Dr. Michael Hakimi – Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

meet Dr. Hakimi

Dr. Michael Hakimi is a board-certified plastic surgeon. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in molecular, cell, and developmental biology from the University of California in Los Angeles in 2005 with a focus on 3-Dimentional tissue engineering. He went on to attend David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he studied 3D tissue engineering. He finished his plastic surgery training at Loma Linda University Integrated Plastic Surgery program. Both his undergraduate and graduate studies led him to present his findings in publications and at multiple plastic surgery meetings throughout the country. He augmented his plastic surgery training with a fellowship in aesthetic surgery at the Plastic Surgery Center of Sacramento. With a passion for technology and innovation, Dr. Hakimi uses the most advanced techniques in the industry. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling and photography.


Dr. Michael Hakimi is proud to be a member of the following societies:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

In the past he has been a proud member of the following committees:

  • Scientific Program Committee at California Society of Plastic Surgeons (2014 – 2015)
  • Residency Review Committee at Loma Linda University, Department of Plastic Surgery (2011 – 2012)
  • SOM Interview Committee at David Geffen School of Medicine (2008 – 2009)

Specialties and Expertise

Dr. Hakimi specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery with a focus on the face and body. He is considered a facelift and breast augmentation expert. Dr. Hakimi has a passion for technology and innovation which helps him develop patient criteria and treatment protocols to establish continued excellent outcomes for his patients. He has been published in the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, and more. He has given numerous presentations, such as "Inferior Pedicle Technique in Secondary Breast Reduction," "Top Sources on the Plastic Surgery In-Service Examination," "Safety of Botulinum Toxin in Expander-Based Reconstruction," and more throughout the United States.


"I interviewed many plastic surgeons before choosing Dr. Hakimi . I am so pleased I trusted Dr. Hakimi with my face . It certainly was the best decision I made and I am so pleased with my result which is very NATURAL . I had a minimal amount of bruising & pain after surgery . Dr. Hakimi is hands down the most amazing, talented, artistic and attentive Dr. I've ever met. He genuinely cares for his patients, a genius with outstanding quality of his work . Thank You Dr. Hakimi for making me look as young as I feel . You are truly are the BEST !!"



"Very professional and to the point. He is the real deal"



"Came here after a ton of research. I got armpit liposuction done a little over a month ago and the results are fantastic. More than that, I’m leaving this review because Dr Hakimi and all his staff are GREAT! They’re so kind and accommodating and they make sure you’re comfortable. I asked a lot of questions thru this process because I’ve never gotten any cosmetic procedure done before and he never made me feel rushed. Would highly recommend!! I actually go to him now for Botox too. It’s a little out of the way from where I live but worth it to go to someone I trust"



"Dr. Hakimi and his staff are the best! I had lipo done under local anesthesia and though I was nervous, everyone made me feel so safe & comfortable throughout. The procedure itself was quick and painless! Dr. Hakimi’s truly great at what he does and has changed my life forever by fixing this insecurity of mine. Thank you Dr. Hakimi, Diana, Mel, and the rest of the staff for all the care! I am forever grateful!"



"I had such an amazing experience with Dr. Hakimi! Right from the start, his precision made me feel confident and at ease. It's clear how smart and knowledgeable he is. I truly appreciate his expertise and the comfort he provided throughout the process. Now, a week post-surgery, I'm grateful for the seamless process as I haven't encountered any complications or concerns. Highly recommend!"



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