Meet Dr. Agnihotri
Cosmetic Facial Surgeon Richmond & short Pump
Neil Agnihotri D.M.D., M.D., F.A.C.S., has two passions – a life long love of learning and his family.
Dr. Agnihotri first completed his bachelors in engineering at NJIT. From there attended New Jersey Dental School, where his interest in cosmetic, oral and maxillofacial surgery began. He then matched into the UMDNJ 6-year integrated surgical residency, through which he obtained his doctorate of medicine and internship in general surgery.
During residency, he was given the unique opportunity of participating in medical missions including trips to Ghana and Bangladesh with SmileTrain. The trips involved treating both children and adults with cleft lips and palates. These trips gave him special appreciation for patients with aesthetic, functional and social issues. He has continued his dedication to medical care around the world with ongoing mission trips, most recently to Angouman, Haiti.
After completing his residency, he went on to complete a clinical fellowship in craniomaxillofacial surgery at the Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery in Chevy Chase, Maryland with clinical privileges at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Agnihotri was able to treat many patients with congenital deformities resulting from syndromes or congenital malformations to restore facial balance and enhance aesthetics. He continues to have an academic presence, with an academic appointment at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Agnihotri is a board certified Cosmetic Facial Surgeon, and is a fellow of two prestigious surgical societies, the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Maxillofacial and aesthetic jaw reconstructive surgery as well as cosmetic facial surgery Dr. Agnihotri utilizes cutting-edge technology to plan your surgery and get the best possible outcome. This involves Virtual Surgical Planning using CT scans and custom cutting guides developed by specialized software. Often, patients are back to work within two weeks. To learn more about the process, click here.
Dr. Agnihotri is very active and passionate about continuing his education with orthognathic and cosmetic facial surgery. Many times a year, Dr. Agnihotri will attend and even speak at local, regional and national lectures that bring together the best and the brightest surgeons from around the world. He believes it’s crucial to always be learning in order to provide the best care for his patients.
He also has been voted Maxillofacial Surgeon With Best Bedside Manner in Our Health Magazine.
Dr. Agnihotri is an executive council member of the Virginia Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He serves on the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation, a group dedicated to promoting research and clinical training fellowships in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Agnihotri is active in the community, coordinating care and providing free oral health screenings for people in the community and a number of outreach programs.
Dr. Agnihotri and his team are always excited to have visiting students eager to learn about full-scope maxillofacial & cosmetic facial surgery. We have hosted a number of high school, college and dental students who have shadowed and spent time learning about full-scope oral & maxillofacial surgery in our office. We are excited to offer a summer internship for interested students.
Dr. Agnihotri’s personal interests include running and obstacle course races. He has a particular interest in Active RVA and has participated in multiple races including local triathlons, the Richmond Half and Full Marathons. He is always eager to have everyone in the office participate in local events as well.
He also enjoys spending time with his wife and their ever-growing family.
Recent Patient Testimonials
Virginia Oral & Facial Surgery
When I had implants a number of years ago with Dr. Keeney, I thought it would be hard to find a medical professional as skilled and likable as he was. But today I came back to Virginia Oral & Facial Surgery for an appointment with Dr. Agnihotri for a different oral issue. I was thoroughly delighted with everyone I met: from the front desk personnel to the doctor’s nurse to Dr. A himself. Unlike other medical offices, I didn’t have to wait long and everyone was caring and kind. I left with a clear understanding of my issues and with a plan going forward and was much reassured. Thank you, Dr. A and everyone else at Virginia Oral & Facial Surgery!
- Katharine K
Dr. Watson is a great doctor and he was very patient with me.
- Jessica J
Dr Wlodawsky and staff (especially Heather) made the experience better for me and helped to assure me in the treatment and the after care. I appreciate the time and level of concern demonstrated and will certainly recommend this office ( Southside) to anyone who needs their services! Thank you Dr. Wlodawsky, thank you!
- Gloria N
Excellent, professional, skillful, and caring; describes the experience at the monument avenue office from scheduling an appointment, to the procedure and follow-up. Thank you so very much Dr. Harris and staff
- kevan v
I feel fortunate to have found Dr. Agnihotri and his staff for my cosmetic surgery needs. I visited the West End office for my first appointment, and the staff exceeded my expectations from start to finish. The facility was very comfortable, private and relaxing. The staff was mindful of time and very efficient in their work- I was even seen 10 minutes earlier than my scheduled appointment time! Lauren assisted Dr. A. and was incredibly welcoming, patient and kind. Dr. Agnihotri was a great listener and spent significant time talking with me to determine what my goals were and how he could achieve them. He was thorough in his explanation of treatment options and professional and courtesy during our consult. It is obvious that he is passionate about patient care and the work that he provides. During the procedure, he and his staff incorporated multiple techniques to ensure comfort with the injections- which were practically painless- and Dr. Agnihotri was very gentle and careful during treatment. I very much appreciate the high quality of work, attention to detail, and personable chair side manner. Thank you, Dr. A and team for treating me like family! I highly recommend this office to anyone looking for safe, superior results.
- Katherine K
Thank you so much Dr. Harris for taking such wonderful care of my daughter Kelly during and after her wisdom teeth extraction. As a mother of a child with special needs you provided expert care while calming both of our fears. Your staff was knowledgeable and efficient.
- Michelle W
I was referred by my dentist to VA Oral & Facial Surgery and I was very nervous‼ The wonderful Staff, Assistant's and Dr. Bryan Wheeler made me feel hopeful and confident about my upcoming procedure with ease. My procedure went very well and Dr. Wheeler and his Assistant helped me through it all‼ I am so grateful for all of the assistance and care I received. Happy Holidays
- Marie W