reza jarrahy, MD. Founder and President
Dr. Jarrahy is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has served on the faculty of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA since he joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2007. Dr. Jarrahy is Co-Director of the UCLA Craniofacial Clinic, Co-Director of the UCLA Face Transplant Program, and Assistant Chief of Plastic Surgery at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. He holds dual appointments in the Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics at UCLA. He sits on the Board of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons and occupies other leadership positions in plastic surgery education and research.
Dr. Jarrahy has helped to train hundreds of medical students, residents, and fellows, domestically and abroad. He is dedicated to humanitarian efforts, volunteering his time and efforts numerous times a year to travel abroad and provide free operations to children in developing nations who suffer from craniofacial deformities but who lack access to medical and surgical care. He serves on the faculty of the Center for World Health at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA as well as the Blum Center for Poverty and Health in Latin America. He is the recipient of several grants in support of his global health efforts that he conducts in conjunction with colleagues in the UCLA Latin American Studies Program and Latin American Institute.