Jennifer Parker Porter, M.D. FACS
Jennifer Parker Porter, MD is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and also the Owner and Founder of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC (CCFPS). She has been at the helm of the practice for almost 20 years. 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). Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter is a leader in her specialty, focusing on her expertise in rhinoplasty and aging face. Dr. Porter has embraced the diversity of her patient population, attracting patients from around the world because of her ability to see the beauty in all. Her goal is making the best version of you so that you love your reflection.
A 5-Star Experience
For almost 25 years, Dr. Porter has consistently given patients the result they desire. This focus on the patient and their experience has become the culture of the practice. The patient and their needs always come first. Her surgical focus on rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery and small scar necklift have helped her practice to grow exponentially. Google ratings of 5 star have helped others to learn about their experience at CCFPS. The number of new patients that we see referred by existing patients and other doctors rivals the number of patients we receive from a google search.
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 matched to the prestigious fellowship with Dr. M. Eugene Tardy, Jr. and Dr. Dean M. Toriumi in Chicago, IL. 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. Jennifer Parker 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” Currently, Dr. Porter is orchestrating the further expansion of the growing practice, again doubling the footprint of the space to accommodate the demand.
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. She gives back to her specialty in her service on the certifying boards and within her affiliated academies. She has served the ABOHNS writing questions, senior oral board examiner and in 2021 was elected by her colleagues to the position as a Director of the ABOHNS. She has been selected to serve as a guest oral board examiner for the ABFPRS. Additionally, Dr. Porter was instrumental in leading the first Diversity and Inclusion Task Force of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), promoting a bylaws amendment that was passed to establish a VP of Diversity and Inclusion to serve as a voting member for the AAFPRS Board. She was appointed the Acting VP for Diversity and Inclusion. Additionally, she has served on the nominating Committee of the AAFPRS.
Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter has served on several boards within the community including the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board, the Montgomery County Medical Society Executive Board, the Grace Episcopal Church Vestry and Grace Episcopal School Board, the Washington Area Women’s Foundation Board. She is currently a member of the Executive Board of her Links Inc. Chapter and an active member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
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 in the office include BBL, dermal fillers , Thermage®, MicroLaserPeel™ and more. Dr. Porter is has been married for 28 years and has two daughters in their 20’s. She enjoys yoga, reading, painting, volunteerism and spending time with her family.