Dr. Christopher Tiner, MD

Dr. Christopher Tiner, MD


Plastic Surgery | Male | 54 years old

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Christopher Tiner is a board-certified plastic and oral maxillofacial surgeon in the heart of Pasadena. He specializes in cosmetic and...Read more

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in South Pasadena, CA |
Dr.Tiner is so friendly and outgoing, he made my first ever surgery not scary at all. He is always willing to answer your questions and concerns, and he definitely made an effort to get to know me as a patient. I can only speak highly of Dr.Tiner and I would highly recommend!
in Loa Angeles, CA |
Dr. Tiner truly cares about his patients, he is very thorough when evaluating patients condition, and does his very best to be available to address any concerns I have.
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Christopher Tiner is a board-certified plastic and oral maxillofacial surgeon in the heart of Pasadena. He specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, offering patients a wide range of surgical and non-surgical therapies to correct aesthetic and reconstructive problems. With patient safety as his top priority, Dr. Tiner performs the most advanced surgical procedures to achieve the best results for his patients.

Originally from Hawaii, Dr. Tiner is well known for his Aloha spirit, making his patients feel comfortable and welcome while offering the highest degree of patient education and confidence to address any of their specific concerns. Dr. Tiner's patients often comment on his sense of humor and his ability to cultivate an open and trusting relationship with them before, during and after their procedures.

Dr. Tiner has received his education from numerous well-known institutions throughout the country. His attended Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago for his D.D.S. and University of Tennessee in Memphis for plastic surgery training. His practice is currently based in Pasadena where he is able to offer cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the highest quality to his patients.

Dr. Tiner is also deeply involved in community and international charity work. He volunteers at the Huntington Hospital's Community Clinic for indigent patients, providing reconstructive surgery for patients in the local community. He donates his skills to several international organizations including Operation Smile, the International Medical Alliance, and the Phil Simon Project, and travels to Central America, South America and Africa to help people with less access to high-quality medical care several times a year.

Dr. Tiner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • ENT Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns


  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Cook Cnty Hosp
    Huntington Meml Hosp-USC
    University Of Tennessee
  • Undergraduate School
    Hawaii Loa College

    Graduated in 1998

  • Other Education
    Northwestern University / Dental School

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Buttock Lift
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Free Flap Breast Reconstruction
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair