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MICHAEL A. JAZAYERI M.D.

Dr. Michael JazayeriDr. Jazayeri is a Orange County Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon. His decision to become a plastic surgeon was based upon a desire to combine his artistic abilities with the immediate gratification obtained by surgery.

Dr. Jazayeri graduated Magna cum Laude from University of California, Irvine. He obtained his medical degree from University of Southern California. Dr. Jazayeri completed five years of surgical training at University of Illinois-Chicago. An additional year of training was spent at Shriners Hospital of Los Angeles, where he managed challenging cosmetic and reconstructive deformities of patients with chronic burns. Dr. Jazayeri gained extensive experience in scar revision and tissue expansion. This was followed by three additional years of training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco and Medical College of Ohio.

Dr. Jazayeri is current with all the latest techniques of cosmetic surgery. Although he is enthusiastic about using new techniques, Dr. Jazayeri only incorporates these methods if he feels they are safe and effective.

Dr. Jazayeri is an avid photographer. Some of his photographs have been published or have won awards in various competitions.

Dr. Jazayeri Photos

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Orange County Medical Association

ACADEMIC AFFILIATION

Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery
University of California, Irvine

EDUCATION

7/99 to present Private Practice

7/97 to 6/99 Resident in Plastic Surgery
Medical College of Ohio
Completed training June 1999

7/96 to 6/97 Resident in Plastic Surgery
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
San Francisco, California

7/95 to 6/96 Burn Reconstruction Fellowship
Shriners Hospital Los Angeles

7/94 to 6/95 Burn Fellowship
Cook County Hospital, Chicago

7/93 to 6/94 Resident in General Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago

7/92 to 6/93 Research Fellow in Plastic Surgery
University of Southern California

7/90 to 6/92 Resident in General Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago

9/86 to 6/90 University of Southern California School of Medicine
M.D. awarded in May 1990

9/82 to 6/86 University of California, Irvine
B.S. in Biology

9/79 to 6/82 University High School , Irvine

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach
Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, California
Western Medical Center, Santa Ana, California
St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, California

HONORS AND AWARDS

Medical School year I-II: Family and Preventive Medicine
Medical School year III-IV: Otolaryngology; Cardiology, Dermatology, Nutrition, Radiation Oncology
Magna Cum Laude
Bio Sci. Dean’s Academic Achievement and Special Services Award

PUBLICATIONS

M. A. Jazayeri, L. S. Nichter, T. Wellisz, Z.Y. Zhou, D. T. Cheung. Comparison of Various Delivery Systems for Demineralized Bone Matrix in a Rat Cranial Defect Model. Published in Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, (Volume 5, Number 3, July 1994).

L. S. Nichter, M. A. Jazayeri. The physiological Basis for Non-Conventional Vascular Perfusion. Published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (Volume 95, Number 2, February 1995).

T. Wellisz, M. Lawrence, M. A. Jazayeri, S. Golshani, Z. Y. Zhou. The Effects of Alloplastic Implant Onlays on Bone in the Rabbit Mandible. Published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (Volume 96, Number 4, September 1995).

M. A. Jazayeri, J. H. Robinson, D. P. LeGolvan. Intraneural Perineurioma involving Median Nerve. Published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (Volume 105, Number 6, May 2000)

PRESENTATIONS

Comparison of Various Delivery Systems for Demineralized Bone Matrix in a Rat Cranial Defect Model. Presented at University of Illinois Resident Research Forum, May 1995 in Chicago, Illinois.

The Effects of Alloplastic Implants in a Growing Rabbit Model. Presented at The California Society of Plastic Surgeons on February 27, 1994 in San Diego, California.

Intraneural Perineurioma involving Median Nerve. Presented at Toledo Surgical Society Research Forum, March 1999 in Toledo, Ohio

Intraneural Perineurioma involving Median Nerve. Presented at Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Meeting, April 1999 in Galveston, Texas.

Intraneural Perineurioma involving Median Nerve. Presented at the forty-second Ohio Valley Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 1999 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

In collaboration with Frank E. Barone, M.D., submitted two questions for the year 2000 Plastic Surgery In-Service Examination.

FELLOWSHIPS

Burn Reconstruction Fellowship at Shriners Hospital in Los Angeles under direction of Dr. Susan Kay, 7/95 to 6/96. Areas of experience: local flaps, tissue expanded flaps, fasciocutaneous flaps, skin grafts, and a broad exposure with the principles of ear, nose, lip, and digit reconstruction and functional releases.

Burn Fellow in Cook County Burn Unit under direction of Dr. Marella L. Hanumadass, 7/94 to 6/95. Areas of experience: initial burn resuscitation, escharotomies, burn excision and skin grafting.

Research Fellow in Plastic Surgery at University of Southern California under direction of Dr. Larry Nichter, 7/92 to 6/93. Main areas of research: alloplastic implants, non-conventional vascular perfusion.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

1986-1989 Classical guitar performance, including own compositions, at USC Music Night

Summer of 1986 Preceptorship with Dr. Randolph Sherman, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Southern California

1985-1986 UCI’s Student Speaker Forum-gave lectures to high school students on cholesterol and atherosclerosis

1984-1986 Tutor in General Chemistry Orange County Certified Emergency Medical Technician #8505-1863

1980-1982 Varsity swim team, Junior Varsity water polo team, University High School

HOBBIES

Photography: photo titled “Celestial Cherry” chosen as finalist (top 5% of entries) and published in Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography Annual 1998.

Photography Exhibit (Physician as Artist), Riverside Mercy Hospital, April 17- 23, 1999, Toledo, Ohio.


ELAN INSTITUTE FOR PLASTIC SURGERY

Élan is derived from the French work eslan. The word Élan is synonymous with style, flair and pizzazz. At our institute, we strive to provide the highest quality of plastic surgery in a professional and ethical manner, “with style ” so to speak.

Our Medical Director, Michael A. Jazayeri, M.D., has been in private practice in Orange County since 1999. He is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons. His decision to become a plastic surgeon was based upon a desire to combine his artistic abilities as a classical guitar player and photographer, with the immediate gratification obtained by surgery.

Dr. Jazayeri graduated Magna cum Laude from University of California, Irvine. He obtained his medical degree from the prestigious University of Southern California. Dr. Jazayeri then completed five years of surgical training at University of Illinois in Chicago. An additional year of training was spent at Shriners Hospital of Los Angeles, where he managed challenging cosmetic and reconstructive deformities of patients with chronic burns. Dr. Jazayeri gained extensive experience in scar revision and tissue expansion. This was followed by three additional years of training in Plastic Surgery at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco and Medical College of Ohio.

Dr. Jazayeri is on staff and has admitting privileges at several hospitals in Orange County.

Dr. Jazayeri is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He is also an avid photographer. Some of his work have been published or have won awards in various competitions.


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