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Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is a double board certified plastic surgeon with extensive experience in cosmetic dermatology that is based on close clinical fellowship training with the nation's top cosmetic dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons.  He balances his expertise in cosmetic plastic surgery with non-invasive cosmetic dermatology procedures to achieve natural improvements in facial and body rejuvenation. During your consultation, Dr. Karamanoukian will provide you with a comprehensive treatment protocol that will include the latest plastic surgery techniques as well as innovative cosmetic dermatology advancements.  You will also have the opportunity to discuss issues related to plastic surgery during your consultation. 

Dr. Karamanoukian is the only surgeon in the United States who is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and Phlebology (Vein Surgery) concurrently.  Our office provides comprehensive cosmetic plastic surgery and varicose vein treatments for our patients

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD 

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD
 

BOARD CERTIFICATION: 
American Board of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Phlebology (Vein Surgery)
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT: 
Clinical Assistant Professor; University of California, Irvine Department of Plastic Surgery
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons - Active Member
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
American College of Phlebology
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Association of Voluntary Clinical Faculty
University of California Regents Scholar Society
UCLA Alumni Association
Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society

AWARDS:
Patient's Choice Award 2009
Patient's Choice Award 2010
Patient's Choice Award 2011
Patient's Choice Award 2012

PRESENTATION OF ABSTRACTS:
Karamanoukian RL and Karamanoukian HL. The Clinical Feasibility of Simultaneous Bilateral Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation of the Greater Saphenous Vein: A Case Series of One Hundred Consecutive Patients.American College of Phlebology 22nd Annual Congress. Marco Island, Florida. November 6-9, 2008.
Delarosa J; Lynch J; Karamanoukian RL; Pluth J; Bergan JJ. Persistent Ductus Arteriosus in the Septuagenarian and Octogenarian. CHEST, 65th Annual International Scientific Assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians. Chicago, IL. 1999. 
Delarosa J; Sparks SR; Owens EL; Karamanoukian RL; Ku J; Bergan JJ. Sacral Decubitus Ulcers: An Uncommon, but Important Indication for lower Extremity Revasculariztion. Southern California Vascular Surgical Society, Annual Meeting. Indian Wells; May 5 - 7, 2000.
HW Donias; G D’Ancona; RL Karamanoukian; J. Bersland; HL Karamanoukian. OPCAB Therapy. Off Pump Clopidrogel/Aspirin or Both Therapy. Second Congress of Cardiology and Angiology of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. May 31 -June 2, 2001.
HW Donias; HL Karamanoukian; RL Karamanoukian; Kabil G; Czibik J; Bergsland J; and Stephan R. Intraoperative Graft Potency Verification in Renal Transplants: A Case Study. Second Congress of Cardiology and Angiology of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. May 31- June 2, 2001.
HW Donias; RL Karamanoukian; PL Glick; J Bergsland; E Kabil; HL Karamanoukian; Survey of Resident Training in Robotic Surgery. Second Congress of Cardiology and Angiology of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. May 31- June 2, 2001.
Karamanoukian RL; Tenenhaus M; Delarosa J; Bouvet M. Non-melanomatous Skin Cancer in patients under age 35. American College of Surgeons. New Orleans, LA. October 2001.
Karamanoukian HL; Bergsland J; Karamanoukian RL; Choi S. Survey of Residency Training in Robotic Heart Surgery. Spring Clinical Forum, SUNY Buffalo. April 2001.
Karamanoukian HL; Choi S; Delarosa J; Karamanoukian RL; D’Ancone G; Taheri S; Bergsland J; Salerno T. Survey of Resident Training in Minimally Invasive Coronary revascularization. Society of Thoracic Surgery, 36th Annual Meeting.
Karamanoukian RL; Delarosa J; Bouvet M; Cosman B. Conservative Management of Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Patients with HIV. American Society of Colon and Rectum Surgeons. Boston, MA. May 2000.
Karamanoukian RL; Delarosa J; Gamagami R; Bouvet M; ; Cosman B. Conservative Management of Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Patients with HIV. Fourth Annual Veterans Administration Oncology Cancer Symposium. Washington DC. 1999.
Ko C; Whang E; Karamanoukian RL; Longmire WP; McFadden DW. What is the Best Method of Training? A Report of America’s Leading Senior Surgeons. Fifth Scientific Session of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association. Honolulu, HI; 1998
Soltero R; Karamanoukian RL; Cohen S; Holmes R. Initial Clinical Experience with a New Biodegradable System. 50th Annual Meeting California Society of Plastic Surgeons. May 25-29, 2000.
CERTIFICATES FOR CONTINUED MEDICAL EDUCATION: 

American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Pathophysiology of Pain and Pain Assessment 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Overview of Management Options for Pain 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Barriers to Pain Management 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Assessing and Treating Pain 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Assessing and Treating Pain in Older Adults 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Pediatric Pain Management 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Assessing and Treating Nonmalignant Pain 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Assessing and Treating Neuropathic Pain 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Assessing Nonmalignant Pain 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Overview and Assessment of Cancer Pain 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Pharmacotherapy for Cancer Pain 2011
American Medical Association Certificate Awarded to Raffy Karamanoukian: Management of Cancer Pain 2011

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian maintains active admitting hospital privileges at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica.  St. John's is the premier hospital in the Santa Monica area and is located at 1328 22nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403.  If you are considering surgery with Dr. Karamanoukian, you may be a candidate for inpatient admission at the newly built St. John's Hospital.  Please speak with the Los Angeles plastic surgery patient care coordinator at Dr. Karamanoukian's office to discuss your options for surgery. 

The office of Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian at Kare Plastic Surgery is a leading center for cosmetic plastic surgery and vein treatment.  Dr. Karamanoukian is a double board certified plastic surgeon and vein surgeon practicing in Los Angeles.  We offer one the best and most effective treatments for cosmetic plastic surgery and varicose vein treatment. Our office is considered one of the best vein care centers in Southern California.  Schedule your consultation today for cosmetic dermatology, plastic surgery, and vein treatments.

Kare Plastic Surgery
1301 20th Street, Suite 240
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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