Carolina Facial Plastic Surgery


Facial Plastic Surgeon in Charlotte NCRhinoplasty expert Dr. Kulbersh has had the opportunity to share his unique knowledge of facial plastics in several medical journals, textbooks, and even on the radio. Most recently, Dr. Kulbersh was featured in segments on Charlotte stations 103.3 BJ Murphy Show and 107.9 Bob and Sheri Show.

For a full list of Dr. Kulbersh’s medical journals and textbooks, please view his CV located at the bottom of the page.

Humanitarian Causes

Dr. Kulbersh is active in several humanitarian causes, and shares a particular interest in aiding the Global Smile Foundation. On numerous occasions  Dr. Kulbersh traveled around the world to reconstruct young children’s faces who were born with cleft lips. To learn more about the Global Smile Foundation, please visit:

Dr. Kulbersh has also been an active volunteer with organizations including Crisis Ministries Shelter, Families Helping Families, Carolinas Youth Center, and the Dominican Republic Medical Mission.

Dr. Kulbersh’s CV

Medical Training

Fellowship in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director:  Dr. Guy Massry
Beverly Hills, CA

University of Southern California
Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Babak Azizzadeh and Dr. Paul Nassif (as seen on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills)
Beverly Hills, CA

The Medical University of South Carolina
Chief Resident in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

The Medical University of South Carolina
Resident in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Internship in General Surgery


MD  Medical University of South Carolina
Alpha Omega Alpha

Bachelor in Science in Genetics/University of Georgia
Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude

Board certifications

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Community Service

2011                              Global Smile Cleft Lip/Palate Mission, Ecuador
2010                             Global Smile Cleft Lip/Palate Mission, Peru
2009                             Dominican Republic Medical Mission
2007-09                      Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week
2008                             Carolinas Youth Center
2007                             Families Helping Families
2005-06                      Founded Society- A charitable organization
2001-05                       Crisis Ministries Shelter Medical Clinic
2003                             Kids Safety Fair
2002                             Canterbury Pilot Program
2002                             Fundraising for Special Olympics
2002                             Winwood Home for Children
2001                             Habitat for Humanity

Honors and awards

2005                           Presidential Clinical Science Award
2004                           Harper Academic Scholarship
2003                           King Academic Scholarship
2003                           Phi Chi Scholarship
2002                           Rich Academic Scholarship
1997-01                      Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society
1997-01                      National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Memberships in professional societies

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
North Carolina Medical Society
American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

National Lectures

2011   “The evaluation and reanimation of facial paralysis”
The University of Southern California:  Los Angeles, CA
2010   “A demographic analysis and Scope of Practice Survey of Fellowship Trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons”
Annual National Meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Boston, MA
2009   “Treatment of Large Facial Hemangiomas”
Annual National Meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: San Diego, CA and Magnolia Conference: Charleston, SC
2009   “Pseudo-Dynamic Total Lower Lip Reconstruction using a Composite Ulnar Forearm Free Flap”  Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings: Phoenix, Arizona
2008   “Vitamin D Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma”  American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting: Chicago IL
2007   “Polyflex Stent in Previously Radiated Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma” Magnolia Conference: Charleston, SC
2007   “Single-stage reconstruction of a Tracheal Defect with a Free Tissue Transfer”   Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting: San Diego, CA
2005   “Skin Cancers of the Head and Neck Presenting with Cranial Neuropathies”  Triologic Society, Southern Section: Miami, FL
2004   “Chylous Fistulas” Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery: Mount Sinai Hospital, NY
2004   “Cutaneous Skin Lesions of the Head and Neck with Perineural Spread”
Magnolia Conference: Charleston, SC

Research Grants

2008   Phase III clinical trial investigating the role of vitamin in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.  The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC


Neal, JG, Kulbersh JS, Osguthorpe JD, and Schlosser RJ. “Comparison of techniques for transspheniodal pituitary surgery.” Am. J. Rhinol. 2007 Mar-Apr; 21(2): 203-6.

Leach BC, Kulbersh JS, Day TA, and Cook J. “Cranial neuropathy as a presenting sign of recurrent aggressive skin cancer.” Dermatol Surg. 2008 Apr; 34(4): 483-97.

Kulbersh JS, Gillespie MB, Day TA, and Young R. “1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 to skew intratumoral levels of immune inhibitory CD34+ progenitor cells into dendritic cells.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Feb; 140(2): 235-40.

Hochman M, Kulbersh JS. “Management of Cutaneous Vascular Anomalies.”   Advanced Therapy in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Shelton, CN: People’s Medical Publishing House; 2010: 135-146.

Kulbersh JS, M Hochman. “Treatment of Cutaneous Congential Hemangiomas by Serial Excisions.” Arch of Fac Plast Surg. Accepted for publication. (2010)

Cerrati E, Kulbersh JS, Lambert P. “Dermal Inclusion Cyst of the External Auditory Canal.” Ear, Nose & Throat J. Accepted for publication (2010).

Kulbersh JS and Nassif PN. “Major Rhinoplasty Deformties.”  Rhinoplasty: A Practical Guide.  New York, NY: Thieme Publishing; 2011: 118-126, 236-240.

Kulbersh JS, Nassif PN. “Rhinoplasty in the African American nose.” Rhinoplasty Archive.

Kulbersh JS and Nassif PN. “Rhinoplasty & bony vault complications.” Fac Plas Surg.

Kulbersh JS, Massry GG, Azizzadeh BA. “Periorbital Aesthetic Surgery: The Evolution of a Multidisciplinary Surgical Subspecialty.” Master Techniques in Periocular Surgery. New York, NY: Springer; 2011: 3-11.

Oconal B, Kulbersh JS, Azizzadeh BA. “Examination of the facial nerve.” The Facial Nerve. Thieme Publishing

Medical Licences

2011-current                            South Carolina
2010-current                           North Carolina
2010-current                           California

Contact Dr. Kulbersh Today

For additional information about Dr. Jonathan Kulbersh, facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte, or to learn more about the cosmetic procedures offered at his practice, please contact Carolina Facial Plastics today by calling (704) 908-3063. As a board certified head and neck surgeon trained in Beverly Hills by world-renowned doctors with a specialty in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Kulbersh is considered one of the top rhinoplasty surgeons in North Carolina.

To learn more, please contact Carolina Facial Plastics today.

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