Meet The Doctor

Dr. Jacob Sedgh is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon based in Southern California. He has authored numerous medical articles and participates in major conferences across the globe. Dr. Sedgh applies cutting edge techniques to develop uniquely tailored treatments designed to address the specific needs of his patients.

With the benefit of two decades of medical training and practical experience at top medical institutions in the United States, Dr. Sedgh merges mastery of medical knowledge and surgical skills with the attention and perfectionism of a sculptor, delivering highly personalized patient care with compassion and concern for the patient’s wellbeing utmost in mind.

Every cosmetic or reconstructive procedure Dr, Sedgh performs is guided by a keen understanding of facial aesthetics, allowing him to produce treatments tailored specifically to the client. The result: a successful outcome and experience exceeding each patient’s expectations from the first consultation to final post-surgery follow-up.

Medical Training And Experience

Dr. Sedgh earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He attended the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, receiving honors and recognition signifying his achievements as a top tier graduate. Dr. Sedgh completed a surgical internship at the University of California, San Francisco, and completed his residency in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at the prestigious University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, ranked third in the nation in head and neck surgery training. During this time, Dr. Sedgh had the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s most renowned head and neck surgeons.

He then attended Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for his fellowship and trained under the mentorship of Dr. Fred Fedok, chief of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and currently president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).

Dr. Sedgh continuously improves and refines his surgical knowledge and techniques through his active participation in major cosmetic surgery conferences. His patients can be assured they will receive the most advanced techniques and cutting-edge technologies in the rapidly evolving field of plastic surgery.

Today, Dr. Jacob Sedgh is considered among the leading facial plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills, perhaps the most competitive market in the world. Far from the stereotype of rich housewives demanding extreme treatments, patients seeking plastic surgery in Beverly Hills come from all walks of life to access the high level of medical skills and aesthetic excellence available to them. As a double-board certified physician of the highest reputation for patient care and outstanding outcomes, Dr. Sedgh delivers results backed by extensive knowledge, skills and experience, driven by his dedication to his craft.

Dr. Sedgh has dedicated himself to the mastery of cosmetic and reconstructive head and neck surgery. His level of specialization, supported by his award-winning medical contributions and Natural Structure approach, distinguishes him in the practice of nose and face surgery.

Dr. Sedgh lives with his family in Los Angeles, California. He enjoys traveling, sampling international cuisine, and indulging his passion for soccer.

Background And Education


Chairman: Fred Fedok, MD
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine; Hershey, Pennsylvania


Chairman: Jonas Johnson, MD
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Chairman: Alden Harken, MD
General Surgery, University of California San Francisco – East Bay Program
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine; San Francisco, California

Doctor of Medicine

University of California San Diego School of Medicine
La Jolla, California

Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Arts (B.S. & B.A.)

University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Awards Received

  • America’s Top Physicians
  • RealSelf Top Doctor

University of California San Diego School of Medicine

  • Mc Kinsey Scholarship
  • Prosowski Scholarship

University of California Los Angeles

  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Provost’s Honors List
  • University Scholarship
  • Living Memorial Scholarship


Whether it is the finesse of rhinoplasty to achieve a refined nasal contour for an aspiring model or the extensive reconstructive work on cancer patients to optimally restore form and function, facial plastic surgery merges science and art in some of the most fulfilling and stimulating of ways.

Research & Publications

  1. Fedok FG, Sedgh J. Managing the neck in the era of the short scar face-lift. Facial Plastic Surgery, 2012 Feb; 28(1):60-75.
  2. Mangel PS, Sedgh J, Sohrabi S, Setabutr D. Esophageal mass: the importance of clinical history in foreign body imaging. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013 Jan; 44(1)e77-9.
  3. Sedgh J, Statham MM, Munin MC, Small G, Rosen. CA Isolated laryngeal myokymia: diagnosis and treatment, Laryngoscope. 2010 Oct; 120 (10)2033-5
  4. Ferguson BJ, Man LX, Sedgh J: Office-based Diagnosis of Sinonasal Disorders. In EM Myers (ed.): Operative Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia, Saunders, 2008.
  5. Davidson TM, Sedgh J, Tran D, Stepnowsky Jr. CJ. The anatomic basis for the acquisition of speech and obstructive sleep apnea: Evidence from cephalometric analysis supports The Great Leap Forward hypothesis. Sleep Med. 2005 Nov;6(6):497-505
  6. Sedgh J, Swartz JD, Quam RM, Laitman JT, Bluestone CD. Variation in mastoid pneumatization and osseous Eustachain tube landmarks between Chinese and Eskimo populations, In progress.
  7. Basic science research in purification and identification of protein transporters in nephron. Chair: Dr. N. Abuladze. Dept: Nephrology, University of California Los Angeles

Certifications & Seminars Attended

Board Certified: American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

  • Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Meeting

    2011-2013, 2015-2017
    Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Co-instructor in Craniomaxillofacial Advanced Anatomy Training

    Synthes Technical Center
    West Chester, Pennsylvania

  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Salivary Endoscopy

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery of the Pituitary Fossa and Cranial Base

    University of Pittsburgh Minimally Invasive Endoneurosurgical Center
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Second International Conference in Diseases of Salivary Glands,

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Laryngology Laser Course: Application and Safety

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Principles of Rigid Fixation

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Difficult Airway Management

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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