Dr. Youssef Tahiri is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a subspecialty in Craniofacial Surgery. After graduating from McGill Medical School, in Montreal, Canada, he completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at McGill University and became certified by the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as the American Board of Plastic Surgery. During his residency, he demonstrated his commitment to research and academia by pursuing a Masters Degree in Experimental Surgery, which he obtained with Honors.
Following his training at McGill, Dr. Tahiri completed an ACGME accredited Pediatric and Adult Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at the No.1 ranked Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and at the prestigious Ivy League University of Pennsylvania.
After completing his Craniofacial Surgery training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania’s Hospitals, Dr. Tahiri joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Indiana University. He routinely performed complex reconstructive, aesthetic and complex craniofacial procedures at the Riley Hospital for Children as well as Methodist Hospital and Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis.
After spending few years at Indiana University, Dr. Tahiri moved to Los Angeles to join Dr. Reinisch at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Youssef Tahiri is a highly respected pediatric craniofacial surgeon who was hand selected by Dr. John Reinisch to partner and continue his practice of Microtia reconstruction.
Dr. Tahiri embraces the most innovative, cutting-edge technique available in craniofacial and microtia surgery. In addition to Microtia, he performs complex craniomaxillofacial procedures including Cleft Lip and Palate, Cranioplasty, Craniosynostosis Surgery, Jaw surgery, among others. You can visit his other website tahiriplasticsurgery.com to read more about the other procedures he routinely performs.
Dr. Youssef Tahiri has published a very large number of peer-review articles and presented his work at numerous regional, national and international scientific meetings. His research interests include outcomes evidence based clinical studies and translational research to enhance patients’ care and safety through improved techniques and technology.
Dr. Tahiri is a world leader in Microtia Surgery.
Our compassionate, professional staff will guide you and your family through the entire Medpor surgery process, from assisting you with your travel plans to Los Angeles to answering any questions you may have about the procedure or post-op care. Please contact us any time if you have any questions. Your feedback is always appreciated, as it helps us provide you with the best possible care and service.
The International Institute for Microtia Repair was created by Dr. Reinisch and Dr. Tahiri to provide patients, families and medical professionals with the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information addressing the medical, psychosocial and surgical aspects of Microtia.
Dr. Reinisch and Dr. Tahiri will evaluate your condition or your child’s condition via an in-office or skype consultation. They will examine the patient, determine the Microtia grade, evaluate for other associated deformities, review prior examinations and assess hearing potential.
Dr. Tahiri and Dr. Reinisch offer advanced treatment for both the cosmetic problems and the hearing difficulties associated with Microtia. Their innovative MEDPOR® technique allows them to create a cosmetically pleasing external ear while restoring facial symmetry.
Following Microtia surgery, Dr. Reinisch, Dr. Tahiri and their team will help you and guide you through the recovery process of your child. Our aim is to not only provide the best surgical experience but also an uneventful and comfortable post-operative experience.