Dr. Christine Petti, MD

Dr. Christine Petti, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 63
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christine Petti, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Torrance, CA. She is 63 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Read her story

3400 Lomita Blvd Ste 305

Torrance, CA 90505

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  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Petti's Experience

Dr. Petti's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Petti's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Petti "As a female plastic surgeon, I have dedicated my medical career to helping patients achieve their cosmetic goals with little risk and excellent results. My passion is to help patients attain and even restore confidence in the way they view themselves, be it through breast enhancement, body contouring, facial rejuvenation, or even non-surgical rejuvenation techniques. Furthermore, my practice houses a comprehensive medical spa where my team of experienced skin care specialists and I employ an extensive array of skin care products and treatments designed to complement and enhance cosmetic results, as well as rejuvenate skin without the need for surgery. Whether you are interested in surgical or non-surgical cosmetic enhancement, my staff and I will work with you to develop a customized plan of action that can help you achieve your goals in the safest and most effective way possible."


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  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Varicose Veins


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Facelift
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Restylane® Injections

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Saint Mary's College Of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Med College Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Los Angeles Daily Breeze Voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon, 2004-08
  • Los Angeles Daily Breeze Voted Favorite Cosmetic Surgeon, 2009
  • Americas Top Doctors Castle Connolly Guide, 1999-2010
  • Best Surgical Resident The Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • Guide to Americas Top Surgeons Consumers Research Council of America, 1999-2010
  • Summa cum laude St. Marys College of Notre Dame, 1976
Media & Publications
  • The Doctors TV Program, December 2, 2010 Solve Your Biggest Double Dilemmas,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petti to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Petti's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Palos Verdes, CA |
This seemed like a state of the art office when I started but I have watched the standard of care and safety seriously degrade over the time I was treated there. She exercised poor decisions on a procedure on my face using a product that all other doctors told me should not have to been used . A year and $1000's of $ later I'm still trying to correct her error. Her attitude toward her own errors is to try to blame the patient. Beware
Orange County |
She may be great at superficial or less invasive procedures but definitely get more information and/or a second opinion with more invasive/ "sophisticated" procedures.
in Redondo Beach, CA |
I went in for a breast augmentation with Dr. Petti. I had a wonderful experience during the consultation, procedure, and follow-up appointments. The office is serene and comfortable, and the staff are warm and friendly. I feel safe and unusually comfortable in front of those who have needed to see my bare breasts for both photos and examination. I have always felt very uneasy even at the prospect of strangers seeing my bare breasts, but the politeness and professionalism of everyone in the offic
in Torrance, CA |
Dr. Petti did a great job on my breast lift (with implant remove&replace). I have a very uneven chest wall that is extremely noticeable without implants. Dr. Petti spent hours in surgery to ensure the lift and implants hid my deformity. At 5 weeks post op, you can't even tell that my chest wall is uneven. I am very pleased with the natural and youthful look.
in Redondo Beach, CA |
Dr. Petti performed what I thought was going to be a routine breast enlargement for me in December 2014. I was not looking for a huge enhancement, I'm 5 8 and 120, I wanted a size B. It is understood that my breasts were slightly different sizes and that would be corrected with the surgery. She did not correct them, one is now a size C and the other a B, a significant difference. One is much lower and larger. When I asked her to correct it she wanted to charge and additional $4K.
in San Pedro Ca |
Dr Petti helped me achieve the exact look I wanted She is the best of the best What an amazing experience from consult to post op she is there every step of the way. I live my breast aug She is simply amazing Thank you Dr P
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Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
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