Raja Sawhney, MD, MFA

Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon & Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery located in Brooksville, FL & Spring Hill, FL

About Dr. Sawhney

Raja Sawhney MD MFA FACS, is a fellowship trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is dual board certified in both Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Sawhney obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) in Scientific Illustration and Painting and Drawing and then pursued his Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Medical and Biological Illustration both from the University of Michigan. After working as a medical artist, he returned to school to get his medical degree (MD) at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. He then completed his residency training in Otolaryngology (ENT) at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit Michigan. He obtained specialized training in Facial Plastic Surgery, in Dallas / Fort Worth under the guidance of Dr. Yadro Ducic MD FRCS(C), FACS.

After completing his training, Dr. Sawhney worked as an Associate Professor in Otolaryngology at the University of Florida, where he was the Director of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. He started the microvascular surgical program in the department and co-directed the Head and Neck microvascular fellowship along with Dr. Peter Dziegielewski, MD FRCS.

Dr. Sawhney has always enjoyed teaching. Beyond helping to train residents and fellows at the University of Florida, where he continues to be adjunct faculty, he is also teaching faculty for the AOCMF, an International Organization dedicated to training surgeons in trauma care. Dr. Sawhney has taught numerous international courses in facial trauma, including reconstruction of the orbit and soft tissue of the face as well as reconstruction after ballistic injuries. He has 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and multiple text book chapters. He is also an expert when it comes to reconstruction after facial nerve paralysis, Mohs surgical excision and nasal deformity and breathing. 

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Raja Sawhney MD MFA FACS, is a fellowship trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is dual board certified in both Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Sawhney obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) in Scientific Illustration and Painting and Drawing and then pursued his Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Medical and Biological Illustration both from the University of Michigan. After working as a medical artist, he returned to school to get his medical degree (MD) at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. He then completed his residency training in Otolaryngology (ENT) at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit Michigan. He obtained specialized training in Facial Plastic Surgery, in Dallas / Fort Worth under the guidance of Dr. Yadro Ducic MD FRCS(C), FACS.

After completing his training, Dr. Sawhney worked as an Associate Professor in Otolaryngology at the University of Florida, where he was the Director of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. He started the microvascular surgical program in the department and co-directed the Head and Neck microvascular fellowship along with Dr. Peter Dziegielewski, MD FRCS.

Dr. Sawhney has always enjoyed teaching. Beyond helping to train residents and fellows at the University of Florida, where he continues to be adjunct faculty, he is also teaching faculty for the AOCMF, an International Organization dedicated to training surgeons in trauma care. Dr. Sawhney has taught numerous international courses in facial trauma, including reconstruction of the orbit and soft tissue of the face as well as reconstruction after ballistic injuries. He has 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and multiple text book chapters. He is also an expert when it comes to reconstruction after facial nerve paralysis, Mohs surgical excision and nasal deformity and breathing. 


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