Ashkaun Shaterian

Ashkaun Shaterian

Hand Surgeon

Plastic reconstruction



2007: B.S. (Biochemistry/Cell Biology). University of California, San Diego

Masters: 2012: M.S. (Clinical Research). University of California, San Diego

Medical School: 2013: M.D. University of California, San Diego School of Medicine


  • 2013-2019: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Irvine. Orange, CA


2019-2020: Hand surgery fellowship. Kleinert Institute for Hand Surgery. Louisville, KY


Dr. Shaterian is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. Your trust in choosing Dr. Shaterian as your surgeon is valued and taken seriously.  Caring for you and your family members at the highest level is his top priority. Dr. Shaterian strives to provide optimal surgical results and a positive patient experience. You will find his patient focused consultations and individualized treatment plans are centered on understanding your goals and expectations.  With 12 years of post-college education and training at top programs in the country, Dr. Shaterian is able to provide quality care and successful patient outcomes.

Dr. Shaterian obtained his medical education from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He completed six years of surgical training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute of the University of California, Irvine. He also completed sub-specialty training via the Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery.

 Dr. Shaterian has also earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Research at the University of California, San Diego.  He participated in the NIH Clinic Research Training Program and has published over 25 scientific research articles and book chapters in cosmetic surgery, hand surgery, and reconstructive plastic surgery.

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