Dr. Dean Jabs is an experienced, board certified, plastic surgeon, trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, dedicated to providing quality, state of the art plastic surgery to patients in the Maryland-Virginia-Washington, DC metro area and from around the world. He has been in practice since 1989 and possesses skills that have led to thousands of happy patients. He is noted for his expertise in minimal incision facial rejuvenation and all aspects of breast augmentation.
Dr. Jabs is noted for his warm, personal demeanor and a passion for the details of cosmetic surgery that lead to extraordinary results. Establishing a personal relationship that allows him to understand his patients concerns and desires is a key part of his consultation process. His outgoing personality and his outstanding surgical skill have led many local physicians and their families to seek his care.
Dr. Jabs has served as President of the National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons and on the International Committee of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He was Chariman of the Dept. of Plastic Surgery at Johns-Hopkins Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD.
Dr. Jabs has authored several papers on plastic surgery topics and has presented at major national meetings of plastic and cosmetic surgeons. His most recent paper dealt with a new technique to markedly reduce post operative pain and narcotic use in breast augmentations. He is on staff at Suburban Hospital in Maryland and Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda and has held academic appointments at the University of Connecticut and at Columbia University in New York.
Dr. Jabs is a committed family man. He is married and has three children. He has gone on medical missions to Haiti and Guatemala where he treated children with cleft lips and palates, burns and other facial deformities.
He is proud to have served in the United States Army at Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he was a Major in the Dept. of Plastic Surgery for three years, including the first gulf war, Desert Storm.