About Dr. Som Kohanzadeh

Som Kohanzadeh, MD, is the co-founder of Wound Institutes of America, and the director of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at The Center for Reconstruction and Wound Healing.


He is a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon specializing in pressure sores, skin and breast cancer and reconstruction, abdominal wall reconstruction and hand/wrist injuries.


Dr. Som has presented at national and international meetings, and strives to advance the art and science of plastic surgery with cutting edge research and investigation.


He is double-board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Som Kohanzadeh, MD

​Double Board Certified

American Board of Plastic Surgery​ 

American Board of General Surgery


Undergraduate - Cybernetics (B.S.)

University of California, Los Angeles


Medical School

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

University of California, San Diego


General Surgery Residency

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

Plastic and Reconstructive

Surgery Fellowship

University of Alabama, Birmingham

Areas of Expertise

  • Pressure Sores/Ulcers

  • Breast and Abodminal Wall Reconstructive Surgery

  • Hand and Wrist Surgery

  • Advanced Wound Care

  • Cosmetic/Plastic surgery

  • Acute to chronic wounds

  • Complex or non-healing wounds

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