Dr. Babak Azizzadeh

M.D. | F.A.C.S.

Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS is a globally recognized facial plastic & reconstructive surgeon. He is double board-certified by The American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and The American Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. His work with plastic and reconstructive surgery, alongside cutting-edge advancements in migraine surgery techniques, has made The Migraine Institute a destination for patients from around the world.

Some of Dr. Azizzadeh’s accomplishments include:

  • Published a variety of textbook and peer-reviewed articles.
  • Delivered presentations at national and international events.
  • Received many awards and honors.

In addition, Dr. Azizzadeh has been featured in numerous publications, such as:

  • People Magazine
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • The New York Times

Dr. Azizzadeh also has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and “The Doctors,” and major media outlets continue to pursue Dr. Azizzadeh for his surgical expertise.

Dr. Azizzadeh’s medical training started at the UCLA School of Medicine. As part of a six-year residency, Dr. Azizzadeh focused exclusively on Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery. Due to his success at UCLA School of Medicine, he was chosen for the highly sought after fellowship program in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Harvard Medical School. During this fellowship, he was also selected as a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School.

Following his Harvard tenure, Dr. Azizzadeh became an attending facial plastic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He also returned to UCLA where he served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery.

Today, Dr. Azizzadeh serves as the Co-Director of the Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program at American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and is the Co-Chairman of Cedars-Sinai’s annual Advances in Multispecialty Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Symposium.

Dr. Azizzadeh drives facial plastic surgery advancement and development. He currently serves as the lead investigator for a stem cell and nerve regeneration project at Cedars-Sinai’s Regenerative Medical Institute. And as Co-Director of the Multispecialty Aesthetic Clinical Research Organization, Dr. Azizzadeh analyzes facial rejuvenation and rhinoplasty clinical trials. Furthermore, Dr. Azizzadeh was elected as the Co-Director of the 13th International Facial Nerve Symposium, which educates physicians from around the world on the facial nerve.






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