Curriculum Vitae



Sunset Medical Tower
9201 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 917
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Tel: (310) 550-0750
Fax: (310) 550-0760

Email: [email protected]


Plastic Surgeon in solo private practice ( 2004 – present )

Aesthetic Surgery of the Face, Breast and Body
Breast Cancer Reconstruction
Body Contouring Post Massive Weight Loss
Reconstructive Microsurgery


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale, CA
Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, CA
Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA


California Medical License #: A79293


Certified by the American Board of Surgery
Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


Medical School:
August 1990 – May 1994
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Doctorate in Medicine, May 1994
August 1988 – May 1990
Boston University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Master of Arts in Medical Science
Concentration in Immunology, May 1990
Master’s Thesis:Mechanisms of T-Cell Dysfunction and Depletion in AIDS
September 1984 – May 1988
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, May 1988


Clinical Specialist
July 2001 – June 2002
The University of Texas
M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Professor and Chairman, Geoffrey L. Robb, M.D.
Program Director and Associate Professor,
Howard N. Langstein, M.D.
July 1999 –
June 2001
Nassau University Medical Center / Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG)
East Meadow / Garden City, New York
Program Director, Roger L. Simpson, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Instructor
July 1994 – June 1999
State University of New York Health Science
Center at Brooklyn and Affiliated Hospitals
(Downstate Medical Center), Brooklyn, New York
Professor & Program Director, Bruce G. Sommer, M.D.
Surgical Residency:
Chief Residency:
SUNY-HSC at Brooklyn, July 1994 – June 1995
SUNY-HSC at Brooklyn, July 1995 – June 1999
SUNY-HSC at Brooklyn, July 1998 – June 1999


Staff Plastic Surgeon at Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center, Bellflower, CA
Full-time medical staff, August 2002 – June 2004

Plastic Surgeon in solo private practice in Los Angeles, July 2004 – present


Surgical Chief Resident Teacher of the Year – Golden Apple Award, SUNY-HSC at Brooklyn 1999
National Cancer Institute Student Research Fellowship, NIH, Bethesda, MD, summer 1988


HELPS International mission to San Juan Sacatepequez in Guatemala, March 2005 as volunteer Plastic Surgeon for children and adults with congenital cleft lip and palate defects and burn contracture.


Techniques in Suturing – Workshop Presentation to acute care Nurse Practitioner students at CSULA, LA – February 10, 2010.

State of the Art in Breast Reconstruction – 1.0 CME credit for Armenian American Medical Society of California annual symposium – Las Vegas, NV on October 20, 2007

State of the Art in Breast Cancer Reconstruction – 1.0 CME credit for the Armenian American Medical Society of California, Glendale, CA on December 15, 2005.

Burn Care in the Emergency Room – 1.0 CME credit for Emergency Room physicians and staff at Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center, Bellflower, CA on September 16, 2003

ASPS / PSEF / ASMS 71st Annual Scientific Meeting – November 2-6, 2002
The Safety, Efficacy, and Reconstructive Arena in Radical Ablation in Patients with Locally Advanced Breast Cancer.
Elisabeth K. Beahm, MD, Mossi Salibian, MD, Henry Kuerer, MD, Robert L. Walton, MD

Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference – 2001
Primary and Secondary Palatoplasty – A Six Year Review of Perioperative Airway Complications.
Salibian MS and Gallagher PM. Brown University, Providence, RI.

The Nassau Surgical Society Inc., 36th Annual Clinical Day – Resident Case Presentation:
A Simple Technique to Correct Bottoming-out of the Breast after Augmentation Mammaplasty.
Salibian MS and DiGregorio VR. December 8, 1999

Surgical M & M Presentations, SUNY-HSC at Brooklyn:

  • Post-operative Myocardial Infarction – Diagnosis and Treatment, December 1997
  • Management of Penetrating Thoracic Vascular Injuries, July 1998
  • Management of the Pelvic Peritoneum and Perineum in APR, September 1998
  • When to Defunctionalize the Colon in LAR, February 1999
  • Management of Multiple Pancreatic Pseudocysts, March 1999
  • Management of the Mangled Lower Extremity, April 1999


Beahm E, Salibian M, Kuerer H and Walton R. Safety, efficacy, and reconstructive arena for radical ablation in patients with locally advanced breast cancer. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 2003; 19(8):623.

Hirsch BE, Salibian MS, Arunabh, Roethel M and Kagan E. Staphylococcus aureus sepsis complicating hair transplant. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2001;10:101.

Salibian MS and DiGregorio VR. A simple technique to correct bottoming-out of the breast after augmentation mammaplasty. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 2000;20:301.

Sugar AM, Salibian MS and Goldani LZ. Saperconazole therapy of murine disseminated candidiasis: efficacy and interactions with amphotericin B. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1994;38:371.

Levy EM, Wu J, Salibian MS and Black PH. The effect of changes in thiol subcompartments on T-cell colony formation and cell cycle progression: relevance to AIDS. Cellular Immunology 1992;140:370.

Levy EM, Knapp P. Salibian MS, Black P, Mayer K, Linde R and Stoddard A. Association of select psychological and behavioral factors with immune function in AIDS. Abstract. Sixth International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco, CA June 1990.


National Cancer Institute Student Research Training Program (1988): Designed experiments to investigate the metabolic pathways of dideoxynucleosides: ddl, ddA and ddC and their anti-HIV-1 activities. Principle Investigator: Professor, David A. Cooney, M.D. Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology, NIH.

Senior research project (1987-88): Binding affinity studies of select fluorescent molecules to DNA and the characteristics of the resultant chromophores. Principle Investigator: Professor, Lawrence McLaughlin, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, Boston College.

Junior research project (1986-87): Effects of the surgical intensive care unit environment on the patient, nurse and family. Advisor: Professor, Linda Holmstrom, Ph.D., Department of Sociology, Boston College.


Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certificate in Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
(Active – 10/31/2000 – 07/01/2011)
(Active – 11/15/2003 – 12/31/2013)
June 30, 2002