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Raj P. TerKonda, MD, FACS

Facial Plastic Surgeon located in Phoenix, AZ

After graduating valedictorian, Dr. Raj TerKonda entered the six-year BA-MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). During medical school, he achieved numerous honors including the John C. Hunter award for academic excellence in anatomy; Lange Publishing Company medical student award; grand prize winner & best presentation awards at UMKC's First Annual Research Day; Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship (only 50 in the nation); & junior inductee into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

He continued to excel during his six-year residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Minnesota. He received a National Research Service Award and the Albert Hohmann Award for resident research. During residency, he also completed a Master's of Science (M.S) degree with research on bone healing.

After residency, Dr. TerKonda completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California-Davis. During fellowship, he won the John Orlando Roe Award from the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery for the best clinical research paper by a graduate fellow.


After training, Dr. TerKonda became an assistant professor at the University of Florida in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery for three years. The next 14 years were spent in Colorado at the Longmont Clinic, PC, where he had a very active practice encompassing medical skin care; noninvasive and laser procedures; cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face; rhinoplasty & functional nasal/sinus surgery; and headache & sleep apnea surgery. In 2009, he was selected by his peers as a Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery of the Head & Neck in Denver's 5280 magazine. In 2015, Dr. TerKonda left Colorado to Los Angeles, where he had the honor of working with Dr. Zein Obagi at the world-reknowned Obagi Skin Health Institute in Beverly Hills, and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In 2017, Dr. TerKonda was recruited by HonorHealth in Phoenix/Scottsdale to help develop head and neck center of excellence.

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After graduating valedictorian, Dr. Raj TerKonda entered the six-year BA-MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). During medical school, he achieved numerous honors including the John C. Hunter award for academic excellence in anatomy; Lange Publishing Company medical student award; grand prize winner & best presentation awards at UMKC's First Annual Research Day; Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship (only 50 in the nation); & junior inductee into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

He continued to excel during his six-year residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Minnesota. He received a National Research Service Award and the Albert Hohmann Award for resident research. During residency, he also completed a Master's of Science (M.S) degree with research on bone healing.

After residency, Dr. TerKonda completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California-Davis. During fellowship, he won the John Orlando Roe Award from the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery for the best clinical research paper by a graduate fellow.


After training, Dr. TerKonda became an assistant professor at the University of Florida in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery for three years. The next 14 years were spent in Colorado at the Longmont Clinic, PC, where he had a very active practice encompassing medical skin care; noninvasive and laser procedures; cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face; rhinoplasty & functional nasal/sinus surgery; and headache & sleep apnea surgery. In 2009, he was selected by his peers as a Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery of the Head & Neck in Denver's 5280 magazine. In 2015, Dr. TerKonda left Colorado to Los Angeles, where he had the honor of working with Dr. Zein Obagi at the world-reknowned Obagi Skin Health Institute in Beverly Hills, and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In 2017, Dr. TerKonda was recruited by HonorHealth in Phoenix/Scottsdale to help develop head and neck center of excellence.


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Customer Comments
  • "A very good doctor and surgeon that diagnosed and treated me accurately. He did an excellent job with my nasal surgery."

     

    "He was great, very knowledgeable, explained things in such a way I could understand"

    "Dr. T was very kind and informed me thoroughly of my medical needs. Thank you!"

     

     

    "Dr Terkonda was very professional and knowledgeable"

     

  • "I would recommend him for those needing his specialty."

    "Customer service was top notch, and everyone took their time to address my concerns."

    "Excellent provider. Knowledgeable and informative."

    "The provider is exactly who I need!"

  • "Dr. Terkonda is awesome, and would definitely recommend him to family and friends."

    "Dr. TerKonda was very approachable and kind. He listened to my concerns and asked questions related to my condition. I am very pleased with Dr. TerKonda and his office"

    "I made them in the in previous statements.Based on my experience with other doctors, he renewed my opinion. So far he's left little room for improvement.I was very impressed!"

    "Dr. T was very kind and informed me thoroughly of my medical needs. Thank you!"



Dr. Raj P. TerKonda was a sponsor of the Mrs. Colorado America Pageant. He prepared the winners for the Mrs. America Pageant with medical skin care, non-invasive procedures, injectables, and peels. 

 

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    "I have been going to Dr. TerKonda for many years for fillers and Botox. He is highly skilled and personable. He shows excellent judgement and I trust him completely."

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Raj TerKonda, MD, FACS
9250 N. 3rd St
Suite 2030
Phoenix, AZ 85020