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Andre Panossian, M.D., FACS, FAAP

Andre Panossian, M.D., FACS, FAAP

Andre Panossian, M.D., FACS, FAAP, is a pediatric plastic surgeon at Shriners for Children Medical Center — Pasadena and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Panossian has devoted his career to reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He has additional expertise in treating children and has performed over 5,000 reconstructive surgeries.

Dr. Panossian received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and went on to complete his residency at the University of Southern California. Following his residency, he continued his training in craniofacial surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and Harvard Medical School.

After completing his training, Dr. Panossian joined the University of Southern California (USC) Division of Plastic Surgery, where he participated in the teaching of plastic surgery residents and medical students. While at USC, he established the Facial Paralysis Center for individuals suffering from facial nerve disorders and has performed facial reanimation surgery for hundreds of patients. Dr. Panossian also helped establish the Vascular Anomalies Center at USC that oversees the care of individuals dealing with complex vascular birthmarks and malformations.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Panossian include facial paralysis, neurofibromatosis, vascular anomalies, cleft lip and palate, and congenital hand disorders.

Dr. Panossian is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He also holds memberships in several other professional societies, including the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.


  • Medical Degree, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Internship, LAC+USC Medical Center, General Surgery
  • Residency, University of Southern California, Plastic Surgery
  • Fellowship, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Vascular Anomalies and Congenital Hand Deformities