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Kamran Khoobehi, MD   Add this to my Outlook Contacts
Plastic / Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic / Reconstructive Surgeon
3901 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA  70002
Ph: 504-779-5538

Kamran Khoobehi, MD, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr. Khoobehi earned a medical degree at the St. Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. He completed a surgical internship and residency as well as a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

With much research experience to his credit, Dr. Khoobehi has studied gastric restrictive procedures, effects of increased intra-abdominal pressure, opioid receptors, idiotypic expression, and gene expression. He has the distinction of having performed the first microsurgical replantation of the upper eyelid, a procedure on which he presented a paper at the American Society of Microsurgery in Puerto Rico. He also shares his expertise as an invited speaker and visiting professor in the United States and as far abroad as Iran. He specifically addresses such topics as breast reconstruction with deep inferior epigastric perforator flap (DIEP), rotational flaps, free flap reconstruction of the breast, and use of fat injections for facial rejuvenation. Additionally, Dr. Khoobehi writes for the medical literature and has been published in journals including the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery and the Southern Medical Journal. One of his most recent articles, on new techniques for nipple areola reconstruction, was published in Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Khoobehi is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.
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