Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
16633 Ventura Blvd, Suite 110
Encino, California 91436 US

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Coming into my Own....... : )

Well, I've been dreaming of being a "complete" woman for a long time and as of last summer, I finally set the wheels in motion. I consulted with a few PS and made my decision. My deposit is in, flight, hotel and car booked, and I am eager to pack my bags!!! With only 11 days to go, I can't believe it's actually gonna happen! I am 5'7", 28yrs old, no kids, 36A+/B-!! I usually buy a 36B but...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Vampire Girl Becomes a Real Woman! - Encino, CA

Hi everybody on real self! Your reviews have all been so helpful and I've decided to share my story too in hopes that it could help one of you! I am 5'5" and 137 lbs. Before surgery i was a small 34 b. padded bras made it look like i had something but without one i was very flat chested. I have a small waist and a big butt but knew that my breasts wouldn't get bigger unless i gained weight or...

Excited but Nervous - Los Angeles, CA

I'm going in at 10 am for my first ever lipo procedure! (It made me put 10/23 but it's actually 10/22) I'm 5'5" 125 lbs, 22 years old, extremely athletic, and I eat really well. I have always had a "pouch" on my belly. I've been self conscious about it since I hit puberty. I've tried every diet in the book and workout like a mad woman. I've decided it's time. My mom has has a ton of lipo and...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Breast Implant Revision/Unilateral Capsulectomy - Los Angeles, CA

First I would like to say THANK YOU Dr. Sanders!! He was referred to me by a few friends. I needed revision surgery and Dr. Sanders did a unilateral capsulectomy for me in December. I had a terrible experience with my previous surgeon and was absolutely mortified of having to have another surgery. I scheduled my consult with Dr. Sanders and came in with my boyfriend. Dr. Sanders put my fears...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Im 44 Yesrs Old 5'7 Weight 150 - Encino, CA

Finally after 10 years trying different excersive and watch my diet nothing work made the big desicion to do TT did my research in I choose doctor Sanders located in ENCINO .So far feeling good medicine is taking care the pain and feel very save since I spend my first night in the care facility "give them 5 star excellent service "

26, No Kids, 5'2 40J to 38 DD

I feel like I've had large breasts my entire life, I think I got boobs when I was 13 and they were instantly a big C. By the time I was 16 I was over a DDD and now at 26 I'm a J. My weight has fluctuated pretty much my entire life, but my breasts never got smaller. They are so heavy, and they cause me severe pain in my neck, back, and shoulders. I've tried everything to relieve the pain from...

Encino, CA

I have been reading other peoples stories for months, so I figured I should give back and share mine! I have never had boobs, 34 A my whole life, it never bothered me that much but after breastfeeding 2 babies, my cute little boobies are deflated skin with a nipple in the middle. I am: 5'8" 127lb Athletic with a bootie. I have finally decided to do it! My date is Jan 13th, I am have the...

4 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck with Lipo. Encino, CA

I have had a full tummy tuck with liposuction. I am about 8 weeks post op and I am not looking the way I thought. I am a bit discouraged with the result. I have tried to discuss my concerns with the doctor and his staff, but I do not feel that my concerns have been addressed one hundred percent. After posting my review Dr. Sanders contacted me personally on a weekend to discuss my...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Implant Deflation. Encino, CA

I had to remove my breast implant after 10 year. I had a breast lift and augmentation. I chose Doctor Sanders and i am really happy I did. Doctor Sanders is great. I felt little to no pain and light scarring that is already disappearing. On my last post op appointment Doctor Sanders noticed I needed a slight touch up. Doctor Sanders stands by his revision policy and is going to fix it at no...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

64 with 30 Year Old Implants, Removal and Breast Lift - Encino, CA

For me, the best medical professionals are those who can combine technical skills with interpersonal skills. Dr. George Sanders and the members of his medical staff are excellent examples of these. I discovered this firsthand when I visited his clinic for a consultation and a procedure that involved the removal of thirty-year-old implants and a subsequent breast lift. While I very much...

Personal Statement

Hello! I practice plastic surgery in Encino and have done so for 30 years. My focus is on both facial and body contouring procedures, delivered with "High Tech & High Touch" = The latest techniques delivered in a caring and patient focused fashion.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Awards & Recognition

Recipient, Numerous Patients' Choice Awards
Recipient, the coveted Most Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals
America's Top Doctors by Castle and Connolly
Recipient, On Time Doctor Award, Vitals
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Sanders has hospital affiliations at Tarzana Regional Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Rice University
    Medical: Harvard Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Plastic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles

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Does risk of "bottoming out" increase if I start with very little breast tissue?

Women with small breasts tend to have larger breast implants inserted. The larger the implant, the greater the tendency for the breast tissues to... READ MORE

I have too much upper eyelid space. What can I do? (photo)

Yes, you have ptosis that accounts for the increase in upper eyelid space as well as the drooping of your upper eyelids. An oculoplastic surgeon will... READ MORE

Male Breast Reduction Recovery

Recovery following gynecomastia surgery is relatively painless and brief. Expect that you can shower, drive, and go back to desk work within a day or... READ MORE

How Much Does a Facelift Cost?

The cost of a "Traditional Facelift" varies drastically from doctor to doctor and where you have it done. To give you a starting point,... READ MORE

Bulbous nose reshaping - can it be done without redoing whole nose? (Photo)

Good news! Your nasal tip can be reshaped without involving a change in the other parts of the nose. Visit with a nasal surgeon and have it evaluated. READ MORE

Neck Lift v. Lower Face Lift v. Chin Lipo - I'm confused! (Photo)

From looking at your photos, you do not seem to have excess skin in the neck. It may be that liposuction alone would solve your problem. Without a... READ MORE

Dog ears and tummy tucks.

Dog ears are areas of extra skin at the end of a scar that stand up like a dog's ears! They can be avoided by extending the surgical incision at the... READ MORE

Optimum results: Losing weight before tummy tuck? (photos)

Your current BMI is ~26 which is slightly overweight according to the charts. You might want to lose 5 pounds and then your BMI would be normal.... READ MORE

Is it possible to get a natural, sloped breast shape with round implants?

A smooth round implant placed behind the muscle can give a very natural shape to the breasts with a sloping upper pole. The lower profile implants do... READ MORE

Can you create upper pole fullness doing a breast lift without implants? (photos)

You can achieve more upper pole fullness than you currently have with a lift alone, but this does not mean that it will be enough to satisfy you.... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Sanders

George Sanders, MD has shared 53 before and after pictures with 41 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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