Rahim Nazerali

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Breast reconstructive surgeon, Cosmetic plastic surgeon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Nazerali is a plastic surgeon specializing in the treatment of patients requiring skilled plastic and reconstructive surgery after cancer treatments. Dr. Nazerali received his medical degree at the Brown School of Medicine and Dartmouth Medical School in a specialized combined Ivy League program. He completed a combined residency in Plastic and General Surgery at University of California, Davis Medical Campus. Dr. Nazerali completed his fellowship in Microsurgery and Complex Reconstruction at Stanford University Medical School. Dr. Nazerali also holds a Master’s of Health Science in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute.

Dr. Nazerali is focused on providing advanced surgical restoration of form and function, with expertise in the reconnection of nerves, muscles, and blood vessels.

His clinical focus is in abdominal wall reconstruction, breast reconstruction including DIEP flap reconstruction, aesthetic/cosmetic surgery, microsurgery, and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Nazerali joins Stanford’s team of surgeons, radiologists, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists and further expands Stanford Cancer Center’s capacity to offer patients with reconstructive surgical needs.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic

  • 1000 Welch Road
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-7001
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Breast Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Women's Cancer Center

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Professional Education

BScH, Queen's University, Neuroscience (2002)

MHS, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, School of Public Health, International Health, Health Systems Managemetn (2004)

Medical Education, Dartmouth College - School of Medicine, Preclinical Medicine (2006)

Medical Education: Brown University - School of Medicine (2008) RI

Internship: UC Davis Medical Center (2009) CA

Residency: UC Davis Medical Center (2013) CA

Fellowship, Stanford Hopsital & Clinics, Microsurgery and Complex Reconstruction (2014)