Dr. Hedyeh Javidnia
Goals and Philosophy
Dr. Javidnia’s goal in every interaction with her patients is a deep desire to understand and appreciate their aesthetic goals and what will make them happy. Happiness is a deeply personal phenomenon, affected strongly by an individual’s culture and the norms of their environment. Dr. Javidnia believes that the field of Facial Plastic Surgery holds at its roots the concept of happiness. Whether one has a cosmetic procedure, post-traumatic, or reconstructive, their happiness with their appearance and how it affects their everyday life is paramount to her practice. This is Dr. Javidnia’s reason for dedicating her life and career to practicing the art of Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Javidnia began her post-graduate studies at Western University obtaining a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Human Physiology. She then went on to complete her Medical degree and Residency training in the field of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Ottawa. After the completion of her residency training, Dr. Javidnia sought to concentrate her surgical skills solely in Facial and Neck Surgery. She then moved to California and completed a prestigious and world-renowned fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California. Her desire to understand patient satisfaction and successful outcomes of surgery have led Dr. Javidnia to Harvard University where she is in her final months of completing a masters in public health, with her area of concentration in health outcomes research.
As a member of the Canadian and American Academies of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Javidnia has achieved the highest standards of her profession. With a career devoted to surgery of the Face and Neck, Dr. Javidnia brings exceptional skill, experience, and precision to every surgery she performs. As a female surgeon, her aesthetic ideal is exceptional and she brings a delicate and soft touch to all of her procedures.
Dr. Javidnia remains active within her professional societies and as a member of the Evidence Based Medicine committee of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery she remains abreast of the latest research and advances in the field. As an active researcher herself, Dr. Javidnia has published her work in many prestigious medical journals. As an expert in her field, Dr. Javidnia is among the teaching faculty at the University of Ottawa and teaches the art of Facial Plastic Surgery to medical trainees.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES and MEMBERSHIPS
- Bachelor of Science with Honors in Human Physiology – Western University
- Medical Degree & Residency Training in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery – University of Ottawa
- Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – University of California
- Masters in Public Health – Harvard University
- The Ottawa Hospital
- Surgeon, Facial Surgery & Cosmetic Centre of Ottawa, Inc.