Kamran Khoobehi, MD
Kamran Khoobehi, MD is a board certified plastic surgeon at Khoobehi & Associates in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is one of the few plastic surgeons in the New Orleans area to perform DIEP flap breast reconstruction, a method in which the patient’s own tissue is used to create soft, natural-looking breasts. Dr. Khoobehi also offers ReSensationSM, a highly advanced surgical technique designed to restore breast sensation as part of autologous (free flap) reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy.
Aesthetically, women can look great after reconstruction. But now we can offer a more complete reconstruction. With ReSensation, we can also provide sensation.
Breast reconstruction is a very challenging yet rewarding procedure. A surgeon will use all of the skills mastered, from plastic surgery principles to advanced microsurgery techniques.
Ochsner Baptist Hospital
After receiving his medical degree from St. Louis University, Dr. Khoobehi completed a residency in general surgery at Charity Hospital and Medical Center of Louisiana, followed by a fellowship in plastic surgery at Charity Hospital.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Khoobehi is on staff at Louisiana State University, where he serves as both clinical professor of surgery in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He is also director of aesthetic training at LSU and director of the International Fat Grafting Forum.
During an eyelid reattachment surgery at the LSU Health Sciences Center, Dr. Khoobehi made history by successfully reconnecting the network of tiny blood vessels in the eyelid. Dr. Khoobehi’s efforts helped save the sight of his patient, a dog bite victim, and their story was featured in major media outlets.
Free flap breast reconstruction expertise
With extensive expertise in microsurgery, Dr. Khoobehi performs a large number of secondary breast surgeries for women who have had suboptimal outcomes from breast augmentation or breast reconstruction using implants performed elsewhere. He is a member of American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Khoobehi has authored numerous research studies and has been featured in medical journals on topics in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
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After a mastectomy, many women feel relieved to be cancer-free and look forward to focusing on their future and simply enjoying life. But with this new chapter comes more decisions, including whether to have breast reconstruction. By having a full understanding of the many breast reconstruction options available, and choosing a plastic surgeon who offers […]Read More
Ensuring Women Know About All of Their Breast Reconstruction Choices: A Conversation with Dr. Kamran Khoobehi
With over 20 years of experience as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamran Khoobehi has distinguished himself with his aesthetic and reconstructive results – including performing an eyelid reattachment surgery. To save the sight of a young woman injured by a dog bite, Khoobehi operated for six hours under magnification to reconnect the delicate skin, connective […]Read More