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Paul Mittermiller | Craniofacial Plastic Surgeono
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About Dr. Paul Mittermiller

When Dr. Mittermiller is a craniofacial plastic surgeon dedicated to providing personalized gender-affirming care to the transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse community in and around Los Angeles. His specialties include gender-affirming facial surgery (facial feminization surgery and facial masculinization surgery). He is one of the few plastic surgeons in the U.S. with specialty training in craniofacial and facial feminization surgeries. A Southern California native, Dr. Mittermiller works closely with his patients to find the exact combination of surgical options that will meet their personal goals. He has been actively involved in research to advance facial feminization surgery, and his published peer-reviewed research has gained recognition from the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal.

Background and Professional History

Dr. Mittermiller is one of the few plastic surgeons in the U.S. specializing in craniofacial and facial feminization surgeries. He has extensive experience researching and providing gender-affirming craniofacial surgery.
• During his craniofacial surgery fellowship at New York University, Dr. Mittermiller participated in the world’s first successful face and double hand transplant, led by Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez, and underwent specialty training in facial feminization surgery.
• He attended medical school at UCSF and trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Stanford University. Prior to medical school, Dr. Mittermiller interned with a surgical robotics group in Germany.
• He is a highly published author, having conducted years of research on craniofacial, plastic and reconstructive surgery, providing a strong foundation for his work in gender-affirming facial procedures.
• Dr. Mittermiller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering at Yale University.

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Dr. Paul Mittermiller
Dr. Paul Mittermiller

Dr. Mittermiller's Specialty & Expertise

Dr. Mittermiller provides the following gender-affirming procedures in Align’s Los Angeles office:
• Facial Feminization Surgery: forehead femininization, brow bone reduction (type 1 & 3), orbital rim contouring, hairline lowering, cheek augmentation, rhinoplasty, lip lift, jaw feminization, genioplasty.
• Facial Masculinization Surgery: forehead augmentation, rhinoplasty, jaw augmentation, genioplasty

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