Santa Monica Plastic Surgeon
2001 Santa Monica Blvd., 890w
Santa Monica, California 90404 US
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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...

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 -

Best Doctor I recomend 100%

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.

Dr. Zarrabi has been great so far. He has taken his time to make sure I am comfortable and confident with my decision. He definitely takes his time and explains everything thoroughly. His staff is great especially Marinn she has been very helpful super sweet.

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

Had my consult and have a great feeling about Dr. Zarrabi

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

Dr. Zarrabi was kind and considerate, a good listener, highly professional and attentive. He gave a very thorough explanation of what he would do and executed it even better than I hoped. Couldn't ask for a better surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

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

The office is so great. Marinn made my two appointments and she was so sweet and helpful. It took me a month to get in but Dr. Zarrabi was worth the wait. He spent plenty of time with me and answered all my questions since I was a newbie. I had very little pain and minimal bruising. He is truly an artist. I look so much better but not "done". I'm totally hooked. I feel an look ten years younger

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

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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