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Richard Balikian, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 457 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 (321)

Face Lift

I didn’t have to wait very long to see Dr. Balikian His assistant and Dr Balikian were very nice caring and professional

Eyelid Surgery

We reviewed all options and Dr. Balikian was concise and practical.


Dr. Balikian and his staff made me feel so comfortable through out the entire process. Dr. Balikian listened to my concerns and created a vision matching exactly what I was hoping for. My surgery day far exceeded my expectations, I would do it all over again in a heartbeat.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

The process was explained fully and the doctor really listened about my wants and addressed any concerns and questions that I had. [Single best thing is...] Fuller lips!

Mini Face Lift

Dr. Balikian is the most qualified doctor with a wonderful bed side manner. He makes you feel relaxed and he's very caring.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

The office is clean. Staff very nice & Dr. B very professional & sweet. [Single best thing is...] Results.


Dr. Balikian worked magic on my nose. I couldn't breathe well through one nostril. He removed bone spurs and fixed my deviated septum. I had very little pain and the packet that he gives you addressing every concern and every instruction to help the process. I felt I was in very good hands with him. My surgery was life changing to me, and I knew I picked the right surgeon.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian and his staff are top notch! Very informative and professional. I have had very good results with my procedures from Dr Balikian. [Single best thing is...] I'm very happy with my cosmetic results.

Eyelid Surgery

My surgery was fast and easy, recovery was also good. Doctor explained everything to me the before and after. Was very pleased and will definitely come back in the future. [Single best thing is...] I had a blepharoplasty to remove fat from my lower eyes that always made me look like I was tired. Everything was smooth the day of the surgery. My recovery time was very minimal. I had no pain. Everything went just as the doctor [said] things would go.

Neck Lift

Dr. Balikian always listens to my concerns. He took quite a bit of time thinking about what he could do. He is always honest about what the true outcome would be and if he thinks I would be satisfied. I trust his opinion completely.

Neck Lift

Everyone was extremely friendly made me feel comfortable and very reassuring

Neck Lift

Dr. Balikian really seemed like he knew what he was doing; he was patient in explaining things; and I felt confident he is the person for the job!

Eyelid Surgery

[Single best thing is...] I was confident I will look better. Looking younger. My eyes bags are gone.Feeling amazing every morning when I look at the mirror

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian is very informative and takes the time to explain what it is he is about to do. He does not make you feel rushed at all. Very personal experience. The single best thing about my treatment was the personal connection (a human experience vs. a rushed business) that Dr. Balikian gives.

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