Dr. Andrew Ordon

Plastic Surgery | M.D., F.A.C.S. Beverly Hills, CA
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Specialty Procedures

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  • Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Face

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Dr. Andrew Ordon is an Emmy®-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show The Doctors. For over three decades, Dr. Ordon has been an acclaimed surgeon in the private practice of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery in Beverly Hills and Rancho Mirage, California and previously in New York City. He is consistently recognized as a TOP DOCTOR by Castle-Connolly. He also serves as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Co-Director of the Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at KECK/USC School of Medicine as well as a member of the board of directors of The Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons.


Dr. Ordon has been featured on television shows and networks including Dr. Phil, Rachael Ray, 20/20, Insider, Entertainment Tonight, 48 Hours, BBC News, CNN, NBC News, FOX News, Home and Family, and ABC News. He has been quoted in such publications as Allure, Mademoiselle, Redbook, Glamour, Reader’s Digest, USA TODAY and Prevention Magazine. Dr. Ordon is also the author of “Revealing the New You, A Guide to Plastic Surgery,” “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Plastic Surgery,” and most recently “Better in 7: The Ultimate 7-Day Guide to a Better You.” He also contributed to one of the most respected textbooks in the field of plastic surgery, “Facial Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.” He received a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Fame for his contributions as a TV host, Surgeon, and philanthropist,

One of Dr. Ordon’s proudest accomplishments has been his role as a founding member of the Surgical Friends Foundation (www.SurgicalFriends.org), comprised of a group of doctors who offer complimentary reconstructive surgery to people in the US and abroad who cannot afford medical treatment. Many of these patients suffer from birth defects, physical abuse and burns, among other adverse conditions. He has traveled to Haiti on three occasions to help in medical relief efforts following the devastating earthquake in 2010. In addition, Dr. Ordon has performed cleft lip and palate repairs in such places as India on behalf of Smile Train, which provides free cleft surgery to hundreds of thousands of poor children in developing countries.

Dr. Ordon is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California at Irvine, where he graduated with high honors in biological sciences and was the recipient of a National Science Grant for his research in neurophysiology. He then received his medical degree from the USC School of Medicine with honors in medicine. He completed his general surgery training at USC/Los Angeles County Medical Center, followed by a residency program in head and neck surgery at White Memorial/Loma Linda University. Dr. Ordon then completed a second residency training program in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Lenox Hill Hospital/Manhattan Eye and Ear Infirmary Program in New York City. Affiliated with Cornell University and NYU, this program is recognized as one of the oldest and most renowned centers for aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery in the world. He also completed fellowships in Aesthetic Surgery with Kurt J. Wagner, M.D. at the Beverly Hills Medical Center and Oncologic Head & Neck Surgery with Irv Rappaport, M.D. at Western Medical Center, University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Ordon is currently an associate professor of surgery at Keck/USC School of Medicine, and an assistant professor of plastic surgery at Dartmouth School of Medicine and The University of Connecticut. Formerly, he was an assistant professor of surgery at both UCLA School of Medicine and The New York Medical College. His hospital affiliations include Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Dr. Ordon is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Double Boarded Society of Plastic Surgeons and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. In addition, he is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Born in Chicago and raised in Long Beach, California, Dr. Ordon and his wife divide their time between Los Angeles, New York City, and Rancho Mirage, California. They have two children who are both in medical school. In his spare time, Dr. Ordon enjoys surfing, skiing, cooking, playing golf and tennis, boating and traveling.

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Dr. Ordon’s Curriculum Vitae
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EDUCATION & TRAINING:

Westchester County Medical & Burn Center, The New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
Hand, Burn and Microvascular Surgery, 1984

Beverly Hills Medical Center, Beverly Hills, California
Kurt J. Wagner, M.D., F.A.C.S., Aesthetic Surgery, 1983

Orange County Regional Head and Neck Center, University of California, Irvine
Irving Rappaport, M.D., D.M.D., F.A.
Head and Neck Surgery, 1983

University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Surgical Resident: General Surgery, 1979–1980

Loma Linda University School of Medicine/ USC School of Medicine At White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – Facial Plastic Surgery, 1980–1983
Chief Resident: Head and Neck Surgery, 1982–1983

Lenox Hill Hospital/ Manhattan Eye & Ear Infirmary At Cornell School of Medicine and New York University, New York, New York
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 1983–1985
Chief Resident: Plastic Surgery, 1984–1985

University of Palmers Green, London, England
J.D. 1995
M.B.A. 1991

Keck / University of Southern California School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
M.D. 1979, Honors in Medicine

University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
1974-1975, Research Fellow Surgical Anatomy

University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
1973-1974, French Studies

University of California Irvine, Irvine, California
B.S. 1972, Cum Laude and Special Honors in Biological Sciences

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
1968 – 1969

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1987–present
Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology, 1984–present
Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, 1986–present
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1980–present
Facility Accreditation, American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc.,
Medicare Status California State ASC Licensure, 2002

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center-Los Angeles-2009-present – UCLA Affiliated
Eisenhauer Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA- 2008-present – USC Affiliated
UCLA Medical Center, 2005 – 2010
West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center (past) – UCLA Affiliated
Midway Medical Center – Los Angeles (past)
Century City Hospital – Los Angeles (past)
Lenox Hill Hospital – New York University School of Medicine (past)
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary – The New York Medical College (past)
Beth Israel North – Albert Einstein School of Medicine (past)
Park City Hospital / Yale Affiliated, Bridgeport, Connecticut (past)
Cabrini Medical Center – The New York Medical College (past)
Lincoln Medical Center – The New York Medical College (past)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

UCLA Clinical Faculty
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery-Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2006 – 2010

Dartmouth Medical School
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic)
1995 – present

University of Connecticut
Assistant Clinical

New York Medical College (past)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Head and Neck)
1987 – 1993

Medical Arts Center Hospital, NY (past)
Director and Chief, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Director and Chief, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Surgeon Director, The Center for Ambulatory Surgery, Medical Board Member (past)
1985 – 1990

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, International College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Society of Double Boarded Plastic Surgeons / Otolaryngologists
American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery
The Rhinoplasty Society
Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Fellow, American Society of Liposuction Surgery
Lenox Hill Hospital Society of Plastic Surgeons
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Staff Society
Connecticut State Society of Plastic Surgeons
Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Private Practice – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Aesthetic Surgery, Beverly Hills,
Rancho Mirage, California
Co-Host- “The Doctors” television show; Daily 1 Hour program- broadcast on CBS nation wide -2008-present
Plastic Surgical Consultant to: Wilhelmina Models, Inc., Worldwide Entertainment Group, Connecticut
State Boxing Commission and www.onlinesurgery.com (past)
Committee Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: International Task Force, Innovative
Procedures, Practical Relations (past)
Corner/Cutman for Vinnie Pazienza, 5 time World Champion Boxer (past)
Facility Examiner, American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory–Surgery Facilities, Inc.(past)

PLASTIC SURGERY TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

UCLA Clinical Faculty (past)
University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut
Dartmouth Medical School, Preceptor Student Elective
Preceptor, Accredited Fellowship, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Preceptor, Accredited Fellowship, The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, The New York Medical College (past)
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York University School of Medicine (past)

PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS:

Ordon, Andrew P., “150 Consecutive Facelifts Combined With Erbium Laser Re-surfacing, 21st Annual SymposiumLatest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Newport Beach, California, August 2007

Ordon, Andrew P., “Direct Anterior Neck Contouring,” 20th Annual Symposium- Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Newport Beach, California, August 2006.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Autologous Fat Transfer to the Facial Enhancement and Volume Restoration,” CSPS 54th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 2004.

Ordon, Andrew P. “Autologous Fat Transfer for Facial Enhancement and Volume Restoration,” 25TH Annual Plastic Surgery Symposium, Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc., Los Angeles, California, October 2003.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Facial Rejuvenation Approach Performed by the Letter,” Cosmetic Surgery Times, May 2003.

Ordon, Andrew P., “20 Years of Breast Reduction, Current Refinement,” 2003 Winter Forum on the Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery, Lake Tahoe, California, March 2003.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Mastopexy with Breast Augmentation, Long-Term Experience and Tips,” 2003 Winter Forum on the Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery, Lake Tahoe, California, March 2003.

Ordon, Andrew P., “F.A.M.E., S.M.A.S. and S.O.O.F. in Facial Rejuvenation, Rhytidectomy” 2003, 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Rancho Mirage, California, January 2003.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Rhytidectomy 2002 F.A.M.E., S.M.A.S. and S.O.O.F. in Facial Rejuvenation,” 16th Annual Symposium on the Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Newport Beach, California, August 2002.

Ordon, Andrew P., Composite Otoplasty: A Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective, Ini T. Romo, Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach, New York: Thieme, 1999.

Ordon, Andrew P., First Plastic Surgeon to Perform Live Plastic Surgery on the Internet, 1998, www.onlinesurgery.com Ordon, Andrew P., Revealing the New You, A Guide to Plastic Surgery, International Printing, Houston, Texas, November 1994.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Correction of the Over-Projected Nasal Tip,” American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, Vol. 11, Number 3, 1994, 195-202, World Congress of Rhinoplasty, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 1994.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Mid-Facial Contouring,” Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, October 1994.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Buccal Fat Pad Extraction,” Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Aspen, Colorado, February 1994.

Erlich, Mark A., Ordon, Andrew P., “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Plastic Surgery,” Flower Publishers, New York, New York, 1989.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Composite Otoplasty,” New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Resident Teaching Lecture, July 1989. Ordon, Andrew Paul Page 7 of 8 Revised 07/12/2009

Ordon, Andrew P., “Facial Plastic Surgery in Orientals,” Plastic Surgery Rounds, Lenox Hill Hospital / Cornell University School of Medicine, New York, New York, March 1989.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Secondary Rhinoplasty,” Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Lenox Hill Hospital / Cornell University School of Medicine, New York, New York, March 1989.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Eclectic Approach to Breast Augmentation,” American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Instructional Course, Los Angeles, California, 1988.

Ordon, Andrew P., “McKissock Approach to Breast Reduction,” American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Instructional Course, Los Angeles, California, 1988.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Nasal Septal Reconstruction” Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Grand Rounds, Lincoln Medical Center, The New York Medical College, New York, New York, 1987.

Berman, Mark, Ordon, Andrew P., “A Carotid Aneurysm Presenting as Neck Mass,” Poster Exhibit, American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1983.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Relapsing Polychondritis,” read before The Los Angeles Society of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, Los Angeles, California, April 1983.

Thompson, Richard; Patterson, William; and Ordon, Andrew P., “Classical Conditioning of the Hindlimb Flexion Reflex in the Isolated Cat Spinal Cord,” Journal of Physiological Psychology, 1972.

Ordon, Andrew P., “Neural Substrate of the Nictitating Membrane Response in the Albino Rabbit,” University of California Undergraduate Journal, 1971.

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