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Charitable Work at Jacksonville Plastic Surgery
Jacksonville Plastic Surgery proudly serves the communities of Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach and surrounding areas of Florida. Our patients have helped us build a stellar reputation, and our charitable work reflects our gratitude to those who support us.
Jacksonville Cleft Lip & Palate Clinic
Dr. John Obi and approximately 20 professionals meet twice a month to create treatment plans for children with Cleft Lip & Palate. In addition to 24 clinic meetings per year, members of the Team provide treatment for each child according to his or her specialties and conduct post-surgery follow-ups.
Dr. John Obi was appointed as the Plastic Surgeon in Charge of the Jacksonville Cleft Lip & Palate Clinic in 1985. Founded in 1952, the Jacksonville Cleft Lip & Palate Clinic was the 1st organized clinic in the State of Florida. Dr. John Obi remained in that position and eventually received an appointment with The University of Florida School of Medicine Shands-Jacksonville as an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor.
Dr. John Obi gained experience in Cleft Lip & Palate procedures while training with Dr. D. Ralph Millard. Dr. Millard served as Chief of Plastic Surgery for over thirty years at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Millard is world acclaimed for his work with infants/children with Cleft Lip & Palate and pioneered a number of treatments for this condition.
The Jacksonville Clinic, in addition to being the oldest in the State, is also the first clinic to be accredited in the State and the only accredited program in North Florida.
Jacksonville Plastic Surgery is honored to work with the people of Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach and surrounding areas of Florida. Our charitable work allows us to extend our reach to others in Florida and beyond. Contact us to learn more about the work that we do.