Dr. Brian Cox, MD

Founder/CEO, Premiere Plastic surgery

Dr. Brian Cox is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Cox is a trusted source for a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures such as: breast augmentation, breast reduction and breast reconstruction; tummy tuck and body contouring; facelift; nose and eyelid surgery; laser resurfacing; hair replacement; scar revision; lip enhancement; and Collagen and Botox injections. 

Originally from Kansas, Dr. Cox combines his Midwest ethics and values with the highest quality of surgical care. He devotes special attention to educating people on all of their cosmetic options, including surgical and non-surgical techniques, so they are informed and can make the best decisions for their care. 

Having trained at some of the most prestigious medical institutions on both the East and West coasts, his diverse training ensures knowledge of national trends. Dr. Cox has trained at Harvard University as an Aesthetic Cosmetic Surgery Fellow, making him part of an elite group of plastic surgeons. Prior to that, he completed plastic surgery training at the University of Tennessee at Memphis, a hub for reconstructive and trauma plastic surgery care. Dr. Cox completed his general surgery training locally at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. 

Dr. Cox is qualified in the most advanced cosmetic and reconstructive surgery techniques, and is regularly called upon by his peers for his highly specialized skills. In addition, Dr. Cox is a member of the resident teaching faculty at Huntington Memorial Hospital where he helps train the next generation of surgeons on safe, high quality care.

Dr. Cox is currently affiliated with: 

  • Pasadena Advanced Surgery Institute

  • Huntington Memorial Hospital 

  • Cedar Sinai Medical Center 

  • Methodist Arcadia Hospital 

  • Verdugo Hills Hospital 

  • Good Samaritan Hospital 

  • Alhambra Hospital 

  • San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

  • Foothill Presbyterian Hospital 

Dr. Omar Ahmed, MD


With a broad array of training in general, plastics, and hand surgery, Dr. Omar Ahmed specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures with a distinct expertise in all aspects of hand surgery including complex secondary reconstruction and trauma. 

Originally from Orange County, he attended UCLA for his undergraduate degree in Physiological Sciences before pursuing medical studies at the Baqai Medical College in Pakistan where he finished in the top 5% of his graduating class. Returning to the states for residency, Dr. Ahmed completed the general surgery program at Texas Tech before continuing his postgraduate training at the prestigious Kleinert Institute where he completed their fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery. 

With an interest in expanding the breadth of his practice, he culminated his education at the Medical College of Georgia in plastic and reconstructive surgery before becoming a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, with additional board certification in surgery of the hand. 

A California native, Dr. Ahmed combines a relaxed demeanor with a straightforward and comprehensive approach to patient care, emphasizing the physician-patient partnership that is required to achieve the absolute best results for any procedure. His hand patients consistently make outstanding recoveries due to both his meticulous surgical technique and persistence with follow-ups and occupational therapy. It is this same methodical approach that has translated to his tremendous prowess with plastic surgery procedures of all kinds. 

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Ahmed is on the teaching staff at Huntington Memorial Hospital where he instructs residents on the plastic surgery service. Additionally, he runs the Wound Care Clinic at Intercommunity Hospital in Covina where he sees uninsured and medically underserved patients.

Dr. Ahmed is currently affiliated with: 

  • Huntington Memorial Hospital 

  • Methodist Hospital 

  • Verdugo Hills Hospital 

  • Citrus Valley Medical Center 

  • Foothill Presbyterian Hospital 

  • Glendale Adventist Medical Center 

  • San Gabriel Valley Medical Center 

  • Antelope Valley Hospital 

  • Kindred Hospital 

  • Pasadena Advanced Surgery Institute

Dr. John Compoginis, MD, FACS


Dr. Compoginis is a California native who has been educated at some of the finest U.S. institutions including the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Southern California. He is a double board certified surgeon who has successfully completed a general surgery residency and a second residency in plastic & reconstructive surgery. This unique dual training allows him to offer exceptional surgical care to his patients.

He practices the full spectrum of plastic surgery and with over twelve years of post-graduate education and training, Dr Compoginis has developed sophisticated techniques and employs state of the art treatments. He is a caring and compassionate physician who will be dedicated to you and your personal goals.

Services offered by Dr Compoginis include:

  • Skin cancer removal and reconstruction

  • Traumatic and cancer related reconstructions

  • Rhinoplasty

  • Facelift

  • Breast lift

  • Breast augmentation

  • Breast reconstruction

  • Body contouring

  • Abdominoplasty

  • Liposuction

  • Arm & thigh lifts

  • Injectables & Botox

  • Lip fillers

  • Microneedling

  • Facial peels

  • PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) for hair restoration and skin rejuvenation

Dr. Sing wing poon, md


Dr. Poon specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and has extensive experience in hand replantation and microsurgery. His methodical and artistic surgical techniques enable him to take on challenging cases. To ensure the success of personalized enhancements, he builds natural partnerships with his patients, guiding them through the entire process from first consultation to final visit. 

Originally from Hong Kong, Dr. Poon has received a wide array of training from some of the world’s top institutions. He attended John Hopkins University where he specialized in correcting congenital, traumatic and oncologic craniofacial deformities. He obtained his microvascular and craniofacial fellowship from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan. He received his plastic surgery training from Medical College of Ohio and his general surgery training from Beth Israel Medical Center. Through Dr. Poon’s rigorous medical training, he has cultivated an irreplaceable accumulation of skill and expertise. 

Dr. Poon has also distinguished himself in the scientific community through his research, scientific presentations and publications. He has won numerous awards, including best scientific presentation award from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He takes pride in giving back the education and experience he has received through medical missionary work.

Dr. Poon is currently affiliated with: 

  • Huntington Memorial Hospital 

  • Antelope Valley Hospital 

  • Methodist Hospital 

  • Pasadena Advanced Surgery Institute 

  • Glendora Surgery Center Inc.

Dr. Eric Hu, MD


Dr. Eric Hu was born in Taiwan and moved to Los Angeles where he finished high school as class valedictorian and graduated with honors at Harvard College in biomedical engineering. Dr. Hu attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed five years of general surgery residency at the Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center in New York City before becoming fully trained as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. 

His research interests in biomechanics as well as wound healing and flap survival while at Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have enabled him to apply advanced reconstructive principles to all of his procedures to improve outcomes. His special interests in cosmetic surgery includes breast aesthetics, individualized body contouring to restore and enhance shape and proportions with application of advanced liposculpture and fat grafting techniques, Minimal Access Cranio-Suspension (MACS) face, neck, and brow lifts, as well as various other modern procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery. 

"Plastic Surgeons are not just trained to enhance appearance; they have the experience to restore function."

Dr. Hu is currently affiliated with: 

  • Huntington Memorial Hospital 

  • Arcadia Methodist Hospital 

  • San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

  • Northridge Hospital Medical Center

  • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

  • Providence St. Joseph Hospital

  • Garfield Medical Center 

  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital 

  • Pasadena Advanced Surgery Institute