As a top cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Karamanoukian has undergone extensive training to provide his patients with caring, compassionate and effective cosmetic results. His areas of expertise include cosmetic dermatology, dermatologic surgery, vein surgery and general cosmetic enhancement. With his well-rounded understanding of modern cosmetics, he strives to provide the least invasive treatment possible while maintaining his dedication to beautiful, lasting results.

Dr. Karamanoukian is currently the only surgeon in the United States who is board certified in both plastic surgery and phlebology (vein surgery). Because of this, he is able to deliver comprehensive vein procedures for health and beauty, in addition to the standard array of plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, tummy tucks and rhinoplasty.

For his surgical procedures, Dr. Karamanoukian has admitting privileges at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica. This is a premier facility in the heart of Santa Monica, allowing Dr. Karamanoukian’s patients to undergo procedures in a state-of-the-art hospital. If you’re considering a surgical procedure, you may be a candidate for admission into St. John’s brand new facilities. To find out more, please call our office today, and our patient care coordinator will discuss your options for surgery.

Medical School
  • UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • English
  • Armenian


Kare Plastic Surgery & Skin Health Center
1301 20th Street
Suite 240
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 998-5533


  • Plastic Surgery (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Botox Injections
  • Skin Cancer
  • Bariatric Surgery/ Gastric Bypass/ Lap Band
  • Breast Surgery


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Calif. Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Medicare
  • Preferred Health Systems PPO
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
  • Workers Compensation