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Rami K. Batniji, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Rami BatnijiSpecialist in Facial Rejuvenation
Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Batniji is one of only a handful of physicians in the area who limits his practice solely to plastic surgery of the face. He has expertise in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and fellowship training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Batniji is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. This means Dr. Batniji offers unsurpassed experience and knowledge in the intricacies of facial anatomy, techniques of facial plastic surgery, and aesthetics of the face.

Education
MERIDIAN PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER Indianapolis, Indiana
 
• Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005 – 2006
• Stephen W. Perkins, M.D., Fellowship Director
• Sponsored by American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER Albany, New York
 
• Chief Resident, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2004 – 2005
• Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2001 – 2004
• Internship in General Surgery 2000 – 2001

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Recipient of Doctorate of Medicine degree, May 2000 1996 – 2000

WILLIAMS COLLEGE Williamstown, Massachusetts
 
• Recipient of Bachelor of Arts degree in History, June 1995 1991 – 1995
• Dean’s List, 1995  
• Varsity Baseball, 1991-1993  

SAN MARINO HIGH SCHOOL San Marino, California
 
• Member, Prometheans Honor Society (GPA > 3.5 required) 1987 – 1991
• President, Interclub Council; elected by peers to preside over council of club presidents
• Football, 1987-1991. First Team All-League, First Team All-San Gabriel Valley
• Baseball, 1987-1991. Second Team All-League  

Board Certification
AMERICAN BOARD OF FACIAL PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY September 19, 2008
 
• Diplomate

AMERICAN BOARD OF OTOLARYNGOLGY June 5, 2006
 
• Diplomate
• Certificate # 18956

Medical Licensure
FLORIDA May 4, 2005
 
• License #ME93147

NEVADA January 3, 2005
 
• License #11283

CALIFORNIA November 10, 2004
 
• License #A89307

INDIANA October 21, 2004
 
• License #01059895A

ARIZONA June 23, 2004
 
• License #32967

NEW YORK May 7, 2004
 
• License #232271

Appointments and Affiliations
HOAG OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER 2007 – 2009
 
• Newport Beach, CA
• Department of Plastic Surgery
• Member of Advisory Committee

HOAG MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL 2006 – Present
 
• Newport Beach, CA
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
• Department of Plastic Surgery

NEWPORT BEACH SURGERY CENTER 2006 – Present
 
• Newport Beach, CA
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
• Department of Plastic Surgery

HOLLYWOOD PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER 2006 – Present
 
• Hollywood, CA
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

GARFIELD MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL 2006 – Present
 
• Monterrey Park, CA
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 2007 – 2009
 
• Pasadena, CA
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL 2007 – 2008
 
• Orange, CA
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

DEPARTMENT OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY, INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE 2005 – 2006
 
• Clinical Lecturer

ST VINCENT INDIANAPOLIS HOSPITAL 2005 – 2006
 
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

ST VINCENT CARMEL HOSPITAL 2005 – 2006
 
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

MERIDIAN PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER 2005 – 2006
 
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

CLARIAN NORTH MEDICAL CENTER 2005 – 2006
 
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

WISHARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 2005 – 2006
 
• Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Leadership/Committee Positions
ADVISORY BOARD FOR MENTOR/JOHNSON & JOHNSON 2010 – 2011
 
• Member
• PDS Flexible Plate product for rhinoplasty and septoplasty

WILLIAMS COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 2009 – Present
 
• Associate Class Agent

FORUM FOR ALLERGAN CLINICAL TRIALS 2009
 
• Member

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY 2009 – Present
 
• Board of Governors

ORANGE COUNTY SOCIETY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY 2006 – Present
 
• Board of Directors

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2008 – 2011
 
• Member, Emerging Trends and Technologies Committee

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2008 – 2011
 
• Member, CME Committee

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2008 – 2011
 
• Member, Exhibit Advisory Committee

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2006-2011
 
• Member, Public Information Committee

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2006 – 2009
 
• Member, Face to Face Committee

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2006 – 2008
 
• Member, Young Physicians Committee

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2006 – 2008
 
• Member, Ad Hoc Committee on International Outreach

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2006 – 2008
 
• Member, Membership/Residency Relations Committee

Memberships
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 2008
 
• Associate Fellow

THE 552 CLUB OF HOAG MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL 2007
 
• Member

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GERIATRIC OTOLARYNGOLOGY 2007
 
• Member

NATIONAL ARAB AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2007
 
• Member

ORANGE COUNTY SOCIETY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY 2006
 
• Member

LOS ANGELES COUNTY SOCIETY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY 2006
 
• Member

CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2006
 
• Member

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2006
 
• Member

ORANGE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2006
 
• Member

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2005 – 2008
 
• Member

INDIANA STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2005 – 2006
 
• Member

INDIANAPOLIS MEDICAL SOCIETY 2005 – 2006
 
• Member

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2003
 
• Fellow

AMERICAN RHINOLOGIC SOCIETY 2001
 
• Member

THE TRIOLOGIC SOCIETY 2001
 
• Member

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY 2001
 
• Member

Honors and Awards
MARQUIS WHO’S WHO OF EMERGING LEADERS 2007
 
• Selected by publisher as emerging leader in field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery

STEVEN PARNES AWARD 2005
 
• Awarded to the most outstanding Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery resident at Albany Medical College

FIRST PLACE, RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY 2005
 
• Albany Medical College, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

HUMANITARIAN GRANT 2005
 
• American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
• Awarded Humanitarian Grant for assisting in the development of a cochlear implant program in Damascus, Syria

THIRD PLACE, RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY 2004
 
• Albany Medical College, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

RESIDENT TRAVEL GRANT AWARD 2004
 
• American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA HONOR SOCIETY, THETA CHAPTER 2003
 
• Albany Medical College

JOHN MILTON BIGELOW PRIZE 2000
 
• Albany Medical College
• Awarded to the senior student who demonstrates excellence in the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARD 1997
 
• Albany Medical College

ONCOLOGY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARD 1994
 
• University of Southern California School of Medicine
• Selected as the only undergraduate for a medical student fellowship; program funded by the NIH & NCI

Research
ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Steven M. Parnes, M.D., Professor and Chair, Division of Otolaryngology 2005
• Described novel technique for endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach to pituitary lesions  

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE AND INTERSCIENCE INC. Albany, New York
 
• Steven M. Parnes, M.D., Professor and Chair, Division of Otolaryngology August 2003 – 2005
• Participated in the development of a 360 degree sinuscope with integrated forward view  

WILLIAMS CENTER FOR FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Latham, New York
 
• Edwin F. Williams III, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology November 2003 – May 2004
• Studied the effect of roxecoxib on postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting in surgery center setting  

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Steven M. Parnes, M.D., Professor and Chair, Division of Otolaryngology March 2002 – March 2003
• Researched the effect of adenotonsillectomy on nocturnal enuresis in children with obstructive sleep apnea  

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Steven M. Parnes, M.D., Professor and Chair, Division of Otolaryngology January 2002 – May 2002
• Studied the effect of botulinum toxin injection for spasmodic dysphonia using voice handicap index  

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Edwin F. Williams III, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology January 1999 – June 1999
• Studied tissue response to expanded polytetrafluoroethylene and silicone soft-tissue implants in a rabbit model  

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Los Angeles, California
 
• Gerald S. Berke, M.D., Professor and Chief, Head and Neck Surgery June 1998 – August 1998
• Researched orthotopic laryngeal transplantation in the UCLA laryngeal laboratory. Performed orthotopic laryngeal transplants in a canine model; achieved abductor function of the transplanted larynx 6 weeks post-operatively.  
• Using electromyography in the canine model, studied reinnervation and subsequent muscle function following transection and reanastomosis of the superior and recurrent laryngeal nerves.  
• Assisted in the computer generated development of stroboscopic images of phonating canine vocal cords in the coronal section from fluoroscopically acquired images.  

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Anthony T. Cacace, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology. August 1997 – May 1998
• Analyzed auditory evoked potentials (AEP) on the lateral surface of the temporal lobe with the Laplacian derivative; showed the Laplacian method delineates T-complex activity that is typically obscured in standard AEP recordings.  

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Anthony T. Cacace, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology. October 1997 – April 1998
• Researched the clinical applications of distortion product otoacoustic emissions in sudden sensorinueral hearing loss.  

ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE Albany, New York
 
• Joseph R. Steiniger, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology. October 1996 – October 1997
• Using magnetic resonance spectroscopy, demonstrated that the presence of biochemical markers in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCCA) is effective in differentiating normal from SCCA tissue in a noninvasive manner.  

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Los Angeles, California
 
• Gary Gitnick, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Chief of Division of Digestive Diseases. September 1995 – June 1996
• Developed a bioartificial extracorporeal liver support device; using a hepatocyte hemoperfusion bioreactor design, demonstrated that microencapsulated hepatocytes placed in an extracorporeal chamber can provide essential liver function in animal models with fulminant hepatic failure.  

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, AND CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES Los Angeles, California
 
• Donald L. Durden, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Summer 1994
• Investigated signal transduction of the FcyRI receptor; showed hck, a nonreceptor protein kinase, associates with vav, a proto-oncogene, after cross-linking the FcyRI receptor.  

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Los Angeles, California
 
• Donald L. Durden, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Summer 1993
• Researched signal transduction of the NGF (trk A) receptor in neuroblastoma cell lines.  

Presentations
CARIBBEAN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY UPDATES 2012 San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
Invited faculty March 2012

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY San Francisco, CA
 
Chemical Denervation of Platysmal Bands with Botox During Necklift September 2011

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY San Francisco, CA
 
The Use of Powered Instrumentation in Rhinoplasty September 2011

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GERIATRIC OTOLARYNGOLOGY Chicago, Illinois
 
Blepharoplasty April 2011

LAVENDER LECTURE SERIES London, England
 
Slowing the Aging Process: Recent Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery April 2009

INTERNATIONAL RHINOPLASTY SYMPOSIUM Alexandria, Egypt
 
Tip Rhinoplasty: My Personal Philosophy April 2009

WINTER SYMPOSIUM ON THE LATEST ADVANCES IN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Vail, Colorado
 
Combined Endoscopic and Trichophytic Approach to Forehead Lifting in High Hairline Patients January 2008

WINTER SYMPOSIUM ON THE LATEST ADVANCES IN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Vail, Colorado
 
Achieving More Youthful Contours of the Midface January 2008

9th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Las Vegas, Nevada
 
Endoscopic Pretrichial Forehead Lift May 2006

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Scar Revision February 2006

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Basic Principles in Rhinoplasty December 2005

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Management of Complications in Facial Plastic Surgery September 2005

RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY Albany, New York
 
Outcomes in Minimally Invasive Pituitary Surgery May 2005

COMBINED OTOLARYNGOLOGICAL SPRING MEETING Boca Raton, Florida
 
Outcomes in Minimally Invasive Pituitary Surgery May 2005

AAFPRS THIRD ANNUAL SOFT TISSUE SURGERY COURSE AT UNMDNJ Newark, New Jersey
 
Management of Facial Hemangiomas April 2005

WESTERN SECTION OF THE TRIOLOGIC SOCIETY Las Vegas, Nevada
 
Unusual Presentation of Thyroid Abscess February 2005

EASTERN SECTION OF THE TRIOLOGIC SOCIETY Washington, DC
 
Efficacy of Rofecoxib Following Thyroid Surgery January 2005

EASTERN SECTION OF THE TRIOLOGIC SOCIETY Washington, DC
 
Image Guided Removal of Cholesteatoma and Drainage of Epidural Abscess In a Patient with Fibrous Dysplasia of the Temporal Bone January 2005

RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY Albany, New York
 
Rofecoxib in the Prevention of Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting Following Endoscopic Brow and Midface Lifts June 2004

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY SOCIETIES London, England
 
Surgical Management of Facial Hemangiomas: A Five Year Review May 2004

AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION SPRING MEETING Phoenix, Arizona
 
Immediate Neurorrhaphy for Bilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury Following Total Thyroidectomy May 2004

WESTERN SECTION OF THE TRIOLOGIC SOCIETY Scottsdale, Arizona
 
Breast Carcinoma Metastatic to the Sphenoid Sinus February 2004

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Neck from an Unknown Primary December 2003

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Management of Meniere’s Disease September 2003

RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY Albany, New York
 
Nocturnal Enuresis in Children with Upper Airway Obstruction June 2003

AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION SPRING MEETING Nashville, Tennessee
 
Temporary Vocal Cord Medialization with Long-Term Benefits May 2003

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Otosclerosis April 2003

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Laryngeal Phonosurgery for Unilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis April 2003

WESTERN SECTION OF THE TRIOLOGIC SOCIETY Indian Wells, California
 
Supraglottic Myxedema Presenting As Acute Upper Airway Obstruction February 2003

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Acute Paralysis of the Facial Nerve January 2003

NEW ENGLAND OTOLARYNGOLOGIC SOCIETY Boston, Massachusetts
 
Verrucuous Carcinoma of the Larynx December 2002

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Acute Laryngeal Trauma October 2002

RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY Albany, New York
 
Botulinum Toxin Management of Spasmodic Dysphonia June 2002

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia May 2002

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Laryngeal Carcinoma May 2002

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux April 2002

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Deep Neck Space Infections January 2002

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY GRAND ROUNDS Albany, New York
 
Laryngomalacia November 2001

COMBINED OTOLARYNGOLOGICAL SPRING MEETING Orlando, Florida
 
Tissue Response to Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene and Silicone Implants in a Rabbit Model May 2000

ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY St. Petersburg Beach, Florida
 
Spatial Filtering Enhances the T-Complex of the Auditory Evoked Potential over the Lateral Surface of the Temporal Lobe February 1998

ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY St. Petersburg Beach, Florida
 
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of the Head and Neck: Utility in Clinical Evaluations of Primary and Recurrent Carcinomas February 1998

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY San Francisco, California
 
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of the Head and Neck: an In-Vivo Biochemical Study September 1997

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Los Angeles, California
 
The FcyRI Signal Transduction is Mediated Through an hck-vav Interaction August 1994

Publications

• Batniji RK, Batniji KA. Repair of Acute Nasal Fracture, In: Master Techniques in Rhinoplasty and Nasal Reconstruction, 1st ed. Elsevier. Manuscript in preparation.

• Perkins SW, Batniji RK. Blepharoplasty, In: Textbook of Otorhinolaryngology, 2nd ed. Editorial Medica Panamericana. Manuscript in preparation.

• Perkins SW, Batniji RK. Blepharoplasty, In: Facial Plastic Surgery, 1st ed. Springer. Manuscript in preparation.

• Perkins SW, Batniji RK. Tip Rhinoplasty, In: Atlas of Facial Plastic Surgery, 1st ed. Elsevier. Manuscript in preparation.

•Perkins SW, Batniji RK. Necklift, In: Atlas of Facial Plastic Surgery, 1st ed. Elsevier. Manuscript in preparation.

• Perkins SW, Batniji RK. Trichophytic endoscopic forehead-lifting in high hairline patients. Facial Plast Surg Clin N Am. 2006;14(3):185-193.

• Batniji RK, Parnes SM. Facial Reanimation, In: Bailey’s Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology, 4th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006.

• Firoozi F, Batniji R, Aslan AR, Longhurst PA, Kogan BA. Resolution of diurnal incontinence and nocturnal enuresis after adenotonsillectomy in children. J Urol. 2006;175(5):1885-1888.

• Batniji RK, Butehorn HF, Cevera JJ, Gavin JP, Seymour PE, Parnes SM. Supraglottic myxedema presenting as acute upper airway obstruction. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;134(2):348-350.

• Batniji RK. Surgical management of acute sphenoid sinusitis. EMedicine. 2006.

• Perkins SW, Batniji RK. Rejuvenation of the lower eyelid complex. Facial Plast Surg. 2005;21:279-285.

• Perkins SW, Batniji RK, Chand M. Malar and submalar implants. EMedicine. 2005.

• Batniji RK, Buckingham ED, Williams EF. An aesthetic approach to facial hemangiomas. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2005;7:301-306.

• Batniji RK, Williams EF. Effects of subperiosteal midfacial elevation via an endoscopic brow-lift incision on lower facial rejuvenation. Facial Plast Surg. 2005;21(1):33-37.

• Batniji RK, Falk AN. Update on botulinum toxin use in facial plastic and head and neck surgery. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;12:317-322.

• Batniji RK, Hutchison JL, Dahiya R, Lam SL., Williams EF. Tissue response to expanded polytetrafluroethelyene and silicone soft-tissue implants in a rabbit model. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2002;4:111-113.

• Lee SL, Lee CY, Batniji RK, Silver S. Unilateral tonsillar lymphoepithelioma with ipsilateral parapharyngeal space involvement. ENT Journal 2007;86(12):754-755.


Media & Community Events
W MAGAZINE April 2008
 
• Featured for expertise in facial plastic surgery  
• Article titled: On the Verge  

OC HEALTH April 2008
 
• Featured in article titled: Face Forward: Ask the Expert  

HOAG MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL Newport Beach, California
 
Community Educational Evening September 2007
• Rhinoplasty: Balancing Form with Function  

ENIGMA MAGAZINE July 2007
 
• Interviewed for the annual Beauty Issue  
• Discussed non-surgical and surgical facial rejuvenation  

BODY DESIGN OF NEWPORT BEACH Newport Beach, California
 
Community Educational Evening May 2007
• Lasers, Fillers, and Facial Plastic Surgery: What’s New?  

HOAG MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL Newport Beach, California
 
Community Educational Evening May 2007
• Rhinoplasty: Balancing Form with Function  

NATIONAL CHARITY LEAGUE Newport Beach, California
 
Juniors Chapter of Newport Beach March 2007
• Services donated for silent auction charity event at Balboa Bay Club & Resort  

VIVA MAGAZINE December 2006
 
• Ask the Expert: Facial Plastic Surgery  

Related Experience
DAMASCUS HOSPITAL Damascus, Syria
 
Surgical Mission April 2005 & June 2003
• Participated in cochlear implant surgery for children with profound sensorinueral hearing loss  

ALFIGEN – THE GENETICS INSTITUTE Pasadena, California
 
College Internship January 1993
• Omar S. Alfi, M.D., Director  
• Performed karyotypes of fetal chromosomes from amniotic fluid; analyzed karyotypes for possible genetic disorders  

Extracurricular Activities
• Co-President, Albany Medical College Intramural Softball League
Organized teams and schedule for fall and spring seasons.
1997 – 1998
• Emergency Medical Technician, Certified in Los Angeles County July 1996
• Science Assistant, Williamstown Elementary School
Chosen by faculty of Williams College Biology Department.
Grant funded by the Howard Hughes Outreach Program.
Created and taught sixth grade science curriculum.
1994
• Outdoor activities including golfing, downhill skiing, and playing basketball.  
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Newport Beach, CA 92663
949-650-8882
416 N Bedford Dr. Suite #200,
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-467-2180
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