Dr. Suma Yalamanchili is this year’s Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow at the Lasky Clinic Surgical Center in Beverly Hills. Dr. Yalamanchili graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida. She attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati where she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She continued on to complete her six-year integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. During her time there, she was actively involved in resident advocacy and education. She was nominated by her peers as one of the resident representatives to the University of Cincinnati’s Graduate Medical Education Committee and she also served on the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ residents council.
Dr. Yalamanchili was also chosen as the only resident representative to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Plastic Surgery Milestones 2.0 Workgroup, a committee of plastic surgeons working to improve the method by which resident physicians are evaluated during residency. Dr. Yalamanchili has always been an advocate for her patients and a leader amongst her co-residents. In 2022, she was awarded the Doctors’ Day Graduate Medical Education Trainee Award of Excellence.