About Dr. Jennifer Henkin
Dr. Jennifer Henkin was born and raised in Miami, FL. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Communications from Florida State University in 1999.
After deciding to change career paths from Psychology, she went on to complete post baccalaureate work to become a Dentist. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in 2007. Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Henkin began a General Practice Residency (GPR) at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. Dr. Henkin worked closely with the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department there, and was able to operate and learn from some of the greatest names in the specialty.
Following completion of the GPR, Dr. Henkin went on to then complete a rigorous 4 year Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Loma Linda University, graduating in 2013.
During her residency, Dr. Henkin was able to operate and learn from the best at Loma Linda university, a busy Level 1 Trauma Center, as well as Arrowhead Medical Center, Riverside Country Regional Medical Center, and Loma Linda’s VA hospital. During this time she was able to perform a large volume of facial trauma, orthognathic, and head and neck pathology cases, all of which helped make her the surgeon she is today.
Dr. Henkin participated in research while at Loma Linda and in 2010 she received the prestigious American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) award at the 92nd AAOMS meeting in Chicago for best Oral Abstract involving research with Bone Morphogenic Protein (BMP).
Following graduation, Dr. Henkin accepted a position in New York City, and has worked in private practice since 2013 as an associate in two separate oral surgery practices.
Dr. Henkin is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City where she actively takes call, and is a volunteer attending within the residency program, actively involved in resident education.
Dr. Henkin joined Northern Westchester Oral Surgery in early 2021. She is grateful to have found a state-of-the-art practice that is so focused on exceptional patient outcomes and an incredible patient experience.
Dr. Henkin has a passion for travel. In her free time, you can find her researching her next adventure, and spending time with her family.