program is a highly competitive, prestigious training opportunity lasting 12
months. Dr. Mangat mentors one fellow each year. During the course of the
Fellowship year, the fellow gains valuable knowledge and experience in the
breadth of cosmetic and reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery, affording
him/her the tools to become a successful facial plastic surgeon. The fellow
practices as an associate and assists Dr. Mangat and Dr. Holzapfel in all
office locations (Edgewood, Cincinnati, and Vail, Colorado). The fellow also
treats many patients at Sia Spa in Kenwood, OH. The fellow travels with
Dr. Mangat and Dr. Holzapfel on two one-week mission trips during the course of
the fellowship year to perform reconstructive facial plastic surgery for
underserved populations in Belize affected by congenital deformities, trauma,
or tumors. Dr. Mangat has served as a fellowship director for the
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since 1987.
Dr. Sidney Starkman
Dr. Sidney Starkman is the newest addition to Mangat, Holzapfel, and Lied Plastic Surgery. He was born in Toronto, Canada and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. He ventured to Tucson, AZ for his undergraduate degree, where he attended the University of Arizona. At University of Arizona, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Anatomy and Physiology with a minor in philosophy, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Starkman completed his premedical requirements during this time and had his first experiences in medicine working as an information guide in a local hospital and as a regular volunteer aid in a hospice.
Here he developed his passion for patient care. He went to Rochester, Minnesota for medical school, attending the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. He was recognized for his contributions as a teaching assistant in the anatomy lab, as well as a member of the Medical School Admissions Committee. Dr. Starkman then travelled to SUNY-Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine for his residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.
During his surgical residency he published several papers in research, including an analysis of the anatomy of the nerves and vessels in forehead rejuvenation surgery that was featured in July 2017 “JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery”. He also co-authored a chapter in local reconstruction of MOH’s defects which was published in Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America. Dr. Starkman has been active in international medical mission trips to China, Tanzania, and Dominican Republic and Haiti. He was recognized for this work by receiving an American Academy of Otolaryngology Humanitarian Travel Grant in 2018. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Triologic Society and American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Over the past five years of surgical training, he has had extensive exposure to facial plastics with the distinguished facial plastic surgeon Dr. David Sherris and was drawn to the aesthetics and art of cosmetic surgery. He is currently completing his fellowship through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the direction of the world-renowned Dr. Devinder Mangat at Mangat, Holzapfel, and Lied Plastic Surgery.