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Dr. Sawh-Martinez is the Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at AdventHealth for Children, Medical Director of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery and active member of the AdventHealth Cutaneous Oncology and Melanoma Care Consortium.

He treats both children and adults, employing the latest innovations in surgical care with an unyielding dedication to putting patients interests first. His practice philosophy is to treat patients like members of his family.

Dr. Raj Sawh-Martinez was the inaugural Yale University Craniofacial Surgery Fellow, serving with an appointment as a Clinical Instructor in the Yale University section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated with honors from New York University with a Bachelor of Science in Neural Science, and attended the Yale University School of Medicine attaining both his Medical Degree (MD) and Master in Health Sciences (MHS) for research. He earned a coveted position in the Yale University Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program, with a Chief Resident appointment at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Dr. Sawh-Martinez spent two years as an NIH Research Fellow in the Vascular Tissue Engineering Laboratory that was the first in the world to implant tissue engineered blood vessels into human infants to repair their congenital heart defects. His research interests dovetailed into his passion for plastic surgery, amounting to authorship and co-authorship of over 50 peer-reviewed publications, multiple national and international research presentations, and several book chapters. He has served as a blogger for PRS Resident Chronicles and was a former resident ambassador to the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, and currently maintains positions on the editorial boards of the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery & the open access Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open Journal.

As an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the UCF College of medicine, he runs an active research group as part of the UCF Biionix Faculty Cluster and serves on the Deans Advising Committee. His research is focused on Bioprinting Tissue Engineering, Cleft & Craniofacial Disorders, and Melanoma. His research group has won accolades for contributions to Cleft Care outcomes, Virtual Surgical Planning research, and 3D Printing Innovations.

Dr. Sawh-Martinez is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and is routinely listed as a “Top Plastic Surgeon” in media publications. He actively engages in Global Surgical Aid through annual Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate surgical mission trips.

He is passionate about service, innovation, and leadership, aimed at providing world-class care for all his patients and improving the lives of all those around him.

Areas Served
Orlando, FL
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

Yale University School Of Medicine


Yale New Haven Hospital

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