Meet Dr. Husam Elias, he is the lead surgeon, founder and medical director of Southern California Center for Surgical Arts located in the Sherman Oaks, and a member of an elite group of surgeons that performs innovative surgical techniques in the realm of Cosmetic Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery. Husam Elias, MD, DMD, FACS is a pioneer in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, having developed the first technique for managing TMJ disorders using stem cells harvested from liposuction fat. He delivers the most natural cosmetic results with an artistic touch.
Where it All Began for Dr. Elias
Born and raised in East Africa, in the Sudan, Dr. Husam Elias attended the University of Khartoum acquiring an undergraduate degree. After completing his illustrious studies, bright-eyed, and ready for the world of medicine, he moved to the United States to live his dream of becoming a surgeon. He completed his dental degree from the prestigious Boston University at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine receiving his degree in dental medicine graduating with honors, Then moved to Cleveland, OH obtaining his medical degree from the world renowned Case Western Reserve University. After completing his degrees in medical and dental medicine, Dr. Elias went on to his internships in general surgery and a maxillofacial surgery residency at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and the University Hospitals of Cleveland/ Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. Dr. Elias also was on tenure at the Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute, known for their revolutionary work in facial transplant surgery. During this time, Dr. Elias was also the Chief of the Maxillofacial Surgical deparment. His education continued extensively, he was selected to join a subspecialty fellowship accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in General Cosmetic Surgery. He completed the duration of his fellowship under the care and expertise of Dr. Jacob Haiavy at the Inland Cosmetic Surgery Medical Center where he learned many of the most innovative techniques for general and cosmetic surgery that would inspire the work he strives to pioneer today. Wtih an extensive background in maxillofacial plastic surgery, Dr. Elias took a staff position with the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center.
Educating Surgeons of the World
To continue passing on the information and techniques he began to develop, Dr. Elias became a national and international lecturer in the field of cosmetic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is currently a lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles and teaches at the famous Harbor UCLA Oral and the maxillofacial surgery residency programs. Dr. Elias is also an avid contributor to many of the world’s most famous medical journals, where he shares his latest research in the Cosmetic, Facial Plastic and Oral & Maxillofacial surgery disciplines. Dr. Elias is a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in addition to his continued status of Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). If you’re looking for a physician that puts heart into his art, look no further. Dr. Elias makes patient care the center of his practice at the Southern California Center for Surgical Arts and has developed the gold standard in warmth, compassion and personality.
An Avid Sports Enthusiast and Family Man
In addition to mastering the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Elias is an avid sports enthusiast and is a season ticket holder for the LA Clippers (Woo!), loves the New England Patriots and cannot wait for the LA Rams to move back to the city. For all of you golfers out there, Dr. Elias plays often and can help you with some swing tips. As a family man, he spends much of his free time with his lovely wife, a family physician by the name of Dr. Zainab Mahmoud, and their eight-year-old son. Dr. Elias Invites You to Explore the Southern California Center for Surgical Arts. Now that you’ve learned a little bit more about Dr. Elias, we invite you to meet him at the Southern California Center of Surgical Arts. Dr. Elias loves to meet his patients and cannot wait to develop lasting and trusting relationships with them all. Call and schedule your appointment for cosmetic and maxillofacial surgical consultation and tell us your story.