Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial Plastic

Facial Plastic

Dr. Raj Dedhia

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Dr. Dedhia

Education & Training:

Medical School

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine (Los Angeles, CA)


Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery:
University of California Davis Medical Center (Sacramento, CA)


Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, TN)

Board Certification & Professional Societies

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Eligible
American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

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Conditions We Treat:

Cosmetic Surgery

Brow Lift
Forehead Lift, Eyebrow Lift

Buccal Fat Removal
Cheek Reduction

Cheek Augmentation
Cheek Enhancement

Chin Surgery
Genioplasty / Mentoplasty

Ear Surgery
Otoplasty & correction of prominent ear

Eyelid Surgery

Facelift Surgery

Facial Implants
Facial Balancing and Enhancing

Neck Lift
Lower Rhytidectomy

Nose Surgery

Lip Surgery
Permanent Lip Augmentation

Hair Transplantation
Surgical Hair Restoration

Facial Fat Grafting
Facial Enhancement with fat obtained from other parts of the body

Head, Face, & Neck Reconstruction
Regional Flap Surgery
Transfer of tissue from the head and neck and chest region to the face, head or neck region to reconstruct a defect.

Moh’s/Skin Defect Reconstruction
Local tissue rearrangements and reconstruction of skin defects with skin flaps from adjacent areas
Skin grafting (Transferring skin only from other parts of the body to reconstruct defects)

Tissue and Skin Expanders
Expansion of skin, hair baring scalp or soft tissue with external or implantable devices to cover scars, bald areas, or wounds.

Facial Reanimation Surgery

Functional Muscle transfer
Realignment of facial muscles that are innervated to replace denervated facial muscles to achieve facial function

Free Flap Muscle Transfer
Using microsurgery to transplant a muscle from the thigh with its nerve to replace denervated facial muscles.

Cross-facial nerve graft re-innervation
Re-innervating the facial muscles from the functioning nerves of the other side of the face.

Selective Neurectomy
Correction of synkinesis “cross wiring” that occur safter Bell’s palsy or other reversible forms of facial paralysis.

Craniofacial Surgery
Cleft lip surgery
Cleft Palate Surgery
Cleft Palate Bone Grafting
Surgical treatment for congenital unilateral lower lip palsy (Asymmetric Crying Face)
Vascular malformation surgery
Hemifacial microsomia surgery
Hemangioma Surgery
Distraction osteogenesis (Jaw elongation surgery, Midface elongation surgery)
Surgery for velopharyngeal dysfunction (surgical correction of abnormal speech)
Microtia repair (correction of ear deformities)
Facial Trauma Surgery
Bone grafting for facial trauma surgery
Scalp and skull reconstruction
Mandibular Fractures reconstruction
Frontal sinus fractures reconstruction
Cheek bone reconstruction
Orbital socket reconstruction
Complex facial fracture reconstruction
Use of 3D technology for facial reconstruction
Scar & Lesions Surgery
Excision of Benign Lesions
Excision of Malignant Skin Lesions
Scar revisions
Scar re-alignment
Scar contracture release surgery
Skin & Face Minimally Invasive Rejuvenation
Botulinum Toxin
Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®, Jeuveau®
Chemical Peel
Minimally Invasive Procedure
Dermal Fillers
Minimally Invasive Procedures
Minimally Invasive Procedure
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

My Practice:

Dr. Raj Dedhia is a FACIAL PLASTIC SURGEON and current CHIEF OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and performs comprehensive cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries of the face, nose, eyelids, head and neck. He is a BOARD-CERTIFIED HEAD AND NECK SURGEON.

Dr. Dedhia is dedicated to helping patients look and feel their best and has built his practice on the pillars of patient care and excellence. Dr. Dedhia’s cosmetic surgery focuses on obtaining natural and long-lasting results. Dr. Dedhia believes each person is unique and provides a personalized treatment plan during each consultation.

Dr. Dedhia is originally from Northern California. After graduating summa cum laude from University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Bioengineering, he obtained his medical degree at the University of Southern California. There, Dr. Dedhia was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and graduated with Highest Distinction. He then pursued a rigorous five-year Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of California Davis.

Following residency, Dr. Dedhia was selected for a highly competitive and coveted fellowship within the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During fellowship at Vanderbilt University, he received extensive experience in advanced facial plastic surgery, including deep plane facelift, rhinoplasty, browlift, minimally invasive and non-invasive facial rejuvenation, hair restoration, facial reanimation for facial paralysis, Moh’s/skin cancer reconstruction and facial trauma.
Dr. Dedhia is actively involved in research and is the author of over 25 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He additionally has given over 30 institutional lectures and scientific meeting presentations. Dr. Dedhia is also involved with global health endeavors and has recently participated in medical mission and education trips to Philippines and Cambodia.

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In Your Hometown

East Memphis Location:

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Cresthaven UCH Otolaryngology

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Memphis, TN 38103  |  Directions
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Success Stories

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