Dr. Kami Parsa is just as likely to make headlines for developing a new oculofacial plastic surgery technique as he is to make headlines for providing surgical treatments to underprivileged people around the world. For Dr. Parsa, corporate social responsibility and humanitarian endeavors tie into his personal beliefs on the importance of helping others.
Dr. Parsa is a strong believer in extending help to those in need. As he says, “I have always believed that one of the most important things you can do with this life is to serve others.” He continues, “This is the true passion that continues to drive me professionally and personally, and I feel so fortunate that I can work and make a difference as a surgeon.” This is part of the reason that Dr. Parsa has always been heavily involved in giving back.
His practice’s CSR and his personal humanitarian endeavors are vast. Most notably, Dr. Parsa was a founding member of the Surgical Friends Foundation. He continues to serve as the Medical Head Advisor. In the past, he was also the Medical Head Advisor of the International Kids Fund. As Dr. Parsa describes, “Our mission is to make people’s lives a little better in situations that otherwise may not seem possible.” He explains, “Our goal is to provide them [children] with necessary medical and surgical care, helping them have a brighter future.”
His first humanitarian efforts using his medical skills came when he worked with the University of Miami’s Kids Foundation. He describes it as “a humbling experience to work with such incredible people.” Then, he moved back to California and was no longer close enough to work with the Kids Foundation. That was when he helped establish the Surgical Friends Foundation. Dr. Kami Parsa’s work with the Surgical Friends Foundation has brought him around the world.
Dr. Kami Parsa has appeared on various TV shows aimed to restore health and confidence to people born with facial deformities. For example, he appeared on “Botched by Nature” and on shows on the Discovery Health Channel.
Dr. Parsa’s focus on helping others extends beyond his humanitarian work. He also regularly innovates to find new ways to help his Beverly Hills clients. He always strives to deliver “5-star patient care.” He treats every patient with the utmost care and respect. Via his plastic surgery work, he improves the lives of his patients.