Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 5.0 stars from 57 reviews
1301 20th Street, St. Johns Medical Plaza Suite 240
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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  • Offer Ultherapy Consult
  • Offer Receive Complimentary Elevase Ceramide Cream

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5 out of 5 stars

Skilled and Empathetic Plastic Surgeon - Santa Monica, CA

Dr. K is one of the finest plastic surgeons in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica area. He is more skilled than most and understands the aesthetics that are involved and was able to revise a scar so that it virtually disappeared! He is a master at botox, Juvederm and others, so that no one can tell you have it. His aftercare is superb. I highly recommend him!

5 out of 5 stars Stretch Marks Treatment

amazing!! - Los Angeles, CA

5 out of 5 stars

Life Changer - Santa Monica, CA

Dr. K is not only an amazing doctor but a friend as well. He cares and listens to what your needs and concerns are. I highly recommend him. He has helped me tremendously with my Melasma, to the point were random people come up to me and compliment me on my skin. I owe it all to him! I truly consider this as a life changer because skin is so important and he made such a difference in my skin and in my life.

5 out of 5 stars

Skeptic Turned Believer - Santa Monica, CA

I asked other doctors and his name always came up. I went to this guy not really trusting doctors or surgeons, frankly. His bedside manners and his reassuring tone made me comfortable right away. The results were amazing. Now I can go out in public and not be ashamed of my appearance. That's why I highly recommend Dr. K. I would go again, and I would recommend my friends and family.

5 out of 5 stars Ear Lobe Surgery

What a Doctor! - Santa Monica, CA

I was referred to Dr. Karamanoukian by a friend. I gave him these ratings because he's awesome...he has a great bedside manner, he's educated but not haughty, he's confident but not obnoxios and he has a very calming nature.

5 out of 5 stars Vein Treatment

I Had a Big Bulging Vein and Now Its Gone. Amazingly Gone! - Los Angeles, CA

I chose Dr. Karamanoukian because of a friend of mine had a mom that went to Dr. Karamanoukian. She was so excited about the results and about Dr. Karamanoukian. I am so happy with my results and how I feel now. I have had three surgeries with him and we are all so pleased. Dr. Karamanoukian just made me feel at home and has a great bedside manner to him.Updated on 11 Dec 2012:Dr. Karamanoukian was referred to me and I am so glad I chose him.

5 out of 5 stars

Eyelid Surgery Was Just Wonderful...Magnificent - Los Angeles, CA

The most wonderful courteous doctor there is. Dr. karamanoukian's bedside manner is the best. Makes you feel that he will make you as beautiful as can be.

5 out of 5 stars

Beyond My Expectations - Santa Monica, CA

Dr. is excellent, Staff is outstanding and they earned and deserve an exceptional rating! I chose Dr. Karamanoukian through his informative web-site. Dr. Karamanoukian, is a complete professional, double board certified. His attention to detail surpasses all others. Dr. K utilizes the latest techniques to achieve optimal results. He makes you feel completely comfortable, is very thorough in explaining procedures. Dr. K & staff are attentive to all of your needs and concerns. I've been waiting for 35yrs. to get "scar revision", Dr. Karamanoukian has superseded my expectations, and gave me a new outlook on life!

5 out of 5 stars

Phenomenal Surgeon & Wonderful Man - Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is absolutely phenomenal! He is a skilled surgeon and a wonderful man. He works with the utmost tenderness, compassion and care. This, added to the fact that he demonstrates expertise and precision in his work, provides me great comfort and relief in knowing that I need never go elsewhere! Dr. K literally made possible the impossible for me by treating a multitude of scars on my legs and arm that I have had the majority of my life. After consulting several doctors over the years and being told nothing could be done, I largely gave up trying and resolved to continue to wear pants and long sleeves year-round for the foreseeable future. To my utter amazement and profound gratitude, Dr. K changed all of that! To begin with, he gave me hope. For the months (soon to be years) since, he has endeavored to shrink and heal the scars, employing both his vast knowledge and cutting edge technology. Moreover, he has done all of this in a way that is affordable for me - which would have been completely impossible, if not for his generous heart. I cannot possibly speak highly enough of Dr. K. I can, however, with all confidence remark that your choice to work with him is wise and will be well-rewarded. Be glad you found him and rest assured that you are in great hands.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. K Made Me Whole After Another Doctor Botched a Lower Blepharoplasty - Los Angeles, CA

Dr Karamanoukian fixed what this other doctor screwed up - I look 20 years younger and feel great. Nice office. Nice location. Friendly staff.

About Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS practices in Santa Monica at Kare Plastic Surgery & Skin Health Clinic as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Karamanoukian began participating on RealSelf in 2008, and has achieved "Distinguished Member" status. The doctor has 10 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Karamanoukian has hospital affiliations at St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica California.

Treatments offered at Kare Plastic Surgery & Skin Health Clinic

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Education / Training

Undergraduate: University of California Los Angeles, 1994
Medical: University of California at Los Angeles, 1998
Residencies:
General Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 2002
Plastic Surgery, University of California, Irvine, 2005

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