Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
321 N Larchmont Blvd, Suite 800
Los Angeles, California 90004 US
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3.9 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5.0 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4.0 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4.0 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4.0 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4.0 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4.0 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4.0 out of 5 stars Payment process
4.0 out of 5 stars Wait times

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Reviews (9)

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

We have lift off! Can't believe its over - New pics :)

Dr. Downey was referred to me through a family friend who is a plastic surgeon in the UK. She has been nothing short of amazing, and I trust her completely! She is so patient, answers all my questions, and knows her stuff point blank period! I highly recommend her to anyone in the LA area. She is a reconstructive surgeon with a huge range of expertise, and I am very satisfied with my results.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

I Say She is the Best - Los Angeles, CA

I have seen Dr. D since I was 9 yrs.old. Now I am 30yr.She listen and observes your situation. Tells you as a professional what you need and respects your decisions. Tells you the complications, side effects, and follows up. She tries to help any way she can. She is not like those so called " plastic surgeons" who want $$ and don't care about you.

5 out of 5 stars Mini Tummy Tuck

Pain Related to Mini Tummy Tuck, Breast Implant Removal, Mastopexy - Glendale, CA

This doctor's speciality is breast reconstruction from trauma, cancer, etc and skin removal after massive weight loss. I have not experienced either of the above. She's competent, confident, and real. She is in a private practive in Hancock Park area of Los Angeles.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Dr Susan Downey is Great ! - Los Angeles, CA

2 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Disappointment! - Los Angeles, CA

She was very nice, very reassuring and trusting. However, I expected her to have more expertise as a doctor. I would not recommend Dr. Downey.

1 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Wish I could have found YOU ALL first!!Santa Monica, CA

Is there a minus rating available? I was recommended by a friend.I liked her bedside manner & voice of confidence that all would be great post explantation! She's a lovely person... Don't let her TOUCH your breasts!!

2 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

6.5 months post-explant....smaller is better! - Los Angeles, CA

She is a very compassionate PS with 29 years of experience behind her (and lots with post-cancer reconstruction). I was a very anxious, worried client and she was very reassuring and lovely. I had a relatively simple procedure; implant removal via crease incision. I had no existing incisions on my breasts (inserted through navel), so making the incisions under the crease was very easy. For some reason, she placed one incision 1 1/4" onto my breast and the other 1 3/4" onto my breast (which is almost halfway to nipple). So they are NOT crease scars and this odd placement makes them appear as lumpectomy scars rather than implant removal scars. One of the scars has adhered to my pectoral muscle and looks unsightly when flexing or lifting my arm- very puckered. She has offered a revision whenever I should want one, but this issue was so easily avoidable with proper placement and a PS with her experience simply should not be making this mistake. As much a I like her as a person, I would not recommend her for implant removal.

5 out of 5 stars Lipoma Removal

Excellent !! Very satisfied

I had a lipoma removal on my back. Kaiser would not touch it, claiming it was purely cosmetic. Dr. Downey legitimately had her concerns and recommended removal. She thoroughly, compassionately explained the procedure. The whole process was painless. My scar is barely visible. She is very courteous, professional, and calming. I highly recommend her and will definitely seek her services for...

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