Dr. A. John Vartanian is a nationally recognized facial plastic surgeon and specializes exclusively in advanced plastic surgery of the face. Dr. John Vartanian has been featured in the media for his cutting edge work and specialized knowledge. He also lectures nationally and publishes in scientific literature on various aspects of facial plastic surgery. Dr. Vartanian teaches physicians–in-training at both UCLA and USC medical centers. His extensive training background is a by-product of twelve continuous years of medical training after college. He is one of a select group of surgeons to have completed the prestigious facial plastic surgery fellowship program with Dr. Frank Kamer in Beverly Hills, California. This UCLA-affiliated fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery is highest level of training in facial plastic surgery offered under the auspices of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Vartanian completed his residency training in head & neck surgery, and internship in general surgery, both at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center.