Vishad Nabili, MD

Vishad Nabili, MD

Plastic Surgery| Head and Neck Surgery
Primary Location
Head & Neck Surgery
200 Medical Plaza
550
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-825-2810

About

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2010
  • Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2008

Professional Experience
Present Positions

  • Professor of Clinical Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. July 1, 2012 - Present

Professional Activities
Committee Service

  • American College of Surgeons, Chair, Head and Neck Surgery Western Section Meetings, 2008 - 2013
  • UCLA Academic Senate Faculty Grants Review Committee member, 2009 - 2013
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Subspecialties (Microvascular Reconstruction) Committee Member 2010 - Present; Chair Microvascular Committee 2015-2017
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Continuing Medical Education (CME) Committee Member 2010 - Present
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fellowship Review Committee Member 2010 - Present
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oral Examiner, 2013 - Present
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery Committee Member, 2010 - 2014
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Evidence Based Medicine Committee Member 2011 - Present
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oral Exam Development Group and Reviewer, November 2011 - Present
  • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Task Force Member, Exam Test Question Writer, September 2012 - September 2015
  • Society of University Otolaryngologists, Membership Committee, November 2013 - Present

Professional and Scholarly Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Junior Inductee, 2000 - Present
  • American Medical Association, 1996 - Present
  • California Medical Association, 1996 - Present
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2003 - Present
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2003 - Present
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 2010 - Present
  • Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA, Member, October 2010 - Present
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, October 2011 - Present
  • Member, American Head and Neck Society, 2011 - Present
  • Association of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology, November 2011 - Present
  • Otolaryngology Program Directors Organization, November 2011 - Present
  • Society of University Otolaryngologists, November 2011 - Present

Editorial Services

  • Peer Manuscript Reviewer, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Peer Manuscript Reviewer, Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Peer Manuscript Reviewer, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Peer Manuscript Reviewer, Head and Neck

Community Service

  • Volunteer and Motivational Speaker, Head and Neck Cancer Survivor Support Group, UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Department of Radiation Oncology, October, 2007 - Present
  • Founder and Chair, Head and Neck Surgery Medical Student Interest Group, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2007 - Present
  • Volunteer Speaker, Research Study Club of Los Angeles, 2007 - Present
  • Volunteer Speaker, Los Angeles Society of Otolaryngologists, 2007 - Present

Patient Stories

Lump on the neck
Caring, Competence and Teamwork produced Good Results

Education

Medical Board Certification

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2008

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2007

Residency

UCLA School of Medicine, 2007

Internship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2003

Degree

UC Davis, MD, 2001

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Videos

Rhinoplasty: A Safe, Systematic Approach to Nasal Surgery | UCLA Plastic Surgery
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for Facial Rejuvenation and Hair Growth | UCLAMDCHAT
"What is microvascular reconstruction?" | Microvascular Reconstruction
"How does the flap work?" | Microvascular Reconstruction
"Does the flap move?" | Microvascular Reconstruction
"Can everyone get a free flap?" | Microvascular Reconstruction
"What is the success rate for free flaps? And what happens if the flap fails?" | Microvascular Reconstruction
"What is the future of microvascular reconstructive surgery?" | Microvascular Reconstruction
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Facial Plastic Surgery
Allergies and Rhinoplasty | Healthy U Tips

Research

Interests

Primary Clinical Focus:

  1. Focus on the entire aging process of the face with attention to details of cosmeceuticals, skin care, neuromodulators, fillers, hair growth / transplant, combined with advanced surgical techniques to provide long lasting rejuvenation of the face, eyes, nose, lips, and neck.
  2. Development of a multidisciplinary skin cancer program at UCLA with personal emphasis on MOHs reconstruction of the head and neck.

Primary Educational Focus:

  1. Development of a leadership training program for the UCLA Health System entitled "Patient Based Leadership."
  2. Development of the state of art UCLA Facial Plastic Surgery Division with leaders and experts treating all aspects of surgery of the face from reconstruction, rejuvenation, to face transplantation.

Awards

  • "Honorary President of the Paul H. Ward, M.D. Society," awarded at 28th Annual Scientific Session, UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, June 11, 2016
  • "Superman Award," Most Valuable Faculty Member, UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, June 11, 2016
  • Award for Humanism in Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Awarded 2014-2015
  • Fellow, Triologic Society for Thesis on Quality of Life After Advanced Microvascular Reconstruction for ORN, Inducted April 24, 2014
  • Best Full Time Academic Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2013-2014
  • "Honorary President of the Paul H. Ward, M.D. Society," awarded at 25th Annual Scientific Session, UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, June 15, 2013
  • "Honorary President of the Paul H. Ward, M.D. Society," awarded at 25th Annual Scientific Session, UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, June 15, 2013
  • "Superman Award," Most Valuable Faculty Member, UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, June 15, 2013
  • American Registry Most Compassionate Doctor Award. Voted by patients in 2011 - Present
  • Social Work Recognition Award. Social Work Department, UCLA Health System, March 2012
  • Clinical Research Award for project entitled: Clinical and histologic analysis of surgical margins in mandibular osteoradionecrosis as a predictor for recurrent disease, Head and Neck Surgery Section, American College of Surgeons Meeting, January 2012
  • Partnership for Care donation awarded and contributed by UCLA patient D.D. care of Candie Goldbronn, Director, Annual Fund, UCLA Hospital System, July 2011
  • American Registry Most Compassionate Doctor Award, Voted by patients in 2010
  • First Place, Best Clinical Research Award on Targeted radiation causing maxillary bone damage analogous to osteoradionecrosis in a rat model, Paul H. Ward Research Society, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, June 2011
  • Best Full Time Academic Faculty Teaching Award, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2010-2011
  • Best Clinical Research, Third Place Award for project entitled: Neck mass secondary to heterotopic ossification after fibular free flap oromandibular reconstruction, Western Section of the Triological Society Meeting. January, 2011
  • Best Full Time Academic Faculty Teaching Award, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2009-2010
  • Best Clinical Research Award for project entitled: Utility of magnetic resonance angiography for identification of skin perforators in fibula free flap reconstructions, Head and Neck Surgery Section, American College of Surgeons Meeting, January 2010
  • Patients' Choice Awards for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. Given by American Registry after a nationwide review of more than 400,000 patient reviews
  • Chief Resident of the Year, Teaching Award, UCLA Division of Head Neck Surgery, June 2007
  • Best Resident Research Award on Saliva Microarray-based changes in oral cancer, Paul H. Ward Research Society, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, June 2007
  • Travel Award for $500.00 and invited as Representative for the Academy of Otolaryngology Board of Governors meeting on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. March 2005
  • Travel Award for $500.00 for Oral Presentation on Salivary Duct Carcinoma: a clinical and histologic review with implications for Herceptin therapy, at the Western Section Meetings of the Triological Society, January 31, 2004
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Award, University of California, Davis, June 2001
  • President and Junior inductee member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society, University of California, Davis July 2000 to June 2001
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Award, University of California, Los Angeles, June 1996.
  • Summa Cum Laude Highest Honors distinction with Bachelor's degree, University of California, Los Angeles, June 1996