Leif Rogers, MD, FACS

plastic and reconstructive surgery
Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Leif Rogers MD
Pasadena, CA

Creation. Innovation. Form and Function.

Professional Statement

Dr. Leif Rogers obtained his medical degree at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed three years of general surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, as well as a two-year research fellowship focusing on tissue engineering at Columbia and Carnegie Mellon Universities. This was followed by two years of plastic and reconstructive surgical training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he became proficient in advance microsurgical and reconstructive techniques. He completed a cosmetic fellowship at Lenox Hill and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospitals, training with many of the contemporary masters of aesthetic surgery. He is also the recipient of grants from Columbia University, Plastic Surgery Education Fund and the National Institute of Health. Dr. Rogers has taken part in academic research on subjects including: anorexia nervosa, breast carcinoma, wound healing, skin grafts, tissue engineering and bone regeneration as well as being a co-author on numerous research articles. His research has been published in such medical journals the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal and The Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Rogers has also been privileged to participate in the training of surgical residents at the USC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


23 years


English, Gan Chinese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish




Leif Rogers MD625 South Fair Oaks AvenuePasadena, CA 91105


  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Areas (17)

  • Arm
  • Body
  • Breasts
  • Buttocks
  • Calf
  • Cheek
  • Chin
  • Ear
  • Eyebrow
  • Face
  • Hair
  • Jaw
  • Lower Eyelid
  • Neck
  • Nose
  • Thigh
  • Upper Eyelid

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    Lenox Hill

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Columbia University

    Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital

    General Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine

  • Residency

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Trained from 09/15/1996 to 05/31/2004

  • Undergraduate School

    University of Rochester


  • Graduate School

    Columbia University in the City of New York


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Peripheral Nerve
  • California Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Huntington Memorial Hospital
  • Providence Saint John's Health Center
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Awards & Recognitions

  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award
  • Vitals Patient's Choice Award
  • Healthgrades.com Honor Roll

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