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Amir Karam, MD

92.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 777 ratings

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4.62
Based on 777 ratings
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858-259-3223 www.drkaram.com

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About Amir Karam:

Dr. Amir Karam is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in San Diego, California with a distinguished academic and surgical record. Known for his honesty, compassion and warm demeanor as his naturally enhancing results, Dr. Karam is respected by his peers for his professional integrity, innovative contributions, artistry and excellent technique.

Dr. Karam's specialized surgical and non-surgical skills have earned him many awards, including being voted "Best Cosmetic Surgeon" for the last four years running (2010-2013) as well as featured articles in San Diego Magazine: Top Doctors Issue.

As a national leader for facial rejuvenation, Dr. Karam is involved with a number of medical affiliations, including being a national trainer and educator for Allergan as well as a staff surgeon and teaching faculty UCSD/ San Diego Veterans Affair medical center, teaching medical students and surgical residents in the operating room.

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology

Contact This Provider

11943 El Camino Real #100 San Diego, CA 92130


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Amir Karam, MD Reviews (420)

Neck Lift

The team is flawless. Dr Karam understands just what the patient wants and is very careful not to do more or less. The follow ups of staff and doctor are excellent. I am totally confident with the entire team. [name] Other than staying at home for the recovery it did not change my life. I just feel that I look better and that pleases me.

Neck Lift

Liana was amazing, warm, friendly, and helpful in all regards. All scheduling was easy and great information.

Eyelid Surgery

The surgery results were not what i was told they would be. After the surgery the surgeon dismissed me as a failed case and no longer gave me the required attention after three months.

Neck Lift

My end results are so natural. I just look better, but not like I had plastic surgery. Mainly, Dr. Karam continues to see me and monitor the outcome. Patients are not forgotten once the surgery is over. Dr. Karam and his staff really do care about the patients, I feel. I have more confidence talking face to face with people. Before I did not want people so close to my face!!

Face Lift

I felt the doctor had a lot of knowledge but I felt that he was trying to upsell me. After pricing out a couple doctors, I felt that the pricing was very high

Fat Transfer

Dr. Karam is one of the few plastic surgeon doctor that is very good of what he do, dedicated and honest to his patient. : )

Fat Transfer

I was extremely impressed with the surgeon's thoroughness and answers to my questions. Both my sister and I will probably use him in the near future.

Brow Lift

The surgeon has done procedures for me in the past. so he knows my situation. For the issue I am dealing with now, he consulted with me over the phone, after I sent pictures to his office, saving me from having to drive 120 miles to his office. He explained that there were 2 or 3 possible courses of action to take for my issue, so we agreed that I should, in fact, drive down to see him so that he can make the best decision for me. I appreciated the time he took to listen to my concerns and offer different possible solutions. And, I appreciated his care in asking me to come into the office so that he can make the best decision possible.

Face Lift

Loved the staff and trust me I almost chickened out a week before the surgery. Fear of the pain was the main reason but happy I followed thru. I loved, loved, loved the bouquet of flowers sent to my home while recovering. I posted on all my social media platforms and it drew high praises.

Brow Lift

The doctor, staff, and office procedures were professional before, during, and after the procedure. All communication was clear, and every question has been answered. Dr. Karam even sent a personal text. Most of all, the results were more than I expected.

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Karam is an artist. Results are so natural and beautiful. I'm much happier and less self conscious about my eye lids.

Face Lift

Very knowledgable surgeon.

Neck Lift

Surgeon approachable, friendly, confident. Clinical staff knowledgeable and friendly. If I am ever able to pay for it I would like to have the procedure done.

Neck Lift

I was impressed with Dr. Karam and that he conducted the entire seminar. He was very patient giving us as much time as we wanted to answer our questions. he made me feel very confident in his ability to perform the procedures with expertise, safety and good follow-up.

Face Lift

The Dr. was very knowledgeable, he answered all questions. He was friendly, told us his philosophy about face lifts and why some procedures need to go together.

Lip Reduction

Dr. Karam is direct and sets realistic expectations.

Face Lift

Cost especially since I was a returning patient and told I'd probably receive better price

Neck Lift

This practice, and Dr. Karam, are by far the most professional medical team that I contacted and researched. Everything about them is solid and professional: Their website; their patient success stories and pictures; their office; their staff; the facilities; and of course Dr. Karam. I can honestly say that I have never been treated so nicely, and so professionally, by a medical office in my entire life. I cannot say enough to praise the complete and total professionalism of this practice. Everyone there from the front desk to the clinicians to the surgical center is top notch and utterly professional -- and friendly!! So rare in today's world to have all of that in one place.

Rhinoplasty

The whole staff made me feel so comfortable and made me feel as though I was a part of their family, I want to thank so very much.

Eyelid Surgery

Everyone I spoke with was friendly and professional. Dr. Karam's photos are better and he sounded more confident than the cosmetic surgeons I met with locally, which is why I'll be spending THOUSANDS more to travel and have him perform my bleph/fat transfer. Our phone call was less than 10 minutes because I know surgeons are busy when they do consultations (having met with two others prior) and that is all the time I needed. The photos were so impressive that all I needed over the phone was the sound of confidence from the doctor. The surgeons I met in Denver were not confident at all. They had their assistants start my appointment by trying to offer laser or Voluma in a VERY salesy way. I don't see either of those things solving my eye bag problem long term or, if, at all! They were also going above and beyond with compliments, which was a turn off (one kept saying, You're so pretty! You're so cute!" -- I didn't like this, it seemed fake. I am a confident woman and I know what I look like. You don't have to praise my natural looks, I am here to get cosmetic surgery, let's talk about that LOL. Then when I finally met the doctor to discuss bleph/fat transfer, they didn't really sell me on the results. They were like, "This might help, it's up to you if you want to try surgery or a filler. Maybe start with Voluma or laser, then try a fat transfer & bleph later?"Why would I want to spend $3,000 on Voluma, only to have to return and spend thousands more for a surgery? Why not just tell me which option will give me the best results, rather than leave me to decide and lose money and possibly look botched?Dr. Karam's assistants did not play those silly games with me. Dr. Karam said with confidence that lower bleph & fat transfer will help get me results I desire and he very simply said, "You'll look great."That's all I needed to hear.The other doctors seemed confused about what would work best for my face, that confusion was not a risk I wanted to take going under knife! "