Dr. Raffi Hovsepian

Dr Raffi Hovsepian

A triple board-certified aesthetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Raffi Hovsepian, is noted for his training, leadership, research, and aesthetic plastic surgery dedication. Acknowledged by his patients as “the best surgeon in Southern California” for his compassion, kindness, and exquisite talent.

Dr. Hovsepian is motivated by a family tragedy that occurred at an early age. He chose to become a plastic surgeon because “plastic surgery lets me apply principles and techniques to give people a new start in life.” His perseverance and tenacity took him through his Bachelor in Science degree at the University of California, Irvine. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and then attended the prestigious Chicago Medical School. Dr. Hovsepian earned his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed two Masters in Science, Pathology, and Physiology. Before training in plastic surgery, Dr. Hovsepian completed his residency and was certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS) in general surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas. He completed his plastic surgery fellowship at the world-renowned Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Institute at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.

Dr. Hovsepian takes great pride in being triple board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), the American Board of Surgery (ABS), and the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS). Additionally, he has been inducted into the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), which is achieved by only a handful of surgeons.

Dr. Hovsepian founded the International Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Institute (IAPSI) in 2009. The institute’s vision is to create a collaborative and educational environment for international plastic surgeons to exchange best practice case studies, cutting-edge techniques, and technology.

Dr. Hovsepian is honored to be recognized for his impeccable commitment to his profession and has been awarded many prestigious awards, most recently receiving:

“America’s Top Plastic Surgeon” awarded by Consumer’s Research Council of America
“America’s Top Surgeon” awarded by Consumer’s Research Council of America
“Americas Best Plastic Surgeons” awarded by America’s Best TV Show, KCAL
“Top 10 Most Popular Hollywood Plastic Surgeons” awarded by The Celeb Worth
“Compassionate Doctor Award” physicians mostly highly regarded by their patients by Vitals
“Patients’ Choice” Physician Award for physicians mostly highly regarded by their patients by Vitals

Dr. Hovsepian brings Southern California a unique depth of knowledge and experience that enables him to combine his talent and understand the most recent advanced techniques in plastic surgery to achieve aesthetically pleasing results. Dr. Hovsepian is passionate about providing excellence in surgical treatment and trusting compassionate care in working with his patients.