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Dr. Payman Simoni

Dr. Payman Simoni

Now honored as one of Hollywood’s top five plastic surgeons, Dr. Payman Simoni has offered no shortage of contributions to his field. He earned an undergraduate degree at Yeshiva University and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York in 1997. From there, he served as a general surgical resident at Birmingham Hospital through the University of Alabama, where he pursued a specialty in face and nose surgery and successfully completed training in Facial Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. With his outstanding work, he received double board certification, positioning him among the most qualified facial plastic surgeons in Los Angeles.

Early in his training

On his way to becoming one of the leading nose surgeons Los Angeles has to offer, Dr. Simoni was determined to become a specialist who excelled in the latest techniques within the field. In an effort to perfect his skills and further expand his knowledge, he studied under some of the world’s foremost innovators in the plastic surgery and rhinoplasty fields, including Dr. Gaylon McCoulough, Dr. Russel Kridel, Dr. Louis Vasconez, Dr. Artemus Cox, Dr. Daniel Rousso, and Dr. Jeffrey Klein, whom invented tumescent liposuction. Soon after, Dr. Simoni provided the industry (and patients) with several groundbreaking innovations and techniques of his own.

Minimum Downtime Maximum Results

Dr. Simoni has been honored as one of Hollywood’s top five plastic surgeons, a distinction reserved only for leading innovators in the field.

In perfecting minimally invasive methods for non-surgical nose jobs, facial rejuvenation, and other common procedures, he has eliminated common risks associated with general anesthesia, while also delivering superior results. Using local anesthesia, he has made surgery a possibility for patients who cannot tolerate or would rather avoid general anesthesia. Furthermore, his use of local anesthesia makes it possible for patients to return home to recover almost immediately after their procedure has been completed. His minimally invasive approach means recovery time is greatly reduced--most patients will return to work within four to seven days.

Dr. Simoni is a trusted choice for Beverly Hills and Los Angeles’ high profile residents. His delicate surgical methods produce remarkable results, without the weeks of seclusion usually required before returning to normal social and/or work related activities. Fully understanding the need for discretion and privacy, he is able to ensure patients are camera ready in a much shorter period of time than other surgeons.

Dr. Simoni has spent over a decade perfecting his surgical skills through specialized training under the most prominent facial surgeons in America. His passion for perfection is reflected in the outstanding results he achieves for his patients. As a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, he is also one of a few specialists with the experience to restore beauty and function to patients who are not happy with the results of their primary surgery.

Dr. Simoni encourages anyone considering rhinoplasty to become as educated as possible before choosing their rhinoplasty surgeon. He provides extensive information on his website and empowers patients and prospective patients to use it as a base for their initial consultations. Asking questions is the hallmark of an informed patient and Dr. Simoni is delighted to answer any questions his patients may have before making recommendations.


Dr. Simoni is proud to be one of the top specialists in rhinoplasty. In addition to being a leading nose surgeon with thousands of rhinoplasties successfully performed, he has extensive expertise in facial plastics, including the following procedures:

  • Eyelid Lift (Blepharoplasty)
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Mid-Facelift (Mini Facelift for Younger Patients)
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)
  • Fat Transfer/ Facial Fat Grafting
  • Cosmetic Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Tumescent Liposuction
  • Facial Filler Injection, Especially of Botox and Restylane
  • Skin Resurfacing for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Reconstructive surgery

Dr. Simoni in the Media

Dr. Simoni was recently honored as one of Hollywood’s top 5 plastic surgeons. As a plastic surgeon specializing in rhinoplasty or the “nose job,” Dr. Simoni has been featured on a variety of TV shows, including The View, Entertainment Tonight (ET) and The Insider, and in newspaper and magazines from around the world such as The New York Times, Forbes.com, OK! Magazine, People, Us Weekly, American Health and Beauty, and others.

Honors and Awards

Deans List – 1989 – 1993
Samuel Belkin Scholar
Roth Scholar – For academic excellence – 1992
National Institute of Neurology and Communicative Disorders Award – 1997
M.D. Graduate with Research Distinction – 1997
Award for excellence in clinical research (UAB) – 2001

Work History

University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000-2002: Chief Resident
Long Island ENT Associate: Facial Plastic Division 2002-2007: Director
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Center Prof., Corp., a California Professional Corporation, d/b/a Lifestyle Lift Beverly Hills 2006-2007: Lifestyle lift Surgeon*


Steinberg JJ, Oliver G, Fareh N, Simoni P., Cajigas A. In vivo determination of 5-Bromo-2′-deoxyuridine incorporation in to DNA tumor tissue by a new 32P-postlabelling thin-layer Chromatographic method. Journal of Chromatography B. 1997

Steinberg JJ, Cajigas A, Simoni P, et al. Tailor made chemotherapy: DNA adducts monitor clinical chemotoxicity to cancer and host. (Manuscript in preparation) 1992

Simoni P, Van De Water T. Studies on cultured mice schwann cells: Establishment of purified populations from cultures of peripheral auditory nerve. (Unpublished data) 1994

Simoni P, Razi A, Merrants P, MD. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in the Black population. (A pilot study submitted to Dept. Of Family Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.) 1995

Simoni P. Psychological profiles of patients with meniere’s disease. (Review article) Einstein Quarterly, August 1996

Simoni P, Bello J, Kent B, Bello J. Pseudo aneurysm of the lingual artery secondary to tonsillectomy treated with selective embolization: a case report. Presented at Society for Ear, Nose, & Throat Advances in Children,, 1997 International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology 125-128:59; 2001

Simoni P, Liu W, Frenz D, Van De Water T. The role of growth factors on vestibular hair cell regeneration and repair. (Unpublished data) 1996

Simoni P, Linstrom, C. Laser Stapedectomies in a residency training program. Presented at 1997 Triological Society

Simoni P, Sillers M. Computer Assisted repair of CSF leak. June-1999 Presented at Resident Research Ray at University of Alabama at Birmingham

Simoni P, Wiatrak B, Kelley D. Simultaneous choristomatous polyps of the aural and pharyngeal regions. 2000 Submitted to American Journal of Otolaryngology

Simoni P, Ostendorf R, Cox A. The influence of airbags and restraining devices on the patterns of facial fracture in motor vehicle accidents. 2001 Presented at American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Spring Meeting.

Simoni P, Wiatrak B. Microbiology of tracheal stents in laryngotracheal reconstruction. Presented at Triological Society Southern Section Captiva Island, FL 2002 Submitted to Laryngoscope

Simoni P, Carroll W. Functional electrical stimulation of paralyzed facial muscles. 2000 (work in progress)

Simoni P, Peters G, Magnuson S, Carroll W. Use of endoscopic microdebrider in airway obstruction from laryngotracheal carcinoma. Accepted for presentation at The American Broncho-Esophagological Association COSM 2002

Community Activities

Sephardic club secretary and vice president.
New York, NY 1989, 1990
Peace volunteer in Israel during Gulf War.
Tel Aviv, Israel 1991

Volunteer at La Guardia Hospital.
Forest Hills, NY 1991

Albert Einstein Talmud Club member
Bronx, NY 1993-1997

Kenesseth Israel organization.
Birmingham, Alabama 1997-2002


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