Dr. Ariel Ourian
Dr. Ariel Ourian is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, nose, breasts and body. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Ourian’s academic excellence led him to train at some of the top ranked institutions in the country. Dr. Ourian completed his undergraduate education at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and graduated with Magna Cum Laude and Departmental Honors. He then attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, and completed a 5 year residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, a teaching hospital of the acclaimed Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Ourian then trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Houston Methodist Hospital Program in the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked as the #1 hospital in Texas and one of the best in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report. While in Houston, a city with a rich history in plastic surgery, Dr. Ourian trained with many well renowned leaders in the field. He is a proud graduate of the program originally founded by distinguished plastic surgeons, Dr. Thomas Biggs and Dr. Thomas Cronin, both collaborators in the creation of the first silicone gel breast implant in 1962. During his time in Houston, Dr. Ourian also trained at Texas Children’s Hospital – the largest children’s hospital in the United States.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Ourian is actively involved in teaching and research. He is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters. He is also a member of numerous national and international plastic surgery organizations and societies.
When not working with his patients, Dr. Ourian is known for his work with charitable organizations, including cleft lip and palate medical missions to third-world countries and assisting disadvantaged communities in the area.
Dr. Elazar Sofer
Dr. Sofer is a dual Ivy League trained facial plastic & reconstructive surgeon. He has passed the board exam in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offered by the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Dr. Sofer is a Los Angeles native. He graduated summa-cum-laude from UCLA then graduated top of his class at UC Irvine School of Medicine. Following medical school, he completed an internship in General Surgery at UCLA Medical Center. He subsequently trained in Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Columbia University, Cornell University and Memorial Sloan Kettering. Following his residency training, he was accepted to a highly competitive AAFPRS fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, one of only about 40 such fellowship positions in the world.
Dr. Sofer has mastered advanced surgical techniques and application of the latest innovations in facial aesthetic surgery. His philosophy is that every person is unique, and every treatment is individually crafted.
Dr. Sofer’s experience treating a vast diversity of patients allows him to personalize treatment plans tailored to each individual — producing a natural appearance. His results improve a patient’s appearance and self-esteem.
Patient comfort, safety, and satisfaction are his top priorities. Dr. Sofer will take you through every step of your treatment, answering all your questions and addressing any concerns.
Dr. Sean Ravaei
Dr. Ravaei is a former Chief of the Department of Podiatric Surgery at Saint Joseph’s Hospital, where he was named ‘Best Teaching Attending’ by students and residents for two consecutive years. Dr. Ravaei graduated from Temple University in Pennsylvania and then went on to post-doctoral work at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida and Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey. He has performed more than seven thousand surgical procedures, is licensed in four different states, and is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.
While many foot surgeons concentrate on correcting foot problems without considering the way they look, Dr. Ravaei prefers a more holistic approach. As someone who loves outdoor pursuits, he realizes just how difficult life can be when foot or ankle problems get in the way. If, like Dr. Ravaei, you love to rollerblade, hike, ride your bike, run, or just spend time at the beach, you need feet that are more than simply functional, you’ll want your feet to look good, too. As a highly experienced foot specialist, Dr. Ravaei’s surgical techniques are designed to be minimally invasive. This reduces patient discomfort and helps you heal faster. If you’re unhappy with the way your feet look, cosmetic surgery is his specialty.
Dr. H. Joseph Naim
Dr. H. Joseph Naim received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and received his Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City with a distinction in Research. He completed his residency in General Surgery at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Naim completed his Fellowship in Minimally Invasive General Surgery at University Medical Center at Princeton, N.J., under the direction of world renowned surgeon Robert E. Brolin, MD.
Subsequently in 2004 he started his practice in the Los Angeles area. His love in field of general surgery took him to UCI Medical Center, as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery where he was teaching other surgeons in cutting edge surgical techniques. He is an author of multiple scientific articles.
He is a member of Multiple Surgical Societies including American Society of Metabolic and General Surgery and is a member of Medical Staff in some of the best hospitals in United States including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
His expertise includes:
- Abdominoplasty, brachioplasty, hernia repairs, and body contouring procedures
- Upper body procedures, such as a breast lift or brachioplasty (arm lift)
- Mid-body procedures, such as an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
- Lower body procedures, including a thigh lift and buttocks lift
Dr. Joseph Naim has performed over 3,000 surgery procedures. His practice, provides treatment with minimized risks and successful outcomes thanks to advanced technology and a highly trained staff. Many patients have achieved life-changing and long-lasting results with procedures performed by Dr. Naim.