Alexander Markarian, MD

Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Gender-Affirming Care
Accepting New Patients


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125 W. Huntington Drive Building A - Suite A200 , Arcadia, CA 91007
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222 W Eulalia St Suite 200 , Glendale, CA 91204

Mon & Thurs: 

8 a.m - 5 p.m

Wed: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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1450 San Pablo St. HC4 - Suite 5100 Ste 5100, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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About Alexander Markarian, MD

Dr. Alexander Markarian is a board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and a board certified head and neck surgeon. He did his medical school training at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, graduating with top honors. He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the LAC+USC Medical Center. He then went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Lasky Clinic in Beverly Hills, with Dr. Frank M. Kamer. Dr. Markarian then returned to USC as an assistant professor in the USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and is currently the director of its Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery division.

Dr. Markarian has a busy private practice at USC, providing care in all aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He specializes in facial aesthetic surgery, rejuvenation of the aging face, revision cosmetic surgery, primary and revision rhinoplasty (nasal reshaping surgery), facial paralysis rehabilitation, and reconstructive surgery of the head and neck. His research focuses on scarless wound healing, stem cell research and new treatments for facial paralysis. He teaches medical students, interns and residents at USC,; as well as givesing lectures at both regional and national meetings.

Dr. Markarian's philosophy is treating the individual needs of his patients in a caring and understanding manner. He listens to the needs of each patient carefully and offers sound expertise that is tailored to the individual. He upholds to the highest medical standards and offers treatment to his patients in a safe and comfortable environment.


  • Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Gender-Affirming Care
Areas of Focus
Facial Reconstruction, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Nose Reshaping, Rhinoplasty, Revision Rhinoplasty, Face Lift, Brow Lift, Blepharoplasty, Facial Rejuvenation, General Otolaryngology, Facial Paralysis, Rehabilitation
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Kern Health Systems
  • NEXT
  • Interplan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • GEHA
  • MultiPlan
  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brand New Day
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Marian Health Services
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Pacificare
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Health Net
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • First Health
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • USC Network

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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