Shay Dean, M.D.

Dr. Shay Byron Dean, FACS, is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He is the Medical Director of Dean Plastic Surgery Associates, Inc., in Los Angeles, California. He has built a broad-based aesthetics practice in body, facial and breast reconstruction surgeries, cosmetic surgery and non-surgical procedures.


  • University of North Carolina – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Surgery of the Hand Fellowship
  • University of Florida – General Surgery Residency
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • University of Michigan – B.S.


  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2007
  • Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 2006


  • Chairman, Plastic Surgery Section National Medical Association
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • California Society for Plastic Surgeons Legislative committee member
  • Medical Expert of the California Medical Board


  • Inducted Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Featured article in UNC Alumni and Connections Magazine at the University of North Carolina involving medical mission work in Moyabamba, Peru
  • Awarded Best Teaching Surgical Resident in the Department of Surgery.
  • Graduated with distinction in research (Cum Laude Eruditionis Causa) From the University of Michigan Medical School
  • Norma H. Mette Scholarship, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Student Biomedical Research Program Fellowship Recipient
  • University of Michigan Pre-Medical Fellowship Recipient
  • Michigan Scholar Award, University of Michigan
  • Robert Woods Johnson Minority Medical Education Program Merit Award
  • Illinois Young Black Achiever Award, sponsored by the Illinois State Lottery
  • President National Honor Society, Student Class President
  • David A. Robinson Humanitarian Award
  • Act-So Regional Sculpture Champion, Competitor at the NAACP National Convention


  • Associate Physician Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Plastic Surgery Marina Del Rey Hospital
  • California Hospital of Culver City
  • Memorial Hospital of Gardena
  • Olympia Medical Center
  • Providence Little Company of Mary in Torrance

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