Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ziyad Hammoudeh is a Mayo Clinic-trained, aesthetic fellowship-trained, double board-certified plastic surgeon, certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and the American Board of Surgery (ABS). Both of these boards are recognized and overseen by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). He is an Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
Dr. Hammoudeh completed 17 years of education and specialized surgical training after high school to become a board-certified plastic surgeon. After medical school, Dr. Hammoudeh moved to Detroit to complete a five-year general surgery residency at Wayne State University, where he trained with national leaders in trauma surgery. At Detroit Receiving Hospital, he cared for many critically injured victims of gunshot wounds, burns, and motor vehicle crashes. At the Detroit VA hospital, he also cared for many of the nation’s veterans after their military service. Following General Surgery residency, Dr. Hammoudeh became board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). He then went on to complete a three-year plastic surgery residency at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Mayo Clinic has consistently been ranked as the number one hospital in the country by US News and World Report and was recently named the best hospital in the world by Newsweek.
Following his plastic surgery residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Hammoudeh moved to Los Angeles to complete an ASAPS-endorsed aesthetic fellowship through the University of Southern California (USC) program, which is considered by many to be the top fellowship program in the country. During his fellowship, he trained with national and international leaders in cosmetic plastic surgery in Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey to become an expert in advanced aesthetics, including rhinoplasty, face, breast, and body contouring. Faculty from his fellowship included a Past President of ASAPS and a Past President of the Rhinoplasty Society. Following his fellowship, Dr. Hammoudeh became board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). He was offered a position to remain in Los Angeles as faculty to train USC residents and fellows in aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Hammoudeh has been invited to present his work at conferences throughout the United States and internationally. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on plastic surgery topics including liposuction combined with drain less tummy tuck, Brazilian butt lift ideal proportions, breast reconstruction with implants and fat grafting, and fat grafting to the face with a facelift.