Richard Ellenbogen, M.D.
MEET DR. RICHARD ELLENBOGEN
Richard Ellenbogen is a Board-Certified Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon who has
been practicing cosmetic plastic surgery for almost thirty-eight years. His specialities at this time include facial
de-aging surgeries, such as rhinoplasty, facelift, eyelid surgeries, neck and
jawline rejuvenation. He is the go to guy to resolve revision of previous
unsatisfactory surgeries for which he has been featured on television Prime Time.
Ellenbogen is a former clinical instructor at the USC Department of Plastic
Surgery and has recently won the Best Facial Plastic Surgery award from the Aesthetic
Association in 2013. He has won numerous
top doctors awards, including being Town and Country magazine 10 best plastic
surgerons, Top Ten of America, and the Consumers Research Council of America,
as well as the textbook of “Top Plastic Surgeons as selected by their peers.” He
did his Plastic and Maxillo-Facial Surgery training at the State University of
New York and did a Hand Surgery Fellowship in the Hospital for Joint Disease in
New York. He did a pediatric surgery fellowship in The Hage Netherlands. He has been invited as visiting professor of
both South Africa and Israel where he taught on his expertise to the doctors at
Dr. Ellenbogen has twice won
the Physicians Recognition Award from the American Medical Association and won
the Physicians Recognition Award from the California Medical Association.
Dr. Ellenbogen has been featured in numerous
magazines, TV shows and professional journals, including Allure, The Wallstreet
Journal, Time magazine, Newsweek magazine, Cosmopolitan, Business Week, New
York Times, CNN, USA Today, Nightline, Primetime, Extra Hardcopy, Oprah,
Australian television, Swedish television, and Dutch television.
Ellenbogen has a probono clinic for cleft lip and palate in San Miguel Guanajuato,
Mexico and has volunteered at the Cleft Palate Clinic at the Clinica Noel in
Ellenbogen is a Member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,
The American Society of Plastic Surgery, The Rhinoplasty Society, The
International College of Surgeons, The American College of Surgeons, The
American Society for Laser Medicine, and has been a visiting professor of both South
Africa and in Israel. Dr. Ellenbogen has
been a Captain in the Medical Corp. of the United States Army.
Ellenbogen is a Board-Certified Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon and Director of
Beverly Hills Body Plastic Surgery Group.
He has been an Advanced Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship Director for
twenty-five years, training some of the best plastic surgeons in the United
States and abroad. He attended
University of Miami Medical School. He did his plastic surgery training at the
State University of New York where he did plastic and maxillofacial surgery
residency. At the University of Florida
where he did his undergraduate work, he minored in art and studied portrait and
uses his artist talent in the patient's he operates on today.
has been named in numerous lists as America's Best Plastic Surgeons, where
plastic surgeons select the best plastic surgeon by their peers, and Dr.
Ellenbogen was selected for Rhinoplasty and Facelift.
Dr. Ellenbogen has recently been named the Top
Ten in America and won the Aesthetic Association's Top Facial Plastic Surgery
in 2013 and has been honored by The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery for the best journal rhinoplasty article.
Dr. Ellenbogen has recently finished a
chapter in a textbook from clinics in plastic surgery on the neck and has
worked for the past thirty years in improving the naturalness, the longevity,
and the quick recovery of facial aging surgery.
Dr. Ellenbogen in the past has been a silicone researcher and has
performed numerous breast surgeries. He
has worked with Dr. Janssen Delimpins in the Netherlands under the Premier
European Plastic Surgeons to add his knowledge to his scope of American Plastic
Surgery. Dr. Ellenbogen also completed a
hand surgery fellowship at The Hospital for Joint Disease as well as completing
general surgery training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is presently in his new offices in Century
Park East in Century City specializing in revision of unsatisfactory plastic
surgery, rhinoplasty, facelift, eyelid surgery, neck surgery, and fat