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

Later in Life Breast Implants

At the age of 70, I was completely relaxed and comfortable having plastic surgery with Dr. Michael Zarrabi of Santa Monica. He is a true master of his craft and the results are beautiful with perfect symmetry. I recovered quickly and was working out at the gym, running to the beach and back to work within a few short weeks. He is warm and kind and so easy to talk to and answers all my...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

45 Years Old with 3 Babies - Santa Monica, CA

I found Dr. Zarrabi after a very bad experience with a consultation in another doctors office. I'd had three babies via 3 c-sections over the course of three years and it left my tummy a mess. I'm very happy with my results and the care I received. Dr. Zarrabi's follow up appointments are helping with my scarring. His office staff is very friendly and accommodating. I have no regrets.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

34 Years Old. Gastric Bypass 2012 Lost 110 Lbs -

I had excess skin that wouldn't come off no matter how much i excercised. Went in for a consultation and dr.zarrabi made me feel great. He is a caring and absolute great dr. He explains everything so good that I didnt have any questions. The few first days I was in lots of pain and uncomfterable slept on the recliner for the first week, dont hesitate to drink your pain pills. I just got my...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

30 Years Old Mother of Two with sagging breast. I will be having a breast lift and implants.

I am super nervous at times excited but definitely scared. I have total faith in him I know I'm in good hands so I just need to quit over thinking it. Can't wait to see the end result. Right now I where a 36D but it's not a full D. I have no volume on the top so I'm ready for a change. I'very been contemplating this for a few years now I just never did it because I was waiting for the right...

33 Years Old No Kids Have Wanted Boobs for So Long! Finally Doing It - Santa Monica, CA

Hello everyone! I am a mix between excited and nervous about getting my BA finally. Nervous mostly of the pain and potential complications. I wear a 34b and I'm going to a "Large C small D" Haven't had my appointment to select my CC size yet. Will update. If any women can share with me their recovery experience that would be great. Also I've always had a non serious...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

My Mommy Makeover. Santa Monica, CA

Dr. Michael Zarrabi is a plastic surgeon God! I feel so lucky, and so blessed to have had this celebrity surgeon perform my "Mommy Makeover." Not only do I feel amazing, but I had the most incredible experience working with Dr. Zarrabi. His medical skill is impeccable, his bedside manner pristine, and my results are absolutely flawless!  I met Dr. Zarrabi, in 2014. I was impressed by his...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

59 Yrs Old, always wanted to have big boobs and decided to Give Myself a Big Birthday Gift! Santa Monica, CA

I always wanted to have a bigger boobs...I was size 34A and sugging after breastfed two kids! So I've decided to give myself a big birthday present before I become 60yrs old! And I'm so happy I did that! Now I have very natural beautiful boobs. I'm 34C now. I have been looking for doctors in LA everywhere and I've met five doctors for consultations and I've chosen Dr. Zarrabi! Deciding factors...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Amazing Tummy Tuck - Flat As a Pancake!!! - Santa Monica, CA

I can't say enough about Dr. Zarrabi. I initially turned to him because he was in-network but went on to read a good many positive reviews online, and heard good things from my-OB. I knew I wanted a tummy tuck after having my first child but waited until a while after my 2nd was born Now, my stomach is back to its high-school state -- flat and perfectly smooth. The work is even better than...

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

43 Years Old and Now I Look Amazing - Santa Monica, CA

I started to get very self-conscious of smile lines and wrinkles on my face. I really felt like I was starting to show. I had lines on my forehead, frown lines, and lines around my eyes. I also thought that my cheeks were loosing fullness, and I was starting to get lines from my nose to the corner of my mouth. I saw Dr. Zarrabi for a consultation and he explained everything to him. I didn't...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Almost 40, 5 Kids and Never Looked Better. Santa Monica, CA

I traveled all the way from Boston to Los Angeles to have surgery with Dr. Zarrabi. Why? Because I was extremely impressed with him when we had our phone consultation as his before and after pictures. I consulted with 4 other surgeons before him. When I got his call (we Facetimed) I was so impressed with Dr. Zarrabi's expertise and genuine kindness. He made made me feel like he had all the...

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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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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

Ear lobe crease and lump from piercing (photos)

This is rather unusual but nothing to be worried about. A simple procedure performed under local anesthetic should be able to remove the lump improve... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Zarrabi

Michael Zarrabi, MD has shared 91 before and after pictures with 66 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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