Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D.
Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D., Medical Director of Pacific Lipo, is a nationally renowned non-invasive and aesthetic cosmetic surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA. He is an associate member of the American College of Physicians, an affiliate member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, member of American Society of Liposuction Surgery and the President of the American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery, an association dedicated to revolutionizing cosmetic surgery procedures. He started practicing aesthetic procedures in Beverly Hills in 1995. He has over 20 years of aesthetic cosmetic surgery experience and is an avid contributor to the global advancement of innovative liposuction techniques and procedures.
"I am committed to every patient and devoted to every procedure. My staff and I are dedicated to delivering the best results and service to our clients. Our patient's satisfaction is a reflection of our success and this is why we strive to deliver the very best experience!" -Dr. Sam Assassa
Since 1995, Dr. Sam Assassa gained significant experience practicing aesthetic surgery and other groundbreaking procedures in Beverly Hills, California. He was one of the first specialists in the west coast to introduce the CosmoFaceLift™ procedure also called the "One-Hour Non-Surgical Facelift."and Smart Lipo of face and body A fan of ensuring that his patients experience as little discomfort as possible, the introduction of the CosmoFaceLift™ and Smart Lipo procedures fit with Dr. Assassa's desire to ensure that his patients received the best and most up to date treatments with a minimum of inconvenience.
Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D. of San Diego, CA, has performed more non-surgical facial and aesthetic procedures, than any aesthetic surgeon in Beverly Hills. His artistic talents are expressed by his outstanding results of restoring the youthful face contour and creating balance and beauty in San Diego, CA. Recently Dr. Assassa was a guest speaker on Volumetric Facial Rejuvenation at the International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery congress meeting.
Dr. Assassa received his medical degree with honors, and completed his internship at Loyola University-affiliated hospitals in Chicago and his residency at Case Western University-affiliated hospitals in Cleveland. He is a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine and regarded as one of the top experts in the field of minimally invasive aesthetic surgery. He routinely travels nationally and internationally to lecture and teach his techniques to other physicians and nurses. Dr. Assassa is an associate member of the American College of Physicians, an affiliate member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, member of American Society of Liposuction Surgery , a member of the American Mesotherapy Association, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine as well as serves on the advisory committee of the American Aesthetic Medicine Association. He is also a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr. Assassa's skill in his chosen profession, and his excellent patient communication and care has led to his having many high profile clients. He takes a hand on position with all of his clients and enjoys the day-to-day interaction with people that his work allows him. Dr. Assassa has treated many celebrities from all over the world. His medical advances have been featured in Good Morning America, NBC, KTLA, and Univision. Dr. Assassa was featured in Star magazine, Angelino magazine, Beverly Hills 213, Beauty Cosmetica magazine, The New Zealand Herald, BeautySurgery.com, and CosmeticDesign.com, among others.
As of October of 2020, Dr. Assassa has shifted his focus to training other providers and no longer performs lipo procedures.