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Andrew Da Lio, MD

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Andrew Da Lio, MD

UCLA Physician Andrew Da Lio, MD specializes in Plastic Surgery.
Specialty
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English, Italian
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G78770
Contact
(310) 206-7521 Appointments
Fax Number
(310) 206-7579
Voted Best Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION
UCLA Cosmetic Surgery Center
UCLA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 465
Los Angeles, CA 90095-6960
MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2000, 2010
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Microsurgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1996 - 1997
Residency
Plastic Surgery, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1994 - 1996
Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1990 - 1994
Internship
Internal Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1989 - 1990
Medical Degree
MD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, 1989
CLINICAL INTEREST
Abdominoplasty, Body Contouring, Breast Reconstruction (breast augmentation, breast lifts, breast reduction), Cosmetic/Aesthetic Surgery (facelift, necklift, browlift, eyelid surgery), Derma Fillers, Free Flap Breast Surgery (DIEP Flaps, TRAM, Latissimus), General Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Liposuction, Microsurgery, Rhinoplasty, Silicone Problems, Skin Cancer, Skin Lesion Ear, Skin Lesion Eyelid, Skin Lesion Lip, Skin Lesion Nose, Wound Care
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Additional Information

Andrew Louis Da Lio, MD, after completing his microsurgery fellowship at UCLA, was appointed Assistant Professor in 1997. His main administrative and teaching responsibilities are to oversee the medical student program within the Division and to assist with the Plastic Surgery residents' educational programs.

Dr. Da Lio's main areas of clinical expertise are in microsurgery, breast reconstruction, and lower extremity trauma. His research focuses on microsurgery, objective assessment of abdominal wall function after free TRAM flap breast reconstruction, the use of nuclear medicine imaging (FDG-PET scanning) in differentiating benign and malignant lesions after breast reconstruction, and the role of decision analysis in breast reconstruction surgery. Specific topics of interest in clinical decision-making include the role of autologous blood donation in free flap breast reconstructive surgery, reconstruction in locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer, and the use of anti-thrombotic agents in free flap surgery. His basic science research focuses on the effects of anabolic steroids in wound healing.

Dr. Da Lio also has a great interest and extensive experience in facial aesthetic surgery and with cosmetic injectables such as Botox, Radiesse, Restylane and Sculptra. He also performs body contouring procedures and elective breast surgery with excellent results.

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