to multiple positions within the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABO). Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter has served on several boards within the community inlcuding the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board, the Montgomery County Medical Society Executive Board, the Grace Episcopal Church Vestry and Grace Episcopal School Board.

Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She has published a number of book chapters and journal articles, and has served as guest editor for several journals because of her acknowledged medical expertise as a facial plastic surgeon. In addition to providing quality care to Bethesda patients, Jennifer Parker Porter, MD is also a dedicated scholar. She has published on the topics of rhinoplasty, chemical peels, and her research specialty, ethnic variations in facial plastic surgery, among others. Dr. Porter performs surgeries such as Rhinoplasty, Revision Rhinoplasty, Facelift, Blepharoplasty, Brow lift and Otoplasty. Procedures offered include in the office include BBL, dermal fillers , Thermage®, MicroLaserPeel™, SculpSure® and more. Dr. Porter is has been married for 25 years and has two daughters in their low 20’s.  She enjoys yoga, reading, painting, volunteerism and spending time with her family.


Jennifer Parker Porter, MD, FACS Selected References

  1. Porter JP, Alford EL. Chemical Peel. (In) Cummings CW, Fredrickson JM, Harker LA, Krause CJ, Schuller DE, Richardson MA, eds. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 3/e, St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, 1998, 640-647.
  2. Porter JP, Tardy Jr. ME, Cheng J. The contoured auricular projection (CAP) graft for nasal tip projection. Arch Facial Plast Surg 1999; 1: 312-315.
  3. Porter J, Toriumi DM. Surgical Techniques for the management of the crooked nose. Aesthetic PlastSurg 2002; 26: 18.
  4. Porter JP, Lee JI. Facial analysis: maintaining ethnic balance. Facial Plast Surg Clin 2002; 10: 343 – 349.
  5. Porter JP, Olson KL. Analysis of the African American Female Nose. Plast Reconstructive Surg 2003; 111: 620 – 626.

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Porter at her office in the Washington, D.C. area, contact us at (301) 652-8191.