Andre Panossian, MD in the office.

Trust the Expert

Dr. Andre Panossian belongs to an elite group of plastic surgeons worldwide with expertise in facial plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery. In addition to performing highly refined rhinoplasty and facelift procedures, he is also a leader in reconstruction for facial paralysis, neurofibromatosis, pediatrics, migraines and vascular anomalies. In fact, Dr. Panossian is one of only a handful of plastic surgeons in the world able to treat children with facial paralysis.




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Meet Dr. Panossian

Dr. Andre Panossian is a Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon, specializing in rhinoplasty and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body. His practice utilizes the latest advances in medical technology and cutting-edge surgery. Based in Los Angeles, he lectures extensively on plastic surgery worldwide.

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Recognized Expert

Recognized by US News and World Report, Los Angeles Magazine, and Pasadena Magazine as “Top Doctor” in plastic surgery, Dr. Panossian’s clientele includes celebrities and prominent public figures, as well as international patients. He has been named THE go-to plastic surgeon for “Rhinoplasty Los Angeles” by Maxim Magazine.

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Personalized Approach

Patients have described Dr. Panossian as skilled, caring, confident, and reassuring. It’s not unusual to have consultations with Dr. Panossian last one hour or more. This is so that patients are made aware of their available options, details of surgery, and expected results. No up-sale, no gimmicks, only the results you want.

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"Dr. Andre Panossian is one of the most gifted doctors I know. He is an exceptionally wonderful doctor but it's not just that. He is an amazing person!!! He has a wonderful, kind, bedside manner that puts you at ease. He truly cares about his patients and it shows through his love. He literally saved my life last year not just physically but emotionally. I recommend him very highly to anybody and everyone!!! Thank you for everything, love you!!!"


Why choose Dr. Panossian?

Dr. Andre Panossian's practice is built on the premise that every patient must have complete and honest information when deciding on plastic surgery. This is coupled with a laser focus on achieving exceptional aesthetic results. Dr. Panossian is admittedly obsessive about plastic surgery and is never satisfied with "just okay." In addition, he offers the same consideration and care to all of his patients as he does to his own family. There is no doubt that there are only a few plastic surgeons in the world with the same level of training and attention to detail that patients deserve.

Your health is without a doubt your most valuable asset. So when it comes to addressing your plastic surgery needs, you want an experienced specialist who will take the time to get it right. Call us today.

Choosing the right procedure

Whether you are looking for a cost effective facial paralysis treatment, neurofibromatosis surgery, rhinoplasty or another type of plastic surgery procedure, one of the most important decisions is to choose the correct surgical procedure done by a board-certified plastic surgeon. During your consultation with Dr. Panossian, he will listen to the details of your request and offer the best options currently available to meet your goals. The consultation is done in a relaxed atmosphere and with utmost discretion. If you forget to ask a question or wish to get more information, Dr. Panossian will be happy to answer your questions directly.

Cosmetic Rhinoplasty

If you are looking for the best rhinoplasty in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, Pasadena, Santa Monica and Glendale then look no further. Dr. Panossian is an expert rhinoplasty surgeon specializing in the closed rhinoplasty technique to reshape the nose. This is also known as “scarless” rhinoplasty. He will not only correct cosmetic problems, but will simultaneously improve your breathing mechanics. This is addressed in each and every rhinoplasty.

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Revision Rhinoplasty

Revision rhinoplasty is corrective surgery to repair and/or improve the result of previous nose surgery. These are more complex than first-time, or primary, rhinoplasty procedures and require a higher level of expertise. Dr. Panossian’s background in craniofacial surgery and extensive experience in revision rhinoplasty allow him to provide the best rhinoplasty Los Angeles and Los Angeles has to offer. The key to a successful result is experience.

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Ethnic Rhinoplasty

Different ethnicities require different considerations for rhinoplasty. An ethnic rhinoplasty preserves the features of your heritage while improving upon the appearance of the nose. Special consideration is given to anatomical variations that are present such as thickness of skin and individual proportions, all of which can affect the result. Dr. Panossian’s patients come from not only the ethnically diverse greater Los Angeles area but from all parts of the world.

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Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial plastic surgery includes face lift, brow lift, neck lift, eyelid lift (blepharoplasty), and placement of facial implants (chin, cheek, lips). The goal in all of these instances is to restore a youthful look. Other procedures such as facial liposuction or fat injection are used to contour the face and restore facial proportions. Non-surgical options such as Botox®, Juvederm®, Restylane®, Voluma®, and other facial fillers are used to reduce wrinkles and restore volume lost by aging. They may be preferred by individuals seeking only a subtle to moderate change.

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Breast Surgery

Whether you are looking for breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, or correction of inverted nipples, Dr. Panossian performs a wide variety of procedures to improve the appearance and youthfulness of breasts. Women after childbirth can experience drastic changes in the volume and sagginess of the breasts. In these instances, a breast lift combined with augmentation restores the breast to its pre-pregnancy appearance or better. Dr. Panossian also performs surgery to correct breast development in men, called gynecomastia.

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Body Contouring

Body contouring involves removing unwanted skin and/or fat from the abdominal region, arms, legs, or buttock area. This encompasses a wide range of procedures including tummy tuck, body lift, liposuction, buttock augmentation (Brazilian butt lift), arm lift, and thigh lift. Breast surgery combined with a tummy tuck is a commonly requested procedure that is referred to as a “mommy makeover.” Liposuction is an important technique applied to most body contouring procedures, either alone or in conjunction with the procedures above.

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What people are saying

"Dr. Panossian is my hero, he has given me a whole new life by correcting my skin condition. I was always very quiet and insecure, I am now living life to the fullest pain-free and I feel absolutely beautiful! I cannot thank this wonderful man enough."

— Hannah B.

"Dr. Andre Panossian is a superlative plastic surgeon and a very helpful and pleasant individual.  He handled a complex surgical problem and achieved a result that exceeded expectations.  I would recommend him to anyone."

— Janet M.

"My experience with doctor Panossian was beyond amazing! he was very informative and professional He took his time and professionaly explained each of my questions. I’m that type of person who asks a lot of questions and he was very happy answering all of them."

— Sara M.

“Interviewed and researched many doctors for my procedure. The difference between Dr. Panossian and the others was he took the time in our pre and post appointment. He treated me as a human being and I felt he was very present in every moment with me.”

-Terry W.

“Dr. Andre Panossian is an amazing physician. Dr. Panossian makes you feel at ease and gives you hope for a better brighter future. The passion and dedication he has for his patients far surpasses my expectations."

-Silva P.

"Dr Andre Panossian is one of the most gifted doctors I know. He is an exceptionally wonderful doctor. He has a wonderful, kind, bedside manner that puts you at ease. He truly cares about his patients and it shows through is love.  Thank you for everything, love you!!!"

-Susan H.

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Take advantage of Dr. Panossian's world-class expertise and embark on your path to your transformation.

What do I do next?

If you have been doing your research on plastic surgeons for your cosmetic or reconstructive needs, then look no further. Dr. Panossian combines his passion for plastic surgery with a strong focus on patient well-being. The consultation is only the first encounter that will leave you feeling confident in your decision to pursue plastic surgery. Dr. Panossian's wealth of knowledge in the field is matched only by his highly skilled hand in the operating room. Rest assured that your best interests and desires for the absolute finest result is at the heart of his entire approach.

There are several options for pursuing a consultation with Dr. Panossian. The best way to get a proper assessment and surgical plan is to come into our office. A lengthy consultation will go over your options and answer any and all of your questions. If you are located outside of the greater Los Angeles area, Dr. Panossian does offer Skype consultation. This does not substitute for an in-person consultation, but for many living outside of Los Angeles, this a convenient first step.

Dr. Panossian has received the highest honor bestowed by the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal, the pre-eminent publication of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Read about his ground-breaking smile reanimation technique.

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Plastic surgery is such a personal choice. It is important to have all the necessary information you need to make an informed that you will feel great about for a lifetime. That doesn't mean picking just any plastic surgeon. We believe that your health and safety comes first. Everything else pales in comparison. Along with this assumption, plastic surgery does not have to be unnecessarily painful or uncomfortable. It should be a positive overall experience with a lifetime of happiness to be gained.

In our practice, we strive to make your experience nothing short of spectacular from the first consultation to your very last postoperative visit. Dr. Panossian and his staff are available to answer any and all of your questions throughout this process so that you leave with nothing short of a 5-star experience in every way.