Dr. Sachin Parikh

Dr. Parikh is a leading facial plastic surgeon specializing in the deep plane face and neck lift. He strives to bring joy and restore confidence for each patient by providing natural results.

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Dr. Sachin Parikh

One of the best plastic surgeons, Dr. Sachin S. Parikh, L&P Aesthetics

Dr. Sachin S. Parikh, dual board-certified and fellowship-trained, is a leading facial plastic 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. Dr. Parikh’s CV

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Choosing Facial Plastic Surgery
The Importance of Pro-Bono Work

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.

Teaching

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.

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.

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Dr. Parikh's Care Philosophy

“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.”

Stanford University Department of Head & Neck Surgery

  • American Rhinologic Society – Research Grant – Awarded to 2 surgeons per year to fund promising medical research: “Surgical Simulation in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery”
  • Xoran Academy Research and Education Grant – Awarded to 2 surgeons per year to fund research in the medical device industry: “Virtual Surgical Rehearsal for Pre-operative Planning in Frontal Recess Endoscopic Sinus Surgery”

Florida State University College of Medicine

  • FSU College of Medicine Increasing Access to Medical Care Award: In recognition of outstanding concern for medically underserved and outstanding vision in founding FSUCares
  • Sanford A. Mullen Award presented by the Florida Medical Association: In recognition of outstanding community service in the state of Florida
  • FSU College of Medicine Organizational President of the Year: Awarded for outstanding leadership and vision in founding FSUCares
  • FSU College of Medicine Organization of the Year to FSUCares: Excellence in service to patients and leadership amongst the student body
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Research Fellow: Awarded to 50 recipients per year for research at the NIH
  • Paul Ambrose Health Promotion Leadership Symposium: Awarded to 20 doctors nationally to take part in leadership training in health policy

Emory University

  • Emory University Dean’s Honor List: Awarded to students in top 5% of academic achievement
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society: In recognition of college seniors for excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, and service
  • Nu Rho Psi – National Honor Society for Neuroscience: In recognition of leadership, intellectual development and scholastic achievement in the study neuroscience
  • Jacono AA, Parikh SS, The Minimal Access Deep Plane Extended (MADE) Vertical Facelift, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 2011 Nov;31(8): 874-90
  • Jacono AA, Parikh SS, Kennedy WA Anatomical Comparison of Platysmal Tightening Using Superficial Muculoaponeurotic System Plication vs Deep-Plane Rhytidectomy Techniques – Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2011 Nov-Dec; 13(6): 395-7
  • Parikh SS, Jacono AA Deep-plane face-lift as an alternative in the smoking patient – Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2011 Jul-Aug ; 13(4): 283-5
  • Parikh S, Futran N, Most SP An alternative method for reconstruction of large intranasal lining defects: the Farina method revisited. – Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2010 Sep-Oct; 12(5): 311-4
  • Parikh S, Jacono AA, A Graduated Anatomic Approach to Lip Augmentation in “Office Based Cosmetic Facial Surgery” Thieme Publishers
  • Parikh S, Most SP Rejuvenation of the Upper Eyelid – Facial Plastics Surgery Clinics of North America, 2010 18(3): 427-433
  • Lieberman D, Lonergan D, Parikh S, Friduss M Correction of Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity: A Comparison of Techniques – Laryngoscope, In Preparation
  • Parikh S, Chan, S, Agrawal, S. et. al Integration of Patient-Specific Paransal Sinus CT Data into a Virtual Surgical Environment, – American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, 2009 23(4): 442-7
  • Parikh S, Hwang P: Cholesterol Granuloma of the Maxillary Sinus, Pathology Case Quiz – Archives of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, 2008 134, 1233-34
  • Hanakawa, T., Parikh, S., Bruno, M.K., Hallett, M. (2005). Finger and Face Representations in the Ipsilateral Precentral Motor Areas in Humans. J Neurophysiol, 93, 2950-58
  • Lieberman DM, Parikh SS. Medical and Surgical Management of Nasal Obstruction. Grand Rounds, Good Samaritan Hospital/ San Jose, CA, January 2013.
  • Parikh SS, Jacono AA The Minimal Access Deep Plane Extended (MADE) Vertical Volumizing Facelift 2011 American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery Annual MeetingSan Francisco, CA
  • Parikh SS, Jacono AA Deep-plane face-lift as an alternative in the smoking patient 2011 American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery Annual MeetingSan Francisco, CA
  • Parikh S, Most SP An alternative method for reconstruction of large intranasal lining defects: the Farina method revisited. 2009 American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting San Diego, CA
  • Lonergan D, Parikh S, Friduss M Correction of Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity: A Comparison of Techniques, 2009 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting (COSM) Las Vegas, NV
  • Parikh S, Chan S, Agrawal S, Integration of Patient-Specific Paransal Sinus CT Data into a Virtual Surgical Environment, 2008 Oral Presentation at the 3rd Annual Meeting Symposium of Stanford Center for Immersive and Simulation Based Learning
  • Chan S, Parikh S, Salisbury K, Hwang P, Blevins N Toward Patient-Specific Simulation of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery 2008 Annual Meeting of the Stanford University Biocomputation Symposium
  • Parikh S, Chan S, Agrawal S, Integration of Patient-Specific Paransal Sinus CT Data into a Virtual Surgical Environment,. 2008 54th Annual Meeting of the American Rhinologic Society Chicago, IL
  • Parikh S, Messner A, O-Lee, TJ Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure in the Head and Neck for Pediatric Neck for Pediatric Necrotizing Fasciitis. 2007 Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children, Inc. (SENTAC) Milwaukee, WI
  • Hanakawa, T., Bruno, M.K., Parikh, S., Hallett, M. (2003). Cortical Representations of Ipsilateral and Contralateral Finger and Facial Movement: A Functional MRI Study 2003 Ninth Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping
  • FSUCares Feature Radio Segment (October 2003). Pfizer Foundation Makes Significant Donation to FSU College of Medicine. FSU Headlines –Radio
  • FSUCares Feature Television Segment (April 2003). FSUCares Visits Panama. FSU Headlines Television, http://www.fsu.edu/%7Eunicomm/headlines/fsuheadlines_tv.html
  • FSUCares Feature Radio Segment (March 2003). FSU Medical Students providing healthcare to Panama’s rural communities. FSU Headlines – Radio
  • FSUCares Feature Article. (November 2002). Med Students take talents to Panama. Tallahassee Democrat, pp. 4B.
  • FSUCares Feature Radio Segment (March 2002). Medical Students Treating Patients in Panama. FSU Headlines – Radio

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