Akshay Sanan, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Hollywood, CA, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center


Otolaryngology (ENT) Hollywood, CA

Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial plastic & reconstructive surgeon

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  • Akshay Sanan is a board-certified otolaryngologist – head & neck surgeon specializing in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery. He currently practices at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Sanan graduated with honors from Boston University’s seven-year liberal arts/medical education program, through which he was granted admission to Boston University School of Medicine out of high school. He then completed his residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, followed by a fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University. He is now on staff at Kaiser Permanente in the Head & Neck Surgery department. His clinical interests include the full spectrum of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery including rhinoplasty (functional and cosmetic), aging face surgery (blepharoplasty, brow lift, face lift, neck lift), Mohs reconstruction for facial defects, Botox injections, facial fillers, facial nerve reanimation surgery, and otoplasty (ear pinning).

Education & Training

  • Stanford UniversityFellowship, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2018 - 2019
  • Thomas Jefferson UniversityResidency, Otolaryngology, 2013 - 2018
  • Thomas Jefferson UniversityInternship, General Surgery, 2013 - 2014
  • Boston University School of MedicineClass of 2013

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2013 - 2018
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 2013 - 2018
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society - Resident Inductee 2017
  • Member Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2013
  • Recipient Dean Eleanor Tyler Memorial Award (Top Medical Graduate Seven-Year BA/MD Medical Program), 2013

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi, Punjabi

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