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Dr. Kian Samimi, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Samimi

RevivaMed Plastic Surgery

711 4th Ave Ste 200 San Diego, CA 92101

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Dr. Kian Samimi, MD is a cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Dusseldorf, Medizinische Fakultat in 1989 and specializes in cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery.


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I, like another reviewer went to Dr. Samimi after needing a 4th revision to my double mastectomy.  My other surgeries were done by a Plastic Surgeon in Orange County who no longer took my insurance. Since I now live in San Diego I took my time researching every Plastic Surgeon in this area.  When I read Dr. Samimi's Curriculum Vitae and his reviews, I knew I had found the right surgeon for me.  I was not wrong.  My surgery went well and I am recovering nicely.  Dr. Samimi offered me an honest opinion and answered all my questions.  He was patient, kind and encouraging.   His staff was equally competent taking care of insurance or addressing any concerns or questions I had.  I am thankful to Dr. Samimi for choosing this field of surgery to go into.  I am a grateful recipient of his eye for aesthetics and his skill to help make imperfections better.
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Being new to San Diego and needing a fourth breast surgery to fix some issues with my original double mastectomy implant reconstruction - I was very nervous as I had the same surgeon for the first three surgeries. Dr. Samimi put those fears at rest. He is very skilled, caring, and easy to talk with. My surgery was not cosmetic, post mastectomy surgeries are just to get you to a "best place" - you still lost your breasts and it is not a surgery I would wish on anyone. But if you need post mastectomy implant work - he's your guy. Heaven forbid I need a fifth surgery, but if I do - it will definitely be Dr. Samimi. He worked within the confines of my insurance, helped fix some previous post surgery healing issues, and helped me feel better about my chest. Be sure to meet with him, you won't be sorry you did.
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There are not enough words to describe how amazing Dr. Samimi and his staff are. I was unfortunately diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2016. I decided to have a double mastectomy and wanted a same-day reconstruction surgery. After being referred to other plastic surgeons in the area and leaving each one in tears because they refused to do a same day surgery, I started doing my own research. In addition to the results I found by doing research on-line, I was also given the recommendation b
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I would never go here again, especially for a consultation. Careful they will charge you and you won't even know until month's later. Don't walk, run from this place
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I always have a great experience here. The staff is very friendly and has a wealth of knowledge. I personally work with Jennifer and she is great! Always gets me in when needed and helps me get the results I am looking for.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Listening to his patients to understand their goals is one of Dr. Samimi's most valuable skills. He combines this skill with meticulous surgical techniques and his artistic capabilities to achieve the best possible result. As the former Chief of Plastic Surgery at the University of Arizona, Dr. Samimi applies his experience and extensive training to provide his patients with the desired results.

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Education

1997
Plastic Surgery Administrative Chief Resident
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Plastic Surgery Residency
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University Of Utah
Fellowship Hospital
1995
General Surgery Chief Resident
Residency Hospital
1995
General Surgery Residency
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of Illinois
Residency Hospital
1989
Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Dusseldorf, Medizinische Fakultat
Medical School
1983
University Of California, San Diego
Undergraduate School
1997
1997
1997
1995
1995
1995
1989
1983

Languages

  • Farsi
  • French
  • German
  • English

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(619) 232-3040

Dr. Samimi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Samimi's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dermal Filler
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Samimi performs Dermal Filler more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Samimi performs this procedure more than 43% of his peers

Breast Diseases
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Samimi treats Breast Diseases more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Samimi treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Breast Ptosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Samimi treats Breast Ptosis more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Samimi treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Samimi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Reduction Surgery
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Mini Fift
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair