Matthew D. Malamet MD, FACS

Los Angeles, CA, US
Matthew D. Malamet MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

In today’s fast-paced society, we exude compassion, empathy, honesty, dedication, confidence and the desire to attain our patients' goals. First impressions are an essential component within the Plastic Surgery field. As a patient of Dr. Malamet, you will receive the foremost in patient care, surgical excellence and staff competence. Dr. Malamet takes his skill and training to another level when it comes to patients' needs and desires. His goal is to make the patient happy, comfortable and to walk away from the experience with the feeling of complete satisfaction. When you meet with Dr. Malamet and his staff, you will feel as if you have known them your entire life.

Practice Specialization

Matthew Malamet M.D., F.A.C.S., a native of the Bay Area and proud alumnus of U.C. Berkeley, is a double board certified, fellowship trained Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon serving the Los Angeles area. Having completed the prestigious Aesthetic Plastic Surgery fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH) under the tutelage of Dr. Sherrell Aston, Dr. Malamet is one of a select few fully trained Plastic Surgeons in the United States who have undergone additional formal post-graduate fellowship training in Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Malamet is an Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His practice specializes in all areas of Plastic Surgery, focusing on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Face, Nose, Breast, and Body.

Aesthetic - Head/Neck:
• Blepharoplasty (“Eyelid Surgery”)
• Botulinum Toxin (“Botox” and “Dysport”)
• Brow Lift (Open and Endoscopic)
• Chemical Peels, IPL, Fractional CO2 Laser Treatments
• Cheek Implants
• Chin Surgery/Augmentation (“Mentoplasty”)
• Cosmetic Surgery
• Cosmetic Ear Surgery (“Otoplasty”)
• Dermabrasion
• Ear Reconstructive Surgery
• Eyelid Ptosis Repair
• Facelift (“Rhytidectomy”)
• Facial Implants
• Hair Replacement
• Head and Neck Skin Cancer Reconstruction
• Injectable Dermal Fillers (“Juvederm”, “Voluma”, “Restylane”, etc.)
• Laser Skin Resurfacing
• Lip Augmentation / Enhancement
• Microdermabrasion and Skin Care
• Retin-A Treatments
• Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping)
• Septoplasty
• Treatment of Scars and Scar Revision

Aesthetic – Breast:
• Breast Augmentation (Silicone and Saline Implants)
• Breast Augmentation (Fat Transfer)
• Breast Implant Removal
• Breast Lift (“Mastopexy”)
• Breast Lift Mastopexy/Augmentation (with and without Augmentation)
• Breast Reduction (“Reduction Mammaplasty”)
• Breast Reconstruction (“Implant Based”, “Flap Reconstruction”, etc.)
• Male Breast Reduction (“Gynecomastia”)
• Male Chest/Pectoral Implants

Aesthetic – Body:
• Abdominoplasty (“Tummy Tuck”)
• Mini-Abdominoplasty
• Brachioplasty (“Arm Lift”)
• Body Contouring after Major Weight Loss
• Body Lift
• Buttock Implants
• Buttock Lift with Augmentation (Implants and Fat Transfer)
• Calf Augmentation (Implants and Fat Transfer)
• Laser Hair Removal
• Liposuction
• Spider Vein: Sclerotherapy and Laser
• Thigh Lift

Additional Information

Plastic Surgery Missions:
Humanitarian efforts have recently taken Dr. Malamet back to San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic. At Hospital Regional Dr. Antonio Musa, he and other Plastic Surgeons surgically treated patients with a wide array of disease processes ranging from severe burn contractures and Syndactyly to Cleft Lips and Palates.

Background & Certification

Board Certification

The American Board of Plastic Surgery: 2013
The American Board of Surgery: 2009

Professional Background

Private Practice in Encino, California since 2012
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (MEETH), New York, New York - 2011- 2012 - Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY - 2009 - 2011 - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency
Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI – 2003 - 2009 - General Surgery Residency
U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - 1997 - B.A. Integrative Biology

Publications and Presentations

Invited Lectures/Presentations:

American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Clinical Congress Surgical Forum- October 23, 2011- San Francisco, California
Should Institutions Provide Incentives to Encourage General Surgery Residents and Faculty to Perform Research?
William J. Curtiss MD, Matthew D. Malamet MD, Vijay Mittal MD

73rd Annual Surgical Update- International College of Surgeons- United States Section Scientific Paper Presentation- June 10, 2011- Portland, Oregon
Early Gracilis Flap Closure Beneficial For Complex Perineal Wounds: Case Series for Oncologic And Inflammatory Perineal Wound Management
Matthew D. Malamet MD, Edward C. Lee MD, Brian T. Valerian MD, Alain Polynice MD, Joshua A King MD, James L Dolph MD, James G Hoehn

Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons- 58th Annual Meeting- Oral Presentation May 20th, 2011- Grand Rapids, Michigan
Should Institutions Provide Incentives to Encourage General Surgery Residents and Faculty to Perform Research?
William J. Curtiss MD, Matthew D. Malamet MD, Vijay Mittal MD

The Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting, - Oral Presentation- February 12-15, 2011- Chattanooga, Tennessee
Should Institutions Provide Incentives to Encourage General Surgery Residents and Faculty to Perform Research?
William J. Curtiss MD, Matthew D. Malamet MD, Vijay Mittal MD

2011 ASPS Senior Resident Conference- Oral Presentation- January 20, 2011- Nashville, Tennessee
Early Gracilis Flap Closure Beneficial For Complex Perineal Wounds: Case Series For Oncologic And Inflammatory Perineal Wound Management
Matthew D. Malamet MD, Edward C. Lee MD, Brian T. Valerian MD, Alain Polynice MD, Joshua A King MD, James L Dolph MD, James G Hoehn MD

Albany Medical College Physician Assistant Program- October 21, 2010- Albany, New York
Burn Surgery and Cold Injury- Invited Lecture
Matthew D. Malamet, M.D

72nd Annual Surgical Update - International College of Surgeons- United States Section Scientific Paper Presentation- May 8, 2010- Denver, Colorado
Laparoscopic Loop Ileostomy with A Single Port Stab Incision
Vijay K. Mittal, M.D., and Matthew D. Malamet, M.D

The Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) and The Association for Surgical Education (ASE) – Presentation- Surgical Education Week- April 22, 2010- San Antonio, Texas
Would Incentives Encourage General Surgery Faculty and Residents to Perform Research?
Vijay K. Mittal M.D., William J. Curtiss M.D., and Matthew D. Malamet M.D.

Detroit Surgical Association (DSA) - Oral Presentation- November 23, 2009- Detroit, Michigan
Would incentives encourage general surgery faculty and residents to perform research?
William J. Curtiss, M.D., Matthew D. Malamet, M.D., and Vijay K. Mittal, M.D.

Midwest Surgical Association Annual Meeting- Poster Presentation- August 2-5, 2009- Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Should Institutions Provide Incentives to Encourage General Surgery Residents and Faculty to Undertake Research?
Vijay K. Mittal M.D., William J. Curtiss M.D. and Matthew D. Malamet M.D.

12th Annual Surgical Research Forum- St. John Health- Oral Presentation - June 19, 2009
Would Incentives Encourage General Surgery Faculty and Residents to Perform Research?
Matthew D. Malamet M.D, William J. Curtiss M.D., and. Vijay K. Mittal M.D.

31st Annual SEMCME Research Forum- Poster- May 20, 2009 Honorable Mention- Resident Poster Presentation
Laparoscopic loop ileostomy with a single port stab incision - Technique -
Matthew Malamet, MD; Gokulakkrishna Subhas, MD; Elizabeth Kim, MD; Vijay K. Mittal, MD; Alasdair McKendrick, MD

Providence Hospital and Medical Centers Research Day- April 29, 2009 1st Place Resident Poster Presentation- Providence Hospital Research Day
Laparoscopic loop ileostomy with a single port stab incision - Technique
Matthew Malamet, MD; Gokulakkrishna Subhas, MD; Elizabeth Kim, MD; Vijay K. Mittal, MD; Alasdair McKendrick, MD.

Detroit Trauma Symposium - November 6 & 7, 2008- Chief Resident Competitor - "From the Fire to the Frying Pan"
Moderator: Charles E. Lucas, M.D., Kenneth Mattox, M.D.
Panel: Expert Resident Panel from 2008 Region V Competition
American College of Surgeons: Regional Committee on Trauma

11th Annual Surgical Research Forum- St. John Health - Oral Presentation - June 20, 2008
“Traumatic Aorto-Innominate Fistula: A Case Report”
Matthew Malamet, MD

The Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting- Oral Presentation - February 9-12, 2008 - Birmingham, Alabama
Incidence of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in a Community Based Hospital.
Matthew Malamet, MD, MS David Machado, MD, Kongkrit Chaiyasate, MD, Lorenzo Ferguson, MD, Sumet Silapaswan

Detroit Surgical Association (DSA)- Oral Presentation- October, 2007- Detroit, Michigan
Incidence of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in a Community Based Hospital.
David Machado, MD, Matthew Malamet, MD, MS, Kongkrit Chaiyasate, MD, Lorenzo Ferguson, MD, Sumet Silapaswan, MD

Michigan ACS Coller Day- Oral Presentation- May 17, 2007
Incidence of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in a Community Based Hospital.
Matthew Malamet, MD, MS, David Machado, MD, Kongkrit Chaiyasate, MD, Lorenzo Ferguson, MD

Providence Hospital Research Day- Oral Presentation- April 25, 2007
Incidence of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in a Community Based Hospital.
Matthew Malamet, MD, MS, David Machado, MD, Kongkrit Chaiyasate, MD, Lorenzo Ferguson, MD, Sumet Silapaswan, MD

Publications:

Prevalence and Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Machado, D. MD, Malamet, M. MD, MS, Chang, Y. MD, Jacobs, M. MD, Ferguson, L. MD,
Silapaswan, S. MD, Goriel, Y. MD, Kolachalam, R. MD, Mittal, V. MD
"The American Surgeon" (75) 55-60, 2009

Nora's lesion: Case report and literature review of a bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation of a small finger
E Gursel, M Malamet, P Jarrahnejad, JS Arneja, J Akinfolarin, YJ Chang
“The Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery” 16(4): 232-235, 2009

Bilateral Obturator Hernia with Intestinal Obstruction: Repair with a Cigar Roll Technique
Tchanque C, Virmani S, Teklehaimanot N, Malamet M, McFarlane K, Lincoln D, Jacobs M, Silapaswan
“Hernia” E-Pub, 2009

Bilateral Obturator Hernia with Intestinal Obstruction: Repair with a Cigar Roll Technique
C. N. Tchanque, S. Virmani, N. Teklehaimanot, M. D. Malamet, K. N. McFarlane, D. Lincoln, M. J. Jacobs, S. Silapaswan
“Hernia” 14(5): 543-545, 2010

Awards & Honors

Dr. Malamet has been featured for 3 years in a row in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 Best of Los Angeles editions of the Los Angeles Magazine: Superdoctors- Southern California Rising Stars.

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Saint John’s Health Center- Santa Monica, CA
Northridge Hospital Medical Center- Northridge, CA

Society Memberships

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (ICS)-United States Section
The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS)
New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS)
Detroit Surgical Association (DSA)

Your Consultation

All patients look and hope for certain qualities in a doctor, especially a Plastic Surgeon. One satisfied client recently wrote, "There are several qualities that come to mind when I think of Dr. Malamet. The ONE quality that stands out is COMPASSION! Dr. Malamet makes his patients feel at ease, by going that extra mile and walking that extra step. He listens attentively to patients' concerns, speaking to the patient as if he were speaking to a close friend or family member. He acknowledges and strives to answer and solicit questions from the patient in order to devise a plan, which will ultimately achieve the patient’s expected plastic surgical outcome and goals. In the office and the operating room, he is calm and collected, yet with the utmost confidence so the patient feels comfortable. Dr. Malamet is meticulous and thorough, complementing the patient’s inner beauty with their outer beauty."

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Surgical procedures are performed in an accredited state-of-the-art surgical facility, located adjacent to our office. This fully accredited surgical facility provides patients with an unparalleled combination of personal attention, comfort, privacy and safety to ensure a superior experience.

Skin Care Products

In addition to a vast array of chemical peels, we offer a complete line of skin care products. Please contact our office for further details and current specials.

Languages Spoken

English
Spanish

Payment Options

Dr. Malamet accepts several different forms of payment, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, personal checks, and cash. Mindful that the majority of cosmetic surgical procedures are not covered by insurance. Dr. Malamet offers patient financing options, including “Care Credit” and “Alphaeon.” Whatever your situation might be, Dr. Malamet and his staff will help you determine which payment methods best suit your needs.

Matthew D. Malamet MD, FACS

16311 Ventura Blvd., #835,
Encino, CA, 91436, US

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