Bala S. Chandrasekhar, MD - RETIRED

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
255 E. Santa Clara St. , Suite 310
Arcadia, California 91006 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

$100, credited towards the surgery fees.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Chandrasekhar has hospital affiliations at Methodist Hospital (Arcadia), Huntington Hospital (Pasadena), Pomona Valley Hospital (Pomona).


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical School:
    Doctor of Medicine, Medicine, Christian Medical College, India
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General surgery, Maimonides Medical Center in New York City
    Plastic surgery, Medical College of Virginia

Treatments offered at Bala S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS

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Can Flat Ears Be Lifted?

We don't get many calls for making the ears more prominent but it is possible to add cartilage grafts behind the ears to push them away from the... READ MORE

Is There an Alternative to a Full Mastopexy for Grade 2/3 Ptosis?

In general, the shorter the scars, the less shaping one can accomplish with the breast lift. I definitely would not recommend periareolar mastopexy... READ MORE

Double Chin Liposuction, Breast Lift with Implants & Tummy Tuck at the Same Time?

Adding a small liposuction under your chin will not add much to the operating time. A decision to combine a number of surgeries depends on your health... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Do a Diep Flap After a Mini Tummy Tuck?

The DIEP flap gets it's blood supply from small blood vessels that may be injured by the minituck. The traditional way to make sure that... READ MORE

How Many Times Can You Get Ear Otoplasty?

Otoplasty creates one of the missing folds in prominent ears and also reduces the cup shaped part, if necessary. One of the many reasons for not... READ MORE

When Is the Best Time to Remove Loose Skin After Massive Weight Loss?

Your weight loss needs to be stable for at least 6 months before proceeding with skin removal. Your doctor will also do tests to make sure that you... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Combine Breast Lift, Thigh Lift & Tummy Tuck?

There is some value to having all three procedures done at once. However, the risks of complications such as blood clots in the legs and wound... READ MORE

Liposuction Tunnel Scars

In addition to waiting, gentle massage of the irregular areas may help. Do not jump into more revisions too soon.Good luck. READ MORE

Can you get a breast reduction if you are a size C or D?

Breast reduction is very effective in reducing the discomfort associated with heavy breasts. A small reduction in a C size breast may not give you... READ MORE

Will Smoking Hookah Negatively Effect my Nipples During Surgery?

There is not much information specifically regarding hookah use and breast surgery. But you have done this only occasionally and i believe you should... READ MORE

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