Dr. James P. Bradley

Director of Craniofacial Surgery

Dr. James P. Bradley is board certified in both Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. As a Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Temple University, Dr. Bradley specializes in Craniofacial and Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. Bradley received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame where he double majored in Art and Anthropology. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson Medical College and did his General Surgery Residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Bradley went on to do his Plastic Surgery training at the New York University, the prestigious Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic training at Manhattan Eye and Ear Institute.

Dr. James Bradley is a Professor in the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Temple University. After receiving his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Bradley completed a general surgery residency at Pennsylvania Hospital and a plastic surgery residency at the Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University. He completed his training in craniofacial surgery at UCLA under the direction of Dr. Henry Kawamoto.

Dr. Bradley is internationally regarded as a leader in craniofacial surgery. Prior to his recruitment to lead the plastic surgery section at Temple University, Dr. Bradley was the Bernard Sarnat Chair of Craniofacial Surgery and the Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Craniofacial Surgery at UCLA. During his decade-long tenure on the faculty at UCLA, he advanced the field of craniofacial surgery in the laboratory and designing evidence-based treatment algorithms that have changed clinical practice globally. He has written over 200 peer-reviewed publications. As an educator, he has trained craniofacial surgeons who have continued on as academic leaders nationally and internationally.

In addition to his cosmetic practice, Dr. Bradley is dedicated to the treatment of children born with severe facial deformities. He treats children in need of craniofacial reconstruction at Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children and at Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia. As a former Medical Director for the Future Faces Foundation, a non-profit organization, Dr. Bradley performed numerous life-changing craniofacial procedures for underprivileged children.

Dr. Bradley’s research interests include bone biology and regenerative medicine. His innovative studies have resulted in a reduction of pain for children requiring craniofacial surgery and improvement in patient outcome and satisfaction.

Dr. Bradley has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, 2 books, and 35 chapters. Considered an expert in his field, Dr. Bradley has lectured all over the world and has been featured in local and national media.

Dr. Bradley currently maintains his medical practice in New York City.  For more information about Dr. Bradley, visit his site at www.jamespbradleymd.com.