Dr. Dillon

Dr. Dillon

Jasjit K. Dillon, DDS, MD, BDS, FDSRCS

Phone: 206.744.3189
Fax: 206.744.2810
Email: dillonj5@uw.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor & Resident Program Director
Acting Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harborview Medical Center

Background

Dr. Jasjit Dillon serves as the Program Director of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and currently Acting Chief of Harborview Medical Center’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department.

Dr. Dillon has an internationally based background with experience and training garnered in five different countries. She received dental degrees from both the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Dental School, and the University of California San Francisco. She also holds a post doctorate diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a medical degree from St. Bartholomew’s Medical School, University of London.

Education

  • DDS, University of California San Francisco, 2005
  • MD, St. Bartholomew’s Medical School University of London, 2000
  • FDS, RCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1996
  • BDS, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Dental School, 1992

Interests

Clinical

  • Maxillofacial oncology and pathology
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Post-operative cardiovascular and respiratory complications in oral cancer surgery
  • Reconstruction of maxillofacial defects
  • Dental implants and bone grafting
  • Dentoalveolar surgery

Research

  • Clinic complications
  • Outcomes in oral cancer surgery patients
  • Critical care patients

Publications

Abstracts

  1. Dillon J, Christensen B, Fairbanks T, Moe K, Whipple, M. Tracheostomy – the emergency surgical airway. Presented AAOMS Annual meeting Chicago October 2010
  2. Dillon J, Christensen B, Fairbanks T, Moe K, Whipple, M. Tracheostomy – the emergency surgical airway – tracheotomy versus the cricothyrotomy. Accepted ACOMS meeting Las Vegas April 2011
  3. Christensen B, Huang S, Gauger P, Gomez, P, McDonald T, Dillon J: Ripple effect – the cost of mandibular trauma on health care. Submitted to AAOMS 2011 meeting.
  4. Yu Seung, Estess A, Harris W, Sabath A, Dillon J: A rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma to the mandible. Submitted to AAOMS 2011 meeting
  5. Wasson M, Dillon J: Exsanginating hemorrhage following third molar extraction Submitted to AAOMS 2011 meeting.

Papers

  1. Dillon J, Christensen B, Fairbanks T, Moe K, Whipple, M. Tracheostomy – the emergency surgical airway. Manuscript submitted to Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery March 2011.
  2. Wasson M and Dillon J – History of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Washington. Manuscript submitted to Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery March 2011.
  3. Yu Seung, Estess A, Harris W, Sabath A, Dillon J: A rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma to the mandible. Manuscript in preparation.
  4. Wasson M, Dillon J: Exsanginating hemorrhage following third molar extraction. Manuscript in preparation.
  5. Dillon J, Eisley D, Schmidt B. Condylar Odontogenic Myxoma – a case report. Manuscript in preparation.

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