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Scott  R. Chaiet, MD, MBA, FACS

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(608) 263-0192

MADISON, WI 53792-0001

Scott R. Chaiet, MD, MBA, FACS

Assistant Professor
Section of Facial Plastic Surgery
Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery


  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2003-2007
  • Internship & Residency, Otolaryngology, UW Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2007-2012
  • Fellow, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Williams Center, Latham, New York, 2012-2013
  • MBA, Wisconsin School of Business, Madison, WI, 2013-2015

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Scott Chaiet is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. His cosmetic areas of expertise include: rhinoplasty (primary and revision), facelift, brow lift, eyelid surgery, and facial feminization surgery. He also practices reconstructive surgery of the face and neck, including: facial paralysis reanimation, facial trauma, and wound reconstruction after Mohs surgery. Dr. Chaiet leads the UW Facial Nerve Clinic and lectures nationally on patient reported outcomes after facial paralysis. He is an advocate for LGBTQ health with a focus on transgender care, and is active in the American Medical Association. Dr. Chaiet is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery and a full-time faculty member of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, where he conducts outcomes research and is involved in training the next generation of facial plastic surgeons.

Dr. Chaiet provides a wide range of services including Blepharoplasty, Botox, Brow Lift, Cheek Implants, Chin Augmentation , Congenital Defects, Earlobe Repair, Ear Surgery (Otoplasty), Face Lift, Facial Feminization Surgery, Facial Liposuction, Facial Nerve Repair, Fat Transfer, Filler Injections, Forehead Recontouring, Hairline Contouring/Lowering, Laser Resurfacing, Lip Augmentation , Lip Reshaping, Lower Eyelid Tuck, (show all).

Research Interests

Dr. Chaiet’s research interests include functional rhinoplasty, patient reported outcomes in gender surgery, patient reported outcomes after facial nerve paralysis, and protective devices in facial trauma.

Dr. Chaiet has contributed to numerous publications, listed below, as well as “Facial Feminization Surgery: Review of Facial Analysis and Surgical Procedures,” a chapter in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Healthcare: A Clinical Guide to Preventative, Primary, and Specialist Care (Eckstrand & Ehrenfeld, Springer, 2016).

Recent Publications
  • Big data in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery: from large databases to registries.
    Smith AM, Chaiet SR
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017 Aug; 25(4):273-279.
    [PubMed ID: 28525400]
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  • Clinical Practice Guideline: Improving Nasal Form and Function after Rhinoplasty.
    Ishii LE, Tollefson TT, Basura GJ, Rosenfeld RM, Abramson PJ, Chaiet SR, Davis KS, Doghramji K, Farrior EH, Finestone SA, Ishman SL, Murphy RX, Park JG, Setzen M, Strike DJ, Walsh SA, Warner JP, Nnacheta LC
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017 Feb; 156(2_suppl):S1-S30.
    [PubMed ID: 28145823]
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  • Patterns of Facial Fractures and Protective Device Use in Motor Vehicle Collisions From 2007 to 2012.
    Hyman DA, Saha S, Nayar HS, Doyle JF, Agarwal SK, Chaiet SR
    JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2016 Dec 01; 18(6):455-461.
    [PubMed ID: 27441732]
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  • Perioperative Arnica montana for Reduction of Ecchymosis in Rhinoplasty Surgery.
    Chaiet SR, Marcus BC
    Ann Plast Surg 2016 May; 76(5):477-82.
    [PubMed ID: 25954844]
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  • Nasal tip volume analysis after butterfly graft.
    Chaiet SR, Marcus BC
    Ann Plast Surg 2014 Jan; 72(1):9-12.
    [PubMed ID: 23241767]
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  • Midface injectable fillers: have they replaced midface surgery?
    Pontius AT, Chaiet SR, Williams EF
    Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2013 May; 21(2):229-39.
    [PubMed ID: 23731584]
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  • Understanding midfacial rejuvenation in the 21st century.
    Chaiet SR, Williams EF
    Facial Plast Surg 2013 Feb; 29(1):40-5.
    [PubMed ID: 23426751]
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