Dr. Monica Bonakdar, MD

Dr. Monica Bonakdar, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Monica Bonakdar, MD is a cosmetic dermatology specialist in Corona Del Mar, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cosmetic dermatology.

2121 E Coast Hwy Ste 250

Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

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Dr. Monica Bonakdar, MD has been in private practice in in Newport Beach, California, for more than twenty years and has focused her practice exclusively on non-invasive cosmetic dermatology procedures.  Believing that her clients deserve only the best, Dr. Bonakdar gives each client her undivided attention and performs all injectable and laser procedures herself to ensure the most satisfying results. Her favorite cosmetic treatments include Botox, fillers and high tech treatments such as Ultherapy non-invasive lifting and CoolSculpting non-invasive fat freezing. She is best known for her natural facial restoration results using Juvederm and Voluma. "Your facial injectables should look so natural that you get accused of having been born beautiful", says this injectable expert. She has earned a loyal following of clients who trust her experience, her results and her eye for beauty. With over 200 five out of five online reviews, feel assured that you are in good hands with Dr. Bonakdar.   



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1  Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

20  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dysport Injection
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Hair Removal
  • HCG Diet
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Pellevé® RF Skin Tightening
  • Perlane® Injection
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Ultherapy®
  • Ultrapulse CO2 Laser

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.


  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Los Angeles, Residency In Family Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bonakdar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonakdar's Reviews

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29 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Bonakdar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Made me deformed, resulting if over $13K for necessary reconstructive surgery. Also she negligently overdosed me on lidocaine, causing toxicity which put my life in possible danger had I not received immediate treatment in the emergency room. She has been formally reprimanded by the California...more
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absolutely the best dr. for all your cosmetic needs very natural results and no down time
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I have been getting filler and botox for years. I was never 100% happy for different reasons. Well I have found my Holy Grail. Dr. Bonakdar knows what she is doing. She understands the anatomy of the face and how to replace lost volume just where you need it. I have a job in the public eye and I...more
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I have been going to Dr Banokdar and have always gotten great results that are natural. Dr. B always listens to what I need and doesn't oversell. Great staff and she always stays on top of the industry trends.
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