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Dr. Som Kohanzadeh

Surgery - Plastics
BEVERLY HILLS ,, CA
17 years experience male

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Surgery - Plastics

Plastic Surgery

Surgery

Surgery - Hand Surgery

Languages spoken

Persian

Doctor Q&A

102 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
No: If the umbilical hernia is small enough then it can be repaired without the placement of mesh in the right low risk patient. However, mess is used mor... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Yes, breast reductio: This is 1 of the most common plastic surgery procedures, known as breast reduction or reduction mammaplasty. Often covered by insurance comp if the ri... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
No, not necesarily: So if you had an operation for 1 undescended testis, then you should still have one normal testicle. If that is the case, then the normal testicle sho... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
It is possible: It is possible that after a stomach virus/infection you can have temporary alterations in the quality of the stool. But this should revert to normal a... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
No: Lot of data about honey as a therapeutic agent. However, that would not be for a raised mole as you are describing. If it is something that bothers yo... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
mult possibilities: So there are many causes of the symptoms you are describing. Stomach weakness could be from something you have eaten or from irritable bowel. It is ha... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Physical therapy: A physical therapist can show you what exercises and motions to do and not to in order to limit your pain and strengthen the remaining intact muscles.... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Yes: Pancreatic and stomach cancer are not very common and together they are exceedingly rare. Gastric (stomach) cancer incidence as reported by the nation... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Possible: Gallstones may show on a ct scan but not always depending on the size and location and what they are made out of. Some stones are radiopaque (show on ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many things that can cause gastric (stomach) irritation. The most probable is irritation from something you ate. The alternative is much les... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Depends: Clips that are placed during surgery are intentionally placed by the surgeon for various reasons. There rarely can become dislodged and "float around"... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Yes, absolutely: Depending on the acne medication, some of them require you to take a pregnancy test and be on some form of birth control because they are very dangero... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
See your surgeon: Depending on the time period after the surgery, this can be normal and need some time for the swelling that is normal immediately after the surgery to... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Yes: Most stomach bugs are cleared with rest and liquids, just like the common cold. Most are secondary to viral infections and there is no actual medicati... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Yes, start slowly: Usually, we tell people to wait 8 weeks after hernia repair because of the risk of recurrence is higher during that time. However, if it has been 6 we... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
1-6 hours: Depends on the severity of the fracture and the experience of the surgeon. If it is a simple fracture the surgery itself can be less than an hour. How... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
multiple: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea are all possible. Other side effects are less common but are multiple. You can always look at the insert that came with the... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
They can: It is possible that they can cause reflux and GI symptoms. It depends on the supplement and on your body. But it is very possible that they could be ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Depends: Muscle spasms are possible in any body part depending on the activity performing leading to the spasms. Just like any other body part, spasms can occu... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
No: This may be a sign that you are overdoing your workout. Either try taking a break in the middle or slowly building up strength so that you may reach t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
yes/no: For most people running in a the right way will burn more calories than walking. However, for some people running may not be possible because of knee ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Multiple possibiliti: There are any number of things that could be the underlying cause. However, infection is the most likely, other skin diseases or conditions can also b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Possible: There are man causes of pitting edema. Most associated with capillary leakage of some sort in the extremities. This is often associated with cardiac d... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
possible: Anything is possible once you are late for your period if you have been sexually active. However, the probability will depend on the frequency of your... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Silicone sheeting: Multiple ways to treat scars. But you must wait until completely healed and this can be best determined by asking your doctor when it is safe to use s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
4-12 weeks: So edema (swelling) is very variable. And for it to be completely gone can even take up to 3 months. The majority will be gone within the 1st 4 weeks.... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Not related: Flatulence odor has never been shown to be associated with the occurrence of stomach cancer. It is more likely that you need to evaluate what foods yo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Spine surgery: This is a surgery performed by spine surgeons that helps relieve the pressure on the spine depending on the level of the stenosis the symptoms will be... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Depends: This is very variable and personal dependent. It is depends if it is truly elective or not. But the short answer is anywhere from a couple of hours to... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Depends on surgery: So return to work is very variable based upon what kind of surgery you had and what kind of work you do. Best to do is to discuss with your surgeon wh... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Strengthen: As long as she has been cleared by a specialist first - preferably a hand surgeon. Then work on strengthening of the hand and wrist. There are simple ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Possible: It is possible. Pregnancy does cause nausea often referred to as morning sickness. This can have varying degrees of intensity and timing. However, usu... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Start simple: Starting simple is the key. Although walking may hurt your back, you have to start simple and build up to longer and longer walks. It will strengthen ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Nerve regrowth: Itching is often a sign of early healing. This can be from a combination of new blood flow in he area and nerve healing and regrowth. It should contin... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
ok: The resting heart rate of 40 is often found in high functioning athletes. This could be a sign that your heart is beating more effectively. But it may... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Depends: Depending on your nasal passageways, in particular if you have a deviated septum and or collapsed internal valves (there are valves that separate the ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Unlikely: In regards to the bloating the best thing to help is ambulation. Walking will help the intestines pass the gas that has built up. I would avoid any ad... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Vit C and nutrition: The best therapy to improve wound healing is my optimizing your nutrition. This means eating healthy with good protein levels, including supplements w... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Possible: It is possible to get pregnant even after 1 sexual encounter. Using a condom is the best method to decrease your chances of pregnancy. The best way to... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
variable: Weight gain has many variables. It depends on what and how much you are eating, as well as the amount of activity and multiple other criteria. If you ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
mult possibilities: It could be multiple things, from sleep apnea which is s problem with the airway that can partially collapse on itself when you sleep at night making ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
prob muscle strain: Tennis can be a strenous activity. It is often associated with quick and sharp movements which can be associated with muscle strains. The symptoms you... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
no: So any body tissue brought from another persons body will be rejected. The only acception to this is that twins can sometimes get away with it because... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Plastic surgery: Depending on your insurance, correction after a broken nose is covered. Depending on the severity of the break (fracture) and the crooked nose, it may... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Elevate head, dressi: Elevation of the head and the dressings that your surgeon places often help minimize or decrease the edema. Also, not doing too much strenuous act... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Multiple: This is an area with lots of overlap between different fields, including ortho, plastics and podiatry. If you have already had surgery with ortho, tha... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
possible: Although afib is a well known and studied entity, restless leg and nervous bowel are less illuminated in the medical field. Therefore, it is hard to s... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
cranberry juice: Cranberry juice is a simple food that can help with irritation of the urinary tract including the bladder irritation. It works by acidifying the urine... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Yes, anything is pos: To answer your question briefly. Anything is possible in medicine. However, you have to look at the sum of all the data to make an informed decision. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
Surgery - Plastics 17 years experience
Don't pick at it: Best thing for now is not to pick at it. The more you pick the greater chance of leaving a scar. At this point, still unlikely to leave a scar. If one... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kohanzadeh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kohanzadeh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Oct 14, 2013
Very Simple and to the point answer, thanks alot
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Ive been to a&e and my temp and blood pressure is good. Is this good?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. I do have an appt with one at the end of the month.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I had a normal echo, EKG, and holter. It doesn't add up though.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Diego School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2011

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
American Medical Association
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