Thousand Oaks Plastic Surgeon
425 Haaland Dr., #200
Thousand Oaks, California 91361 US
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4 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover - Thousand Oaks, CA

After my two pregnancies I wasn't comfortable with my tummy having extra skin. Also always wanted to improve my breasts from my 34A size. My ObGyn doctor recommended Dr. Azar. My experience was extremely positive, from the consultation, procedure and through the follow up during recovery. After four weeks I started seeing results: the swelling going down on the tummy, breasts feeling softer...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Mother of Three, 40th Birthday Tummy Tuck - Thousand Oaks, CA

Dr. Azar is an excellent doctor I must begin by saying. He and his staff are five stars in all aspects. From the moment I first walked into the office their professionalism paired with their warmth and genuine interest in getting to know you were evident. Dr. Azar listens intently to your concerns and your ideal outcome and then offers an honest and skilled medical assessment and recommendation. I just felt very at ease and trusted Dr. Azar after our first meeting. The same goes for his staff. They are such caring professionals and the aftercare and follow up that everyone provides is top notch. My entire experience with Dr. Azar and his staff could not have been better. I am so thrilled with the outcome of my tummy tuck and feel very fortunate that I found Dr. Azar to perform this procedure. I will remain their patient for more minor procedures and I will always recommend them. I am now just going in for basic follow up and always enjoy seeing everyone, they have become friends. I remember those first weeks and how they were there for me when I needed them and apart from that I just enjoy our talks - I always have to remind myself they are in the middle of a work day or I could just keep chatting to them!

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Great Tummy-Tuck Experience - Thousand Oaks, CA

My experience with Dr. Azar and his office was more than I could have asked for. The office personnel were professional and friendly. Dr. Azar was incredible. He has a wonderful, candid mannerism. He is also very gentle and has perfectionist tendencies which leave his patients with the best result imaginable. We discussed what I thought I wanted and talked about what was truly needed to...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Best Plastic Surgeon in Ventura County - Thousand Oaks, CA

Dear Dr. Azar It’s been slightly over one year since you performed my tummy tuck and liposuction. I so love my results!!!!! In my consultation you really listened to me and my needs. You took the time to explain the surgical, recovery processes and realistic results. You took a vested interest in my surgical outcome beyond my expectations. From day one you and your staff made me feel very comfortable. Even with all my follow up visits you and your staff still gave me the red carpet treatment. I'm so pleased with my surgical results...it has motivated me to go to the gym and better my results. I have received so many compliments. This surgery has changed my life and thanks to you it will only get better. Thank you Dr. Azar and Staff

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck Revision

Tired of Living with the Results of Gravity. - Westlake Village, CA

Dr. Azar is so easy to talk to. He explains everything clearly. He instills confidence, I trust him completely.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

35 Year Old, Breast Augmentation - Thousand Oaks, CA

Dr. Azar is wonderful. He listened to what I was asking for and understood what I wanted. He followed up with me closely so that I could get the best possible results. I was nervous about the idea of having a breast augmentation, even though I really, really wanted it, until I had my first consult with Dr. Azar. I immediately felt 100% confident in him and that I was going to get the results I wanted. The staff was friendly, helpful, and quick to answer questions. I would recommend Dr. Azar to anyone who was considering some type of plastic surgery. It is one of the best decisions I've made for myself.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

New Chapter, New Nose. - Westlake Village, CA

Dr. Azar was extremely understanding and professional when I first came into his office and told him about the procedure I wanted done. He asked me if there was anything specific I wanted him to know about how I wanted my nose to look, and when I told him I just want to still look like me, he knew exactly what to do. He told me, "I do the work I think will look best on your face, because that's what matters." Not only did he know exactly what to do to fit my face, he also told me he was keeping certain features of my nose the same to save the authenticity of my look. He always checked in on me after the surgery, and during my weekly visits he would tell me what I could be doing to help calm my spastic brain. He's the best out there!

Had SmartSkin co2 Laser 11 Days Ago - Los Angeles, CA

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5 out of 5 stars Botox

I Refer All People Who Comment on my Skin to Dr. Azar, He's the Best - Thousand Oaks, CA

Referred by esthetician, and had heard about him and seen his work before that referral, so I guess I was referred many times by the community and personally. Dr. Azar was referred to me by my esthetician, Corinnne Frayssinet. I've gone to him for several years now and have seen his liposuction and facelift work first hand. Although I see him for facial products, Botox and Juviderm, I've been to other doctors in my 47 years and can say he is truly and artist and always follows my requests for minimal invasion and a natural look. He's changed my skin for the better with the prescription skin care products as well.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

I Would Never Go to Anyone else Dr. Azar is Amazing! - Thousand Oaks, CA

Not only is he a fantastic plastic surgeon with a steady skilled hand and good eye for seeing the simple details that can be fixed to help make me look more beautiful, he's also a man of great integrity as well. I once asked him to do a procedure and he said no because it wasn't necessary and if I was one of his sisters he wouldn't let me do that.... That's why I feel so safe going to him. Another doctor with less integrity may have done that procedure for me in my moment of obsessive insecurity just to make money, but instead having him tell me I didn't need the procedure made my insecurity go away, and now I'm so glad he didn't let me do that! He's truly amazing. At least 3 of my other friends go to him and we all love him and think he's the absolute best! Not just as a doctor, but as person and an expert in his field.

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Personal Statement

I pride myself on creating a bond of trust with my patients and always making sure they understand what we are going to do for them and why. This involves a patient yet gentle approach. Our office is also proud to provide the highest quality aftercare to our patients with amazing staff.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Complimentary if you mention RealSelf.com

Awards & Recognition

Awards:
Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine Section, Engineer of the Year, 2006
Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine Section, Outstanding Speaker Award, 2003
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Award, 1992
Outstanding Resident Teacher Award, University of Arizona, 1998, 2000
James N. Lampman Memorial Chest Radiology Award, 1994
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Azar has hospital affiliations at Los Robles Hospital, Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital, Rolling Oaks Surgery Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
    Medical: MD, Case Western Reserve University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery, University of Arizona
    Plastic Surgery, University of Utah

Treatments offered at Azar Plastic Surgery

Blog Posts and Articles

Silicone or Saline: A Question of Materials

Posted on January 31, 2013 by Kouros Azar, MD Silicone gel and saline solution remain the 2 main options for breast implant fillers. Both are viable and safe options for breast augmentation in the Westlake Village area, and knowing what to choose will depend largely on your goals, preferences, and body type. At my practice, I meet with patients to go over the pros and cons of each implant type. Some of the advantages and drawbacks we discuss are: Safety: This is a common...

Tandem Plastic Surgery: Mutual Support through Your Recovery

Posted on February 12, 2013 by Kouros Azar, MD Have you considered having your plastic surgery with a friend or family member? Pairs such as the mother and daughter recently featured on Good Morning America are increasingly going into the OR together. Around Thousand Oaks, having plastic surgery at the same time as a friend or relative can actually have many benefits, such as: Additional Empathy and Support Having someone to support you on an emotional level before, during,...

What We Can Learn From Angelina Jolie’s Breast Reconstruction

Posted on May 21, 2013 by Kouros Azar, MD From the opinion pages of The New York Times to the cover of Time magazine, Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she chose to have a preventative double mastectomy and breast reconstruction rippled across the nation, including through Thousand Oaks. It again shows the power of celebrity-and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. One thing’s for sure: More women with a family history of breast cancer are now...

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350cc Mentor Round Smooth Mod+ Is it premature to call it an ugly result? (photos)

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There are a variety of aftercare options and scenarios after breast lift. Obviously your surgeon should be in the loop on choosing and managing the... READ MORE

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Facial Microcurrent: Do They Work Like a Facelift?

I usually think of microcurrent as a homeopathic treatment done by med spas and aestheticians. I don't think these results can mimic a facelift.... READ MORE

Swelling 3 months after tummy tuck! (photo)

You look great. Yes, it is totally normal to still be swollen at 3 months post op. It may take anywhere form 6 months to a year for the swelling to... READ MORE

Will most plastic surgeons allow a face lift, neck lift, tummy tuck, and breast lift in one surgery?

With rare exceptions, all the procedures you have mentioned are too many to perform on one day. Most elective cosmetic procedures should be limited to... READ MORE

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I was the first doctor in Southern California to do many TruSculpt treatments and I am seeing great results even with one treatment. I do not agree... READ MORE

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Before and After Photos by Dr. Azar

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Facelifts Non-Surgical Treatment Options

Not everyone is ready to dive into a surgical facelift. Thankfully, Dr. Kourous Azar is able to explain non-surgical options to restore your face to a more youthful look. WATCH VIDEO

Easy Laser Genesis Treatment for Healthy Skin

Dr. Kouros Azar demonstrates a treatment with Laser Genesis, a painless treatment which improves skin texture, builds collagen, reduces redness and acne scars as well and preventing acne outbreaks. For best results, 3-5 treatments are optimal. WATCH VIDEO

Doctor's Advice on Making Procedures Affordable

Dr. Kouros Azar explains financing options for those who are concerned with prices for their desired procedures, live at PSTM 2016 in Los Angeles. WATCH VIDEO

Non-Surgical vs. Surgical Options for Facial Enhancing

Dr. Kouros Azar explains surgical and non-surgical options to improve areas of concern on the face, live at PSTM 2016.Explore financing your procedure with CareCredit WATCH VIDEO

Removing a Double Chin With Kybella — See This Woman's Procedure

Dr. Kouros Azar performs an injection of Kybella, the new product for dissolving away the fat causing a double chin. WATCH VIDEO

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