Jonathan Sykes, MD

facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Roxbury Institute
The Roxbury Institute
Beverly Hills, CA

Whether repairing a congenital deformity, reconstructing a facial trauma, or improving upon what mother nature has given us, facial plastic surgery should appear natural and an unoperated look.

Professional Statement

Dr. Jonathan Sykes is one of the most highly respected board certified Plastic Surgeons in the United States. He specializes in facelifts, rhinoplasty and eyelid procedures, having performed more than 13,000 aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries. His impressive academic background includes national faculty positions, international lecturing presentations as well as extensive list of published articles specializing in all aspects of aesthetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery. Since 1989, Dr. Sykes has been Professor/Director of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. As director, he oversees an active medical practice and maintains one of the nation’s most sought-after fellowship programs for facial plastic surgeons seeking advanced training. Additionally, he is a former president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the world’s largest specialty association. Throughout his career, Dr. Sykes has been a frequent international guest lecturer, presenting in over 20 countries and providing hundreds of presentations to fellow surgeons on facial plastic surgery procedures. Concurrently, he has published more than 100 professional articles and contributed to three textbooks. Dr. Sykes frequently travels with charitable organizations to medically underserved areas to provide specialized health care services to children with cleft lips, cleft palates, and other cranial and facial deformities. His most recent trip with Smile China marked his 16th humanitarian mission to train local surgeons and help children in need. In addition to three trips to China, he has provided free surgical care to children in Mexico, Ecuador, Russia, El Salvador, Bolivia, Korea, and Honduras. Outside of his charitable endeavors, he has contributed to his highly-specialized field of aesthetics by designed a patented instrument used by surgeons worldwide to simplify the endoscopic brow lift procedure and provide faster patient recovery times.


34 years






The Roxbury Institute450 North Roxbury DriveBeverly Hills, CA 90210

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    University of California Davis Medical Center

    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Residency

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    Northwestern University Medical Center

    Trained from 07/01/1983 to 06/30/1986

  • Undergraduate School

    University of Pennsylvania


  • Graduate School

    GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy Of Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Greater Sacramento Society of Otolaryngology
  • American Cleft Palate Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Dignity Medical Center
  • Roseville Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Awards & Recognitions

  • American Chemical Society Math Award
  • Bausch and Lomb Science Award
  • Elected Friars Seniors Honor Society
  • Surgeon General’s Award for best presentation: Advanced Techniques in Surgery the Nasal Tip
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Certificate of Honor for distinguished services in the Scientific Programs, Exhibits, Continuing Education Courses and Instructional Courses
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery William Wright Award for Service and Teaching

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