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Richard Balikian, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 490 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 (345)

BOTOX® Cosmetic

I felt at home! Always a positive experience. [Single best thing is...] no wrinkles and fuller cheeks.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Doctor is always nice and procedure very quick and well done. Always satisfied with results.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian is simply the best! The staff are professional, on time and a pleasure. [Single best thing is...] The results!

Injectable Fillers

The results were very satisfactory. Made me look not as tired and a bit younger.

Face Lift

I was impressed with the doctor and his staff straight away. They were so professional, courteous, and understood what I hoped to achieve. The results were just what I hoped for. Everything looked no natural and I have a new lease on life.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Love Dr. B, such a genuine man. Feel so safe with his expertise.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

The doctor and staff are always very welcoming and professional. It always looks natural.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

As a first time patient for Botox, I was nervous and didn't know what to expect. Dr. Balikian was so kind and answered all of my questions! I am highly satisfied with the results and felt like his entire staff was very friendly and willing to explain any questions I had. The wrinkles are GONE on my forehead!!!

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian spends time with his patients, and is very knowledgeable and professional. [Single best thing is...] The results.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

I appreciate Dr. Balikian's honesty and the way he always strives for the most natural results. [Single best thing is...] The way he is able to get results without altering my natural expression.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Doctor and staff friendly and professional.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Love the Doc and how honest about expectations he is. [Single best thing is...] No bruises.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Great professional experience.

Face Lift

There is just a comfortable feeling with this office and the doctor.

Neck Lift

The doctor was kind. The doctor was competent and easy to understand. I felt confident the doctor knows what he is doing.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Very professional, very honest, never had anything over done. I don't feel rushed or pushed into unnecessary procedures.

Face Lift

Every step was explained and what the results were to be expected. I felt comfortable and confident that I would be happy with Dr. Balikian performing my surgery. He is personable and very nice.


The doctor met with me virtual on time, no connection issues, asked my opinion/needs/wants and thoroughly explained procedure. Great overall consultation.


The staff and Dr. B are always attentive and helpful. I look like I had a great nights sleep!

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Balikian is amazing on keeping you looking natural. You look refreshed, but not artificial. Very professional and friendly staff, as well. Fast recovery, no bruises, no pain.