Meet Dr. Jason

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ABOUT DR. JASON

Jason Roostaeian, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Jason, a Los Angeles native, obtained his undergraduate degree at UCLA with summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors. He then attended UCLA medical school where he earned the prestigious UC Regents Scholarship, “the UC’s highest recognition of academic excellence.” In medical school he received Alpha Omega Alpha honors, as well as the Longmire Medal, which is awarded to the top graduating student in surgery.

Dr. Jason’s academic excellence and medical licensing exam score in the 99th percentile qualified him for UCLA’s highly competitive combined General Surgery + Plastic Surgery program, which is offered to only one applicant per year. The UCLA Plastic Surgery program is widely known to be one of the top training programs in the country.

After completing his residency training, Dr. Jason was then chosen to pursue additional specialization in Advanced Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. This is considered to be the top aesthetic training program in the United States, with faculty among the most innovative leaders in cosmetic plastic surgery preparing the future leaders in plastic surgery.

Dr. Jason, dedicated to the art and science of plastic surgery, then returned to the UCLA Plastic Surgery Division to complete a fellowship in Microvascular Surgery where he focused on breast reconstruction, microsurgery, as well as complex reconstruction of the head & neck, and lower extremity. Dr. Jason is passionate about being at the forefront of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, authoring over 50 peer reviewed articles and book chapters in leading plastic surgery textbooks and journals, as well as lecturing about innovative techniques to other plastic surgeons around the world.

Dr. Jason Roostaeian’s main areas of clinical expertise are in microsurgery, breast reconstruction, and facial aesthetic surgery. Dr. Jason also specializes in cosmetic injectables, body contouring procedures, and elective breast surgery with stunningly natural results.

Dr. Jason Roostaeian performing rhinoplasty surgery

Dr. Jason performing rhinoplasty surgery

+ Clinical Interests:

Abdominoplasty, Aesthetic Dermatology (BOTOX, Fillers, and Chemical Peels), Blepharoplasty, Breast Implants (implant removal/capsulectomy, correction of breast implants problems), Breast Reconstruction (breast augmentation, breast lifts, breast reduction), Breast Surgery, Cosmetic/Aesthetic Surgery (facelift, necklift, browlift, eyelid surgery), Derma Filler Injection, Derma Fillers, Eyebrow Lifts Endoscopic, Eyelid Surgery, General Head & Neck Surgery, General Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Liposuction, Lower Extremity Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Reconstruction of Facial Skin Cancer Defects, Reconstructive surgery of the head and neck, Rhinoplasty, Scar Revision, Skin Lesion Ear, Skin Lesion Eyelid, Skin Lesion Lip, Skin Lesion Nose, Skin Resurfacing

+ Research Interest:

Rhinoplasty, Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Breast Reconstruction

+ Peer-Reviewed Publications:

For a full bibliography, please visit Dr. Jason Roostaeian’s PubMed Listing

+ Awards & Recognition:

Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, Pilot Research Grant Award, “Reprogramming of ASCs for Increased Osteogenic Potential. ” Co-Investigator.
W.P. Longmire, JR., Medal, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA – “awarded for graduating with the best record in surgery”
Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society
Letter of Distinction David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Surgery, Medicine, and Ob/Gyn
Letter of Distinction David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Genetics, Microbiology & Immunology
Letter of Distinction David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Clinical Application of Basic Science
UC Regents’ Scholarship (4 years)-“The UC’s highest recognition of academic excellence”
Distinction of Excellence, UCLA Dept. of Economics- “awarded for graduating in the top 1%”
Chancellor’s Service Award, UCLA-“awarded for academic excellence & community service”
UCLA Medical Center Service Award/Scholarship

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Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Summa Cum Laude, College Honors Distinction at UCLA

+ Education:

Fellowship
Microvascular Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2013 – 2014
Aesthetic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2012 – 2013

Residency
Plastic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2010 – 2012
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007 – 2010

Internship
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 – 2007

Medical Degree
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006

For more information about Dr. Jason Roostaeian or to book an appointment please contact contact@drjasonplasticsurgery.com or visit uclahealth.org