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Dr. Raffi Hovsepian is a proven leader and objective voice committed to aesthetic research and excellence. Dr. Hovsepian is called upon by regulatory agencies and professional societies to share his expertise on surgical techniques and medical innovations. He can be seen across leading media networks, weighing in on a variety of surgical topics, and is a global educator to other plastic surgeons. Below are a few examples of Dr. Hovsepian’s recent recognitions.

FDA Sub-investigator

Dr. Raffi Hovsepian is an active researcher who has recently participated and completed a one-year injectable filler study as a sub-investigator for FDA approval. Dr. Hovsepian is proud to be participating in this study for age related facial volume loss. Dr. Hovsepian and staff are excited with the preliminary results and will keep our patients updated as to when this new filler will be available for the general public.

Distinguished International Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Raffi Hovsepian, along with Dr. Malcolm Paul, were invited to 29TH Annual Carioca Plastic Surgery meeting held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Both Dr. Hovsepian and Dr. Paul assisted each other and preformed live patient surgery at the meeting in front distinguished international plastic surgeons. The successful live patient surgical makeover consisted of performing: extended SMAS facelift, neck lift, endoscopic brow lift, blepharoplasty, and chin augmentation. This live makeover surgery was televised live from the operating room to the lecture hall consisting of over one thousand international plastic surgeon attendees.

Active FDA Sub-investigator

As an active researcher, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian recently participated and completed a one-year study as a sub-investigator for FDA approval of Radio-Frequency Assisted Liposuction (RFAL). Dr. Hovsepian is pleased to be participating in this study for the removal of lipodystrophy (fat) and skin tightening.

International Lecturer

Dr. Hovsepian was invited to the 1st International Meeting on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery held in Mykonos, Greece. Dr. Hovsepian presented three abstract topics about facial aesthetic plastic surgery: Midface Lift With Quill Sutures, Lateral Browlift and Transpalpebral Corrugator Muscle Resection, and Panfacial Rejuvenation.

15 Most Popular Hollywood Plastic Surgeons

On behalf of The Celeb Worth Magazine, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian, has been named the ninth-best plastic surgeon in Hollywood by The publication refers to Dr. Hovsepian as the best surgeon in Southern California.” The publication credited Dr. Hovsepian’s multiple board certifications and vast experience performing plastic surgery in Beverly Hills as the primary reasons for naming him among California’s elite plastic surgeons. Dr. Hovsepian’s extensive education and reputation among plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills also factored into his selection.

America’s Top Plastic Surgeons & Top Surgeons – 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

Dr. Raffi Hovsepian is privileged and honored once again to be recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons and America’s Top Surgeons.” Being chosen for this listing is an honor and is an impressive achievement being placed among the nation’s most excellent physicians. According to Consumers Research Council of America, they compile a list of top physicians throughout the United States. They use a point value system deemed valuable in determining top physicians from multi-specialties throughout the United States. Dr. Hovsepian is appreciative and thankful for being included with a group of highly selected Board Certified Plastic Surgeons throughout the country.

Patients Choice Award – 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

For the fifth-consecutive year, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian has been selected for the Patient’s Choice Award. According to American Registry, Dr. Hovsepian has been elected as a member of this elite group of patient reviews and ratings that have been gathered by this top rating system. This recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of their patients.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition – 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

For the fifth-consecutive year, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian is pleased to announce that he has been awarded the Compassionate Doctor Recognition in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery category by the American Registry. This award is based on reviews written by hundreds of thousands of patients. While physicians generally receive positive feedback from their patients, only a select few receive praise about the compassion that accompanied their care. In fact, of the nation’s 870,000 active physicians, just five percent consistently received top scores from their patients qualifying them for this honor in 2013. Millions of patients go online each year to rate their doctors on various components of care, including accuracy of their diagnosis, the amount of time they spent with the doctor, and the doctor’s bedside manner and follow-up care. Patients’ Choice reviews these rankings and other quality measures to compile its yearly list of award winners. Dr. Hovsepian commented on the recognition: “I’m so honored to receive an award that’s based on how my patients view the quality of care I provide. I strive each day to exceed my patients’ expectations, and I’m grateful that they’ve recognized my efforts.”

Vitals Top 10 Plastic Surgeons in Beverly Hills, California – 2012

Dr. Raffi Hovsepian has been named a Vitals Top 10 Doctor in Plastic Surgery for 2012. Top Ten Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top Ten Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and neighborhood who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

California’s Favorite Physicians – FiveYear Honoree

Only a handful of physicians earn the Patients’ Choice Award even once. Many fewer earn it year after year. Dr. Raffi Hovsepian has been chosen as one of “California’s Favorite Physicians” for five consecutive years. Milestones like this are worth commemorating. Dr. Hovsepian is honored to be chosen as, Patients’ Choice 5 Year Honoree.