Richard Ellenbogen, MD

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Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
2080 Century Park East, Suite 501
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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33 Years Old Wanting a Tighter Face and Neck - Beverly Hills, CA

Show More I met with Dr. Ellenbogen and his coordinator, Jenna, yesterday afternoon. The office is a few hours from where I live, and I was running about 30 minutes late for my appointment. Jenna had coorosponded with me previously to confirm my apointment via text, so I texted her that I was running late (very convenient method of communication) She was so kind and flexible, as she did not make me feel bad at all. When I arrived, I was brought in immediately with zero was time. Jenna took some photos of me and then Dr. Ellenbogen came in to make an assessment. Dr. First looked at my face directly and tested the elasticity of my skin in different areas. Due to the unusual amount of laxity in my skin for someone my age, Dr. Recommended a mini-vertical facelift focusing mostly on neck, and basically all-over fat grafting. My facial images were then uploaded into a large computer screen where Dr. Was able to show me what areas he felt could be improved, and how I would (hypothetically) look after my recommended procedure. He explained that he did not want to take too much skin as I would look stretched...he said that what he does is little nips and tucks where it's needed, combined with added volume, for a most natural look. He showed me also how my scars would be virtually invisible ir undetectable. I have actually had fat grafting done by Dr. Ellenbogen in the past (8 years ago) and it looked amazing and lasted several years! I trust this surgeon a lot, I know first-hand that he is an artist and a caring person. He made me at ease, he was not pushy or rude in any way at all. I'm really optimistic about this procedure!! I will post pictures soon...

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Ellenbogen is a True Hero! - Beverly Hills, CA

Show More Dr. Ellenbogen is a genius and a true artist. When I flew to LA for my consultation, he spent a good bit of time with me reviewing my case and his recommendations. The coolest thing he did was to take a photo of me, then he pulled out paint and a paintbrush and he painted onto the photo what my new nose would look like. I was so thrilled with his vision (and the fact that I had something to take home to show my family and friends.) I drove to Beverly Hills with my Mom and camped out for a week for the surgery and recovery. Dr. Ellenbogen was so warm, comforting (and he brought just the right amount of humor to put me at ease.) The results of the surgery are amazing; they look exactly like the photo that he'd painted for me. People look at me now and tell me they would never have known I had my nose done because it looks so natural. (And, I can tell you, prior to my surgery, my nose was a hot mess - depending on the angle you looked at me from, I looked like three different people and there wasn't a lot of material left for him to work with.) I really don't know how he did it, but kudos to Dr. Ellenbogen - I highly recommend him.

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

Finally... Finally I Got It Right... - Los Angeles, CA

Show More It was difficult for me to trust since I have been so unhappy with my other rhinoplastys. Dr. Ellenbogen was kind and very empathetic to my psychological state. He listened to every concern and earned my trust after me going back 6 times to talk with him.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

19 Year Old Rhinoplasty - Beverly Hills, CA

Show More Dr. Ellenbogen was exceedingly helpful. He answered all my questions and made the process very enjoyable. He is also great to work with and is very personable. I would highly recommend Dr. Ellenbogen because of how much experience he has and how well the procedure went.

5 out of 5 stars Nose Surgery

From Frankie - Beverly Hills, CA

Show More If you are after a doctor who genuinely cares about you and has the right eye for realistic fixtures - Dr Richard Ellenbogen is the one!

5 out of 5 stars Lip Surgery

Truly an Artist - Sherman Oaks, CA

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

rhinoplasty – Beverly Hills, CA

5 out of 5 stars

Much Better Than I Ever Expected - Beverly Hills, CA

Show More Rarely does an experience exceed my expectations but a brow lift by Dr. Ellenbogen did. He was extremely generous with his time, answered all my questions. I must admit, and he gave me the confidence to proceed with a brow lift. One of my eyebrows was drooping. Although he told me he could not promise they would be even they are. I am 100% happy with the results. I met with a number of this plastic surgeons prior to Dr. Ellenbogen and it was not only his impeccable credentials but his concern that this be the right thing for me that helped me commit to the surgery. I am an esthetician and I very careful about the referrals I give to my clients. Dr. Ellenbogen is now the only plastic surgeon I refer.

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