Professional Statement

Dr. Hootan Zandifar, MD FACS, is the Director of the Skin Center and a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute located in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers in Los Angeles, CA. A native of Los Angeles, he received his medical degree from the prestigious David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and was then accepted to one of a few highly sought after fellowships in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The rigorous training he received under the tutelage of world-famous plastic and reconstructive surgeons enables Dr. Zandifar to provide the best and most advanced treatments available. Dr. Zandifar is a board-certified diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery the American College of Surgeons. He focuses his practice solely to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the head and neck region. Dr. Zandifar has published peer-reviewed articles in various scientific journals including Laryngoscope, ENT Journal, Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Brachytherapy, Journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology and Journal of Investigative medicine. He has presented in many national meetings including the Annual American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive meeting, Combined Spring Otolaryngological Meeting and Triological meeting.


10 years


Spanish, English




Osborne Head & Neck Institute8631 West 3rd StreetLos Angeles, CA 90048



Areas (7)

  • Face
  • Forehead
  • Hair
  • Upper Eyelid
  • Lower Eyelid
  • Neck
  • Skin

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate School: University of California-Los Angeles
  • Graduate School: David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Residency: State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Fellowships Trained In: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellowship Hospitals: Indiana University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • St. Mary Medical Center
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