Shaun C. Desai, MD
Shaun C. Desai, MD, is a full-time assistant professor of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His practice focuses exclusively on plastic surgery of the face, head, and neck and encompasses a broad spectrum of both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Desai's research interests include novel methods of microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck using innovative technology, and he is on a team of surgeons hoping to perform a series of face transplants at Johns Hopkins. He also has an interest in the diagnosis and management of malignant melanoma. He has received several research awards and grants and has published in several leading plastic surgery journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has a particular interest in teaching and received the distinguished Resident Teaching Award at Washington University as voted upon by his peers. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and is board-certified by the AAO-HNS.