Raj M. Vyas

Raj Vyas earned his B.S. in Biology with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University and completed his M.D. at UCLA where he was awarded the Stafford L. Warren Medal for most outstanding medical student and the Longmire Medal for most outstanding student in surgery. He then completed integrated plastic surgery residency at Harvard and Craniofacial Fellowship at New York University. Dr. Vyas is a professor of plastic surgery at UC Irvine School of Medicine, where he serves as Vice-Chair for the Department of Plastic Surgery and Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at CHOC Children's Hospital. His clinical and research interests include characterizing neonatal sleep and breathing disturbances, enhancing recovery after cleft/craniofacial surgery, understanding patient-reported psychosocial outcomes, and using technology to facilitate knowledge and skill transfer. Aligned with his passion for enhancing global capacity for interdisciplinary cleft care, Dr. Vyas is Co-Director of Global Smile Foundation's International Research Fellowship and Co-Director of Research for Plastic Surgery Foundation's SHARE program (Surgeons in Humanitarian Alliance for Reconstruction Research and Education). Dr. Vyas actively serves on dozens of regional, national and international cleft committees, hospital consortia, and journal editorial boards.

Books by Raj M. Vyas