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 an 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 under served 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. We are honored and welcome him as a member of our faculty at The Canadian Association of Medical Aesthetics.