Dr. Rad is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in aesthetic plastic surgery and reconstructive microvascular surgery of the breast. He received his mechanical engineering degree and minor in computational mathematics, and graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University where he was co-captain of the Division I NCAA swim team and Academic All-American. He then completed medical school at Duke University. During his medical education, he was awarded the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholars Program fellowship to conduct research at the National Institutes of Health. After completing his M.D. degree from Duke, he earned a F32 NRSA research award from the NIH to pursue basic science research at the University College London where he completed a Ph.D. in immunology. In 2003, he returned to the United States where he entered the training program in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Since 2009, Dr. Rad has been on the full-time plastic surgery faculty as an Assistant Professor of surgery and Director of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Program.
Board-certified plastic & reconstructive surgeon; expertise in face lift and microvascular surgery for breast cancer reconstruction.