Specialties

Plastic Surgery (Board certified since 1980)

At a Glance

  • 1978 Started practicing
  • 39 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Nahai

Foad Nahai, M.D., F.A.C.S., Maurice J. Jurkiewicz chair in Plastic Surgery and Professor of Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, has taught for over forty years. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery where he served as a director of the board for six years.

Not only Dr. Nahai’s patients, but also his peers, benefit from his incomparable wealth of experience. His contributions to the field of plastic surgery make him a highly-sought after presenter, both domestically and internationally. He has developed and implemented many procedures, some of which he has been invited to demonstrate live.

Dr. Nahai is recognized worldwide as an innovator and leader, and has been featured at dozens of symposia, national and international meetings. In recognition of his many contributions to the field of plastic surgery, he has been named an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand and honorary member of numerous plastic surgery organizations on all continents.

His list of publications comprises over 220 peer reviewed scientific articles and 10 books, including The Art of Aesthetic Surgery, the second of a three-volume series of texts he both authored and edited. He is a past chair of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, Past President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Past President of the American Society for Accreditation of Surgical Facilities and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

Dr. Nahai’s unparalleled expertise in plastic surgery has resulted in scores of accolades and awards: he has been named one of the “Best Doctors in America” and “Best Doctors in the U.S.”; Good Housekeeping, Town & Country Magazine, and Atlanta Magazine list him as one of the nation’s best plastic surgeons, and W Magazine named him one of the world’s best plastic surgeons.

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My Clinical Interests

  • aesthetics
  • botox
  • breast reconstruction
  • breast surgery
  • chemical peel
  • eyelid rejuvenation
  • facelift
  • facial rejuvenation
  • nasal surgery (rhinoplasty)
  • otoplasty

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Bristol, Bristol, England

INTERNSHIP

United Bristol Hospitals, Bristol, England

Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

RESIDENCY

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

Director, American Board of Plastic Surgery 2001-2007

President, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2007-2008

President, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2008-2010

President Elect, American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Centers 2011-current

Honors & Awards

Clinician of the Year Award
American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2013

Janos Zoltan Award for “Several Decades of Outstanding Scientific Work, for Professional Authenticity and Human Attitude”
Hungarian Association for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 2011

Honorary Fellow
Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand, 2010

Best Panel Moderator Award
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007 and 2010

Distinguished Service Award
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2010

Major Publications

Nahai, F.: 2011. Editorial: “What Not to Wear” and Other Aspects of Professionalism. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 31 (8) 977-979.

Symbas, J., McCord, C., and Nahai, F.: 2011. Acellular Dermal Matrix in Eyelid Surgery. Aesthetic Surgery Journal,  31 (7s) 1015-1075.

Abboushi, N., Yezhelyev, M., Symbas, J., and Nahai, F.: 2012. Facelift Complications and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism:A Single Center’s Experience. Aesthetic Surgery Journal,  32 (4) 413-420.

Lawson, G.A.III, Kreymerman,P.,and Nahai, F.: 2012. An Unusual Complication Following Rhytidectomy: Iatrogenic Parotid Injury Resulting in Parotid Fistula/Sialocele. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 32 (7) 814-821.

McCord, C.D., Walrath, J.D., and Nahai, F.: 2013. Concepts in Eyelids Biomechanics With Clinical Implications.  Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 33 (2) 209-221.

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Aesthetic Center

3200 Downwood Cir NW
Ste 640
Atlanta, GA 30327
  • 404-778-6880
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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3

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Bristol, Bristol, England

INTERNSHIP

United Bristol Hospitals, Bristol, England

Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

RESIDENCY

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

Director, American Board of Plastic Surgery 2001-2007

President, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2007-2008

President, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2008-2010

President Elect, American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Centers 2011-current

Honors & Awards

Clinician of the Year Award
American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2013

Janos Zoltan Award for “Several Decades of Outstanding Scientific Work, for Professional Authenticity and Human Attitude”
Hungarian Association for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 2011

Honorary Fellow
Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand, 2010

Best Panel Moderator Award
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007 and 2010

Distinguished Service Award
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2010

Major Publications

Nahai, F.: 2011. Editorial: “What Not to Wear” and Other Aspects of Professionalism. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 31 (8) 977-979.

Symbas, J., McCord, C., and Nahai, F.: 2011. Acellular Dermal Matrix in Eyelid Surgery. Aesthetic Surgery Journal,  31 (7s) 1015-1075.

Abboushi, N., Yezhelyev, M., Symbas, J., and Nahai, F.: 2012. Facelift Complications and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism:A Single Center’s Experience. Aesthetic Surgery Journal,  32 (4) 413-420.

Lawson, G.A.III, Kreymerman,P.,and Nahai, F.: 2012. An Unusual Complication Following Rhytidectomy: Iatrogenic Parotid Injury Resulting in Parotid Fistula/Sialocele. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 32 (7) 814-821.

McCord, C.D., Walrath, J.D., and Nahai, F.: 2013. Concepts in Eyelids Biomechanics With Clinical Implications.  Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 33 (2) 209-221.