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Ashkan Ghavami, M.D.

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Ashkan Ghavami prides himself on creating art in the form of plastic surgery. He realizes the importance that plastic surgery may play in people’s lives and his passion is clearly evident through his work. For more information, including before and after pictures, please visit Dr. Ghavami’s website.

About Dr. Ashkan Ghavami:

Dr. Ashkan Ghavami is Board Certified Plastic Surgeon serving the Los Angeles area. He has a unique practice in Beverly Hills that focuses on a variety of procedures within the industry. This includes utilization of the most advanced surgical techniques to date, patient management and education, and highly compassionate care. Dr. Ghavami considers plastic surgery as both art and science and he believes that natural and long-lasting results can only be achieved through surgical expertise and dedication to the art of aesthetic surgery.

Employment:
Assistant Clinical Professor,
David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Guest Reviewer,
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Los Angeles, CA
2004-Present
Moderator & Speaker,
29th Pan-Pacific Surgical Association-Plastic Surgery Symposium, Honolulu, HI.
2010
Invited Faculty & Speaker,
27th Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dallas, TX.
2010
Invited Adjunct Faculty,
26th Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dallas, TX.
2009
Anatomy Lab Volunteer Faculty
25th Silver Anniversary Anual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dallas, TX
2006
Education:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
2005-2007
Congenital Hand Fellowship
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, TX.
2005
Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery
Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
2004-2005
Integrated Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Resident
Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
2002-2004
Integrated Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Intern
Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
2001-2002
Doctor of Medicine
University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine, Madison, WI.
1997-2001
Bachelors of Science, Biology
University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
1996
Licensure:
California State Medical BoardA98255
Texas State Medical Board – Institutional
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Hospital Priveledges:
  • Los Robles Medical Center
  • Temple Community Hospital
  • Saint Johns Hospital
Publications, Presentations, Research Experienc:
Andrews K, Ghavami A, Mowlavi A, Goldfarb JN. The Youthful Forehead: Placement of Skin
Incisions in Hidden Furrows.
Dermatol Surgery 26(5):489-90, 2000

Mowlavi A, Ghavami A, Song Y, Neumeister MW. Limited Use of Cyclosporin A in Skeletal Muscle
Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
. Ann Plast Surg 46(4):426-30, 2001

Ghavami A, Nutt MP, Hardy SP. Heat Shock Protein and High-Dose Aspirin: Effects on random Skin
Flap Survival in a Rat Model
. Ann Plast Surg 48(1):60-7, 2002

Behmand RA, Ghavami A, Guyuron B. Nasal Tip Sutures Part I: The Evolution. Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery
112(4): 1125-29, 2003

Mowlavi A, Meldrum GD, Wilhelmi BJ, Ghavami A, Zook EG. The Aesthetic Earlobe: Classification
of Lobule Ptosis Based on a Survey of North American Caucasians.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
112(1): 266-72, 2003

Mowlavi A, Masouem M, Ghavami A, Meldrum DG, Wilhelmi BJ. Three Gauze Wraps Provide
Improved Temperature Control During Transportation of Amputated Tissue
. Journal of Burns and
Wounds. 3(1): 11, 2004

Guyuron B, Ghavami A, Wishnek S. Components of the Short Nostril. Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery
116(5): 1517-1524, 2005

Ghavami A, Oishi SN. CME-Thumb Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis: Treatment with Ligament
Reconstruction Tendon Interposition Arthroplasty
. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 117(6): 116e28e,
2006

Ghavami A, Janis JE, Guyuron B. Regarding the Treatment of Dynamic Nasal Tip Ptosis with
Botulinum Toxin A
. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 118(1): 263-64, 2006

Rohrich RJ, Ghavami A, Crosby MA. The Role of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers in Facial Cosmetic Surgery:
Review and Technical Considerations. In Press: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 120: 41S, 2007.

Ghavami A, Pessa JA, Janis JE, Reece E, Khosla R, Rohrich RJ. The Orbicularis Retaining Ligament
of the Medial Orbit: Closing the Circle
. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 121(3): 1229, 2008

Janis JE, Ghavami A, Lemmon JA, Leedy JE, Guyuron B. Anatomy of the Corrugator Supercilii
Part I: Corrugator Topography
. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 120: 1647, 2007

Janis JE, Ghavami A, Lemmon JA, Leedy JE, Guyuron B. Anatomy of the Corrugator Supercilii
Part II: Supraorbital Nerve Branching Patterns
. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 121:233, 2008

Lemmon JA, Ahmad J, Ghavami A, Bidic SM. Vacuum-assisted closure over an external fixation
device
. Plast and Reconst Surg. 121: 234e, 2008

Ghavami A, Janis JE, Acikel C, Rohrich RJ. Tip shaping in primary rhinoplasty: An algorithmic
approach.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 122: 1229, 2008

Rohrich RJ, Ghavami A. Rhinoplasty for middle eastern noses.
In Press: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 133:1343, 2009

Rohrich RJ, Ghavami A, Lemmon JA. Individualized Component Facelift: Developing a systematic
approach to facial rejuvenation.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 123: 1050, 2009

Reece EM, Ghavami A, Hoxworth RE, Alvarez SA, Hatef DA, Brown S, Rohrich RJ. Primary breast
augmentation today: A survey of current breast augmentation practice patterns.
Aesthetic Surg J . 29:
116, 2009

“Thromboembolic Complications of Liposuction”
Bresnick SD, Rosso RF, Ghavami A, Reinisch JF.
Plast. Surg. Forum Pg.220-222, 1999
Presented by Ghavami: Grand Rounds. Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
University of Wisconsin Medical School. Sept., 2001 and
Presented by Bresnick: ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS Annual Scientific Meeting.
New Orleans, LA. Oct., 1999.

“Effects of the Number of Moist Gauze Wraps on Subcutaneous Temperature of Cadaveric”
Fingers. Meldrum GD, Mowlavi A, Ghavami A, Neumeister MW.
Presented by Meldrum: AAHS Annual Meeting. Cancun, Mexico. January 2002.

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