See your UCLA Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon in person!
We are back in our clinics and are taking extra precautions to ensure your safety and health. We very much look forward to taking care of you soon.
Phone: 310) 206-6688
Dr. Irene Kim is the director of the Facial Nerve Center here at UCLA. This program is comprised of a multidisciplinary team which includes: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Neuro-otology, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, and others. It allows you to receive a comprehensive surgical and medical approach to your care.
Dr. Kim graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where she obtained her medical degree. She completed Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency training at UCLA and returned to the Johns Hopkins Hospital for subspecialty training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She had the opportunity to train under the mentorship of two giants in facial reanimation surgery, Drs. Patrick Byrne and Kofi Boahene.
Our practice for facial reanimation surgery is fully comprehensive and includes nonsurgical techniques (Botox, fillers) as well as surgeries like nerve transfers and gracilis free muscle flaps. Asymmetric facelifts, brow lifts, and rhinoplasty can be recommended for optimal aesthetics and function as well.
UCLA facial plastic surgeon Vishad Nabili, MD discusses rhinoplasty, a surgical procedure to correct structural defects in the nose, to improve nasal symmetry, and, in many cases, to repair nasal defects to improve breathing.