Jordan P. Sand, M.D.
Jordan P. Sand, M.D. is the Director of the Spokane Center for Facial Plastic Surgery. He is both fellowship-trained in facial plastic surgery and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the recipient of the Jack R. Anderson Prize for Scholastic Excellence from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This prize is awarded annually to the U.S. or Canadian surgeon who achieves the highest combined score on the written and oral portions of the ABFPRS examination administered in Washington, D.C. Additionally, Dr. Sand is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Sand specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the scalp, nose, face and neck. His practice focuses on minimally and non-invasive procedures (FaceTite/BodyTite, Botox®, liquid facelift, laser skin resurfacing, microneedling, IPL), facial rejuvenation (facelift, necklift, cheeklift), primary and revision nasal surgery (cosmetic and reconstructive rhinoplasty), hair restoration, eyelid surgery (browlift, upper and lower blepharoplasty), and reconstruction of post-traumatic or post-oncologic injuries of the head and neck. Dr. Sand’s primary philosophy is to help patients meet their aesthetic goals so they can look and feel their best.
Dr. Sand was born and raised in the Inland Northwest. He was valedictorian of his high school class and was granted multiple awards while attending Whitworth University including the Valedictorian Scholarship Award, Jef Olson Leadership Award, and the Johnston-Hanson Excellence in Science Scholarship. Dr. Sand graduated summa cum laude from Whitworth University and was presented with the Outstanding Senior Chemistry Major Award and the Whitworth University Alumni Ideals Award. He then attended the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle with a $300,000 scholarship from the highly prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. While in medical school, Dr. Sand served on multiple leadership committees on a local and national level and was awarded a fellowship with the Sarnoff Research Foundation, completed at Harvard Medical School. He additionally was selected to serve on advisory boards with the Sarnoff Research Foundation and the National Board of Medical Examiners. After graduating with honors from University of Washington School of Medicine, Dr. Sand completed his Head and Neck Surgery training at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. During his tenure there, he worked extensively in the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, contributing to numerous manuscripts, book chapters, and national presentations. Within the department, he was awarded the administrative chief resident position, a leadership honor given to only one surgeon per year. Following graduation, Dr. Sand was invited to join the faculty at University of California, Los Angeles where he served as a Clinical Instructor and Fellow in the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Sand worked closely with world-renowned surgeons in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Barbara acquiring advanced techniques in minimally and non-invasive procedures, nasal surgery, facial rejuvenation, hair restoration, eyelid surgery, and facial reconstruction.
Dr. Sand has also had the opportunity to participate in multiple humanitarian activities serving refugees, cancer survivors and the homeless community. Most recently, Dr. Sand joined in a cleft and craniofacial trip to Nicaragua where he helped perform dozens of reconstructive surgeries for patients with minimal healthcare access.
Dr. Sand is excited to serve Spokane and help patients throughout the Inland Northwest. Please call or email today to schedule a consultation!
Education (at a glance):
Undergraduate: Whitworth University (Summa Cum Laude)
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine (With Honors)
Residency: Head and Neck Surgery; Washington University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Facial Plastic, Cosmetic, Laser and Reconstructive Surgery; University of California, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills
Selected Recent Awards:
Jack R. Anderson Prize for Scholastic Excellence
RealSelf Top Doctor
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Fellowship Award
Sarnoff Research Foundation Fellowship Award
Selected Recent Publications:
Moayer R, Sand JP, Han A, Nabili V, Keller GS. “The Prevalence of Cosmetic Facial Plastic Procedures among Facial Plastic Surgeons.” Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]
Sand JP, Nabili V, Kochhar A, Rawnsley J, Keller GS. “Platelet Rich Plasma for the Aesthetic Surgeon.” Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Aug;33(4):437-443.
Moayer R, Sand JP, Nabili V, Keller GS. “Minimally Invasive Aesthetic Procedures: An Update on a Decade-Old Prediction.” Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Aug;33(4):434-436.
Sand JP, Hahn S, Branham GH. (2017) “Rhytidectomy.” Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Clinical Reference Guide.(pp. 163-174). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing Inc.
Sand JP, Diaz JA, Nussenbaum B, Rich, JT. “Full Thickness Scalp Defects Reconstructed with Outer Table Calvarial Decortication and Grafting: A 13 Year Review.” JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Jan 1;19(1):74-76.
Sand JP, Zhu BZ, Desai SC. “Surgical Anatomy of the Eyelids.” Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2016 May;24(2):89-95.
Sand JP, Park AM, Bhatt N, Desai SC, Marquardt L, Sakiyama-Elbert S, Paniello RC. “A Comparison of Conventional, Revascularized and Bioengineered Methods of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Reconstruction.” JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jun 1;142(6):526-32.
Sand JP, Branham GH. (2015) “Skin Grafts and Local Flaps in Facial Plastic Surgery.” Sataloff’s Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. (pp. 659-683). Philadelphia, PA: Jaypee Medical Inc.
Sand JP, Desai SC, Branham GH. “Septal Perforation Repair Using Polydioxanone Plates: A 10-Year Comparative Study.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct;136(4):700-3.
Shnayder Y, Lin D, Desai SC, Nussenbaum B, Sand JP, Wax MK. “Reconstruction of the Lateral Mandibular Defect: A Review and Treatment Algorithm.” JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2015 Sep 1;17(5):367-73.
Desai SC, Sand JP, Sharon JD, Branham G, Nussenbaum B. “Scalp Reconstruction: An Algorithmic Approach and Systematic Review.” JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2015 Jan 1;17(1):56-66.
Selected Recent Leadership Positions:
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Public Information Committee
Sarnoff Research Foundation Scientific Board
Sarnoff Research Foundation Alumni Committee
National Board of Medical Examiners Advisory Committee
Association of American Medical Colleges – Regional Delegate