Rahul Seth, MD

Facial plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon

Dr. Rahul Seth is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in the treatment of facial aesthetics and rejuvenation of the aging face, rhinoplasty and nasal airway surgery, treatment of facial paralysis, reconstruction of facial cutaneous malignancies and free tissue transfer. His research interests include clinical outcomes of advanced techniques and therapeutic methods for the reconstruction of the head and neck. With a background in engineering, Seth designed and patented new technologies used in the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck diseases. He has won several national awards and laboratory grant funding for his research, and has published numerous medical articles in his field.

Seth earned a medical degree from the University of Rochester and completed a five-year surgical residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery from the Cleveland Clinic. Subsequently, he completed further subspecialty training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is an assistant professor in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Berkeley Outpatient Center
3100 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: (510) 985-5020

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2320 Sutter St., Suite 102
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-9500
Fax: (415) 885-7785

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Head and Neck Surgery Cancer Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 885–7528
Fax: (415) 885–7711

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Rahul Seth

Education

University of Rochester School of Medicine 2006

Residencies

Cleveland Clinic 2012

Fellowships

University of California Los Angeles 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Garcia SM, Tamaki S, Lee S, Wong A, Jose A, Dreux J, Kouklis G, Sbitany H, Seth R, Knott PD, Heaton C, Ryan WR, Kim EA, Hansen SL, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. High-Yield Purification, Preservation, and Serial Transplantation of Human Satellite Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Mar 13; 10(3):1160-1174.
  2. Markey JD, Alemi AS, Naunheim ML, Faden DL, Heaton CM, Seth R. Spontaneous Iliopsoas Hematoma following Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2017; 2017:7631673.
  3. Alemi AS, Seth R, Heaton C, Wang SJ, Knott PD. Comparison of Video and In-person Free Flap Assessment following Head and Neck Free Tissue Transfer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jun; 156(6):1035-1040.

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