La Jolla Physician
9850 Genesee Avenue, Suite 570
La Jolla, California 92037 US
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5 out of 5 stars Fat Transfer

Tired Of Looking Tired - San Diego, CA

I met with Dr. Sadi Erfani of Spirit Lift Plastic Surgery after having people continually ask if I was getting enough sleep or if everything was okay because I looked tired. As I am in sales, looking my best is important. I realized I had to do something about my situation. Dr. Erfani suggested that I have a facial fat transfer which involved taking out some fat through my stomach through...

Friendliest Doctor out There-Chula Vista, CA

I wanted to feel like I looked the way I felt.

5 out of 5 stars Lip Augmentation

So Far Love It - Chula Vista, CA

For the longest time I wanted to make my top lip fuller. I had to outline outside and inside with dry lip liner and then apply lipstick to get fuller lips. Then all day try to keep up. I am more than pleased with Dr. Sadi Erfani's plastic surgeon's work in CV. CA Spiritlift office. This is just a few hours after the procedure so its a bit bruised and swollen. I am sure the lips will not look...

Personal Statement

I believe communication, honesty, friendliness and deep caring form the basic cornerstones for my relationship with my patients. I am truly grateful for their enduring trust and most gratified by the positive changes I am able to provide to them for their well-being.

Consultation Fee

On Line Check In Available via website for both La Jolla office. May email or call to set-up appointment. Upon appointment confirmation, may receive user and password to submit all information on line. Consultation will always involve direct time with Dr Erfani.

Awards & Recognition

Most Compassionate Doctor Award
Patients Choice Award

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Erfani has hospital affiliations at Scripps Mercy Hospital (Chula Vista and Hillcrest).


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Microbiology, Cornell University, 1992
    Medical: MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1996
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Mount Sinai School Medicine, 1997
    Research Fellowships:
    Plastic Surgery, NYU School of Medicine, 1999
    Plastic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2000
    General Surgery, Saint Vincents Hospital, NY, NY, 2004
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas School Of Medicine, Houston, 2006

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Round or anatomical? (Photo)

The norm in the US for the last decade or so has been to use round, smooth implants, placed sub-muscular. While this technique and implant will... READ MORE

Swelling 6 weeks after tummy tuck? (Photo)

Hate to call uncomfortable sensations "normal", but unfortunately, it is not unusual to experience many days of improvement and then feel like things... READ MORE

39 year female: what kind of mid face lift is good for me? (Photo)

I fully understand your fear of "big faces" and therefore your hesitation for using fillers. Looking at your pictures, appears that you have 1) mild... READ MORE

Is this skin necrosis?

It is not uncommon for the skin at the "triple point" of a tummy tuck to have compromised circulation.  That is where you seem have had an area of ... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for BBL? (Photo)

Liposuction of your flanks, hips and belly will provide a great frame for your buttocks.  Using the fat removed from those areas to increase the size ... READ MORE

Can 1 syringe of Juvederm look better if it's administered by a more experienced person?

An experienced injector will generally deliver the product to the intended areas with fewer complications and greater precision, (and usually more... READ MORE

5'9, 155, going with 425cc silicon, under the muscle, HELP! (photos)

Since you have an athletic frame, my recommendation would be to consider shaped implants (cohesive or gummy bear implants) placed above the muscles,... READ MORE

46 year old female seeking facelift advice. (Photo)

From your pictures, I am detecting a mild amount of neck skin and muscle laxity, a trend towards a more "square" jawline from your front angle, and a... READ MORE

Is lipo a good option for me? (Photo)

Liposuction would certainly work to reduce your waistline and slim the belly and flanks.  Liposuction using SmartLipo (laser assisted liposuction) ... READ MORE

I'd like lipo of the back and flanks in conjunction with a tummy tuck on the same day. Can this be achieved?

Liposuction of the back and flanks is very frequently done with tummy tuck.  Generally, this will require a position change during surgery.  This m... READ MORE

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Mommy Makeover: This Woman Gets 400cc Breast Implants (GRAPHIC)

Dr. M. Sadi Erfani talks us through a breast augmentation for this woman getting a mommy makeover. WATCH VIDEO

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction? How to Decide Which Procedure Is Right For You (GRAPHIC)

Liposuction and tummy tucks may seem similar but they can have very different results. Dr. M. Sadi Erfani explains the differences between these two popular procedures. WATCH VIDEO

Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport: Have the Differences Explained

Dr. M. Sadi Erfani explains what makes Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport different and how they can help you. WATCH VIDEO

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