John Meara

John Meara, MD, DMD, MBA

Kletjian Professor of Global Surgery; Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Professor of Surgery and Kletjian Professor of Global Surgery, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-4401

  • Fax: 617-738-1657

Medical Services


  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Anomalies or Disorders


  • Plastic and Oral Surgery


  • Advanced Fetal Care Center
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Program
  • Cosmetic Surgery Program
  • Cleft Lip and Plate and Craniofacial Center
  • Brain Tumor Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-4401 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



University of Notre Dame, 1986

Notre Dame, Indiana

Medical Degree

University of Michigan Medical School, 1990

Ann Arbor, Michigan


University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 1993

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, 2004

Melbourne, Australia

Cleft / Craniofacial Surgery

Royal Children's Hospital, 1999-2000

Melbourne, Australia

General Surgery

University of Michigan Hospitals, 1990-1991

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Plastic Surgery

Brigham & Women's Hospital / Children's Hospital Boston, 1997-1999

Boston, MA


Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, 1993-1997

Boston, MA


  • Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology

To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-4401 or Request an Appointment


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