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Dr. Som Kohanzadeh

Dr. Som is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, and Board Certified General Surgeon.  He grew up in Westlake Village, then attended UCLA, where he graduated with honors with a degree in Cybernetics while specializing in Physiologic Science and a minor in Mathematics.  Next, he attended UC San Diego Medical School, where he spent an additional year conducting Plastic Surgery research focused on hand reconstruction while visiting multiple underserved cities in Mexico as part of the Interface outreach program to provide plastic and reconstructive surgery.

He then moved back to Los Angeles, where he completed his residency training in General Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.  He also performed a research fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in collaboration with UC San Diego.  During this time he presented at multiple regional and national meetings, while also publishing multiple research articles in the fields of General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Plastic Surgery.  Upon completion of his General Surgery training, he earned his Board Certification from the American Board of Surgery.

He then completed Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training at the University of Alabama Birmingham with the world famous Luis Vasconez, where he trained in all aspects of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Additionally, he spent significant time gaining expertise in both microsurgery and complex hand surgery.

Dr. Som has presented over 50 projects locally, nationally and internationally at the the International Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery in Santiago, Chile.  While there he also had the opportunity to operate side by side with international surgeons and learn techniques from the other side of the world.  He continues to strive to make advancements in plastic surgery with cutting edge research and investigation, bringing the newest art and science to Southern California.


  • UCLA Bachelors of Science in Cybernetics Physiologic Science, with minor of Mathematics
  • UCSD Medical School
  • Cedars Sinai General Surgery Residency
  • UAB Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship


  • Attending Physician Cedars Sinai Hospital
  • Attending Physician Attending Physician Centinela Hospital, Encino and Sherman Oaks Hospitals
  • Director of Plastic Surgery, Sherman Oaks Hospital, Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Director of Center for Reconstruction and Wound Care, Sherman Oaks Hopsital, Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Cofounder of Wound Institutes of America
  • Director of Plastic Surgery, Wound Institutes of America
  • Medical Director Robertson Surgical Institute


  • AMA
  • ASPS
  • ACS
  • ASSH


  • Mexicali plastic and reconstructive mission
  • La Piedad plastic and reconstructive mission
  • Honduras plastic and reconstructive mission



  • Board Certified General Surgeon
  • Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow of American College of Clinic Wound Specialists (FACCWS)
  • Clinical Professor Southern California University
  • Undergraduate degree in Cybernetics with specialization in Physiologic Science and a Minor in Mathematics from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)


  • Doctor of Medicine from University of California San Diego (UCSD)
  • General Surgery training at Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  • Plastic Surgery training at University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • California Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgery
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Our Staff

Dr. Som put together a center of excellence for the care of Pilonidal disease. Our expert team specializes in advanced reconstructive techniques and care with a focus on Pilonidal disease. Our goal is making patients feel comfortable from beginning to end, thereby optimizing their care while providing the most advanced techniques and procedures for the care of Pilonidal disease. We are always just a phone call away and ready to answer any and all questions. Our team will welcome you and take care of you as if you were family, like we do all of our patients.

Office and Facility

At our state of the art office and facility we have an in house medicare licensed ambulatory surgery center, where we make sure to maintain the highest standards of care as well as house the most advanced equipment allowing us to serve as a center of excellence for the care of Pilonidal disease. Having our own center also allows us to provide accurate estimates of cost and help patients with financial support by working with their health insurance to provide the services needed

Beverly Hills, CA

250 North Robertson Blvd, Suite 106

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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