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Welcome Our New Provider Sarah Akkina, MD, MS

Sep 06, 2022

Welcome Our New Provider

Sarah Akkina, MD, MS - Division of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Sarah Akkina, MD, MS, has joined the Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery as an Assistant Professor and Director of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah.

Dr. Akkina is a Stanford fellowship-trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon and a board- certified Otolaryngology - Head and Neck surgeon. Her passion for personalized patient care and surgical excellence helps her provide an exceptional experience for her patients. Dr. Akkina also teaches advanced surgical trainees and performs research in the field of facial plastic surgery focused on automating image analysis and improving clinical outcomes.

While Dr. Akkina is a Colorado native, she left the region after high school to study and train throughout the country. She is an ivy league alumna of the University of Pennsylvania, a medical school alumna of the University of Michigan, and a residency graduate from the University of Washington. She is thrilled to finally return to the mountain west to provide clinical care and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Dr. Akkina’s clinical interests include:
•    Functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty
•    Aging face (including surgical treatments and injectables)
•    Facial trauma
•    Cancer reconstruction
•    Facial nerve damage
•    Congenital anomalies including microtia and vascular malformations

PRACTICE LOCATIONS: South Jordan Health Center, Surgical Specialties Center