Dr. Zahid Niazi, MD

Dr. Zahid Niazi, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Zahid Niazi, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Elk Grove, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

Elk Grove Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

9401 E Stockton Blvd Ste 220

Elk Grove, CA 95624
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Niazi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 74% of peers
Skin and Tissue Reduction
more than 61% of peers
Breast Reduction
more than 54% of peers

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Dr. Niazi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Niazi "Dr Niazi is Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. He has completed numerous Fellowships and remains in good standing with the National and International organizations. He has over 150 publications including articles and book chapters on scientific research and clinical practice. He has lectured at National and International scientific meetings. He has taught medical students and plastic surgery residents and has held faculty position as Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery as well Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology. He has numerous technical innovations to his credit. He has held numerous positions including: Chairman of Medical Education, Chairman of Department of Surgery, Chairman of Quality, Chief of Craniofacial Surgery, Chief of Microvascular Surgery, Vice Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff. Dr Niazi served as a member of Regional Education Committee for over 10 years and currently serves as a member of the Regional Credentials Committee. Dr Niazi has served as an editor of the Romanian Society of Plasty Surgery Journal and The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and continues to do so to date."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Niazi "To help individuals regain their function and beauty and become emotionally and physically healthy and happy."

3  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Niazi does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated


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48  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • St Mary'S
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Khyber Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Lady Reading Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Royal College of Surgeons England (Plastic Surgery)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (Surgery)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • British Association of Plastic Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Craniofacial Fellowship with Professor Jackson
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Fellow of The international College of Surgeons - Plastic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Microsurgery and Hand Surgery Fellowship (Australia)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ralph Millard Cleft and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Niazi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Niazi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Pushto
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Niazi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Niazi to family and friends
77 total reviews (37 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (77)

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Dr. Niazi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (37)

Dr. Niazi was very informative about my surgery. When I left his office I had no questions.
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I had Dr. Niazi attach a severed tendon in my hand, it had retracted several inches into my palm. What he did to reattach it was a true work of precision and art. I am forever grateful for the work that he performed on my hand. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I would recommend Dr. Niazi to...more
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Dr. Niazi was very informative in all my consultations and biopsy procedure and his staff was very professional in all my visits to his office. I was very pleased, comfortable and totally satisfied throughout the process of my procedure and time with Dr. Niazi and his staff.
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Dr. Niazi meets with his patience where they are at. He hears and listens to their need and he brings in wisdom for a great outcome. The results are timely and satisfying.
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I have had several surgeries from Dr. Niazi over the past couple of years on hands, arms and face. Dr. Niazi is Excellent, he always explains everything so you can understand it and he is open to answer any questions that you may have or what to expect from the surgery... His Staff, Karen and...more
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