Dr. Reza Tirgari, MD

Dr. Reza Tirgari, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  

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Dr. Reza Tirgari, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in plastic surgery and internal medicine.Read his story

Avalon Laser

2445 5th Ave Ste 220A

San Diego, CA 92101
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Tirgari's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tirgari "As a fourth-generation physician, Dr. Tirgari was raised with exacting standards of discipline and dedication to his profession. In addition to obtaining dual-Board Certification and additional training in Aesthetic Medicine, Dr. Tirgari has practiced and taught at the University of Tennessee, Emory University and George Washington University as well as provided public-service television interviews for health education and public health issues. In conjunction with clinical research during medical school and residency, Dr. Tirgari undertook a full year of breast-cancer research at the prestigious Lombardi Cancer Institute of Georgetown University. It was during this time, after spending time around breast-cancer survivors, that Dr. Tirgari fully appreciated the importance of self-image to women. Dr. Tirgari is a member of the American Academy of Liposuction Surgery, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He holds certifications in aesthetic medicine, laser hair removal, BOTOX and dermal fillers, and has practiced as Medical Director to two major cosmetic medical spa companies prior to joining Avalon Laser. Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Laser Services Dr. Tirgari specializes in prescribing the best course of treatment for specific skin conditions so clients can obtain optimum skin health and beauty. As he always tells his clients: "The ultimate goal of any cosmetic procedure is to achieve beauty without anybody knowing that a procedure was done." At Avalon Laser in Carlsbad and San Diego, Dr. Tirgari performs a wide range of cosmetic dermatology and facial aesthetic procedures. He utilizes the latest treatment methods to help his patients achieve the most beneficial results. Among others, the most popular services performed by Dr. Tirgari and his staff include: Laser hair removal – Dr. Tirgari uses laser technologies and/or radio frequency based techniques to successfully remove unwanted hair from any part of the body and any skin type. BOTOX – Dr. Tirgari has helped a number of San Diego BOTOX® Cosmetic patients halt muscle contraction that leads to obvious signs of aging with this modern-day treatment that is minimally invasive and can last up to three months. Dermal fillers – Dr. Tirgari offers various dermal fillers, including Juvederm and Radiesse, which smooth out fine lines and wrinkles while restoring facial volume. Laser scar removal – Dr. Tirgari uses the latest laser technologies for effective acne scar removal and other scar removal treatments. He has helped a number of San Diego acne treatment patients remove unwanted facial scarring. IPL – Our doctor has successfully treated thousands of photofacial patients. He uses this treatment to remove age spots, sun damage, melasma and even rosacea. Body contouring – Dr. Tirgari and his team perform a range of body contouring procedures, including cellulite removal, male breast reduction, circumferential fat reduction with VelaShape and liposuction Your Consultation with Dr. Tirgari When you meet Dr. Tirgari for your consultation, he will discuss all of your concerns in great detail and examine the areas of concerns. This allows him to draft the best treatment plan for you. Dr. Tirgari can use a single treatment method or a combination of treatments to deliver the best possible results. He is extremely skilled and experienced, and his patients are often impressed with his personable services and bedside manner. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tirgari "You Deserve to Look Your Best"

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

5  Conditions Treated

  • Face Skin Lesions
  • Facial Irregularities
  • Overweight
  • Skin Aging
  • Weight Gain

1  Procedures

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

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  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Reza Tirgari, MD
I had lipo from Dr Tirgari. Im now 2 sizes larger a week later. He left over 10 holes in my body. Some as large as a dime. Hes a great doctor! He pays really good attention and is really fast. Symmetry isnt his strong point but who cares. Everyone loves a mishapen deformed body. Id say more but Ive...Read More
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