Renowned Surgeon Dr. Richard Zoumalan Donates His Time to Teach Young Surgeons
Dr. Richard Zoumalan donates his time benefitting future doctors and patients in need. Teaching at his alma mater, UCLA, Dr. Zoumalan teaches young surgeons and provides to patients in need including trauma victims and cancer survivors.
December 4, 2013 (Newswire.com) - Dr. Richard Zoumalan is a facial plastic surgeon who specializes in nose, face, and neck procedures for aesthetic or reconstructive purposes. Not only is he a renowned aesthetic surgeon with his own practice in Beverly Hills, his background as an artist also gives him a unique perspective on reconstructive surgery and allows him to approach each patient both critically and empathetically.
Dr. Zoumalan donates his time at his alma mater, UCLA, by teaching reconstructive surgery for trauma victims and cancer patients at the Harbor-UCLA facility. This hospital aims to serve the underprivileged community, often providing charitable care. Dr. Zoumalan is a proponent of natural healing and reconstruction, and favors geometrically moving skin to cover trauma wounds and incisions to make affected areas look as natural as possible.
His work at Harbor-UCLA also benefits aspiring young surgeons at the university, where he acts as a Voluntary Instructor. All his procedures are learning opportunities for the next generation of facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons.
Dr. Zoumalan's exceptional work has received numerous awards from publications. Vitals recently named him "Top Plastic Surgeon" of 2013, an honor granted to less than 3% of all surgeons in the US. Vitals also granted him the "Most Compassionate Doctor Award" 3 years running, from 2010 to 2013. Patient's Choice gave Dr. Zoumalan the "Patient's Choice Award" in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Zoumalan's academic research into face and neck surgery has also received top awards from the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, New York University, and the Metropolitan New York Resident Research Day Symposium.
For more information about Dr. Zoumalan, visit http://www.lafacemd.com/
About Richard Zoumalan, M.D.
Richard Zoumalan is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is based in Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles area, specializing in nose, face, and neck procedures. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a multiple award-winning surgeon ranked as one of the most caring surgeons in his field by patients. Dr. Zoumalan has spearheaded groundbreaking research and published over 40 peer-reviewed articles in major international surgery journals. He graduated with honors from UCLA with a BS in Physiological Sciences and received his M.D. from Northwestern. He currently is on faculty at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Olympia Medical Center. He volunteers his time by training young facial surgeons at UCLA.