Santa Monica Plastic Surgeon
2001 Santa Monica Blvd., 890w
Santa Monica, California 90404 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Amazing Results!

I went Dr Zarrabi after having a horrible breast lift from a promenant Newport Beach surgeon. Zr Zarrabi gave me the perfect breasts I always wanted, he is a true artist and knows exactly what he is doing! I felt like I was in perfect hands from my first consultation, where he really took his time and explained everything. He had to correct all the mistakes of the first Doctor and wow I...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

I had an great experience

Dr.Zarrabi is an amazing human being and down to earth. He always takes his time with his patients and treats them like his own family. His work is top of the line and his prices are very reasonable. Overall he is unique and one of a kind.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

The best experience with perfect results!

I have the best possible results with implants from Dr. Zarrabi. The entire experience was wonderful. He was kind, thoughtful professional and caring. I felt like I was in the best hands of an expert. I highly recommend him.

5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

Very knowledgable and professional

He is a great Doctor, very knowledgeable, very professional , taking his time to listen carefully to your needs, and he does what is necessary. He is also very kind and caring ,staff are all very friendly too. I have recommended him to all my family and friends.

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

You found the best doctor

Dr. Zarrabi is Fantastic! He is a great professional and the only doctor I would consider. Great explanation of the procedure, what to expect during and after the surgery. Dr. Zarrabi made me feel very comfortable and worked on a procedure based on my specific needs. He worked closely with me and my local doctor in getting the lab work completed before flying in from Michigan. Dr. Zarrabi...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Best experience ever!

The doctor is incredible. Not only is his work perfect, but he makes the entire experience extremely comfortable and fun. He is so genuine, kind, caring, and his work is beyond amazing. I called him at 7am one time and he answered, FaceTime chatted with me to make sure everything was okay, and was there for all of my questions. His entire team is wonderful; the receptionists, his nurse, and...

5 out of 5 stars Ear Lobe Surgery

Gratefull for such Amazing experience

After 12 failed attempts of keloid removals on my earlobes, I was Direct to Dr Zarrabi whom since the first consultation he showed how much he cares for his patients. He made sure that up until the last moment we were both satisfied with his work you can see my before and after pictures on his website. My facial expression says it all :)

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Amazing Doctor

Dr. Zarrabi is a great MD.,after 10 years my body feels and looks awesome thanks to him. He has the best staff and will spend all the time you need and will answer all your questions with a nice smile.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

42 Year Old with Three Kids and a Permanent Baby Bump! - Santa Monica, CA

I have had two C-sections and one natural birth and a few other surgeries in my lifetime. Dr. Zarrabi has exceeded all of my surgeries combined as far as a caring compassionate Doctor! His personality makes you feel so comfortable and you immediately know you are in GOOD hands! His staff is wonderful, they are all just as caring. You are not just a patient here, they have such compassion for their patients which is outstanding! I would highly recommend this doctor in California or from anywhere in the US, he was well worth it!!! I am from Pennsylvania! I will continue to go to him for any other needs I may have!!!

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Great Doctor - Santa Monica, CA

Dr. Zarrabi is an amazing doctor. After several consultations, he was an easy choice to pick for my tummy tuck. Everything from start to finish, including his staff, was amazing. I had my tummy tuck with lipo of the flanks performed 6 months ago, with MORE than amazing results. Truly, life changing. Dr. Zarrabi called me the night after the surgery to make sure I was fine and comfortable, and...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Dr. Zarrabi has hospital affiliations at Saint Johns Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biology, UCLA
    Medical: MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
    Hand and Microsurgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

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This is my back after tummy tuck with lipo and breast augmentation 6 days ago. Is this normal? (photos)

It's not unusual to have bruising after liposuction of your flanks during a tummy tuck. Your bruising is more than average but will resolve quickly.... READ MORE

Little to no breast tissue, petite/thin frame. What implants would be best for me? (Photo)

For every patient there is an ideal sized implant. This is based on specific measurements of your breasts. My preference is to use moderate plus (mid... READ MORE

I am 29 male. I am looking for removal of the mole on my face. Any suggestions? (photos)

Based on your photograph it would appear that you have a compound. Given your history of keloids, I would recommend excision of the mall and closure... READ MORE

How tight is a compression garment meant to fit after a TT and lipo?

Compression garments after a tummy tuck or liposuction are meant to reduce swelling and bruising. They can also aid in contouring the body and... READ MORE

Risks to having a deflated saline implant remain in body? Can Mentor 2005 lifetime warranty apply to 2001/2002 implants? (photo)

There shouldn't be a problem leaving a saline implant in your body that has deflated. Mentor offers a lifetime warranty for your implants. Although... READ MORE

Component separation technique. Is it necessary for diastasis recti repair? (photos)

First of all you are an excellent candidate for an abdominal plasty. You do have a significant separation of the abdominal muscles but this is... READ MORE

Which procedure recommended for 34DDD with sagging? I am considering lift & reduction, but seek dr input re implants? (Photo)

If your desire is to have smaller breasts, then breast augmentation with implants may be unnecessary. Since you have a lot of your own natural tissue... READ MORE

What are these brown marks on my mid-section post TT and how can I get rid of them faster? (Photo)

The darker brown areas are most likely postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. It is possible that it was caused by compression from the garment onto the... READ MORE

Would I benefit from a Breast Lift? 21 yrs old, breastfed one child, mild Pectus Excavatum.

Based on your photos you would be a good candidate for a breast augmentation. You would not require a breast lift. The position of the nipple/areola... READ MORE

Still feel stitches a month after Breast Reduction.

Since you are a month out from surgery I would say your symptoms do not sound out of the ordinary. I generally tell patients it will take six to eight... READ MORE

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