Frank Farbod, M.D., D.M.D. – Facial Specialist (Craniofacial Surgeon)
As the director, and founder of the Facial Surgery Institute, the first of its kind in the Upper Peninsula, Northern Michigan, and eastern Wisconsin , Dr. Farbod specializes in all aspects of facial and skull aesthetic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Farbod also specializes in cleft lip & palate, and oral & Maxillofacial surgery.
Following graduation from Mountain Point High school in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Farbod completed his Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) at Northern Arizona University in medical microbiology with honors. He was then accepted to one of the top eight Ivy League schools in the world, the University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked second by US World News, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree with honors and graduated at the top of his class. Dr. Farbod chose to pursue the artistic science of facial and cosmetic surgery in the ‘old tradition,’ where specialization in facial surgery requires both a medical and dental degree to fully master the head and neck region. Dr. Farbod went on to complete his Medical Doctor degree (M.D.) at Wayne State University.
Dr. Farbod completed his Internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, his pediatric and adult anesthesia training at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and Detroit Medical Center-Receiving Hospital, respectively. He completed his Oral & Maxillofacial surgery residency at St. John-Providence and William Beaumont hospitals where he received numerous awards and was chosen as the Chief Resident. He is one of only a handful of surgeons that have been accepted to complete a fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic surgery and Craniofacial & Cleft surgery under the tutelage of one of the founding fathers of modern plastic and craniofacial surgery, Dr. Ian T. Jackson at the Craniofacial institute/Providence Hospital, where he received the distinguished Golden Scalpel award.
Dr. Farbod has lectured extensively nationally. He also served as the President of ROAAOMS.
Dr. Farbod is board certified by The American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and Chalmers J. Lyons Academy honor society.
Dr. Farbod modifies deeper plane facelift techniques to better rejuvenate the face and to obtain more stable results.
Dr. Farbod limits his practice to Facial Aesthetic, Craniofacial & Cleft, and oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. His goal is “to achieve a predictable, consistent, stable, natural, attractive, youthful appearance to the face”.
Dr. Farbod is the only Craniofacial Surgeon in the Upper Peninsula, Northern Michigan, and eastern Wisconsin.
Dr.Farbod has published widely in several medical journals and textbooks. He is currently an Expert reviewer for the European Journal of Plastic Surgery
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