Dr. Khosla Promoted to Professor

April 22, 2024

Dr. Rohit Khosla has been promoted to the rank of Clinical Professor in Surgery. The promotion is effective May 1, 2024.

“All of us at Stanford Plastic Surgery are so pleased with Dr. Khosla’s well-deserved promotion,” said Division Chief Dr. James Chang. “He is the consummate artist in terms of his operative techniques in craniofacial, cleft, and facial aesthetic surgery and a resident favorite because of his clinical expertise and commitment to teaching.”

Khosla earned his medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine before starting his residency in general surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He transferred into plastic and reconstructive surgery residency three years and then went on to complete a craniofacial fellowship in at the University of Washington’s Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Khosla joined Stanford’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2008, and he has served as Surgical Director of the Cleft & Craniofacial Center at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH) since 2014. He has published more the 50 peer-reviewed articles including the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal’s Best Pediatric/Craniofacial Paper for 2018 calendar year: Anatomic Nasal Lining Flaps for the Closure of the Nasal Floor in Unilateral and Bilateral Cleft Lip Repairs Reduce Fistulas at the Alveolus.

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