Dr. Fearon was born in the United States, grew up in London, England, and New Canaan, Connecticut. After graduating from the Mt. Hermon School in Massachusetts, he received his B.A. from Brown University. He pursued his post-baccalaureate studies at Columbia University in New York, and attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati. He completed a full six-year general surgery residency at the Deaconess/Harvard Fifth surgical service in Boston, and a plastic surgery residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital; both associated with Harvard Medical School. After a one-year fellowship with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania, he joined the Dallas Craniofacial Center as a director. His practice is focused on the treatment of rare birth defects in children; who come to Dallas from all around the United States, as well as internationally. Dr. Fearon is actively engaged in craniofacial research has authored many scientific articles and book chapters, and has received a U.S. patent for a bone distraction device used to treat unusual birth defects.
Every child treated at the Craniofacial Center in Dallas is under the personal care of Dr. Jeffrey A. Fearon. The Dallas center is one of the very busiest craniofacial centers in the United States, treating infants and children not only from across the country, but also internationally. The center is comprised of a team of specialists from various fields who are all focused on treating rare craniofacial birth anomalies. Almost all craniofacial surgeons perform craniofacial surgery only a couple days a week, with the rest of the time allotted to cosmetic surgery. Dr. Fearon is one of the few craniofacial surgeons in the world whose entire practice is dedicated to craniofacial surgery. Patients treated at the Craniofacial Center can expect to have a “family doctor” type of relationship with Dr. Fearon while enjoying the best and latest treatment available by the experienced Dallas team.
Dr. Fearon has a wealth of experience dealing with complicated cases and mild/moderate Metopic cases. He also has a great deal of experience working on the older child.