Meet Cosmetic Surgeon, Jacob Haiavy, MD

Dr. Jacob Haiavy Cosmetic Surgeon California

Cosmetic surgeon & diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Jacob Haiavy is a well-known cosmetic surgeon in Southern California. As the previous president of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Haiavy is also a well-regarded surgeon by his peers, loves to teach and has authored several scientific and medical journal articles for leading publications in cosmetic surgery and breast revision.

The greatest trait I sensed in you is your humility and your genuine love for individuals.Real patient of Dr. Haiavy

Dr. Haiavy lectures nationwide on cosmetic surgery. Over the years, he has taught many live surgery workshops for facial, breast and body cosmetic surgery and has also authored chapters in clinical textbooks in regard to facial cosmetic surgery. Dr. Haiavy has been recognized by his peers for his dedication to public safety in cosmetic surgery and education along with research to improve patient outcomes. He is also a volunteer assistant clinical professor at Loma Linda University.

Dr. Haiavy is dedicated to the field of cosmetic surgery and has been previously elected as a member of the board of trustees for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery Foundation. He has been on the examining board, where he has served as board examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. With his desire to teach, improve patient safety and improve patient satisfaction and results in cosmetic surgery, Dr. Haiavy has formed an AACS accredited cosmetic surgery fellowship program that accepts two outstanding surgeons a year.

Years of experience providing patients with exceptional care & superb results

Over the last 18 years, Dr. Haiavy has performed over 10,000 cosmetic surgery procedures in a state-of-the-art, fully accredited outpatient surgery center. Dr. Haiavy is one of the few surgeons in Southern California to perform the transumbilical (belly button) breast augmentation. He also specializes in facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, facial reconstruction and advanced face lifting and endoscopic techniques.

Dr. Haiavy was so calming and attentive during the procedure and made me feel very comfortable. He has so much knowledge of the treatment, materials, and recovery. I was very pleased with my experience and would not go to any other cosmetic surgeon for any work. The results were exactly what I wanted.Real Inland Cosmetic Surgery patient

Dr. Haiavy has performed over 5,000 breast procedures consisting of augmentation, lift, revision and reduction procedures. He is routinely asked to lecture on the topics of breast revision surgery, different breast augmentation techniques and facelift procedures. Dr. Haiavy uses the most advanced endoscopic and minimally invasive techniques that use optical telescopes with video imaging to allow for smaller incisions, no visible scarring and more rapid healing.

Dr. Haiavy’s education

Dr. Jacob Haiavy graduated from New York University with the Alumni Medal for the highest scholastic average for four years. He attended Mount Sinai Medical School in New York, continuing there with an internship in General Surgery.

My entire experience was beyond amazing! All the staff, Dr. Haiavy and Dr. Florin made the entire experience very welcoming and comfortable. I was very informed, all my questions were thoroughly answered and I felt absolutely prepared for surgery and what to expect afterwards. Thank you for the amazing results, I am so happy with the entire experience and final result. THANK YOU!Real Inland Cosmetic Surgery patient

Interested in cosmetic surgery and facial reconstruction, he continued his specialty training in maxillofacial surgery with heavy emphasis on cancer reconstruction and cosmetic surgery.

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Following his residency, Dr. Haiavy gained acceptance to a general cosmetic surgery fellowship in Texas with Howard Tobin, M.D., former president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. After completion of the fellowship, he moved to Southern California and has been practicing in Rancho Cucamonga and Eastvale ever since.

  • Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgical Center, Abilene Texas with former AACS president Dr. Howard Tobin
  • Mount Sinai Hospital New York Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine General Surgery Internship
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • New York University; Alumni Medal for Highest Scholastic Average for 4 years

Dr. Haiavy outside of the operating room

Dr. Haiavy is a father of four and when he is not working at his Rancho Cucamonga cosmetic surgery practice or on behalf of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, he enjoys spending time with his kids and wife.

He loves early morning hikes in the local mountains, listening to music and dancing. He is also an avid basketball and soccer fan. In addition, Dr. Haiavy enjoys exploring the deeper meaning of life and our mission here on earth by studying the bible and its commentaries.

Professional Society Affiliations and Leadership Positions:

  • Diplomate and past president, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Member and past president, California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Honors and Awards:

  • 2015 Webster Award for dedication to public safety in Cosmetic surgery through surgeon education along with research and outcome studies.
  • 2002-2005 Award for Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery Education
  • 1996 Honors in Medicine and Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
  • June 1994 The Alumni Medal for obtaining the highest scholastic average for four years at New York University.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • San Antonio Regional Hospital, Upland, California
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, California, Mar 02-present

Publications:

Dr. Jacob Haiavy has authored a number of articles related to facial rejuvenation including facelift, lip augmentation and other areas such as breast augmentation. He has published articles in the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery as well as the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

  • Haiavy J., Frenzel C.  Correction of Implant Malposition With Capsulorrhaphy: A Retrospective Review and Implementation of Patient Survey.  The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2011; 28 (2): 75-83 Accepted for publication
  • Tavassoli J., Haiavy J.  The Use of Mesh Reinforcement During Abdominoplasty: A  Case Report and Literature Review.  The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.  2011; 28 (1): 37-42
  • Shiffman M., Caleel R., Haiavy J., Hendrick D., Nguyen T., Shumway R.  Survey of Transumbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA).  The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.  2011; 28 (1): 5-11
  • Haiavy, J. Reoperative Face and Neck Lifts Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America: Reoperative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Rosen B., Haiavy J. Transumbilical Breast Augmentation with Adjustable Saline Breast Implants: A Novel Approach to Breast Asymmetry. Submitted to the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Mashhadian S., Haiavy J., Massey R. Acrospiroma in Post Rhytidectomy Patient. The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2009; 26 (2): 105-107.
  • Brennan, WA, Haiavy J. Transumbilical Breast Augmentation, A Practical Review of a Growing Technique: Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2007; 59(3): 243-249.
  • Haiavy J, Leventhal M. Facial Rejuvenation with Barbed Sutures: A Retrospective Analysis of Technique and Results: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2005; 22(4): 239-247.
  • Haiavy J, Tobin H. Mycobacterium fortuitum infection in prosthetic breast implants: Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2002; 109: 2124-2128.
  • Haiavy J, Tobin H. Augmentation mammaplasty with saline filled textured implants: Review of nine years experience and results of a patient survey. The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2002; 19 (1): 15-20.
  • Anastassov EG, Haiavy J. Aesthetic lip augmentation with autologous superficial musculoaponeurotic system free grafts. Journal of Aesthetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery. 2000; 1(4): 247-250.
  • Anastassov EG, Lee H, Haiavy J. Discoplasty using autologous superficial musculoaponeurotic system flap in reconstructive temporomandibular joint surgery combined with cervicofacial rhytidectomy. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2000; 38 (4): 346-349.
  • Anastassov EG, Haiavy J, Solodnik P, Lee H, Lumerman H. Submandibular gland mucocele: Diagnosis and management. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology. 2000;89(2):159-163.
  • Haiavy J., Petro AJ., Edds GG., Elias H., Fisher DR., Forouzanpour F., Mandell-Brown M., Pancholi S., Schmid MP. 2012 American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Review of Anesthesia Safety for the Cosmetic Surgeon. The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2013; 30 (2): 105-132
  • Handler E., Tavassoli  J., Dhaliwal H., Murray M., Haiavy J., A Review of General Cosmetic Surgery Training in Fellowship Programs Offered by The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2015), doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2014.11.019
  • Haiavy J., Dhaliwal H., 2014.  Reoperative Face and Neck Lifts.  In McLain, L. (Ed.), Contemporary Rhitedectomy, In Atlas of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America; Vol 22, (1): 91-102.
  • Haiavy J., Petro AJ., Edds GG., Elias H., Fisher DR., Forouzanpour F., Mandell-Brown M., Pancholi S., Schmid MP. 2012 American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Review of Anesthesia Safety for the Cosmetic Surgeon. The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2013; 30 (2): 105-132

Continuing Medical Education Courses and Faculty Positions involving Breast, Face and Body Contouring:

  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Treatment of Capsular Contracture: Non-Invasive and Surgical Options.  18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Newport Beach, CA  November 4, 2017
  • Presenter/ Speaker: Management of Breast Revisions and Complications. 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  San Diego, CA  February 11, 2017
  • Faculty: Cadaver workshop on Breast Self-Augmentation: Anatomy and Technique at UCSD School of Medicine. 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  San Diego, CA  February 8, 2017
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Cosmetic Breast Repair and Reconstruction with Seri Graft and Capsulorrhaphy.   18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Santa Monica, CA  October 30, 2016
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Breast Reconstruction with Seri Graft Placement.  32nd Annual meeting of American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery.  Newport Beach, California April 29-May 2, 2016
  • Course Director: Advanced Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift course with live surgical demonstrations sponsored by California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Rancho Cucamonga, CA  March 18-19, 2016
  • Webster Award Recipient Speaker: Webster Legacy: The Importance of Education and AACS Fellowships. . 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Hollywood, Florida  January 15, 2016
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Review of Anesthesia Safety for the Cosmetic Surgeon.   17th Annual Scientific Meeting of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Santa Monica, CA  October 23-25, 2015
  • Course Director: Advanced Facial Rejuvenation course with live surgical and non-surgical technique demonstrations sponsored by California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Rancho Cucamonga, CA  August 8, 2015
  • Course Director: Advanced breast augmentation and revision breast augmentation live surgery workshop sponsored by California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Allergan and Keller Funnel.  Rancho Cucamonga, CA    March 20-21, 2015
  • Session Director/ Speaker: Correction of Breast Asymmetries with Trans-umbilical Placement of Spectrum Adjustable Implants. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  New Orleans, Louisiana  January 16, 2015
  • Session Director: Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  New Orleans, Louisiana  January 15, 2015
  • Co-Presenter/ Speaker: Bright eye session on Breast Revision Surgery. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  New Orleans, Louisiana  January 14, 2015
  • Faculty: Cadaver workshop on Facial Cosmetic Surgery at LSU school of Medicine. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  New Orleans, Louisiana  January 13, 2015
  • Presenter/ Speaker: Pearls and Pitfalls in Transumbilical Breast Augmentation. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  New Orleans, Louisiana  January 14, 2015
  • Presenter/ Speaker and Program Director: Cosmetic Breast Surgery Section. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  New Orleans, Louisiana  January 13-17, 2015
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Breast Surgery Complications.   16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  New Port Beach, CA  October 24-26, 2014
  • Faculty/ Speaker-Facial Wrinkle Reduction: Use of Neurotoxins.  American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 96th National Meeting.  Honolulu, Hawaii  September 10, 2014
  • Program Director: Pain Management and Anesthesia in Outpatient Cosmetic Surgery. 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Hollywood, Florida January 17, 2014
  • Presenter/ Speaker and Program Director: Anesthesia Safety for the Cosmetic Surgeon: A Review of Current Safety Standards and Presentation of Cases. 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Hollywood, Florida January 18, 2014
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Breast Lifts, Tucks and Tightening: Technique and Case Discussions. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. New Port Beach, CA October 25-27, 2013
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Primary Rhinoplasty: Technique and Case Discussions. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. New Port Beach, CA October 25-27, 2013
  • The Annual Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting. San Diego, CA. October 11-15, 2013
  • World Congress on Advanced Liposculpture and Body Contouring. New York, New York. October 2-5, 2013
  • Presenter/Speaker- Cosmetic Surgery: Latest and Greatest from Non invasive to Surgical Intervention. American College of Osteopathic Physicians California Annual meeting. Anaheim, CA. August 3, 2013
  • Presenter/ Speaker and Session Director on: Transumbilical Breast Augmentation: Pearls and Pitfalls. 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Las Vegas, Nevada January 16, 2013
  • Faculty/ Speaker- Comprehensive Review of Botox for Facial Rejuvenation. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons National Meeting. San Diego, CA September 15, 2012
  • Faculty/ Speaker- New and Established Techniques in Breast and Body Contouring. Cadaver Workshop. Saint Louis University, Missouri June 21-23 2012
  • Presenter/ Speaker and Session Director on: Advanced Topics in Breast Surgery. 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Phoenix, Arizona January 18-22, 2012
  • Faculty/ Speaker- New Concepts in Aesthetic Breast surgery and Abdominoplasty. Live surgery Workshop. Noblesville, Indiana August 19-21, 2011
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Revisions and Refinements in Cosmetic Breast Surgery. 27th Annual workshop of American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery. Newport Beach, California April 29-May 2, 2011. Hosted live surgery course on May 2nd in Rancho Cucamonga.
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Pocket Revisions in Cosmetic Breast Surgery. 27th Anniversary Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Phoenix, Arizona January 12-16, 2011
  • Speaker on: Facial Cosmetic Procedures as an adjunct to your existing practice.  California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.  Monterey, CA January 16, 2011
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Revisions and Refinements in Cosmetic Breast Surgery. 26th Anniversary Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Orlando, Florida  January 28-31, 2010
  • California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, 10th Annual Educational Meeting, Rancho Mirage, CA  October 2009
  • Faculty/ Speaker- Advanced Breast Live Surgery Workshop.  Marion, Indiana October 4-7, 2009
  • The Art of Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss- Live Surgery Workshop. Tulsa, Oklahoma April 17-19, 2009.
  • Presenter/ Speaker on: Revisions and Refinements in Cosmetic Breast Surgery. 25th Anniversary Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Phoenix, Arizona January 15-18, 2009
  • California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, 10th Annual Educational Meeting, Rancho Mirage, California, November 2, 2008.
  • American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery 24th Annual Workshop on Breast Implants. Newport Beach, California, May2-5, 2008.
  • 24th Annual Scientific Meeting American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, (The Art of Perfection) Orlando, Florida, January 17-20, 2008.
  • Faculty / Presenter / Surgical Instructor at the Live Cosmetic Surgery Workshop “Minimal Incision and Short Skin Flap Thread Lifts” in Riverside, California, March 15-16, 2007.
  • 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, (Covering Breast, Body & Facial Cosmetic Surgery), Phoenix, Arizona, January 25-28, 2007.
  • Faculty/ Presenter/ Surgical instructor at Live Cosmetic Surgery Workshop “Breast Augmentation and Breast Lifting” in Tulsa Oklahoma, November 9-11 2006.
  • Faculty, Presenter, and Surgical Instructor at the Live Cosmetic Surgery Workshop “Minimal Incision and Short Skin Flap Thread Lifts” in Riverside, California, March 24-25 2006
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Award for Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery Education – January 2006
  • Presenter / Speaker on:   ‘The Transumbilical Breast Augmentation’, 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Orlando, Florida Jan. 26-29, 2006
  • Faculty / Presenter/Surgical Instructor at the Live Cosmetic Surgery Workshop “Total Facial Rejuvenation” at Tulsa Surgical Arts in Tulsa, Oklahoma, September 2005. Sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for Level I CME
  • MENTOR Corporation Masters Series Course on Manufacturing Techniques of Saline and Silicone Breast Implants, Dallas, Texas August 2005
  • 2nd Annual Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2005, A Multi-Specialty Symposium’ in Las Vegas, NV, June 2005.  Sponsored by the Multi-Specialty Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgical Excellence for 36 hours of Category 1 CME.
  • 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, San Diego, California Jan. 27-30, 2005.
  • 21st Annual Breast Surgery Symposium in Atlanta, GA, January 21-23, 2005. Sponsored by the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons for 18 hours of Category 1 CME.
  • Endoscopic Plastic Surgery Educational Seminar Hosted by Nicanor G. Isse, M.D. and Peter Bela Fodor, M.D., Universal City, California December 2-4, 2004.
  • World Congress on Liposuction Surgery of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, St. Louis, Missouri October 1-3, 2004 for 22 hours of Level 1 CME.
  • Presenter/Surgical Instructor for “North American Experience with the APTOS Feather Lift” in ‘Latest Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation for the Dermatologic Surgeon’ Los Angeles, California March 5-6, 2004.
  • UCLA Comprehensive Review of Pain Management, Eastvale, California February 21-22, 2004 for 12 hours Level I CME.
  • 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (Covering Breast, Body & Facial Cosmetic Surgery), Hollywood, Florida Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2004.
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Board Review Course (covering Breast, Body, & Facial Cosmetic Surgery), Hollywood, Florida February 1-2, 2004 approved for 16 hours of category 1 CE.
  • Co-Director/Presenter/Surgical Instructor in Facial Lifting with APTOS Threads (Feather Lift), Rancho Cucamonga, California October 17-18, 2003.
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 2002 World Congress on Liposuction Surgery, Westminster, Colorado, Oct. 4- Oct. 6, 2003 approved for 27 hours of category 1 continued medical education.
  • Live Cosmetic Surgery Workshop “Total Facial Rejuvenation” at Tulsa Surgical Arts in Tulsa, Oklahoma, September 2003. Sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for Level I CME.
  • Co-Director/Presenter/Surgical Instructor in Facial Lifting with APTOS Threads (Feather Lift), Rancho Cucamonga, California March 22-23, 2003.
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 19th Annual Scientific Meeting (Covering Breast, Body & Facial Cosmetic Surgery), Rancho Mirage, California, Jan. 22- Jan. 26, 2003 approved for 27 hours of category 1 continued medical education.
  • Facial Lifting Techniques with APTOS Threads (Feather Lift), Palm Springs, California May 9-10, 2002.
  • Faculty / Lecturer / Surgical Instructor for Lecture on Facelifitng Techniques at Loma Linda University in the Maxillofacial Surgery Department, March 2002.
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 18th Annual Scientific Meeting (Covering Breast, Body & Facial Cosmetic Surgery), Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Jan. 31- Feb. 3, 2002 approved for 27 hours of category 1 continued medical education
  • Faculty / Lecturer / Surgical Instructor at the Cosmetic Breast Surgery Workshop Course by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery at the Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center in Abilene, Texas, May 2001.
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 17th Annual Scientific Meeting (Covering Breast, Body & Facial Cosmetic Surgery), San Diego, California, Feb. 8- Feb. 11, 2001 approved for 27 hours of category 1 continued medical education.
  • The Page and William Black Post Graduate School, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine: An Aesthetic Facial Symposium, a multi-disciplinary approach. March 1998.
  • Luxar Corporation: Clinical training course on the CO2 Surgical Laser Technique and Applications. November 1997.