Meet Dr. Luis H. Macias
Dr. Luis H. Macias is a highly-trained plastic surgeon, double board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery serving Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, specializing in aesthetic and complex reconstructive plastic surgery. A University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine alumnus, Dr. Macias completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Mayo Clinic, followed by a fellowship in microvascular reconstructive surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Closer to home, Dr. Macias underwent further training in cosmetic surgery in the USC-Marina Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship, under the direction of Dr. Grant Stevens. Dr. Macias is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS), and a Fellow at the American College of Surgeons (FACS), as well.
Using his specialized microsurgical and aesthetic training, Dr. Macias provides Los Angeles plastic surgery patients exceptional technical skill in breast reconstruction following mastectomy and body contouring procedures such as Brazilian butt lifts, Cellulaze™ to treat cellulite, and Smartlipo™. Dr. Macias is highly experienced in breast augmentation using gummy bear breast implants, laser breast surgery, power-assisted tumescent liposuction, and no-drain tummy tucks. He is also trained to perform the breakthrough NeoGraft® hair replacement procedure. In addition to seeing patients at Marina Plastic Surgery, Dr. Macias continues to train chief residents in the University of Southern California Plastic Surgery Residency Program as well as cosmetic surgery fellows in the USC-Marina Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Fellowship. As is typical, Dr. Macias went above and beyond and in addition to his extensive formal training he traveled overseas to train with some of the leading plastic surgery innovators.
A Proud Veteran
Before pursuing his career in medicine, Dr. Macias served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He became an avionics technician for the F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet, reaching the rank of sergeant. He then used the G.I. bill to obtain his undergraduate and medical degrees from UCLA.
Dr. Macias’ Awards
Making a Difference
Patients looking for plastic surgeons in Los Angeles can consult with Dr. Macias and take comfort in his warm bedside manner. His compassion puts his patients at ease, while his exceptional surgical skills gain attention among colleagues. In addition, his bicultural-bilingual background makes it easier to communicate with, and relate to, patients who speak Spanish.
As a Marine, Dr. Macias knows what it means to be dedicated, disciplined, and passionate. He brings those same traits to his career in plastic surgery, where he is specializing in aesthetic surgery and reconstruction for cancer and trauma patients. His empathetic nature shines through whether his patients are undergoing a complex reconstructive procedure or have decided on breast implants or liposuction after struggling with low self-esteem because of their physical appearance.
“I went to Dr. Macias for an implant swap from saline to silicone, a breast lift and a tummy tuck. Knowing his extensive background, I was not at all hesitant to have this procedure…I would absolutely recommend Dr. Macias to anyone thinking of having any type of cosmetic procedure. I am confident now and in the future working with him that he will provide the results I want.”
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If you’d like to get to know Dr. Macias better, you can receive a private consultation when you schedule your appointment during one of the select times he has set aside exclusively for Web visitors.
Plastic Surgery Societies: Membership Matters
Dr. Macias is a member of the elite American Society of Plastic Surgeons®. In addition, he is also a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Each of these prominent organizations requires members to be accomplished plastic surgeons committed to high standards and quality care. These logos are a symbol that a plastic surgeon is highly trained and experienced in the field.
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