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Meet Dr. Yamin

 

Dr. Yamin is a fully licensed plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, California. He has had an amazing journey across the world before settling in Beverly Hills. In addition to being fully trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, he is also a fully trained General Surgeon.

Graduated from Baghdad College with a Bachelor’s degree in science while still a teenager, utilizing an accelerated program designed for gifted students. Started medical school at Baghdad University at a much younger age than his peers, then graduated on top of his class with an honor degree ranked him among the top ten medical graduates in the middle east.

His journey took him through several countries in the Middle East and Europe, but his passion for human anatomy led him to spend a few years teaching anatomy at a medical school in the Caribbean. He spent time at Stanford University in the research lab studying wound healing and advancing the technologies in wound and scar management.

He attended Loma Linda University then Texas Tech University to continue his medical education and complete full training in General Surgery

Dr. Yamin graduated from the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group and Stony Brook University’s plastic and reconstructive surgery residency program in New York. He also served as Chief Resident at Stony Brook University Hospital and Nassau University Medical Center. During his training in Long Island and New York City, he had the opportunity to work alongside leading experts in both reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery, including complex microvascular reconstruction, breast reconstruction, burn treatment, and aesthetic surgery.

He is fascinated with innovations and advances in Plastic Surgery, which led to his drive to incorporate the latest technologies in his practice. His attention to detail and optimum patient care, all geared toward superior outcomes of his surgeries. Dr. Yamin has a strong passion for art and human anatomy, he enjoys drawing and sketching anatomical illustrations. This passion has helped him finesse his abilities in plastic surgery. He offers a wide variety of aesthetic and reconstructive procedures of the face, breast, and body. He enjoys fat grafting and body sculpting. At the same time, he places much of his artistic sense and skills in mastering facial aesthetics and rhinoplasty procedures, especially for the middle eastern nose.

In addition to his passion for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Yamin loves soccer, he enjoys watching and playing the sport. He also enjoys swimming, surfing, and scuba diving. His most enjoyable relaxing time, other than being in the OR, is best spent with his family and his beautiful 2 kids (Sevda and Eli), he enjoys traveling with them, exploring different outdoor activities, and trying different types of food

Training

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group / Stony Brook University – July 2020 – June 2021
Long Island, New York
Plastic Surgery Independent Chief Resident

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group / Stony Brook University – July 2018 – June 2020
Long Island, New York
Plastic Surgery Independent Resident

Texas Tech University Health Science Center – Department of Surgery
El Paso, Texas
General Surgery Chief Resident, July 2017 – June 2018

Texas Tech University Health Science Center – Department of Surgery
El Paso, Texas
General Surgery Resident, July 2015 – June 2017

Loma Linda University – Department of Surgery
Loma Linda, California
General Surgery Resident, July 2013 – June 2015

Education

Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut – Plastic Surgery Department, Sub-intern June 2011

Stanford University Medical Center, California – Plastic Surgery Department, Sub-intern April 2011

Baghdad University Medical City, Iraq 2005 – 2007
Baghdad Teaching Hospital / Surgical Specialties Hospital, Resident – Plastic Surgery Department

Doctor of Medicine, University of Baghdad – College of Medicine, Iraq 1999 – 2005

Experience

Stanford University – Department of Plastic Surgery May 2011 – October 2011
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Medicine and Health Sciences – St. Kitts, Caribbean May 2007 – June 2012
Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy

 

Publications:

Correction of 4th and 5th Metacarpal Synostosis in a Skeletally Mature Hand Using DeRotational Osteotomies, JHS-Go Aug. 2021, Christopher D. Liao MD, Feras Yamin MD, Roger L. Simpson MD, MBA

Routine Postoperative Antibiotics Following Tissue Expander Placement Post-mastectomy does not Improve Outcome, Annals of Plastic Surgery 2021 July, Feras Yamin, MD; Andrew Nouri, MD; Phoebe McAuliffe, BA; Vasileios Vasilakis, MD; Jason Ganz, MD; Sami Khan, MD, FACS; Tara Huston, MD, FACS; Alexander Dagum, MD, FACS; and Duc Bui, MD

The Three-Triangle Rotation Flap Technique for Aesthetic Ear Lobule Reduction, Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2020 Oct, Vasilakis V, Yamin F, Isakson MH, Hunstad JP.

Four-Position Four-Entry Site Circumferential Arm Liposuction: Technique Overview and Experience, Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2020 Oct, Vasilakis V, Isakson MH, Yamin F, Kortesis BG, Bharti G, Hunstad JP.

Aesthetic Surgical Enhancement of the Upper Lip: A Comprehensive Literature Review, Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2020 Jul, Yamin F, McAuliffe PB, Vasilakis V.

Surgeons’ Dilemma: Treatment of Implant-Associated Infection in the Cosmetic Breast Augmentation Patient, Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2019 Apr, Vasilakis V, Yamin F, Reish RG.

Role of Negative Pressure Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Sternal Wound Infections after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Feb. 2018, Yamin F, Copeland H, Gutierrez I, Bahjri K, Hasaniya N, Newcombe J, Bailey L, Razzouk A

Vertical island trapezius myocutaneous flap for cervical esophagoplasty, Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Apr; 68(4):362-5 Lee GK, Yamin F, Ho OH

Cervicofacial Flap for cheek Basal Cell Carcinoma – Case Report, Vesalius Clinical Folios (Vesalius.com), July 2017, Feras Yamin, Jose Castro, Humberto Palladino

Determining Factors That Predispose Conversion from Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy in a Mexican – American Population, El Paso Physician Magazine, 2018, F. Yamin MD, H. Azeez, A. R. Tovar MD, V. Olivas MD, B. Davis MD

 

Presentations:

Outcomes Following Routine Administration of Postoperative Antibiotics in Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction Virtual Presentation at ASPS Oct. 2020, Feras Yamin, MD; Phoebe McAuliffe, BA; Vasileios Vasilakis, MD; and Duc Bui, MD

Routine Postoperative Antibiotics Following TE Placement Postmastectomy Does not Reduce Infection Rates, Virtual Presentation at NESPS Sept. 2020, Feras Yamin, MD; Phoebe McAuliffe, BA; Vasileios Vasilakis, MD; and Duc Bui, MD

The Use of Osteochondral Allograft for Metacarpal Head Defect Repair, AAHS Jan. 2020 ePoster, Feras Yamin, MD, Vasileios Vasilakis, MD & Brian Pinsky, MD

Metacarpal Synostosis: Classification and Management, Presentation at Nassau Medical Society clinic day Dec. 2019, Feras Yamin, MD; Roger Simpson, MD

Systemic Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma after Breast Augmentation, Feras Yamin, Jocellie Marquez, Kanad Ghosh, and Duc Bui, Presentation at NESPS meeting Oct. 2019

Surgical Enhancement of the Upper Lip Subunit: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Feras Yamin and Vasileios Vasilakis, Presentation at ASPS meeting Sept. 2019

Systemic Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma after Breast Augmentation, Swinburne Memorial Lecture May 2019, Feras Yamin, MD; Jocellie Marquez, MD; Kanad Ghosh, BA; Duc Bui, MD

Peroneal Intraneural Ganglion Cyst – Case Report and Literature Review, Presentation at Nassau Medical Society clinic day Dec. 2018, Feras Yamin, MD and Laurence Glickman, MD

Lateral Gastrocnemius Pedicled Muscle Flap – Technical Pearls, Presentation at South Texas ACS meeting February 2018, Feras Yamin, and Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz

Efficacy of Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Products in the Healing of Complex Wounds, Presentation at the 18th Annual Rio Grande Trauma Conference, Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2017, E. Tatro, F. Yamin, H. Palladino

Omental Free Flap for Scalp Reconstruction, Presentation at the 18th Annual Rio Grande Trauma Conference, Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2017, Feras Yamin, Michael Rossi, Daniel Freet

Efficacy of amniotic and umbilical particulate in treatment of advanced tunneling wounds – case report, presentation at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care meeting Oct 2017, E. Tatro, F. Yamin, H. Palladino

Determining Factors That Predispose Conversion from Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy in a Mexican – American Population, Presentation at the 12th annual Academic Surgical Congress meeting, February 2017, F. Yamin, A. R. Tovar, B. Davis

A Simplified Approach to the Correction of Ventral Defects by Means of Abdominoplasty and Surgical Scaffold Reinforcement, Presentation at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgery meeting, September 2016, F. Yamin MD, A. Sahovaler MD, I. T. P. Buena MD, J. Mistrot MD, H. Palladino MD, F. J. Agullo MD

Role of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Sternal Wound Infections after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Presentation at the annual Southern California chapter of the American College of Surgeons meeting, January 2015 Yamin F, Copeland H, Gutierrez I, Bahjri K, Hasaniya N, Newcombe J, Bailey L, Razzouk A

Trapezius myocutaneous flap for cervical esophagoplasty, Presentation at Yale Department of Surgery Educational conference June 2011, Feras Yamin, Gordon Lee

 

 

 

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