Meet Dr. Sachin S. Parikh

Sachin Parikh, MD - L&P Aesthetics

Dr. Sachin S. Parikh is a dual board-certified and fellowship-trained facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with offices in Palo Alto, and Los Gatos CA. He is among a group of the best facial plastic surgeons in the San Francisco Bay Area trained extensively in both facial plastic surgery and head and neck surgery, giving him a unique understanding of the face and its underlying structures.

As a medical director of L&P Aesthetics, Dr. Parikh focuses exclusively on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, including minimally invasive and open surgical techniques of the face, neck, eyelids, nose, and ears. He also specializes in hair restoration procedures.

Dr. Parikh is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and one of only 43 surgeons per year to perform an advanced fellowship in facial plastic surgery. Working alongside Dr. David M. Lieberman, typically at their Palo Alto location, he uses his unique expertise to create exceptional plastic surgery results for Bay Area men and women.

Videos Featuring Dr. Parikh

Dr. Parikh talks about his passions in life

Dr. Parikh explains why he went into facial plastic surgery

Dr. Parikh explains why pro-bono work is so important at L&P Aesthetics

Dr. Parikh’s Credentials At-a-Glance

  • Emory University, neuroscience – graduated with honors
  • Florida State University College of Medicine – National Institute of Health (NIH) Research Fellow
  • Stanford University – residency training in head and neck surgery
  • Selected for a highly competitive fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Awarded one of only 2 annual research grants from the American Rhinologic Society
  • Co-Medical Director of L&P Aesthetics and AAASC
  • Co-Director of an advanced fellowship for the AAFPRS
  • Luminary for Sciton and Merz
  • Advisory Board Member for Allergan 

Education & Training

Dr. Parikh completed residency training in head and neck surgery at Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics. While at Stanford, he was awarded 2 prestigious scientific research grants and developed a state-of-the-art surgical simulator. Dr. Parikh was then chosen for a fellowship in aesthetic facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the New York Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Prior to training as a surgeon, Dr. Parikh earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Emory University.


Dr. Parikh has upheld a lifelong focus on education and research. He has published extensively in medical literature, including the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, and Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery on numerous topics, including minimally invasive facelifts, evidence-based facelift techniques, eyelid surgery, nasal reconstruction, rhinoplasty, and cleft lip reconstruction. His research has been presented at national meetings, and he has taught courses in facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery to young surgeons.

Giving Back

Dr. Parikh has kept philanthropy a cornerstone in his career development. As a medical student, he founded FSUCares, an organization that provides care for the underserved domestically and abroad. He was awarded the Robin McDougal Award for increasing access to medical care, and the Florida Medical Association recognized him with the Sanford A. Mullen award for outstanding community service. He has been a volunteer surgeon for Healing the Children, traveling internationally to perform operations on children with cleft lips and cleft palates. Dr. Parikh has performed humanitarian medical missions in Colombia, Jamaica, Honduras, and Panama.

“There’s nothing more gratifying than seeing our patients carry themselves with more confidence or tell us that they’ve been able to make a positive change in their life since having their surgery.”

Dr. Sachin Parikh

Dr. Parikh is actively involved in giving back to his local community. He is a volunteer surgeon for victims of domestic abuse, working with national organizations such as the Domestic Violence Advocacy Consortium, Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence, and the AAFPRS-backed Face To Face: Domestic Violence Project. Dr. Parikh is a volunteer facial plastic surgeon at Valley Medical Center in San Jose, offering pro-bono surgery to uninsured patients. Dr. Parikh is proficient in medical Spanish and is happy to consult with Spanish-speaking patients. Here is a video of Dr. Parikh’s speaking about the importance of pro-bono work.

Dr. Parikh lives in the Bay Area with his wife, who is also a physician specializing in internal medicine, and 2 children. He is credentialed at EI Camino Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and Alma At Addison Surgery Center.

Request your consultation with Dr. Parikh online or call  (650) 327-3232 to schedule an appointment in the San Francisco Bay Area at our Palo Alto office.

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