Dr. Kami Parsa is an Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgeon who specializes exclusively in reconstructive, revisional and cosmetic surgery of the eyes and surrounding tissue. His expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery has made him the choice for patients who have had previous plastic surgery and now need revisional surgery around the eyes. Dr. Parsa has appeared on numerous media outlets around the world, including CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, The New York Times and the Miami Herald.
After graduating with honors from the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Dr. Parsa completed a residency in ophthalmology at USC's prestigious Doheny Eye Institute. He then completed a two year sub-specialty fellowship in Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Miami's Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the number one program in the country.
Dr. Parsa is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and fellowship trained by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at USC's Department of Ophthalmology, USC's Department of Plastic Surgery. For the past decade, he has been involved in many clinical and basic science research projects. Dr. Parsa has also published numerous articles and has been an invited lecturer both nationally and internationally. His current research focus is in the development of customized 3-D implants for patients with major ocular and facial deformities.
In addition to maintaining a busy surgical practice, Dr. Parsa is involved in several humanitarian organizations. He is one of the founders of Surgical Friends Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to delivering reconstructive surgery to patients who do not have access to quality medical care. He is an active volunteer surgeon for International Kids Fund and has participated in numerous reconstructive surgeries through this organization. One of these cases was recently featured in an hour-long special entitled A New Face for Marlie on Discovery Health Channel.