Bay Area Facial Plastic Surgeon
3351 El Camino Real, Suite 205
Atherton, California 94027 US
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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Dr. Mehta Made Me a Very Happy Girl - Atherton, CA

Dr. Mehta deserves the highest rating possible because of his skill, dedication to prefection, his genuine caring nature, his bedside manner, his availability to answer questions and calls, his experience, professionalism and knowledge! Could ask more from a doctor! He truly is the BEST!

5 out of 5 stars Chin Implant

Personal Goal Met! 100% Satisfied! - Atherton, CA

Dr. Mehta is absolutely amazing. He made me feel so comfortable and I knew I was in very capable hands. He was phenomenal. How I chose Dr. Mehta: I set up consultations with multiple plastic surgeons that I found on RealSelf, Yelp, etc. I scheduled free consults before any paid consults. That way, if I found a surgeon I was happy with early on, I wouldn't have to pay any fees. After meeting with a few options, I was stuck between Dr. Mehta and Duet Plastic Surgery. Both were extremely kind and well educated. I was so stuck between the two that I decided the tie breaker would be price. Dr. Mehta ended up being less expensive, and he was willing to get me in for surgery in a very tight time frame. I made the decision and never looked back. He was absolutely fabulous and I have no regrets.

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

Love my New Nose!! - San Francisco, CA

I had a rhinoplasty when I was 20 and it looked OK when the surgeon took off the splint but over the next few weeks it started getting more and more pinched and twisted. I couldn't breathe and was always kinda self-conscious about it. I'm in my 30's now and am planning to get married this summer. I wanted my nose to look good in my wedding photos so I decided it was time to get it fixed! I consulted with 3 different surgeons and really clicked with Dr. Mehta. He showed me what my new nose would look like on his computer and made me feel really comfortable about the whole process.

5 out of 5 stars Chin Implant

Expectations Exceeded - Bay Area, CA

Pro: The results I desired were exceeded Fairly easy recovery Con: Takes a few months for the implant to feel natural Results take several weeks Motivation: I have a naturally small jaw and chin (the latter of which is slightly crooked). This wasn't so much of a problem when I was younger, but my neck fattened up quite a bit over the past few years, consuming the little bit...

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

I Can Breathe Again! - Atherton, CA

Excellent - Dr Mehta was professional and experienced with a very comforting bedside manner

5 out of 5 stars Septoplasty

For the First Time in 34 Years, a Fully Functioning Nose - Atherton, CA

I couldn't have asked for a better experience. Dr. Mehta is polite, easy-going and conveys his expertise and credentials in a friendly and not at all patronizing way. He quickly got back to me via email or phone whenever I needed it and helped me through an easy post-op. He even allowed me to "bend the rules" when it comes to resting: about a week after surgery I ran a half marathon with zero pain, no discomfort and breathing through my nose for the first time in my life. What a great job!

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Botox and Fillers - Atherton, CA

A positive experience in every way

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Dr. Mehta Rocks! - Bay Area, CA

My face looks fantastic thanks to Dr. Mehta- I would definently recommend going to him as he is very experienced and understands the results you want to achieve. His receptionist Jill is always friendly and very helpful as well. Overall, I have always had a amazing results with Dr. Mehta!

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

Coudn't Be Happier! - Bay Area, CA

I narrowed down my search to Dr. Sam Most and Dr. Mehta. I had two consults with Dr. Mehta and while I really, really liked him as well as Jill, his scheduler/office manager, they seemed too good to be true. Seriously. The office is spa-like and Jill is so on the ball, friendly and super competent. Dr. Mehta makes you feel like the only patient in the world. He was personable, available for my endless questions (I ended up going for two consults because I had so many questions!) and from the beginning, listened to my story, never talked down to me and was confident he could fix my issues. I saw Dr. Most for a second opinion which sealed the deal. I was going with Dr. Mehta. Let me also mention that Dr. Mehta partners with Waverly Surgical Center and they were completely amazing as well paying attention to my past issues with MRSA and took into consideration my asthma and allergies. Dr. Coe who did my anesthesia was super fantastic esp. considering I've had complications with anesthesia in the past.

Had my Consultation and I Think I'm Ready for a Change

Dr. Mehta is truly amazing. It's hard for me to trust people, but he is so experienced, and a true expert in his field that it was almost impossible for me not to trust him. He was there with me right before the surgery and came to see me after. He also answers all the questions I have thrown his way right away. I can't wait to take this cast off and see my results.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology

Memberships

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Consultation Fee

$95. If visit is covered by insurance, we are in-network and patient is responsible only for copay/deductible.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Mehta has hospital affiliations at Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, CA.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biological Sciences, Stanford University 1998
    Medical: MD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2003
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2004
    Residency: Otolaryngology, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2008
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Lasky Clinic, Beverly Hills, CA and Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

Treatments offered at Mehta Plastic Surgery

Blog Posts and Articles

Teenagers and Rhinoplasty: A Guide for Parents

Teenagers and Rhinoplasty: A guide for parents What is rhinoplasty? Rhinoplasty refers to surgery intended to reshape the appearance of the nose. It is often combined with septoplasty, to straighten a deviated septum, if needed. What are the reasons for performing this procedure? Rhinoplasty and/or septoplasty may be performed for several reasons: 1) to restore the appearance of the nose after trauma 2) the patient is simply dissatisfied with the shape of the nose,...

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Upturned Pig-like Nose After Rhinoplasty

The upturned tip you are describing three days out from rhinoplasty is perfectly normal. The swelling at the base of the nose and upper lip as well as... READ MORE

5 Months Post Rhinoplasty Inverted V? How Do I Fix This? (photo)

Thanks for the question. You definitely appear to have an inverted V deformity which is the collapse of the upper lateral cartilages against the... READ MORE

Should I Have an Open or Closed Rhinoplasty?

Let me begin by saying that I perform both open and closed rhinoplasty so there's no bias on my part towards one approach or the other. As you... READ MORE

Major Risks of Revision Rhinoplasty Using Rib Cartilage?

There are three types of cartilage used in revision rhinoplasty. The first choice is always cartilage from the septum, as it is straight, firm... READ MORE

Recovery After a Nose Job That Requires Breaking the Bone

I get this question all the time from patients. "Doc, do you really have to break my nose?!?" First off, a little background... Breaking... READ MORE

Under Eye Bags Treatment in San Jose

Thanks for the interesting question. Under eye bags can be quite common in younger patients. I have seen numerous patients in their late 20's and... READ MORE

What's the Best Way to Get Rid of Crows Feet?

The best option for wrinkles at the corners of the eyes (crow's feet) is to use a neuromodulator, such as Botox or Dysport. These treatments... READ MORE

Dimple Surgery Procedure

Individuals born with dimples have them because there is a small "hole" or defect in the buccinator muscle of the cheek. Dimple creation... READ MORE

I Had Rhinoplasty 3 Months Ago...Nose Looks Much Longer now!

Thanks for the question and for sharing your photo. The first point is that at 3 months, you still have some ways to go before your nose is a... READ MORE

Radiesse Vs. Restylane

In my experience, all three of these products work beautifully for the nasolabial folds, also called the parentheses lines, extending between the... READ MORE

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