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Choosing the right doctor can make all the difference

Dr. James Pearson is a compassionate, experienced, dual Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon.

Our practice offers noninvasive and surgical treatment of the face and neck including cosmetic, functional and reconstructive surgery with an emphasis on aesthetic rejuvenation and rhinoplasty.


20 years of patient care experience

Experience speaks for itself.

An Expert in the Face

Dr. Pearson is a facial sub-specialist.
He has been invited to present at national and international specialty meetings and has authored numerous publications which have appeared in highly-regarded plastic surgery journals and textbooks.

Below is a selection of professional publications by Dr. Pearson.

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Our Surgical Practice Focuses Exclusively on the Face

Our attention and energies are focused entirely on the face.
Facial Plastic Surgery is not merely a part of our practice - it is Dr. Pearson's entire surgical practice.

An established track record of Outstanding Results and Satisfied Patients

Our patients appreciate Dr. Pearson's attention to detail, high level of personalized service and attention, artistic sensibility, and his focus on achieving natural-appearing results.

See what our patients have to say about Dr. Pearson and his practice.

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Highly Credentialed

Dr. Pearson is among a select group of Facial Plastic Surgeons who are dual Board-Certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery.

Additionally, Dr. Pearson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, for which he has served on national committees.

Dr. Pearson earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa National Academic Honor Society and graduated with honors and distinction. He earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine where he was recognized with multiple awards for his research including national awards and support from the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Pearson completed a surgical residency in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the renown New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in New York City where he was selected as departmental Academic Chief Resident during his final year. He went on to complete a coveted fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery with then-President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Vito Quatela, in New York where Dr. Pearson served also as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

A Recognized Top Doctor in his Specialty

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Dr. Pearson has been recognized consistently as a Top Doctor in Facial Plastic Surgery by Castle Connolly.

Recognized Top Doctors include only 7% of the nation's top board-certified physicians, and the top 3.4% of doctors in California.

Top Doctors are nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors each year. These Top Doctors' medical educations, training - and much more - are screened by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team. Those doctors who are among the very best in their specialties and in their communities are selected for inclusion.

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Dr. Pearson has also been recognized as a Top Doctor in Facial Plastic Surgery by the RealSelf community.

In addition, Dr. Pearson was awarded a RealSelf Fellowship in 2018 for his humanitarian efforts.

This Fellowship is awarded to medical professionals who donate their time and expertise to deliver care and training in underserved communities around the world. Meet the RealSelf Fellows

International Visitors

Our patients have traveled from around the world to consult with and undergo treatment by Dr. Pearson.

Our practice has welcomed international patients from a variety of countries including Australia, Canada, Egypt, England, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

If you are considering visiting from outside of the US, please contact our office for help in planning your travels.

Dr. Pearson gives back

Philanthropy is a cornerstone of Dr. Pearson's practice.

Through participation in international medical mission work, Dr. Pearson has helped to transform the lives of children born with facial malformations such as cleft lip, cleft palate, and ear malformations (microtia). By restoring facial form and function, children born with facial birth defects benefit not only from an improved appearance, but also from increased self confidence and social acceptance. During recent surgical missions to Asia, Central America and South America, Dr. Pearson has treated hundreds of patients and helped to educate local surgeons.

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Dr. Pearson is an active member of HUGS whose mission is to deliver medical care to children and adolescents challenged by a wide array of physical  conditions remedied through surgery. HUGS' mission is performed by providing remedial surgery on children in developing countries who have microtia, a congenital condition, facial burns and other health conditions.

For more information about our humanitarian efforts, please click here

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Dr. Pearson sees patients from around the world including the following Southern California locations: Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Burbank, Culver City, El Segundo, Glendale, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hollywood, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Marina del Rey, Newport Beach, Orange County, Pacific Palisades, Palos Verdes, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, South Bay, Torrance, Venice, Ventura, Westchester, West Hollywood, Woodland Hills