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Saba Motakef, M.D.

Saba Motakef, M.D.


Dr. Saba Motakef is an award-winning plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body. Dr. Motakef strives to work closely with each patient to understand their goals and create highly specialized treatment plans in order to achieve beautiful, long-lasting, and natural results. Using cutting edge techniques and the highest standards of quality and safety, Dr. Motakef will go the extra mile as he strives to achieve a result that is to your utmost satisfaction. He believes in establishing long lasting relationships with his patients so that he can continue to serve them for many years. Dr. Motakef is also a strong proponent of optimizing patients' skincare and general health prior to surgical interventions and works closely with his patients to establish strategies before surgery to further enhance their outcomes.

Dr. Motakef specializes in providing cosmetic enhancements for the face, breasts, and body. He delivers lasting, natural-looking outcomes and believes that it is his duty to his patients to provide them with the most sophisticated methods in plastic surgery, and works to continually refine his techniques to this end. As an award-winning researcher, Dr. Motakef is committed to staying at the cutting-edge of plastic surgery. He has published numerous clinical studies on a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery topics including. He has lectured to his colleagues throughout his career at local, regional, and international conferences.

After years of specialized training and research, Dr. Motakef is proud to use his talents and expertise to help patients in Orange County foster a positive self-image with beautiful, natural-appearing results. Dr. Motakef currently resides in Yorba Linda with his wife Nicole and their two Shih-Tzus. In his free time, he enjoys fitness, travel, and photography.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19 Your safety is our top priority.

To our valued patients,

I hope that you and your families have stayed healthy and well during this difficult time. We want to thank all of the essential workers that provided us with critical services during this period and also to all of you that remained at home preventing the further spread of the virus.

As we re-open our facilities our priority remains the safety and well being of our patients and staff. To that end, we have implemented a number of important safety measures at all of our facilities.

  1. All patients, staff, and caregivers will be screened via a questionnaire and temperature for Covid-19 symptoms at the front entrance.
  2. Only those individuals that pass the screening will be allowed into the facility.
  3. Patients can only bring 1 other person with them to the appointment.
  4. All patients (and caregivers) need to wear a mask while in the facility. Please bring a cloth or other mask with you to the appointment.
  5. Physical distancing will be in effect in the office waiting room and throughout the office.
  6. Once the physical distance capacity has been reached in the waiting room, patients will be asked to wait in their vehicles and will be called to come in at their appointment time.
  7. All surfaces in the office will be cleaned and disinfected at least on an hourly basis.
  8. All patient rooms will be cleaned and disinfected after each patient use.
  9. Caregivers waiting for patients after surgery will be asked to not wait in the facility.
  10. All staff will be wearing PPE in accordance with CDC guidelines.

We understand that these continue to be uncertain and difficult times however we remain committed to your health, well being, safety, and ensuring you the best outcome possible.

All Athenix locations are now open. However, as we continue to practice physical distancing, we are still available for virtual consultations at any of our locations. You can reach us by calling 1-888-276-1535 or email [email protected] to get scheduled.

We thank you for your continued support and trust in Athenix and look forward to seeing you soon.


Gavin M. Dry, M.D. Chief Medical Officer