Doctor Brittany Leader is a Beverly Hills trained facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, neck, nose, eyelids, eyebrows, and ears.
Dr. Leader attended Emory University for medical school and completed a five-year residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to Emory University, she received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University where she graduated with Departmental Honors in Human Biology.
Through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, she was selected for the highly competitive fellowship in Beverly Hills with world renowned surgeons, Dr. Paul Nassif and Dr. Babak Azizzadeh. While training with Dr. Nassif, Dr. Leader studied and performed complex revision rhinoplasty and appeared on the E! show “Botched.” With Dr. Azizzadeh, the founder of the Facial Paralysis Institute and Center for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery, she learned the latest medical and surgical management for facial reanimation, helping patients with facial paralysis achieve a symmetric and beautiful smile. During her fellowship, she also worked with numerous leading physicians and surgeons in Beverly Hills studying face and neck lift techniques, eyelid and eyebrow surgery, lip lift, rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty, hair restoration, skin cancer reconstruction, Botox, fillers, and laser treatments.
Dr. Leader has published extensively in peer reviewed journals, authored multiple book chapters and presented her research at national and international meetings. Dr. Leader has also been awarded several first-place awards for her research, including the Triological Society Lawrence R. Boies Residency Research Award, and numerous academic and leadership awards, including induction into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She is also a recipient of multiple research grants, including the Bing Honors College Research Grant, Human Biology Research Exploration Grant, and the Centralized Otolaryngology Research Effort Research Grant.
Dr. Leader has a lifelong passion for service to her community and volunteers at health screenings and free clinics. She recently traveled with Partners for Belize to the city of Corozal, where she performed multiple head and neck surgeries, including assisting with cleft lip and palate repairs.
As recognized by her patients and colleagues, what sets Dr. Leader apart is the personalized care and thoughtful attention she provides every patient. She makes her patients feel confident and supported, while helping them achieve natural and beautiful results.
While at Stanford, she was a recruited athlete, four year starter, and two year team captain of the Stanford Varsity Fencing Team, and also competed internationally as a member of the US National Fencing Team for five years. She builds on her athletic past by going on runs. She also enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their golden retriever.