Dr. Jonathan Sykes is a nationally recognized facial plastic surgeon and a highly respected educator who shares his expertise with surgeons around the world. Since beginning practice in 1986, Dr. Sykes has performed more than 22,000 aesthetic, functional and reconstructive surgeries on patients ranging from infants to the elderly. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Sykes is certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Since 1989, Dr. Sykes has been director of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. As Director, Dr. Sykes oversees an active medical practice and maintains one of the nation’s most sought-after fellowship programs for facial plastic surgeons seeking advanced training. He also practices with Roseville Facial Plastic Surgery in Roseville, California and at his offices in Solano and Napa.
Dr. Sykes has been on the board of directors of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, having served as vice president of education. He is also a past president of the AAFPRS. Throughout his career, Dr. Sykes is a frequent guest lecturer, giving hundreds of presentations to fellow surgeons on facial plastic surgery procedures. In addition, he has published more than 200 professional articles and chapters and has also co-edited three textbooks. Dr. Sykes is credited with designing patented instruments used by surgeons worldwide to simplify the endoscopic brow lift procedure and provide faster patient recovery times.
Dr. Sykes takes pleasure and pride in being able to travel to medically underserved countries and correct cleft and craniofacial deformities for children who would not otherwise receive care. His most recent trip to Cambodia marked his 25thhumanitarian mission to train local surgeons and help children whose deformities often make them social outcasts. In addition to six trips to China, Dr. Sykes has provided free surgical care to children in Mexico, Ecuador, Russia, Belize, El Salvador, Bolivia and Honduras.