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Ryan F. Osborne, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Ryan F. Osborne, M.D. is the Director of Head and Neck Surgery at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute (OHNI) and is an internationally renowned expert in head and neck oncology. Dr. Osborne has developed a special interest for the treatment of parotid gland tumors and focuses on the use of minimally-invasive techniques in the care of patients needing parotid surgery. He has innovated many groundbreaking surgical procedures, including a treatment for accessory parotid gland tumors, which requires no skin incisions and leaves no facial scars.

Dr. Osborne completed a fellowship in advanced head and neck oncology under the mentorship of world-renowned expert, Thomas Calcaterra, MD, at UCLA Medical Center. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Osborne, became an Assistant Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA, and was awarded the Clinical Instructor of the Year Award for outstanding training of surgical residents. While at UCLA, Dr. Osborne collaborated with Dr. Calcaterra to provide their patients with unsurpassed surgical care.

In 2003, Dr. Osborne left UCLA to become the founding Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In 2007, he resigned the position, dedicating all of his time to advancing the mission of OHNI and the Head and Neck Cancer Foundation for which he serves as President. The global mission includes: the creation of a center of excellence where patients' comprehensive cancer needs can be delivered, to collaborate with internationally renowned surgeons to advance surgical techniques offered to patients in the United States, and the pursuit of unrestricted clinical and biomedical research projects to advance the diagnosis and surgical management of cancer patients. Under the umbrella of OHNI, Dr. Osborne has traveled throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe to observe and exchange ideas with other surgeons who have similar goals.

Dr. Osborne is a board certified diplomate of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Society of University Otolaryngologists/Head and Neck Surgeons, and a member of the Triological Society.

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Jason S. Hamilton, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jason S. Hamilton, M.D. is the Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for the Osborne Head and Neck Institute based at Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers. Dr. Hamilton has advanced training in plastic and reconstructive surgical techniques involving the face, head, and neck, and limits his practice to the treatment of these areas only. He completed a prestigious fellowship in facial plastics and reconstructive surgery awarded through the American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he also served as clinical faculty before joining the Head and Neck Institute.

Dr. Hamilton is a board certified diplomate of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and a Member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He serves as clinical faculty in the Department of Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He shares expertise in the treatment of parotid tumors with a special interest in the reconstruction of deformities caused by parotid surgery. As a result of his specialized training in facial plastic and cosmetic surgery, Dr. Hamilton is able to offer a full spectrum of surgical and nonsurgical treatments for the prevention and restoration of defects commonly caused from the treatment of head and neck tumors. Dr. Hamilton also has a busy cosmetic practice where he offers the latest in state of the art surgical and non-surgical techniques in facial rejuvenation. 

  • Director- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division, Osborne Head and Neck Institute
  • Board Certified  -  American Academy of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member  -  American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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