Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Hisham Seify Academic Activities

Newport Beach | Orange County

Dr. Hisham Seify specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. His expansive credentials include being a fellow at the American College of Surgeons and an active member in good standing of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons(ASPS).  Dr. Seify enhanced his academic knowledge by completing nearly 13 years of postgraduate training. His training included both general and plastic surgery abroad before finishing his Doctor of Science Degree thesis at Emory University, Atlanta Georgia in 1998.  While attending Emory University he was intricately involved in advance training in Endoscopic Plastic Surgery alongside of the well-known and respected late Dr. John Bostwick.  He was responsible for numerous clinical and basic science research projects instrumental in furthering the newer techniques utilized in the applications of Endoscopic Plastic Surgery.  Many of his findings presented and published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.  From this research Dr. Seify was able to include his findings in the main stem of his PhD thesis which he successfully defended in February of 2000. Following this academic milestone, he then participated in general surgery training and plastic surgery training at Emory University while simultaneously serving as Administrative Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery.  Dr. Seify was a participant in specialized training in Occuloplastic Surgery with Dr. Clinton McCord at Paces Plastic Surgery in Atlanta.   He is the author of a wide range of published scientific articles and is also a contributor to chapters contained in medical textbooks dedicated to plastic surgery.  Dr. Seify is a sought after lecturer and has presented scientific papers nationally and internationally.  Since 2008, he has participated as a visiting professor to hospitals overseas performing surgeries on both civilians and veterans as well as training other surgeons on new methods and techniques aimed at achieving better aesthetic and health outcomes.  His practice in Orange County has a unique collaboration with Emory University inviting international guest plastic surgeons to participate both in training as well as research.  While training at the Emory Clinic, world-renowned for aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, Dr. Seify honed his skills and expertise with a special interest in surgery of the breast including augmentation, reduction, and reconstruction. Currently he serves as president of the worldwide American Cancer Network created to help children and adults diagnosed with cancer.  He is also a board member of several healthcare organizations including United Doctors of California, and Future Care. Dr. Seify currently serves as an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine and is a clinical assistant professor at the University of California at Irvine (UCI medical center).  He is affiliated with numerous Orange County premier hospitals including Hoag, Saddleback, and Fountain Valley Hospitals. All of these institutions have been recognized nationally and internationally for outstanding health care contributions to the Southern California community and beyond.

Academic Achievements at a Glance

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Assistant Clinical Professor UCI(WOS)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor UCLA-H
  • Fellow Of the American College of Surgeons
  • Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Prestigious Sherrell Aston Award-American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery


  • UCLA
  • Hoag
  • Saddleback
  • Fountain Valley Hospitals

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