Dr. Jejurikar is a native of the midwest, having grown up in Minnesota and having attending college and medical school at the University of Michigan. He graduated with distinction from his undergraduate studies and with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society) from medical school, establishing a pattern of excellence that would continue throughout his life. Dr. Jejurikar then spent an additional eight years at the University of Michigan, training in plastic surgery, before spending an additional year training in New York City at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he honed his passion for cosmetic surgery. Dr. Jejurikar checks all the relevant boxes, as he is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, as well as a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also an accomplished national speaker, having given numerous national presentations and related to his research and clinical interests.
Dr. Jejurikar is also passionate about giving back. He has taking numerous trips abroad to South America, Central America and Asia to perform cleft lip and palate surgery for indigent patients. In 2018, he will be making his fourth trip to Bangladesh to perform surgery in one of the poorest countries in the world. Although difficult trips, these experiences are incredibly gratifying and affirm his commitment to helping patients in need.
Although Dr. Jejurikar is a busy and talented surgeon, he takes the time to listen to his patients to determine their unique sets of needs and to develop and individualized plan for them. He recognizes that all patients have different needs and seeks to avoid a cookie cutter approach to surgery.