Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
425 South Fair Oaks
Pasadena, California 91105 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Amazing Amazing.. AMAZING. He's Not Just the Best Doctor, He's Genuinely a Great Man Too. - Pasadena, CA

You can read my "WHY" part for a more thorough answer but I just wanted a little more size, that's all. It was for me.. and not for anyone else.   I am an asian female in her early 30s who had breast augmentation back late 2009. I went from a 34A cup size and went to a 34B cup size. The day of the surgery, my sister made me really reconsider and I was scared. He...

5 out of 5 stars Forehead Lift

Dr. John Gross is the Only Plastic Surgeon I Will Use - Los Angeles, CA

I do not recall the cost of surgery. I chose Dr. John Gross because of his professional background. He was teaching at USC at the time. Dr. Gross not only worked on beautiful women but he also provided surgery to the patients at LA County Hospital. Thus, my mind was made up that he would be capable of providing stellar work. My forehead lift has held up where my other friends (who got inspired by my surgery) are very disappointed because their eyelids are sagging once more. His professional demeanor is comforting.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


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

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Gross has hospital affiliations at Verdugo Hills Hospital, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, USC university Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Missouri, 1984
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Medical University of South Carolina, 1985
    University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1989
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1991
    Fellowship: Craniofacial, University of Miami, 1992

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How Can I Tell if I Tore my Tummy Tuck Internal Sutures or Worse?

It is not uncommon to feel a pull or sharp twinge in the recovery. it is unlikely any sutures pulled through. May surgeons will place two separate... READ MORE

When to Start Basic Cardio Exercises After Breast Augmentation?

As an avid "spinner" i can relate to your desire to keep it up and stick with your routine. Not knowing the details of your surgical plan i... READ MORE

Laser Hair Removal Vs. Electrolysis - Which is Best?

We have had the candela gentle lase for hair removal, and also an aesthetician for electrolysis available for the last couple of years. Patients that... READ MORE

Burning Sensation Normal Weeks After Lipo and Tummy Tuck?

It is normal to have numbness and even sometimes the sensation of burning after either the abdominoplasty or liposuction. As the sensory nerves... READ MORE

Will Pregnancy Ruin my Breast Implants?

There are many variables that may affect the final appearnace of the breast after another baby. These are similar to the considerations for how much... READ MORE

Botox Units for DAO Muscle to Correct Droopy Mouth Corners?

The "droopy mouth corner" you describe may be a result of a combination of several things. One of the contributing factors may be over... READ MORE

Alternative for Metal Sutures Used to Close Tummy Tuck Sutures?

I would not use metal staples to close a Tummy Tuck incision. In general, a closure technique that places all the sutures beneath the skin gives a... READ MORE

Are 300cc Silicone Breast Implants Too Big for a Petite, A Cup Woman?

There are many factors that go into sizing of implants-your desires, tissues and your measurements. The measurements are a guide and put the surgeon... READ MORE

Regular Silicone Gel Vs Gummy Bear Breast Implants?

The highly cohesive form stable silicone devices, Allergan Style 410 and Mentor CPG, are available as part of ongoing FDA studies. They are not yet... READ MORE

Is There a Way to Reverse Botox Effects?

I would strongly recommend you return to see your Botox provider for additional exam and advice. There are occasional patients that the effects of... READ MORE

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