Dr. Sassan Alavi
The Head Cosmetic Surgeon and Medical Director for the Center for Cosmetic Surgery in San Diego California is Sassan Alavi, M.D., F.A.A.C.S. He performs all forms of cosmetic surgery. Dr. Alavi explains his philosophy.
“I consider the ‘art’ of cosmetic surgery to be just as important as the science. My patients refer many friends and family members because they are so pleased with the natural results. I want my patients to be happy with how they look and feel. Our goal is to continue the quality, caring and affordability that 20 years of experience has brought to our patients at the center.”
Dr. Sassan Alavi specializes in a complete range of Plastic Surgery procedures. During the last few years, he has published both nationally and internationally and has received many awards for his work. He received his Medical degree at the University of Southern California.
Subsequently, he attended one of the nation’s top residency programs at UCLA and was boarded in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. He pursued the field of Cosmetic Surgery by attending a full year of fellowship in Facial Plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of California, Irvine. He then continued his training by completing a second fellowship in Liposuction and Breast Surgery with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in San Diego.
After receiving acclaim from colleagues and patients, he is now well known for his natural and scarless surgical results. In the last decade, he has performed over 20,000 plastic surgery procedures.
He presently serves as an active board member for American Academy of Plastic Surgery, California Society of Cosmetic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery Foundation.
He is also an advisor for the American Society of Liposuction Surgery and recently served as the moderator for the World Congress for Liposuction in Washington, D.C.
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Dr. Jose Rodriguez
Dr. Jose Rodriguez is a board eligible fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon in San Diego, CA. Dr. Rodriguez is known for his superior technical skills and abilities. He is passionate about aesthetic plastic surgery and wants nothing more than to transform the lives of his patients through his precision and artistic excellence.
Dr. Rodriguez earned his medical degree from the National University of Mexico where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He completed his integrated plastic surgery residency training at Virginia Tech Carilion. He then pursued further training in Craniofacial surgery at one of the top programs in the country at the University of California, San Diego. During his fellowship he honed his skills in complex aesthetic and reconstructive procedures of the face.
In addition to his surgical training, he has published and presented extensively at national and international plastic surgery conferences. Prior to his residency training, he completed a prestigious NIH research fellowship at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Rodriguez also volunteers his time to provide cleft lip and palate repair to those in need in Mexico.
When not in surgery, Dr. Rodriguez loves spending time with his wife and two sons. He also enjoys exploring everything San Diego has to offer.