Michael Jaskolka, DDS, MD, joins NHRMC Physician Group

July 16, 2014
WILMINGTON –The NHRMC Physician Group is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Jaskolka, DDS, MD, to its maxillofacial surgery team. Dr. Jaskolka’s clinical practice focuses on the treatment of patients with facial differences. He specializes in the surgical management of facial injuries and reconstruction, jaw abnormalities and the treatment of children with congenital conditions such as cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis and craniofacial syndromes.

Dr. Jaskolka graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in biology. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree with distinction from the University of Western Ontario and completed a general practice residency at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, where he also completed a general surgery internship and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Jaskolka went on to serve as a fellow in the Department of Pediatric Cleft and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Fla. He has continued his association with UNC and currently holds the position of adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Jaskolka is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a recent initiate into the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Jaskolka is passionate about caring for children with traumatic and congenital abnormalities of the face. He travels annually on cleft lip and palate surgical mission trips and serves on the education committee of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA). He has been published and regularly lectures on a variety of topics regarding the care of children and adults with facial injuries, pathology and congenital differences.

Most recently, Dr. Jaskolka was a cleft and craniomaxillofacial surgeon at the Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia. While in Charleston, he became co-director of the FACES multi-disciplinary team for children with cleft and craniofacial differences. Additionally, he served as co-director of fellowship training in pediatric cleft and craniomaxillofacial surgery, as well as the residency site director for the National Capital Consortium Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. At the state level, he was a member of the medical advisory board for the Children with Special Health Care Needs program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Resources.

Dr. Jaskolka moved to Wilmington with his wife, Beth, a pediatrician, and his two children, Maggie and Eli. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors by rowing, running, hiking, participating in triathlons and camping with his family.

Dr. Jaskolka joins Michael Goldwasser, DDS, MD, in providing facial trauma and pediatric cleft and craniomaxillofacial care at New Hanover Regional Medical Center and its Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinic. For more information about the NHRMC Physician Group, click here.

The NHRMC Physician Group is committed to providing the highest quality health care to residents of southeastern North Carolina. With more than 150 providers in both primary care and specialty fields, the NHRMC Physician Group's doctors can focus on providing the best medical care to their patients while benefiting from the shared resources of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. This progressive healthcare partnership means access to some of medicine's best technologies, treatments and specialists is readily available when needed. Services provided include urology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, psychiatry, urgent care, pediatric specialties and care for hospitalized patients provided by a team of hospitalists. To better serve patients' needs, NHRMC Physician Group practices are located throughout southeastern North Carolina. Visit nhrmc.org for a complete list of New Hanover Regional Medical Center physicians.

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is the leading provider of quality and accessible health care in Southeastern North Carolina, delivering care to all in need, without the support of taxpayer dollars. The medical center takes seriously its responsibility as an economic engine for the community, creating more than 6,000 jobs directly and another 6,000 jobs indirectly.