Andre Panossian, MD

Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery

39 Congress St, Pasadena, CA 91105, USA

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Andre Panossian, MD is an internationally-recognized Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon who specializes in rhinoplasty, facial aesthetics, and body contouring. Dr. Panossian is an expert Los Angeles rhinoplasty surgeon and performs a high volume of nasal surgeries in his practice.

He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, because certification matters.

Dr. Panossian received his medical education at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston after graduating at the top of his class at UCLA, receiving Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude honors. Upon graduation from medical school, Dr. Panossian was accepted into an elite combined general surgery and plastic surgery residency at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. It was there on the wards of the vaunted LA County Hospital where he honed and mastered his skills.

Following residency, Dr. Panossian completed subspecialty training in craniofacial surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and Harvard Medical School. He was mentored by Dr. Ron Zuker in the practice of facial paralysis reconstruction. This prestigious fellowship position was available to only one surgeon in the United States. He then traveled to France in order to further refine several cosmetic surgery and craniofacial techniques.

Dr. Panossian is affiliated with various charitable and educational organizations, including Operation Smile and Mending Kids. He serves on the Board of Directors for Mending Kids and the Gondobay Manga Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of lives in Sierra Leone. He has been featured as “Top Doctor” in US News and World Report, Pasadena Magazine, and Los Angeles Magazine. Dr. Panossian also served as an expert medical consultant and appeared on The Doctors, Grey’s Anatomy, and Nip/Tuck. Maxim Magazine has named him THE go-to plastic surgeon for “Nose Jobs” in their “LA Confidential” series. Dr. Panossian has been nominated by his peers annually since 2012 as a “Super Doctor.”

Dr. Panossian is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the highly selective American Association of Plastic Surgeons, reserved for only a select group of individuals nationally who have demonstrated excellence in academic plastic surgery. He also holds memberships in several other professional societies including the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Education

  • MD: Tufts University School of Medicine

  • BS: University of California, Los Angeles

  • Residency in General Surgery, University of Southern California

  • Residency in Plastic Surgery, University of Southern California

  • Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children

  • Fellowship in Vascular Anomalies and Congenital Hand Deformities, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

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Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Recovery

Depending upon the reason for facial paralysis, the condition can be curable. In the setting of Bell’s Palsy, recovery curves mostly in a spontaneous fashion or on its own. Sometimes recovery is prolonged, sometimes the...

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Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis – Surgical Options

In many instances, facial paralysis, will take care of itself. However, in some instances where a person is deemed for surgery, we don’t categorize that as a curable condition. We are trying to fix the...

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Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Seeing a Specialist

Once diagnosed with facial paralysis and the appropriate tests have been done to rule out any of the other life threatening causes of the condition, your next step will be to seek counseling by facial...

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Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Causes

Within facial paralysis there are numerous causes. One of the reasons of facial paralysis is something called Bell’s Palsy. What Bell’s Palsy is, is the actual inflammation of the facial nerve, and it could occur...

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Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy occurs in roughly 40,000 Americans every year. This is the result of an inflammatory process that affects the facial nerve, which causes a shutdown of the facial muscles. Many times Bell’s Palsy recovers...

Watch and Share
Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Recovery

Depending upon the reason for facial paralysis, the condition can be curable. In the setting of Bell’s Palsy, recovery curves mostly in a spontaneous fashion or on its own. Sometimes recovery is prolonged, sometimes the...

Watch and Share
Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis – Surgical Options

In many instances, facial paralysis, will take care of itself. However, in some instances where a person is deemed for surgery, we don’t categorize that as a curable condition. We are trying to fix the...

Watch and Share
Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Seeing a Specialist

Once diagnosed with facial paralysis and the appropriate tests have been done to rule out any of the other life threatening causes of the condition, your next step will be to seek counseling by facial...

Watch and Share
Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Causes

Within facial paralysis there are numerous causes. One of the reasons of facial paralysis is something called Bell’s Palsy. What Bell’s Palsy is, is the actual inflammation of the facial nerve, and it could occur...

Watch and Share
Andre Panossian, MD

4 months ago

Videos

Facial Paralysis: Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy occurs in roughly 40,000 Americans every year. This is the result of an inflammatory process that affects the facial nerve, which causes a shutdown of the facial muscles. Many times Bell’s Palsy recovers...

Watch and Share
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