Rajendra Sawh-Martinez, M.D.
Dr. Raj Sawh-Martinez is a board-certified plastic surgeon and member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons who offers superior cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery to patients in Orlando, FL, with patients traveling from throughout central Florida and beyond to see him. His private practice, Craniofacial & Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, is a state-of-the-art medical practice where he focuses on helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals with artistic precision. Dr. Sawh-Martinez has worked on advances in plastic surgery through dedicated research, with his work leading to the authorship and co-authorship of over 50 peer-reviewed publications, multiple national and international research presentations, and several book chapters. Currently, he maintains positions on the editorial boards of the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery & The Open Access Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open Journal.
After graduating with honors from New York University with a bachelor’s in Neural Science, Dr. Sawh-Martinez attended the Yale University School of Medicine. It was at Yale that he earned a coveted position within the university’s plastic and reconstructive surgery residency program with a Chief Resident appointment at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Sawh-Martinez later became the inaugural Yale University Craniofacial Surgery Fellow, serving with an appointment as a Clinical Instructor of the plastic and reconstructive surgery department.
During medical school at Yale, Dr. Sawh-Martinez spent two years as an NIH Research Fellow in the Vascular Tissue Engineering Laboratory that was the first in the world to implant tissue-engineered blood vessels into human infants to repair their congenital heart defects.
While he is highly skilled as a multifaceted aesthetic plastic surgeon, Dr. Sawh-Martinez is especially passionate about the performance of complex craniofacial plastic surgery procedures including cleft lip and palate, jaw and jaw distraction surgery, rhinoplasty, and craniosynostosis. While performing complex reconstructions, including orthognathic (jaw) surgery, Dr. Sawh-Martinez utilizes virtual surgical planning and custom 3D-printed plates and splints to further customize the outcome. This use of highly advanced, state-of-the-art technology sets him apart from other plastic surgeons in central Florida and further assists his ability to put his patients first.
Lake Mary, FL 32746