Meet Shahin Fazilat, M.D., FACS


Dr. Shahin Fazilat is a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Fazilat earned his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Maryland at College Park, where he graduated with honors. He went on to obtain his Medical Doctorate degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington DC, graduating in the top quarter of his class. He then completed his general surgery training at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.

Throughout college and medical school, Dr. Fazilat consistently placed into highly competitive research programs such as The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fellowship Program. As a result of his extensive research, he has authored and co-authored over a dozen publications.

He went on to gain specialized plastic surgery training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/Harlem Hospital Center in New York. While in New York, he was fortunate to train with internationally recognized experts in the field of plastic surgery at Columbia University/Harlem Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York University.

He completed a cosmetic fellowship at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia and a further plastic surgery fellowship at Stanford University with an emphasis in micro/reconstructive surgery and hand surgery.

He is currently an adjunct faculty/clinical instructor at Stanford University in the Division of Plastic Surgery and is involved in the training of plastic surgery residents at Stanford University. He also serves as an examiner for the annual plastic surgery board review course held at Stanford University.

Dr. Fazilat currently maintains operating privileges at El Camino Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Sequoia Hospital and a number of Bay Area surgery centers.

His practice in Mountain View, California, is centered on cosmetic surgery for the breast, body and face, as well as hand and reconstructive plastic surgery. Some common procedures include breast augmentation, abdominoplasties, liposuction, body lifts, body-contouring, as well as “Mommy Makeovers”, post weight-loss surgery, and breast reconstruction. Surgeries are customized based on the individual’s needs, physique, desires, and medical necessity.

Dr. Fazilat enjoys giving back to his community by providing surgical reconstructive procedures to the underserved. He also is intimately involved with El Camino Hospital Cancer Center and their efforts for exceptional care for breast cancer patients.

Dr. Fazilat also takes part in overseas medical/surgical missions with world-renowned agencies such as SmileTrain.