Dr. Grant Stevens
Dr. Grant Stevens is a board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon and the Medical Director of Marina Plastic Surgery, serving the needs of Long Beach, Pasadena, and Beverly Hills plastic surgery patients. He specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery and has been named one of America’s Best Physicians in “The Guide to Top Doctors.” Dr. Stevens was nominated by his colleagues which makes this recognition especially prestigious and rewarding. He is an active member at Marina Del Rey Hospital where he is the past Chairman of the Department of Surgery, the past Chairman of the Liposuction Committee, and the past Co-Director of The Breast Center. He is also on staff at St. John’s Medical Center and The Marina Outpatient Surgery Center. Dr. Stevens is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at The University of Southern California Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He is also the Director of the USC – Marina Del Rey Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship and the Co-Director of the USC Aesthetic Surgery Division.
Dr. Stevens graduated with honors from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis where he was awarded the Senior Prize in Surgery. He completed his general surgery training at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, then returned to Washington University-Barnes Hospital where he completed a Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a Board Certified Diplomate of The American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons and The International College of Surgeons. He was appointed by the governor to The Medical Board of California Medical Quality Review Board, and is on the Plastic Surgery Faculty at UCLA as well as USC. Dr. Stevens has been an invited Visiting Professor at Loma Linda University, The University of Switzerland, The University of Southern California, Tulane University, Louisiana State University, and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
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Dr. Stevens – A “Top Doctor”
Dr. Stevens was recently named one of the Best Plastic Surgeons in America and is listed in Castle Connoly’s Top Doctor guide, an impartial resource that catalogs quality doctors in a variety of medical fields. Dr. Stevens was listed in this prestigious publication only after peer nomination and an extensive research and screening process. To learn more about the America’s Top Doctors® program, please visit www.castleconnolly.com.
As a recognized plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, Dr. Stevens has authored many journal articles. He has also lectured at international, national and regional meetings with presentations to such groups as The American Association of Plastic Surgeons, The Swiss Plastic Surgery Society, The Danish Plastic Surgery Society, The Plastic Surgery Research Council, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and The California Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has been interviewed for articles that have appeared in USA Today, Allure, People Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Beauty, Forbes, Glamour, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Times, Business Week, Men’s Fitness, LA Times Magazine, Longevity, Cooking Light, Discovery and numerous newspapers. His television appearances have included CNN, Discovery, MSNBC, The Learning Channel, Sonia Live, Leeza, ABC’s Nightline, CBS News, 24 Hours, Extra, Hard Copy, American Journal, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, 60 Minutes Australia, Lifetime – New Attitudes, PBS Nightly Business Report and many other TV and radio interviews.
Plastic Surgery: The World’s Top Surgeons & Clinics
There are thousands of plastic surgeons worldwide, but Dr. Stevens is one of the select few to be featured in this limited-edition book that profiles some of today’s most successful surgeons and hottest trends. Dr. Stevens’ innovations related to combination plastic surgery (the increasingly popular “mommy makeover”) and laser-assisted breast surgery (including the Stevens Laser Bra) helped land him a 10 page feature in this influential book. Click here for more details about Dr. Stevens’ profile.
Dr. Stevens is a member of many medical societies including The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), The International College of Surgeons, The American College of Surgeons, and The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is an ASAPS Traveling Professor and also serves on the Board of Directors. He is involved with numerous committees and is the Chairmain of two. He is also the past Chairman of The California Medical Association Advisory Panel on Plastic Surgery. Dr. Stevens received the California State Assembly and California State Senate Certificate of Recognition. He has received the Special Congressional Certificate of Recognition and The Distinguished Service Citation from The Medical Board of California.
Plastic Surgery Societies: Membership Matters
Dr. Stevens is a member of the elite American Society of Plastic Surgeons®. In addition, he is also a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Each of these prominent organizations requires members to be accomplished plastic surgeons committed to high standards and quality care. These logos are a symbol that a plastic surgeon is highly trained and experienced in the field.
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Dr. Luis Macias
Dr. Luis H. Macias is a highly-trained plastic surgeon, double board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery serving Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, specializing in aesthetic and complex reconstructive plastic surgery. A University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine alumnus, Dr. Macias completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Mayo Clinic, followed by a fellowship in microvascular reconstructive surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Closer to home, Dr. Macias underwent further training in cosmetic surgery in the USC-Marina Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship, under the direction of Dr. Grant Stevens.
Using his specialized microsurgical and aesthetic training, Dr. Macias provides Los Angeles plastic surgery patients exceptional technical skill in breast reconstruction following mastectomy and body contouring procedures such as Brazilian butt lifts, Cellulaze™ to treat cellulite, and Smartlipo™. Dr. Macias is highly experienced in breast augmentation using gummy bear breast implants, laser breast surgery, power-assisted tumescent liposuction, and no-drain tummy tucks. He is also trained to perform the breakthrough NeoGraft® hair replacement procedure. In addition to seeing patients at Marina Plastic Surgery, Dr. Macias continues to train chief residents in the University of Southern California Plastic Surgery Residency Program as well as cosmetic surgery fellows in the USC-Marina Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Fellowship. As is typical, Dr. Macias went above and beyond and in addition to his extensive formal training he traveled overseas to train with some of the leading plastic surgery innovators.
A Proud Veteran
Before pursuing his career in medicine, Dr. Macias served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He became an avionics technician for the F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet, reaching the rank of sergeant. He then used the G.I. bill to obtain his undergraduate and medical degrees from UCLA.
Making a Difference
Patients looking for plastic surgeons in Los Angeles can consult with Dr. Macias and take comfort in his warm bedside manner. His compassion puts his patients at ease, while his exceptional surgical skills gain attention among colleagues. In addition, his bicultural-bilingual background makes it easier to communicate with, and relate to, patients who speak Spanish.
As a Marine, Dr. Macias knows what it means to be dedicated, disciplined, and passionate. He brings those same traits to his career in plastic surgery, where he is specializing in aesthetic surgery and reconstruction for cancer and trauma patients. His empathetic nature shines through whether his patients are undergoing a complex reconstructive procedure or have decided on breast implants or liposuction after struggling with low self-esteem because of their physical appearance.
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Dr. Ziyad S. Hammoudeh
Dr. Hammoudeh grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia. He stayed in his hometown to attend Drexel University, where he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry and graduated with the highest honor of Summa Cum Laude. He then attended medical school at Temple University, serving the underprivileged population of North Philadelphia. While in medical school, he did research at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on surgical outcomes of children born with cleft palates.
After medical school, Dr. Hammoudeh moved to Detroit to complete a five-year general surgery residency at Wayne State University, where he trained with national leaders in trauma surgery. At Detroit Receiving Hospital, he cared for many critically injured victims of gunshot wounds, burns, and motor vehicle crashes. Following general surgery residency, he became board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). He then went on to complete a three-year plastic surgery residency at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During his training, Mayo Clinic was ranked as the number one hospital in the country by US News and World Report, and has consistently been ranked in the top three hospitals for the past decade.
Following his plastic surgery residency at Mayo Clinic, he moved to Los Angeles to complete a highly competitive aesthetic fellowship in the University of Southern California (USC) program. During his fellowship, Dr. Hammoudeh trained with several of the nation’s leaders in cosmetic plastic surgery in Marina del Rey and Beverly Hills to become an expert in advanced aesthetics.
Undergraduate (2000 – 2004): Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
Medical School (2004 – 2008): Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
General Surgery Residency (2008 – 2013): Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)
Plastic Surgery Residency (2013 – 2016): Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship (2016-2017): University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)