Dr. Foad Nahai is editor in chief of Aesthetic Surgery Journal, formerly the Maurice J Jurkiewicz chair in Plastic Surgery and professor of Surgery at Emory University. He practices at the Center for Plastic Surgery at Metroderm in Atlanta Georgia USA.
He is internationally recognized as an innovator in the field of plastic surgery where he has developed and refined many procedures. He has co-authored 14 books and published over 255 scientific articles on all aspects of plastic surgery. The latest book he authored and edited, published in 2020, is the third edition of his three-volume text entitled The Art of Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Nahai is a past President of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF), a past president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) past president of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), past chair of the Plastic surgery Research Council and has served as a director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He was presented with Honorary Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2016.
He is listed in the “Best Doctors in America”, the “Best Doctors in the U.S.”, Town & Country Magazine, Good Housekeeping, More Magazine and Atlanta Magazine as one of the country’s top plastic surgeons. He has been listed in W Magazine as one of the top plastic surgeons in the world. Dr. Nahai is in demand internationally to speak at plastic surgery meetings and to demonstrate surgical procedures.
His primary area of expertise is in face, neck and eyelid surgery where he has made significant contributions to the advancement of the art and science of Facial Rejuvenation. Additional areas of experience include: injectables, breast surgery, abdominoplasty and skin resurfacing. He is a strong advocate of evidence-based medicine (EBM) both in his own clinical practice and within the Aesthetic Surgery Journal for the articles selected for publication where he helped initiate the EBM HUB section that is dedicated to educating plastic surgeons about the benchmarks, challenges, and nuances of EBM. Dr. Nahai has presented on and champions research that promotes and advances patient safety and positive outcomes through his work with the AAAASF