Below is a list of the top and leading Surgeons in Los Angeles. To help you find the best Surgeons located near you in Los Angeles, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Los Angeles’ Best Surgeons:
The top rated Surgeons in Los Angeles are:
- Dr. Michael A. Burnstine – Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
- Dr. Peter B. Fodor – Peter B. Fodor MD FACS – Plastic Surgeon Los Angeles
- Dr. Andrew Choi – VIP Plastic Surgery
- Dr. Sepehr Lalezari – Lalezari Surgical – Weight Loss Surgery Los Angeles
- Dr. Joseph T. Cruise – LA Gynecomastia
Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
Dr. Michael A. Burnstine earned his MD from Harvard Medical School. He finished his internship in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by his ophthalmology residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor at W.K. Kellogg Eye Center. There, he served as chief resident in Ophthalmology. Dr. Burnstine started his career at the Doheny Eye Institute at the Keck School of Medicine in 1997 as the Head of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
He left Doheny in 2003 and joined Dr. Steven C. Dresner and co-founded Eyesthetica in 2004. Dr. Michael A Burnstine earned his position as an outstanding doctor through his extensive educational background. Dr. Burnstine has published thoroughly peer-reviewed medical journals as well as written many book chapters. He teaches nationally and internationally on many topics related to oculofacial surgery.
Aesthetic, Non-Surgical, Reconstructive
“Wow! Dr. Burnstine and his staff are amazing! Everyone was professional and caring. I’m so happy with my results. He really is the best!” – Cyndee C.
Peter B. Fodor MD FACS – Plastic Surgeon Los Angeles
Dr. Peter B. Fodor is a worldwide acknowledged aesthetic plastic surgeon, double board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He apprentices at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, followed by general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at Columbia/New York-Presbyterian Hospital system including plastic surgery residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital.
His extensive general surgical background gives Dr. Fodor a complete knowledge of the limits, possibilities, and applications of both forms of surgery. It is his extensive wisdom that has led him to develop many of the innovative procedures that are now used as a standard in aesthetic plastic surgery. For many years, he has been a member of national committees designed to assess and present innovative procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery.
Breast, Body, Face, Skin, Skin & Injectables
“I found Dr. Fodor extremely professional and thorough. He took the time to show me my x-rays and explained the procedure he would do and why. Reviewing his impressive credentials I think anyone would be fortunate to have Dr. Fodor as their Cosmetic Plastic Surgery physician.” – Kathleen F.
VIP Plastic Surgery
Dr. Andrew Choi is not only a dual certified Facial Plastic and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck surgeon, but he is also a member of the American College of Surgeons. He has carried out more than 20,000 plastic surgery cases since he founded the VIP Plastic Surgery Center in 1989. One of his stuff on Asian eyelid surgery was published in the Facial Plastic Times and became famous, is now used as a reference article for doctors who want to pursue such a career in this field.
Dr. Choi introduced an innovative method of using a patient’s own ear cartilage in Asian Rhinoplasty that was presented at the South Korean Plastic Surgery conference in 1990. This has been accepted as a regular procedure to this day. He has also been featured in the LA Weekly and has given various interviews to the Los Angeles Times.
His modern and meticulous surgical method and constant outstanding results draw patients from all over the US, as well as other Asian countries, especially from South Korea and China. Dr. Choi considers helping patients achieve self-esteem, social confidence, and true happiness by creating a balance between one’s outer beauty and inner self.
Face, Body, Breast, Non-Surgical
“When I tell you my experience with Dr. Choi was a pleasant and a professional one for start to finish, I mean that from the bottom of my heart. Dr. Choi repaired a childhood injury done by myself to my nose. I never thought that my nose could be repaired, but he did it!. Kudos to Dr. Andrew Choi.” – Sharita F.
Lalezari Surgical – Weight Loss Surgery Los Angeles
Dr. Sepehr Lalezari considers the process he carries out as much about the lives that are definitely affected as it is about the weight loss or surgery itself. Dr. Lalezari finished a bariatric and slightly invasive surgery fellowship (specialty training) at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Significantly, at Johns Hopkins, he learned the most advanced procedures such as single-site surgery, robotic and endoscopic surgery truly incisionless surgery.
As a result of training at Johns Hopkins, he is in a special position in a private hospital where he offers advanced cutting-edge surgery to the community in a boutique-style surgical practice. As a bariatric surgeon, he renowned his passion for bariatric surgery and weight loss stemmed from the changes in patient’s lives. At Lalezari Surgical they aim to treat surgical disease with the least invasive approaches that are currently being used today. These techniques help their patients minimize post-operative pain and help speed recovery.
Bariatric Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Reflux Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Injectables, IV Hydration, Robotic Surgery, Access
“Dr. Lalezari did a Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery on me. I am so beyond grateful for getting the surgery with him. He literally saved my life. Before the surgery I was 379 Pounds now as of today I weigh 320 pounds and it’s only been about a month since I had the surgery. I never felt better and am so happy I decided to do the sleeve gastrectomy. I’m no longer taking any of the medicines I took before surgery and am so excited for what the future has in store.” – Eido L.
Dr. Joseph T. Cruise has earned prestige as one of the top Gynecomastia plastic surgeons in not only Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Newport Beach, but across the country as well. LA Gynecomastia specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of enlarged male breasts. Dr. Cruise was raised in the midwest city of St. Clair Shores, MI. From the moment he graduated Valedictorian from Lakeview High School, his goal was to become a Plastic Surgeon.
Dr. Joseph T. Cruise finished college as a Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University in Michigan and then graduated in the upper class of his medical school also at Wayne State University. He then started his extensive training in General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microvascular Surgery as well as Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Cruise has been at the lead of male breast reduction surgery long before the condition started to gain attention. His years of experience and a sheer number of gynecomastia surges he has performed, have enabled him to develop advanced techniques to perform male breast reduction surgery.
Puffy Nipple, Rounded Chest, Slight Breast Roll, Moderate Breast Roll, Significant Breast Roll, Breast Roll, Back Roll
“Thank you Cruise Plastic Surgery for changing my life! From the moment I made my initial consultation with Dr. Cruise, I knew I had come to the right place. This whole process has been easier than I ever imagined. Dr. Cruise and his staff are informative, professional, and passionate about what they do. I had been struggling with puffy nipple for many years and felt so down about myself when I wasn’t seeing the results I wanted. I started to let my condition take total control over my social life and overall happiness, and that’s when I knew something needed change. I am now almost three months Post-Op, and couldn’t be more appreciative of Dr. Cruise’s work. For the first time in my life, I finally feel confident and proud to be shirtless, something I thought I would never say in a million years. This has been the best decision I have made for myself, and I couldn’t thank you guys enough!” – Anthony M.
Shera Elliott graduated from the New Mexico State University with a major in biology and a minor in Biological Basis of Behavior & Health Care Management. Shera grew up in Los Angeles, but moved to Las Cruces for college. Shera has written for several major publications including the Albuquerque Journal and NPR. Shera is a community reporter and also covers stories important important to all Americans.