Scott R. Chaiet, MD, MBA, FACS

Associate Professor
(608) 262-8693

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792-0001


  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internship and Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UW Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • Fellowship in Facial and Plastic Reconstruction, Williams Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Latham, New York
  • MBA, Wisconsin School of Business, Madison, WI

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, and eyelid 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.

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 Liposuction, Facial Nerve Repair, Fat Transfer, Filler Injections, Forehead Recontouring, Hairline Contouring/Lowering, Laser Resurfacing, Lip Augmentation, Lip Reshaping, Lower Eyelid Tuck, Maxilofacial Trauma Repair, Mid-face Lift, Mini-face Lift, Neck Lift, Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty), Reconstructive Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Scar Revision, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Skin Cancer Reconstruction, Upper Eyelid Tuck.

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Bell's Palsy.
    Ly N, Powers BR, Chaiet SR
    WMJ 2022 Dec; 121(4): 274-279
    [PubMed ID: 36637837]

  • Sexual and Gender Minority Curriculum Within Otolaryngology Residency Programs.
    Goetz TG, Nieman CL, Chaiet SR, Morrison SD, Cabrera-Muffly C, Lustig LR
    Transgend Health 2021 Oct; 6(5): 267-274
    [PubMed ID: 34993299]

  • Association between duration of peripheral facial palsy, severity, and age of the patient, and psychological distress.
    Pouwels S, Sanches EE, Chaiet SR, de Jongh FW, Beurskens CHG, Monstrey SJ, Luijmes RE, Siemann I, Ramnarain D, Marres HAM, Ingels KJAO
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2021 Nov; 74(11): 3048-3054
    [PubMed ID: 34020901]

  • A closer look at the paralyzed face; a narrative review of the neurobiological basis for functional and aesthetic appreciation between patients with a left and a right peripheral facial palsy.
    Tieman TE, Chaiet SR, Luijmes R, Sanches E, de Jongh FW, Ingels KJAO, Beurskens CHG, Monstrey SJ, Siemann I, Erasmus CE, Verhage-Damen GWJA, Kunst D, Pouwels S
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2020 Aug; 73(8): 1434-1441
    [PubMed ID: 32507705]

  • Diversity and Inclusion-One Size Does Not Fit All.
    Park KY, Chaiet SR, Greenberg CC
    JAMA Surg 2020 Jan 01; 155(1): 30-31
    [PubMed ID: 31617875]

All Publications on PubMed