Dr. H. Elise Min

Dr. H. Elise Min is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Min's specialization in aesthetic breast and body procedures and microsurgery has led to her reputation as a premier lipoma removal doctor who provides thorough treatment focusing on optimal cosmetic outcomes. Patients are drawn to her warm bedside manner, attention to detail, and commitment to educating patients on their individualized treatment plans.

After graduating from Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Min completed her training in general surgery at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital and then went to the University of Washington to train in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Following her stint in the Pacific Northwest, she completed fellowship training in breast oncologic reconstruction and microsurgery with some of the top surgeons in the country.

Dr. Min is the author of numerous presentations and publications and has been awarded an Excellence in Research award by the American College of Surgeons in recognition of her research in surgical education. She has served as a medical education research fellow at the Academy at Harvard Medical School and was a resident representative for the Association for American Medical Colleges.

The daughter of a diplomat, Dr. Min has traveled worldwide and done international health work in Uganda, Tanzania, India, and France. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and newborn daughter.

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Society for Asian Academic Surgeons