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SAN DIEGO, CA, June 23, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Amir M. Karam, MD, has been recognized as a 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctor — the 15th consecutive year he has received the Top Doctor honor. Only 7 percent of licensed physicians in the U.S. are selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions and specialties.
World-renowned in his field, Dr. Amir Karam is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon who specializes in facial rejuvenation at Carmel Valley Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Center, an award-winning San Diego practice he founded back in 2008.
Dr. Karam has devoted his entire professional career to the narrow sub-specialty of Facial Rejuvenation Surgery and has performed over 7,000 facial surgical procedures throughout his 20-plus-year career. He has developed and trademarked two unparalleled facial-rejuvenation procedures, Vertical Restore® and Vertical Prevent®. These innovative surgical procedures address age-related laxity and facial-shape changes. Combined, commonly, with customized fat transfer to help replace facial volume. Dr. Karam's trademarked Vertical Restore® technique and extensive experience draw patients from around the world, thanks to the methodology's ability to rejuvenate the entire face while leaving patients looking completely natural.
He is also the founder of KaramMD Skin. Aware of the importance of youthful skin as an integral part of looking younger, Dr. Karam spent 5 years developing and formulating a unique proprietary skin care product, the Trifecta. This innovative, scientifically proven product includes three breakthrough formulas that contain the ideal blend of clinically tested active ingredients to achieve optimal skin quality and health.
"My primary mission is to restore my patients' confidence and positive self-image by helping them look as young as they feel. That's the whole point," says Dr. Karam.
"I consider my patients' satisfaction and enduring trust to be the greatest measures of my patient-care success, and I always strive to achieve the best, most personalized results in the safest, and natural-looking way possible."
Top Doctors are nominated by peer physicians and are selected by the physician-led Castle Connolly research team. Dr. Karam says, "It is a great honor to be recognized by Castle Connolly as a Top Doctor 15 years in a row."
Dr. Karam earned his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine where he graduated at the top of his class, winning the Gordon Hatfield Award for Best Surgical Student in his year. He completed both a five-year residency and a prestigious facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at UC Irvine Medical Center. In addition to delivering clinical care, Dr. Karam is a recognized writer — publishing a textbook and over 20 research articles in peer-reviewed journals — educator, speaker, and influencer in the field of facial surgery.
About Castle Connolly
Castle Connolly publishes its Top Doctors list at castleconnolly.com and in a variety of print and online partner publications. Nominations are open to all board-certified MDs and DOs. The Castle Connolly team chooses honorees based on nominee criteria that includes their medical education, training, hospital appointments, and disciplinary histories.
It is important to note that doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.
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