Facial Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Sarmela Sunder is a double-board certified, fellowship-trained Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon whose pioneering techniques have gained global recognition from her patients, colleagues, and the media.
A HIGHLY-TRAINED SURGEON WITH THE SKILLS OF AN ARTIST
Dr. Sunder studied at Johns Hopkins University and continued her medical education at Cornell Medical College. In addition to earning her medical degree, she spent years doing extensive research, and published several articles in leading scientific journals. Her academic excellence took her to an elite residency program at Stanford University culminating with her serving as Chief Resident. During her residency, she trained under the mentorship of a pioneer in Rhinoplasty who is a former president of both the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Sunder was able to merge her artistic ability with her passion for medicine when she was accepted to a prestigious fellowship accredited by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She trained under an internationally renowned facial plastic surgeon and past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
With over 13 years dedicated to studying the face and neck, she specializes in advanced techniques for optimal results for mid-face lifts, facelifts, neck lifts, eyelid lifts and rhinoplasty. Her extensive training and educational background make her a true master at her field and patients from around the world come to her for facial plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Sunder prides herself on providing patients with the most natural-looking surgical results possible. Combining her superb skills as both an artist and a surgeon, Dr. Sunder is able to achieve results that truly bring balance and harmony to her patient’s face.
A LEADER IN THE FIELD OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Dr. Sunder is affiliated with Physicians Formula’s Physician Coalition advisory board of top doctors who will help test, curate and educate on beauty. She is also a master injector with Allergan and travels regularly to speak at conferences around the world. As a globally recognized master injector, she trains fellow doctors and nurses on her innovative techniques. She has also been featured in the media on numerous occasions to speak on her greater understanding of facial plastic surgery and injectables. Recent features include Elle Magazine, KTLA, US NEWS, and more.
Dr. Sunder began her training at John Hopkins University, where she received dual degrees in Public Health and Anthropology and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with honors. Dr. Sunder continued her medical education at the world-renown Cornell Medical College where she spent years doing research, and published several articles in leading scientific journals. Her academic excellence took her to an elite residency program at Stanford University where she completed her internship in General Surgery, followed by residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, culminating with her serving as Chief Resident. During her residency, she trained under the mentorship of Dr. Richard Goode, a pioneer in rhinoplasty and former president of both the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Sunder, whose artistic talents were recognized from a young age, was able to merge her artistic ability with her passion for medicine when she was accepted to a prestigious fellowship accredited by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She trained under internationally renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Vito Quatela, another past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Sunder has the rare honor and privilege of being trained by two past presidents of this distinguished Academy. Besides writing multiple articles in the leading scientific journals, she has authored or contributed to several book chapters, including a guide for surgeons to prepare for the facial plastic surgery board certification.
In addition to dedicating herself to her practice, Dr. Sunder has devoted time and effort towards humanitarian causes in various parts of India, Ecuador and the Philippines. She performs cleft lip and cleft palate repairs as well as ear reconstructions for patients born without an ear (microtia repair). She is also a participant in Face to Face, a national program offering her services pro bono to victims of domestic abuse.
While Dr. Sunder’s exceptional training and impressive accolades positions her among the most successful facial plastic surgeons in the nation, her patients have sought her out for the exclusive, personalized patient experience that her practice offers. Dr. Sunder’s attentiveness and accessibility are unparalleled because she firmly believes that an educated patient is a happy patient. To achieve this end, Dr. Sunder and her team are dedicated to guiding you through your procedure: from the decision-making process, through the actual treatment, to the recovery process and beyond.
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