Vishal Banthia


Vish Banthia, MD FACS, is double Board Certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with interests in general Otolaryngology and minimally invasive nasal and sinus surgery as well as minimally invasive to comprehensive facial rejuvenation.

He holds several accomplishments in the medical field for his research and other educational and medical device contributions in various areas including obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and skin care rejuvenation.

Dr Vish serves as Founder of, an innovative digital health platform connecting patients with high quality medical, cosmetic, and dental providers.  He has been featured as an expert in skin and cosmetic care in a variety of media outlets including InStyle, Gentry Magazine, Refinery29, Beauty World News, High Fashion Magazine, and others.  He is a staunch supporter and promoter of simple, do-it-yourself health, weight loss, and cosmetic tips and tricks so that one can feel their very best.

His lectures have taken him worldwide to share his expertise in facial and cosmetic surgery, and his list of publications is extensive. Dr. Banthia has lectured on his techniques in minimally invasive surgery and laser surgery to plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons and dermatologists throughout the country.

Dr. Vish was selected to be a trainer for Lifestyle Lift™ surgeons, and he received a selective Humanitarian Travel Award sponsored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery to be part of a surgical team performing pro bono cleft lip/palate and microtia surgery in Honduras.  While he was formerly in practice in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Los Angeles at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Dr Banthia was recognized as a “Top Doctor” and “Top Surgeon” in both regions.

Dr. Vish has performed thousands of facelift and rhinology procedures and his underlying principles include achieving a rejuvenated, refreshed, and natural look.  While in the Bay Area, Dr Banthia had developed minimally invasive techniques designed to decrease downtime and to enhance results without the need for general anesthesia — especially for health care professionals, executives, and attorneys, and other professionals with minimal downtime to spare.

Residency and Fellowship

  • Stanford University
  • New York-Presbyterian, the University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Medical School 

  • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF)


  • Stanford University – Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (with Honors)

Board Certifications

  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Medical Association