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Dr. John M Anastasatos

PERSONAL INFORMATION

JOHN M. ANASTASATOS, MD, FACS

Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Hand and Microsurgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Former Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California
  • US News and World Report Top Doctor

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 1989-1992
  • Medical Doctor (MD) Brown University (Honors), Providence, Rhode Island 1992-1996

CLINICAL TRAINING

  • 6/1996 – 6/1999: General Surgery residency, Columbia University-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 8/1999 – 7/2000: Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery fellowship, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 8/2000 – 7/2001: Plastic Surgery residency, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 8/2001 – 7/2002: Chief Resident in plastic surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 8/2002 – 5/2003: Clinical Instructor, Division of Plastic Surgery, and The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 6/2003 – 10/2005: Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, and The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 11/2005 – Present: Private practice (owner) in Beverly Hills, California

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Recipient of Greek National Prize for academic excellence in 1987, 1988, 1989
  • Fluency in written and spoken Greek
  • Undergraduate years: Teaching Assistant in Economics
  • Medical school years (pre-clinical): Received honors in anatomy, biochemistry, organ systems pathology and psychiatry
  • Medical school years (pre-clinical): Teaching Assistant in anatomy and biochemistry
  • Medical school years (clinical): Received honors in surgery, vascular surgery (5 months), pediatrics, community health and surgical oncology clerkships

PRESENTATIONS

  • Anastasatos, JM. “Postpartum cosmetic plastic surgery” Sino-kor Corporation, Beijing and Nanjing, China, October 26-31, 2012
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Global Facial Rejuvenation: Personal Philosophy” International Meeting on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery, May 15, 2009, Mykonos, Greece
  • Anastasatos, JM. “New Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation and Body Contouring” The National Arab –American Medical Association, May 27, 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Endoscopic breast surgery: Endoscopically assisted breast augmentation and endoscopically assisted minimal incision mastopexy” Plenary lecture 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 4, 2003, Athens, Greece
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Re-evaluating rhinoplasty with grafts” 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 3, 2003, Athens, Greece
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Clinical Evaluation of 472 Malar fat Pad Elevations” 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 2, 2003, Athens, Greece
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Evaluation of 400 Endoscopic Forehead Lifts” 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 2, 2003, Athens, Greece
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Suction assisted lipectomy and mini abdominoplasty vs. standard abdominoplasty: Improved safety and outcome” Plenary Lecture, 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 2, 2003, Athens, Greece
  • Anastasatos, JM. “ Global Facial rejuvenation: Personal Philosophy” Round Table Discussion 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 4, 2003, Athens, Greece
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Botox and Chemical Peels: Treatment, Care, and Complications” September 12, 2003, The Kirklin Clinic, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Anastasatos, JM. Ahumada LA, de la Torre JI, Collawn SS, Fix RJ, Vasconez LO, “Re-evaluating nasoplasty with Grafts” Presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Southeastern society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, June 3, 2003, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Endoscopic/Short scar Facelift” Presented at the University of Tennessee meeting “Rejuvenation of the Aging Face,” April 26, 2003, Tampa, Florida
  • Anastasatos, JM. “Complications of Skin Resurfacing” Presented at the University of Tennessee meeting “Rejuvenation of the Aging Face,” April 26, 2003, Tampa, Florida
  • Anastasatos JM, Ahumada L, de la Torre J, Vasconez LO. “Nasal cartilage grafts: Our 10 year experience.” Presented at the Aesthetic Society residents and fellows meeting, April 27, 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Anastasatos JM. “Anti-aging” Presentation at the Alabama Plastic Surgery Society, January 12, 2002, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Cerveira JJ, Anastasatos JM, Kerner M, Benvenisty AI, Todd GJ, Nowygrod R. “Results of infrageniculate revascularization using a vein cuff on polytetrafluoroethylene in severe lower extremity ischemia: An institutional experience.” Presented at the 24th Annual Symposium on Vascular Surgery, March 12-16, 1997, Naples, Florida
  • Anastasatos JM, Kalkstein K, Wanebo HJ, Vezeridis MP. “Diabetes Mellitus: An early marker of pancreatic cancer or part of the natural history of the disease?” Presented at the First International Congress on Pancreatic Cancer, March 28, 1996, Athens, Greece
  • Panayiotou I, Polychronopoulou S, Anastasatos JM, Keratsopoulou A, Haidas S. “Results of a chemotherapy protocol for the treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in children.” Presented at the 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress on Hematology, November 12, 1993 Kavala, Greece

GRAND ROUNDS

  • Anastasatos, JM. Medial Pedicle: Applications in Mastopexy, Breast Reduction, and Reconstruction. Presented at Cedars Sinai Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, February 23, 2017
  • Anastasatos, JM. Chemical Peels. Presented at the plastic surgery grand rounds at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, November 19, 2001
  • Anastasatos, JM. Aging mechanisms and anti-aging practices. Presented at the plastic surgery grand rounds at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, May 15, 2001
  • Anastasatos, JM. Infections of the hand. Presented at the plastic surgery grand rounds at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, February 20, 2001
  • Anastasatos, JM. Tendon healing in the flexor tendon sheath. Presented at the plastic surgery grand rounds at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, March 3, 2000
  • Anastasatos, JM. The microsurgical repair of peripheral nerves. Presented at the plastic surgery grand rounds at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, October 21, 1999
  • Anastasatos, JM. Hand transplantation. Presented at the general surgery grand rounds at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, October 1998
  • Anastasatos, JM. Operative adjuncts for lower extremity revascularization. Presented at general surgery grand rounds at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, February 26, 1998
  • Anastasatos JM. Internal carotid artery dissection; case presentation and review of the literature. Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey, December 10, 1997

PUBLICATIONS

  • Anastasatos, JM. “Pectoral Implants” eMedicine, July 20, 2009
  • Anastasatos JM, Vasconez LO. “Mechanismos del Envejecimiento y Practicas Anti-Envejecimiento: Evidencia y Suposiciones.” Ibero-Latin-American Magazine of Plastic Surgery, May 2004
  • Vasconez LO, Anastasatos JM. “An accurate technique for fixation in endoscopic brow lift: a 5-year follow-up.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001 Nov; 108 (6): 1811 discussion
  • Hardy MA, Eiref SD, Anastasatos JM. “Donor and recipient immunomodulation as an aid for limb transplantation.” Transplantation Proceedings. 1998 Sep; 30(6): 2732-6; discussion 2737-8
  • Lefkoe TP, Walsh WR, Anastasatos JM, Ehrlich MG, Barrach HJ. “Remodeling of articular step-off; is osteoarthritis dependent on defect size?” Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, Volume 314, PP 253-265, 1995

BOOK CHAPTERS

Anastasatos JM, Fix RJ. “Full abdominoplasty. Aesthetic Surgery of the Abdominal Wall”.
Editors M. Shiffman, MD and S. Mirrafati, MD, 2005

MEDICAL LICENSES

  • ALABAMA (ACTIVE)
  • CALIFORNIA (ACTIVE)
  • NEW YORK (ACTIVE)
  • ATHENS, GREECE ( ACTIVE)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, Hellenic Society of Plastic Surgeons

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEDIA COVERAGE

  • “Breast implants and the risk for Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma” FOX News Los Angeles Channel 11, April 5, 2017
  • “Dr. John Anastasatos: Love is the best antiaging”, K Magazine in Kathimerini Newspaper, Athens, Greece, February 26, 2017
  • “These are the peach buttocks that everybody wants, and how you can get them”, Elle.gr, February 7, 2017
  • “Sinister side of the plastic surgeon’s knife”, The Sunday Telegraph, London, England, February 2, 2014
  • “Fake doctor injected low grade silicone in celebrities and others”, Glamour Magazine, British edition, August 2013
  • “Criminal Doctor” Final Cut, Investigation Discovery Channel, December 20, 2012
  • “Postpartum plastic surgery” President of the Nanjing University Medical School Program, Beijing and Nanjing, October 25-31
  • “50 years since the first breast augmentation. The top 10 myths.” Reuters, April 12, 2012
  • “50 years since the first breast augmentation. The top 10 myths.” Boston Globe April 12, 2012
  • “50 years since the first breast augmentation. The top 10 myths.” Yahoo!, April 12, 2012
  • “50 years since the first breast augmentation. The top 10 myths.” ABC-7 San Francisco, April 12, 2012
  • “50 years since the first breast augmentation. The top 10 myths.” NBC-5 Seattle, April 12, 2012
  • “50 year anniversary of breast implants”. FOX NEWS Los Angeles November 19, 2011
  • “Famous and Successful Greeks abroad” Life & Style Magazine, Athens, Greece, May 2011
  • “ Advances in Plastic Surgery” Gynaika Magazine/Kathimerini, Athens, Greece, April 2011
  • “ New Techniques on the face” Elle, Athens, Greece, March 2011
  • “Los Angeles” Athens International Airport Magazine, Jan-Mar 2011
  • “The new trends in Facial Fillers” Radaronline.com, Los Angeles, CA, February, 2011
  • “Newer Techniques in Plastic Surgery from Beverly Hills” Stylista.gr, Athens, Greece December 2010
  • “ Plastic Surgery differences between Americans and Europeans” TO VIMA, Athens, Greece, October 10, 2011
  • “ Breast Wars: What do men like? ” Marie Claire, Athens, Greece, July 2010
  • “Plastic Surgery: Modern Symmetries” Ethnikos Kyrikas, New York, NY June 13, 2010
  • “Modern Symmetry” Eikones Magazine, Athens, Greece, April 18, 2010
  • “Endoscopic Browlift and Minimally invasive facelift” Morning show with Eleni Menegaki, ALPHA TV, Athens Greece, March 2010
  • “The first human cell based therapy for Cosmetic use in the nasolabial folds” FOX NEWS Channel 11 Los Angeles, February 26, 2010
  • “John Anastasatos the Plastic Surgeon” www.zougla.gr, Athens, Greece, February 2010
  • “New Developments in Plastic Surgery” Superstar show, STAR TV, Athens, Greece, February, 2010
  • “Plastic Surgery “ ALTER TV Morning show with George Aftias, Athens, Greece, January 2010
  • “Women who want to look like someone famous” ON Time, ALPHA TV, Athens, Greece, January 2010
  • “Johnny Be Good: Dr. John Anastasatos is Redefining What it Means to be Dr. 90210” LA Confidential, Los Angeles, California, November 2009
  • “For Advanced Women” Vimadona, TO VIMA Athens, Greece, October 2009
  • “The New Facelift Method with Blast Cells” ELLE, Greece, October 2009
  • “The Greek Nip/Tuck of Beverly Hills” Espresso, Greece, October 11, 2009
  • “Dr. John Anastasatos” On Time, Alpha Television, Athens, Greece, October 9, 2009
  • “Dr. John Anastasatos” Epta-Deka, RIC Television, Cyprus, September 11, 2009
  • “Woman Shot 7 Times to the Face Gets a New Life” NBC News, Los Angeles, July 9, 2009
  • “What is the ideal facelift? The top 4 plastic surgeons in the world answer.” ELLE Greece July 2009
  • “Beauty Events” Beautiful People, Cyprus, May 2009
  • “The Sculptor with the Scalpel” Omikron, Cyprus, May 24, 2009
  • “Plastic Surgery Trends” O Phileleftheros, Cyprus, May 10, 2009
  • “Newest developments in Plastic Surgery” RIC Television, Cyprus, April 29, 2009
  • “Goldfinger” Vogue Greece, March 2009
  • “Hollywood trends for the Oscars” BBC Radio, February 13, 2009
  • “Plastic Surgery for Valentines day” AOL Stylist, February 10, 2009
  • “John Anastasatos A Hollywood Plastic Surgeon in Greece” Downtown, Athens, Greece, January 1, 2009
  • “Secret Lives of Women-Extreme Plastic Surgery” WE Television Network, August 26, 2008
  • “Changing Women” V Men, Athens, Greece, March 2008
  • “Is your spa safe?” Forbes.com, January 14, 2008
  • “Anastasatos turns Body Restoration into art form” The Beverly Hills Courier, January 11, 2008
  • “Plastic Surgery safety” KTLA News, Los Angeles, California, December 2007
  • “Major Breast Reduction” The Insider, Los Angeles, California, November 20, 2007
  • “Earlobe Enhancement” CBS 2 News Los Angeles, California, May 7, 2007
  • “Cosmetic Surgery” RussandDeeonline.com, “Russ and Dee” radio show, July 19, 2005
  • “Shedding new light on scar treatment” The Birmingham News, Birmingham, Alabama, August 9, 2004
  • “Extreme makeovers” FOX 6 News, Birmingham, Alabama, May 3, 2004
  • “Makeover Madness” Forbes.com, March 1, 2004
  • “Extreme Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise” Good Morning America, ABC News.com, February 27, 2004
  • “New Trends in Plastic Surgery” ABC 33/40 News, Birmingham, Alabama, January 2004
  • “Plastic Surgery for Men” Men’s Health, Athens, Greece, November 2003
  • “Coach takes life slowly, carefully after accident” The Birmingham News, Birmingham, AL, April 16, 2003
  • “Abdominoplasty and Body Contouring” ABC 33/40 News, Summer 2003
  • “Medical super glue eases pain and anxiety, cuts surgical time” The Birmingham News, March 24, 2003
  • “Complications of Breast Reduction” ABC 33/40 News, Spring 2002
  • “New Wrinkle in Medicine” The Birmingham News, Birmingham, Alabama, April 23, 2002
  • “Same day surgeries unite after decades” The Birmingham News, Birmingham, Alabama, January 28, 2002

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Aesthetic Surgery (face, nose, breast, abdomen, body, extremities)
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Post-bariatric surgery and hernia reconstruction
  • Microsurgery
  • Craniofacial surgery (adult, traumatic)
  • Skin cancers
  • Peripheral nerve surgery with emphasis on brachial plexus pathology
  • Hand and upper extremity
Offices in California and Greece Schedule Your Consultation Now!

Beverly Hills Location

WhatsApp/Viber: +1 949 584 2860
436 North Bedford Drive Suite 215
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Greece Location

WhatsApp/Viber: +30 694 064 4031
Palas Kefalari
Kolokotroni 23
Kifisia, 145 62
Athens, Greece
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Beverly Hills Location

436 North Bedford Drive Suite 215
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
WhatsApp/Viber: +1 949 584 2860

Bakersfield Location

4909 Centennial Plaza Way
Bakersfield, CA 93312

Greece Location

Palas Kefalari
Kolokotroni 23
Kifisia, 145 62
Athens, Greece
WhatsApp/Viber: +30 694 064 4031