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James M. Pearson, MD

James Pearson Facial Plastic Surgeon
Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon.









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

Dr. Pearson is a specialist - his surgical practice focuses exclusively on the Face.

Dr. Pearson is an expert in facial procedures. 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.

With 15 years of patient care experience, an extensive portfolio of outstanding results and an established track record of satisfied patients, Dr. Pearson is a recognized Top Doctor in the field of Facial Plastic Surgery.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
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.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS and ASSOCIATIONS

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 is an active participant in international surgical mission work. He donates his time and skill to perform reconstructive surgery on children born with congenital facial deformities.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Los Angeles County Medical Association
California Medical Association

EDUCATION & TRAINING
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 Administrative Chief Resident. For five years, Dr. Pearson trained in New York City alongside some of the most prominent surgeons in the world, learning their techniques and developing his unique approach to facial plastic surgery. 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.

ACADEMIC CURRICULUM
Board Certifications:
American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Diplomate
American Board of Otolaryngology, Diplomate

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery - University of Rochester School of Medicine
Departmental Administrative Chief Resident - The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Staff Surgeon - The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Fellowship:
Facial Plastic Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Chief Residency:
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY

Residency:
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
New York, NY

Internship:
Surgery
St. Vincent's Hospital
New York, NY


A Recognized Top Doctor in his Specialty

Top Doctor Dr. Pearson

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

Recognized Top Doctors include only 5% of the nation's top board-certified physicians.

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.


Pearson Plastic Surgery

Dr. Pearson has 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


Dr. Pearson has written and published numerous plastic surgery articles and textbook chapters which have appeared in respected international journals and well-regarded plastic surgery textbooks. Below is a selection of recent publications by Dr. James Pearson. Click on the graphic below to learn more about Dr. Pearson's publications.



A Commitment to Excellence

Dr. Pearson has 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. Pearson Plastic Surgery Videos

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>VIEW OUR REVIEWS 


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.



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.

Pearson Philanthropy Dr. Pearson Philanthropy

Hugs

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.

A Mission to Change Lives Forever. Reporter Doug Emblidge from ABC affiliate WHAM in New York profiles HUGS' work. Guatemala, 2018.


HUGS was founded with the idea that every child has the fundamental right to a full and enriching childhood. Every girl and boy should experience play, follow his or her curiosity, feel secure, and know joy.

Since 2003, the HUGS foundation has sent hundreds of medical volunteers on 35 of missions and conducted over 1700 surgical procedures on the children who need it most. Currently, HUGS coordinates annual surgical missions to Ecuador, Guatemala and Vietnam.

For more information about our humanitarian efforts, please click here


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Dr. Pearson is an experienced, double-Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon practicing in Hermosa Beach and Beverly Hills, CA. Click here to learn more about him and his expertise in facial plastic surgery.

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Dr. James Pearson is a compassionate, experienced, dual Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. His practice offers noninvasive and surgical treatment of the face and neck including cosmetic, functional and reconstructive surgery with an emphasis on aesthetic facial rejuvenation and rhinoplasty.

Dr. Pearson is a specialist - his surgical practice focuses exclusively on the Face.

Dr. Pearson is an expert in facial procedures. 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.

With 15 years of patient care experience, an extensive portfolio of outstanding results and an established track record of satisfied patients, Dr. Pearson is a recognized Top Doctor in the field of Facial Plastic Surgery.



BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

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.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS and ASSOCIATIONS

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.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Los Angeles County Medical Association
California Medical Association

EDUCATION & TRAINING
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 Administrative Chief Resident. For five years, Dr. Pearson trained in New York City alongside some of the most prominent surgeons in the world, learning their techniques and developing his unique approach to facial plastic surgery. 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.

ACADEMIC CURRICULUM
Board Certifications:
American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Diplomate
American Board of Otolaryngology, Diplomate

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery - University of Rochester School of Medicine
Departmental Administrative Chief Resident - The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Staff Surgeon - The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Fellowship:
Facial Plastic Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Chief Residency:
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY

Residency:
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
New York, NY

Internship:
Surgery
St. Vincent's Hospital
New York, NY


A Recognized Top Doctor in his Specialty

Top Doctor Dr. Pearson

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

Recognized Top Doctors include only 5% of the nation's top board-certified physicians.

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.




Pearson Plastic Surgery

Dr. Pearson has 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


Dr. Pearson has written and published numerous plastic surgery articles and textbook chapters which have appeared in respected international journals and well-regarded plastic surgery textbooks. Below is a selection of recent publications by Dr. James Pearson. Click on the graphic below to learn more about Dr. Pearson's publications.



A Commitment to Excellence

Dr. Pearson has 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.

Pearson Plastic Surgery Videos

Facelift Specialist
Facelift Specialist
Pearson Facelift
Facelift Specialist
>VIEW OUR REVIEWS 


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.


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.

Pearson Philanthropy Dr. Pearson Philanthropy

Hugs

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 congenital facial deformities, facial burns and other health conditions.


A Mission to Change Lives Forever. Reporter Doug Emblidge from ABC affiliate WHAM in New York profiles HUGS' work. Guatemala, 2018.

HUGS was founded with the idea that every child has the fundamental right to a full and enriching childhood. Every girl and boy should experience play, follow his or her curiosity, feel secure, and know joy.

Since 2003, the HUGS foundation has sent hundreds of medical volunteers on 35 of missions and conducted over 1700 surgical procedures on the children who need it most. Currently, HUGS coordinates annual surgical missions to Ecuador, Guatemala and Vietnam.

For more information about our humanitarian efforts, please click here




FELLOW
American Academy of
Facial Plastic Surgery



DIPLOMATE
American Board of Facial Plastic
& Reconstructive Surgery
FACS
FELLOW
American College of Surgeons
Dr. Pearson Castle Connolly Top Doctor
TOP DOCTOR
Castle Connolly

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