366 San Miguel; Suite 310
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Mobile: 949-300-6317
Office: 949-759-3077
Fax: 949-759-3087

SEXTUPLE (6) BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON with extensive experience in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Shamoun is the only Plastic Surgeon in the U.S. actively Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Forensic Medicine, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, and American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.

Extensive experience in all aspects of Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast, Nose, Face ,Eyes and Body.

Well published author of several textbook chapters and journal articles related to the topics mentioned above.

Extensive experience in Medical malpractice case review, consultation, written evaluation and testimony (in depositions and trial), for plaintiff and defense.

Articulate subspecialty consultant with up to date knowledge and expertise of Plastic Surgery literature and standards of care.

Opinions supported by extensive subspecialty education, training, and experience. Available for record review for merit, affidavits/ certificates of merit, case consulting and testimony.
Gratis case discussion with legal representatives.

Areas of interest: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Implant/Augmentation Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Surgery, Liposuction/Body contouring Surgery, Nasal Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Eyes, Face, Nose, Breast, Body; Facelift Surgery, Trauma Surgery and General Surgery.

See listing under

Areas of Expertise
  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Seasoned Preeminent Expert in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery .
Unique qualifications
• 6 Active Board certifications (One of a kind in USA )
• 6 State Licenses
• 3 International Licenses
• 20,000 + Surgical procedures performed and actively practicing .
• Testimony in 22 states and in 3 Nations for plaintiff (65%) and defense (35% ) firms.
• Reviewed over 500 medical legal cases
• Both Criminal and Civil case testimony
• California Medical Board Expert Reviewer (Enforcement Program)
• Never subject to Daubert Challenge


M.D. Physician and Surgeon


Undergraduate :
BS, University of Mississippi; MD, University of Mississippi Medical School
Residency &Training :
University of Alabama
University of Texas Health Science Center Dallas (Southwestern Parkland)
Subspecialty Fellowships Miami , California , Georgia, California , Hawaii

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
American Board of Forensic Medicine
American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery ( Face , Nose, Breast & Body)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Med. Association,
American College of Surgeons (FACS),
A.O.A. Alumni,
American Society of Plastic Surgery,
The American society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Orange County Medical Association,
International Academy of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons,
California Society of Plastic Surgeons,
Califotnia Academy of Cosmetic Surgery,
American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine,
American academy of Aesthetic&Restorative Surgery
Los Angeles Society of plastic Surgery,
Orange County Society of plastic Surgeons,
American College of Forensic Examiners,
Society of Am. Gastrointestinal Surgeons,
California Medical Association.

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Clinical Instructor Univ. of South Alabama-
Dept. of Surgery;
Speaker --3rd Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Face, Eyes, Nose, Scalp, Breast .
Newport Beach, CA 1995
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 500+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and General Surgery
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 65% Plaintiff
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 35% Defense
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 25+
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: November 2023
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: In all cases where I was designated
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 20+
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20+
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: All
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: usually 500.00 per hour but negotiable and case dependent
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 600.00 per hour and case dependent
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 1000.00 per hour and case dependent
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 10,000.00-25,000 plus travel flat fee per day
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Call 949-7593077 speak with Yvonne and she will email or FAX fee schedule


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