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Richard Balikian, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 434 ratings

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About Richard Balikian:

Dr. Balikian is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon in Murrieta, California. Dr. Balikian graduated from Boston University Medical School where he was honored and elected to the AOA Medical Honors Society for graduating in the top ten percent of graduating physicians. After medical school, he completed an internship in General Surgery, followed by four years of residency training in Head and Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. During this time Dr. Balikian developed a keen knowledge of the intricate anatomy of the face, head and neck. He was awarded the prestigious Davidoff Award for achievement in teaching.

Throughout his career, Dr. Balikian has published numerous articles in medical journals and has authored textbook chapters related to plastic surgery of the face, head, and neck. Dr. Balikian also maintains membership in several professional societies. He has been enthusiastically involved with charitable foundations such as the “Face to Face” program, which provides victims of domestic violence pro-bono cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. 


Board Certification

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology

Contact This Provider

25220 Hancock Avenue, Suite 115 Murrieta, CA 92562

1431 Camino Del Mar Del Mar, CA 92014

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Richard Balikian, MD Reviews (307)

Eyelid Surgery

They went into great detail as to what was to be expected, answered any questions I had. They set realistic expectations and they delivered exactly what they promised. Outcome was great, procedure was not painful and recovery was quick.

Treatment / Procedure

Very informative.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian listens carefully listens to my concerns and my needs. He is patient, professional, and always provides educated feedback. I trust him 100%. [Single best thing is...] The results are always want I came in for!

Lip Enhancement

Fully numb, Dr was gentle and accurate. Love the look.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

The results are so great. It was pain free. It makes me look so much better. Dr. Balikian is so nice and so is everyone in the office.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian is the most honest physician I have met. [Single best thing is...] I felt comfortable

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Botox in forehead didn't seem to work as well as most other times.


Dr. Balikian gave us a rundown on what the procedure entailed. We saw a visual representation of what the change would look like. Dr. Balikian is an honest, trustworthy person. I highly recommend him!

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. B. is always honest and the work he performs is exceptional. Better appearance.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr Balikian is so professional. He listens and recommends based on what looks the most natural. [Single best thing is...] Everything looks so natural. I just turned 60 and had as huge party..Most people thought I was 45....Even my daughter who is 27 says all her friends say that. Of course I have worked out & eat well most my life.

Laser Resurfacing

Dr. Balikian is highly skilled, has great compassion for his patients. I wish I could see him for all my medical needs. All the procedures I have had done were well worth it. If it wasn't completely right in my eyes he listened and corrected my concerns.


Everyone on staff has been so incredibly sweet and friendly!

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. B and his staff are awesome!! No wrinkles.


From the first moment I walked in they made me feel at home. Made in the assistant and the doctor were very pleasurable. I felt very confident to let them do the procedure on the first day. I would highly recommend the Marietta office and the doctor. It was easy and painless.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

He listens to what I want and makes recommendations on what would work best. [Single best thing is...] Feeing comfortable and being able to trust his experience.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian is always extremely kind and answers all my questions. He is never pushy with other procedures and listens to my concerns. My Botox is always painless.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

It showed the results I wanted

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian knows the right locations for the injectios for maximum effect. I look less tired and younger.

Scar Revision

Love the office and staff. I feel comfortable trusting in Dr. Balikian's work. I've been coming here for years for skin care.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Expert physician and surgeon who continues his magic to keep me looking my best. Smoother appearance.