He is editor of 6 textbooks and has written over 150 scientific articles, book chapters, and other papers.
He is a highly sought after lecturer, having given over 1000 lectures locally, nationally, and internationally.
He has performed over 18,000 surgical procedures, and is an expert in rhinoplasty, aging related surgeries such as facelift, browlift, and eyelid lift surgery. He has instructed many people on the anatomy and injection technique for neuromodulators, such as Botox, and is an instructor for many filling agents such as Sculptra.
Dr. Sykes has a passion for children and enjoys performing life changing surgery on children with cleft deformities and craniofacial abnormalities. He has gone on over 25 humanitarian missions to many countries including the Philippines, El Salvador, Honduras, Russia, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia and China.
He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for 10 years, having been Western Region Vice President, VP of Education, and most recently, elected President of the AAFPRS in 2010. He recently co-chaired the Many Faces of Giving campaign for the AAFPRS and helped raise over $4 million for FPS education, humanitarian efforts, and research.
He has been awarded the prestigious William Wright teaching award by the AAFPRS and has been awarded the 1887 award for community service and humanitarian missions by this organization.
Dr. Sykes is most proud of his teaching, having contributed to the training of over 75 residents and personally training over 20 fellows in facial plastic surgery.
Dr. Sykes now also performs non-surgical rhinoplasty procedures. Click here to read about liquid nose jobs.