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Dr. Youssef Tahiri’s Education and Credentials

Dr. Youssef Tahiri is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with a subspecialty in craniofacial surgery. After graduating from McGill Medical School, he went on to complete his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada. During his residency, he demonstrated his commitment to research and academia by pursuing a Master’s 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.

Board Certifications

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

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 a 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. John Reinisch is the founder of the MEDPOR™ ear reconstruction technique and is considered the worldwide leader in MEDPOR™ ear 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. 

Dr. Youssef Tahiri has published a very large number of peer-reviewed 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 specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery as well as Adult Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Dr. Tahiri is a world leader in Microtia Surgery.

Find a list of his Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications in the link: 

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.