Monica Kieu, DO
Monica Kieu, D.O., FACS is a board-certified specialist in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. She helps her patients improve their health, and their appearance, with exceptional skill and compassion.
A native of Southern California, Dr. Kieu received her medical degree, with honors, from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Michigan State University/Detroit Medical Center, where she was chief resident. In addition, she completed a prestigious fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto. She has authored numerous papers and presentations for peer-reviewed medical journals and conferences.
The daughter of an anesthesiologist and a pediatrician, Dr. Kieu is a skilled practitioner with a broad range of academic and clinical interests in head and neck conditions. She is also a committed humanitarian-physician, having performed facial reconstructive and head and neck procedures in underserved provinces of Vietnam and Malawi. In her many medical missions, she has performed general otolaryngology procedures as well as dozens of cleft lip and palate correctional surgeries, which restore appearance, dignity, and function to her patients.
Dr. Kieu was recently named one of LA’s Top Docs by Los Angeles Magazine. She is a member of many major medical organizations, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; and the American Rhinologic Society.
Dr. Kieu is passionate about teaching, and currently serves as assistant clinical professor for the Department of Surgical Services at Michigan State University. As a leading expert in her field, Dr Kieu frequently lectures and demonstrates her aesthetic techniques to other physicians and health care providers.
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