Friday, November 9, 2018

Meet our Independent Surgeon, Dr. Robert Rey, M.D.

Dr. Robert Rey understands that many patients undergo cosmetic surgery to improve or enhance their appearance, and he knows that patients want scars to be as unnoticeable as possible. Because of this, he specializes in plastic surgery procedures that leave minimal visible scarring.

Dr. Rey is serious about the integrity of the plastic surgery industry. He wants patients to use his services after they have done their research on surgical options, provider options, risks, and benefits. He wants his patients to understand their procedures and ask questions. Patients should always receive the best and never settle for anything less.

Education - Dr. Rey’s education took him all across the country. He brings to his practice education and experience from Tufts Medical School, UCLA School of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rey went on to earn a fellowship at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, where he focused on plastic surgery.

Innovative Techniques - His fellowship at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess hospital introduced him to minimal-scar surgical techniques like endoscopy, fiber optics, and lasers. He has since aided in the development of the transumbilical breast augmentation procedure. Performed by just a handful of surgeons, this procedure provides women the augmentation they desire with no visible scarring. Dr. Rey is also known for the low and smaller incision tummy tucks as well as the Brazilian Butt Lift, where fat is suctioned from areas such as the abdomen and thighs and then transferred to the buttocks. Silicone implants can also be placed through a tummy tuck incision, leaving no scars on the breasts. Dr. Rey has discussed these innovative techniques on CBS, the WB, E!, Elle Magazine, and numerous foreign media outlets.

Comprehensive Experience - As a residency and fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Rey is experienced in all facets of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He remains informed and up to date on techniques in breast augmentation, liposculpture, tummy tuck, breast lift, breast reduction, buttock augmentation, labiaplasty, nose improvement, ear reshaping, male plastic surgery, and lip enhancement.
Expertise - Dr. Rey has been published in some of the most prestigious journals in the world, including The Harvard Journal of Public Policy, The Journal of Hand Surgery, and The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. Additionally, he served in The Office of the United States Surgeon General and was the health policy speechwriter for Dr. C. Everett Koop. From 2004 to 2008, he appeared on E!’s show “Dr. 90210.” He also appeared on the Netflix show “Celebrity Plastic Surgeons of Beverly Hills.”

Accolades- Dr. Rey has received numerous scientific awards, such as the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Resident’s Award and the American Association of Clinical Anatomist Student Award for original research.

Interests - Dr. Rey is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, and he even consulted on the Academy Award-nominated picture “Seven.” He was the star of E!’s “Dr. 90210” and Netflix’s “Celebrity Plastic Surgeons of Beverly Hills.” Dr. Rey has numerous skills and abilities that provide him intense focus in his profession. He is highly trained in martial arts, having studied numerous disciplines since his teens. He has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has studied Hapkido, Capoeira, Jeet Kune Do, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He recognizes the benefits of studying martial arts in one’s overall wellness and has developed an exercise regimen designed for busy professionals. He believes that in just 20 minutes, anyone can master self-defense skills while also bettering their body.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Meet Your Pacific Lipo Medical Director, Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D.

Pacific Lipo Medical Director, Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D.
Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D., Medical Director of Pacific Lipo, is a nationally renowned non-invasive and aesthetic cosmetic surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA. He is an associate member of the American College of Physicians, an affiliate member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, member of American Society of Liposuction Surgery and the President of the American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery, an association dedicated to revolutionizing cosmetic surgery procedures. He started practicing aesthetic procedures in Beverly Hills in 1995. He has over 20 years of aesthetic cosmetic surgery experience and is an avid contributor to the global advancement of innovative liposuction techniques and procedures.

"I am committed to every patient and devoted to every procedure. My staff and I are dedicated to delivering the best results and service to our clients. Our patient's satisfaction is a reflection of our success and this is why we strive to deliver the very best experience!" -Dr. Sam Assassa

Since 1995, Dr. Sam Assassa gained significant experience practicing aesthetic surgery and other groundbreaking procedures in Beverly Hills, California. He was one of the first specialists in the west coast to introduce the CosmoFaceLift™ procedure also called the "One-Hour Non-Surgical Facelift."and Smart Lipo of face and body A fan of ensuring that his patients experience as little discomfort as possible, the introduction of the CosmoFaceLift™ and Smart Lipo procedures fit with Dr. Assassa's desire to ensure that his patients received the best and most up to date treatments with a minimum of inconvenience.

Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D. of San Diego, CA, has performed more non-surgical facial and aesthetic procedures, than any aesthetic surgeon in Beverly Hills. His artistic talents are expressed by his outstanding results of restoring the youthful face contour and creating balance and beauty in San Diego, CA. Recently Dr. Assassa was a guest speaker on Volumetric Facial Rejuvenation at the International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery congress meeting.

Dr. Assassa received his medical degree with honors, and completed his internship at Loyola University-affiliated hospitals in Chicago and his residency at Case Western University-affiliated hospitals in Cleveland. He is a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine and regarded as one of the top experts in the field of minimally invasive aesthetic surgery. He routinely travels nationally and internationally to lecture and teach his techniques to other physicians and nurses. Dr. Assassa is an associate member of the American College of Physicians, an affiliate member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, member of American Society of Liposuction Surgery , a member of the American Mesotherapy AssociationAmerican Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine as well as serves on the advisory committee of the American Aesthetic Medicine Association. He is also a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.

Dr. Assassa's skill in his chosen profession, and his excellent patient communication and care has led to his having many high profile clients. He takes a hand on position with all of his clients and enjoys the day-to-day interaction with people that his work allows him. Dr. Assassa has treated many celebrities from all over the world. His medical advances have been featured in Good Morning America, NBC, KTLA, and Univision. Dr. Assassa was featured in Star magazine, Angelino magazine, Beverly Hills 213, Beauty Cosmetica magazine, The New Zealand Herald,, and, among others.