Dr. Raj M. Vyas is a plastic surgeon who specializes in craniofacial surgery for UCI Health.

Raj M. Vyas, MD


Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests

craniofacial surgery, head and neck cancer reconstruction, facial trauma reconstruction, Facial aesthetic surgery, orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), cleft lip and palate repair, pediatric plastic surgery, burn and trauma reconstruction, cancer reconstruction

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • English
Medical School
David Geffen School of Medicine At UCLAMD
Harvard Combined Plastic Surgery Residency Training ProgramPlastic Surgery
New York University Craniofacial Surgery FellowshipCraniofacial Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Vice Chair — Department of Plastic Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor — Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Director of Clinical Research — Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Chief — Division of Plastic Surgery, Children's Health of orange County (CHOC)
  • Fellow — American College of Surgeons
Awards and Recognition
  • CRANIO Scholarship — American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Merck Research Scholarship — American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association – 2021-2023
More Information

Dr. Raj Vyas is a board-certified UCI Health plastic surgeon who specializes in adult and pediatric facial surgery. 

His clinical focus is on reconstruction of congenital, traumatic and cancer conditions, as well as adult aesthetic facial surgery. His clinical interests include cleft palate and craniofacial surgery, migraine surgery, rhinoplasty, facial reanimation procedures and pediatric plastic surgery.

He earned his medical degree at UCLA, followed by a residency in Harvard University's combined plastic surgery residency program in Boston, Mass. He also completed a craniofacial surgery fellowship at New York University’s Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in New York City.

Vyas leads multidisciplinary specialty care teams at UCI Health and Children's Health of Orange County (CHOC) that focus on a range of facial conditions and disorders. He has expertise in microvascular surgery as well as computer-assisted virtual surgical planning.

He also has many basic science, translational and clinical research interests, as well as a passion for international cleft palate outreach and research. He is a member of several professional societies, the author of numerous book chapters and publications, and a lecturer at national and international conferences.

Vyas sees patients in Orange, Costa Mesa and Yorba Linda.

UCI Health Plastic Surgery Services
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 650
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-3077
Fax: 714-456-2229
UCI Health — Costa Mesa
1640 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-999-2411
Fax: 844-965-9446
UCI Health — Yorba Linda
18637 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Phone: 714-790-8600
Fax: 714-779-8003