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KAO Institute Difference

The KAO Institute is a global destination for integrated aesthetic medicine that encompasses plastic surgery, aesthetics, and regenerative therapies. KAO Institute believes the correlation between these three brands is essential for positive and fulfilling transformations. The future of aesthetic medicine lies in comprehensive approaches that provide care for the whole person—treating signs of aging from the inside out and outside in. We understand that innovation and evolution never stop. We advance our techniques and technologies to what will provide our patients with optimal results.

KAO Institute Experience

Each aspect of the KAO Institute was carefully designed with the patient in mind, streamlining their experience by providing a one-stop destination by offering private consultation offices, treatment rooms, hyperbaric chamber facilities, and a surgical center all under one roof. KAO Institute offers an all-inclusive approach to your aesthetic rejuvenation, selecting one or a combination of techniques curated to your cosmetic needs. We take the time to determine what is causing your concerns, treating it at its source.

We have developed unique measures to centralize KAO Institute as an educational center for patients and visiting physicians. We invite physicians along with select practitioners from around the globe to teach about the most promising technologies and techniques in the modern era, including seminars, speaking engagements, and events led by the industry’s thought leaders. This education promotes a better understanding of the health and aging process along with how it may be modulated.

The KAO Institute experience is driven by our ability to form long-term relationships instead of short-lived connections. It has always been our priority to create a world-class experience from the moment you walk in for your consultation to long after your results have developed. Timeless youth requires tireless dedication, making KAO Institute a permanent home for enhancing your overall appearance.

KAO Institute Philosophy

“Evidence-based, results-driven.”

KAO Institute is devoted to excellence, providing treatments that are both popular and proven effective. Driven by real evidence backed by scientific analysis, KAO Institute focuses on treatments that deliver the most authentic and noticeable results.

Kao Institute Founder - Dr. Chia Chi Kao

Dr. Chia Chi Kao
the Founder

Dr. Kao is a globally recognized, premier plastic surgeon who has revolutionized the landscape of plastic surgery. Renowned for his surgical contributions, such as his innovative creation of the Ponytail Lift™, Ponytail Facelift™, Skinny Bikini Tuck™, Alexandra Breast Lift™, and KAO Shot™, Dr. Kao has introduced these advanced techniques to countries across the world as an invited speaker and teacher for the American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting®, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). His commitment to the scientific community continues to grow with his influence. He has authored several publications that have appeared in industry recognized journals and continues to lecture in both national and international professional forums.

Dr. Kao’s extraordinary vision and one-of-a-kind processes have earned him numerous features in articles such as Vogue and W, as well as media outlets and television shows such as Extra TV and the Discovery Channel. Dr. Kao has even garnered the attention of business moguls like Oprah Winfrey, making an appearance on her Prime channel for his inventive Ponytail Lift™ and Ponytail Facelift™.

KAO Institute is inherently influenced by Dr. Kao’s masterful techniques and hyper-detailed problem-solving skills. Dr. Kao’s years of experience and transformative approaches can be witnessed in every aspect of our organization, from aesthetics to surgery to regenerative therapies. This dedication to excellence has propelled KAO Institute to become a leader in the medical aesthetic industry.

Aesthetics

At KAO Aesthetics, we specialize in the latest non-surgical therapies to give our patients personalized solutions to their cosmetic concerns. Here, you can experience the advantages of treatments powerful enough to stand on their own or flexible enough to amplify the results of previous surgical or non-surgical treatments.

KAO Aesthetics offers unique and individualized approaches to aesthetic devices including facials, peels, injectables, laser and radiofrequency rejuvenation, hair treatments, and non-surgical body contouring. Lasting skin health takes more than consistent in-office treatments. KAO Aesthetics offers a specialized proprietary line of skin care products, KAO Skin Care, to help maintain and prolong the quality of your results.

KAO Aesthetics understands the future of this industry is about preserving your health and beauty with customized care plans.

Aesthetics

At KAO Aesthetics, we specialize in the latest non-surgical therapies to give our patients personalized solutions to their cosmetic concerns. Here, you can experience the advantages of treatments powerful enough to stand on their own or flexible enough to amplify the results of previous surgical or non-surgical treatments.

KAO Aesthetics offers unique and individualized approaches to aesthetic devices including facials, peels, injectables, laser and radiofrequency rejuvenation, hair treatments, and non-surgical body contouring. Lasting skin health takes more than consistent in-office treatments. KAO Aesthetics offers a specialized proprietary line of skin care products, KAO Skin Care, to help maintain and prolong the quality of your results.

KAO Aesthetics understands the future of this industry is about preserving your health and beauty with customized care plans.

Plastic Surgery

For years, KAO Plastic Surgery has been renowned as the choice location for those seeking world-class procedures for the face and body. Dr. Kao’s exclusive protocols, such as his signature Ponytail Lift™, Ponytail Facelift™, Skinny Bikini Tuck™ and the Alexandra Breast Lift™ have broken new ground for patients looking to escape the disadvantages of outdated techniques. KAO Plastic Surgery has optimized every aspect of the surgical process, from the procedure to the recovery time to the results. By building lasting relationships with our patients, we pride ourselves in establishing long-term results and providing outstanding patient satisfaction.

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Regenerative Therapies

KAO Regenerative Therapies offer ground-breaking wellness and anti-aging therapies and protocols to help slow internal aging. These therapies are targeted for those who are drilling down or wanting to keep ahead of the aging process. Our extensive and versatile selection of DNA directed nutritional supplements, IV treatments, hormone balancing, and advanced testing helps patients to receive healing support after surgery, provide energy before surgery, or improve one’s overall health.

At KAO Regenerative Therapies, a custom program is created for each client based on thorough evaluation and a consultation with a trained medical provider. Our primary objective is to treat the inside as much as the outside. When it comes to internal anti-aging, KAO Institute has everything you need to reach and maintain optimal wellness.

Regenerative Therapies

KAO Regenerative Therapies offer ground-breaking wellness and anti-aging therapies and protocols to help slow internal aging. These therapies are targeted for those who are drilling down or wanting to keep ahead of the aging process. Our extensive and versatile selection of DNA directed nutritional supplements, IV treatments, hormone balancing, and advanced testing helps patients to receive healing support after surgery, provide energy before surgery, or improve one’s overall health.

At KAO Regenerative Therapies, a custom program is created for each client based on thorough evaluation and a consultation with a trained medical provider. Our primary objective is to treat the inside as much as the outside. When it comes to internal anti-aging, KAO Institute has everything you need to reach and maintain optimal wellness.

Contact Us

Phone: (310) 315.9211
Address: 900 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Santa Monica, CA 90401