Dr. Fearon was born in the United States and grew up in London, England, until his family moved back to Connecticut. After graduating from the Mt. Hermon School in upstate Massachusetts, he received his B.A. from Brown University. He then pursued post-baccalaureate studies at Columbia University before attending medical school at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Fearon went on to complete a full six-year general surgery residency at the Deaconess/Harvard Fifth surgical service and then a plastic surgery residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, both associated with Harvard Medical School. After completing a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the Childrenís Hospital of Philadelphia with the University of Pennsylvania, he joined the Dallas Craniofacial Center as a director.
Dr. Fearonís practice is focused on the treatment of rare birth defects in children, who come to Dallas from across the United States, as well internationally. He remains actively engaged in craniofacial research, has authored many scientific articles and book chapters, and is a former Associate Editor for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Fearon is a president emeritus of both the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, and of the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons, and has been awarded a U.S. patent for a bone distraction device. In addition to having served on a number of community boards, he is an amateur sculptor, enjoys helicopter skiing, and is an avid surfer.
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