About Dr. John Anastasatos

John M. Anastasatos, M.D., FACS

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Place of Birth: New York, NY, USA
Citizenship: United States
Address: 436 North Bedford Drive, Suite 209
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Tel: 310 888 4048
Fax: 310 888 2827


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics, Brown University, Providence, RI 1992
Medical Doctor (MD) Brown University (Honors), Providence, RI 1996

CLINICAL TRAINING

6/1996 – 6/1999: General surgery residency, Columbia University-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, 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 in plastic surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
6/2003 – 10/2005: Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
11/2003 Board Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery
10/2005 – Present: Private practice 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. “New Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation and Body Contouring” The National Arab -American Medical Association, May 27, 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada

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. “Re-evaluating rhinoplasty with grafts” 6th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 3, 2003, Athens, Greece

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. ” 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” The Kirklin Clinic, Birmingham, AL, September 12, 2003

Anastasatos JM. Ahumada LA, de la Torre JI, Collawn SS, Fix RJ, Vasconez LO, “Re-evaluating nasoplasty with Grafts” Presented at the 46 th annual meeting of the Southeastern society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons, West Palm Beach, FL, June 3, 2003

Anastasatos John. “Endoscopic/Short scar Facelift” Presented at the University of Tennessee meeting “Rejuvenation of the Aging Face”, Tampa, FL April 26, 2003

Anastasatos John. “Complications of Skin Resurfacing” Presented at the University of Tennessee meeting “Rejuvenation of the Aging Face”, Tampa, FL April 26, 2003

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, Las Vegas, NV April 27, 2002

Anastasatos JM. “Anti-aging” Presentation at the Alabama Plastic Surgery Society. Birmingham, Alabama January 12, 2002

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, Kavala, Greece November 12, 1993

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, Athens, Greece March 28, 1996

Cerveira JJ, Anastasatos JM , Kerner M, Benvenisty AI, Todd GJ, Nowygrod R. Results of infrageniculate revescularization using a vein cuff on polytetrafluoroethylene in severe lower extremity ischemia: An institutional experience. Presented at the 24th Annual Symposium on Vascular Surgery, Naples, FL March 12-16, 1997


GRAND ROUNDS

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. Chemical Peels. Presented at the plastic surgery grand rounds at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, November 19, 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, NY October, 1998

Anastasatos JM. Operative adjuncts for lower extremity revascularization. Presented at general surgery grand rounds at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 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, 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

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Hellenic Society of Plastic Surgeons

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Cosmetic Surgery (Breast, Body, Face, Nose, Abdomen, Sculpting, Body Contouring, Implants, Extremities, Peels, Laser)
Head and neck reconstruction
Breast reconstruction
Post -Bariatric surgery and hernia reconstruction
Microsurgery and free tissue transfer (free flaps)
Orthopedic trauma reconstruction
Craniofacial surgery (adult, traumatic)
Skin cancers
Wound care (Pressure sores, complicated wounds)
Peripheral nerve surgery with emphasis on brachial plexus pathology
Hand and upper extremity
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1-310-888-4048