Newsweek released its first-ever ranking of best plastic surgeons on July 23, 2021, and Dr. Farzad Nahai was honored as the best rhinoplasty plastic surgeon in Georgia and 69th best in the country. To determine the rankings, Newsweek conducted a national survey among plastic surgeons, asking them to recommend the best plastic surgeons in their state as well as across the U.S. Additionally, participants were asked to rank their peers according to several quality dimensions.
Farzad R. Nahai, M.D., is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has been in practice in Atlanta since 2004 and enjoys the full spectrum of plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body, as well as injectables such as Botox and facial fillers. Dr. Nahai is located at The Center for Plastic Surgery at MetroDerm, P.C., on Johnson Ferry Road in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Nahai grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Emory University. He graduated from Emory University’s School of Medicine. After completing full training in general surgery, Dr. Nahai was a surgeon for the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. He then completed additional plastic surgery training at the University of California in San Francisco ,before returning to Atlanta where he completed the Aesthetic and Oculoplastic fellowship at Paces and the Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship at Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Nahai takes an individual approach to his patients by listening to their goals and performing a thorough evaluation. He believes that a successful treatment plan is based on what is safe and effective and what will meet each patient’s expectations. Dr. Nahai believes in achieving natural-looking results that do not appear overdone and uses digital imaging and morphing software to assist with surgical planning.
He is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, The Rhinoplasty Society, and the Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has hospital privileges at Northside Hospital and Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Dr. Nahai has published a book, numerous papers, book chapters, and continuing medical education articles on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. He also serves as an associate reviewer for multiple publications, including Annals of Plastic Surgery and The Aesthetic Surgery Journal. He keeps up to date on the current trends and attends plastic surgery meetings regularly, where he is often asked to present his work.
Honored with multiple awards for his clinical research and contributions to the field of plastic surgery, he most recently was recognized by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons for an outstanding paper presentation on eyelid surgery and the harmonic scalpel. Other awards include the Tiffany Award for best scientific paper at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons for work related to rhinoplasty.
Dr. Nahai is a compassionate individual, takes pride in his work, pursues perfection, and has a reputation as a highly skilled surgeon. He takes an individual approach to each patient and works with his patients to achieve their goals.
When he is not practicing plastic surgery, he enjoys spending time with his family, riding his bike, woodworking, and perfecting his coffee making and photography skills.