Dr. Kian Karimi, MD

Dr. Kian Karimi, MD

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Dr. Kian Karimi, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine - M.D. in 2005 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Pacific Eye & Ear Specialists

11645 Wilshire Blvd Ste 600

Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Postnasal Drip
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Karimi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karimi "Kian Karimi, MD, FACS is a Board Certified Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon serving the Los Angeles area for more than 3 years. Dr. Karimi is experienced in Cosmetic Surgery, BOTOX & Fillers and Laser Treatment. He is a professional member of the Los Angeles Kings Hockey, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Kian Karimi was also awarded the Kris Conrad Merit Award and Resident Teacher of the Year. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery California Medical Association Los Angeles County Medical Association American College of Surgeons American Society of Head and Neck Surgeons Alpha Omega Alpha American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Los Angeles Society of Head and Neck Surgeons Los Angeles Kings Hockey AWARDS & ACCOLADES 2015 Named Leading Physicians of the World 2014 Named America's Best Practices-Facial Plastic Surgeon 2014 and 2013 Named "Southern California Rising Star" in Super Doctors 2011 American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery John Orlando Roe Award for Top Fellowship Paper titled "Ethical Considerations in Aesthetic Rhinoplasty" 2011 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto Kris Conrad Merit Award in Facial Plastic Surgery 2010 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Florida Resident Teacher of the Year Award 2010 University of Florida College of Medicine Society of Teaching-Outstanding Teacher Award 2009 University of Florida College of Medicine Society of Teaching-Outstanding Teacher Award 2008 Recipient of top clinical presentation (2 nd place overall) at the Florida Society of Otolaryngology/Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for presentation entitled: The Efficacy of Rhinoplasty Alone in Facial Rejuvenation 2008 Top score (97%) in Annual Resident Gross Anatomy Examination 2005 Alpha Omega Alpha- Indiana University-Alpha Chapter 2001 Phi Beta Kappa 2001 Magna Cum Laude FORMS OF PAYMENT (PEE) Cash, check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, Care Credit (Rejuva) Cash, check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, Care Credit INSURANCES ACCEPTED We accept insurance. OFFICE HOURS (PEE) Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Monday to Friday: 10 am- 6 pm (Rejuva) Saturday: 9:00 am to 12 pm "

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Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Non-Surgical Facelift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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.

Education

  • Indiana University-B.A.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Indiana University School of Medicine - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • General Practice-University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Facial Plastic Surgery-University Of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karimi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karimi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karimi to family and friends
5.0
based on 21 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 3
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Dr. Karimi's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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