Meet The Doctors

Gregory R.D. Evans, MD, FACS

Dr. Gregory Evans is a surgeon best known for performing cancer reconstruction procedures, including free tissue transfer for breast, head, and neck. He also specializes in the full spectrum of plastic surgery, with a focus on cosmetic surgery, such as face, eyes, abdomen, breasts and body contouring.

This January 2014, Dr. Evans was selected as one of the top California plastic surgery doctors by Orange Coast Magazine, a popular Orange County periodical… Read More

Daniel C. Jaffurs, MD, PhD

Daniel C. Jaffurs, MD, Ph.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute. Dr. Jaffurs is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and General Surgery.

His undergraduate degree in biochemistry was obtained at the University of New Hampshire. While in college, he became interested in research and molecular biology. He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he received both his medical degree and a Ph.D. in molecular genetics. Read More



Mark R. Kobayashi, MD

Mark R. Kobayashi, MD is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at UCI Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kobayashi takes his time to work closely with each of his patients, using his skills as a surgeon to provide them with life-changing outcomes.

Dr. Kobayashi received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, and performed his internship and residency at the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed a fellowship in microsurgery at UCLA in 1993. Read More

Amber Leis, MD

Dr. Leis is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who is educated, trained and skilled in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Her specialties are pediatric and adult hand surgery, reconstructive surgery, and aesthetic surgery.

Raised by two artists, Dr. Leis developed an eye for aesthetics and an ability to create beauty. Another love – science – also inspired her career.  “There was an expectation in my family that I should do what I truly love. Read More


Raj Vyas, MD

Dr. Raj Vyas is a specialist in what many consider the most challenging aspect of plastic surgery – craniofacial surgery, delicate cleft repairs, state-of-the-art cancer reconstruction and much more, both pediatric and adult.

In addition to his broad reconstructive practice, he is well-respected in the area of aesthetics, particularly facial procedures and breast augmentation, translating his incredible skills as a reconstructive surgeon into creating beauty. Read More

Brock Lanier, MD

Dr. Lanier is a Board-Certified, highly-accomplished physician trained in general surgery, cancer surgery, plastic surgery, and microsurgery. With expertise in multiple disciplines, Dr. Lanier brings a broad and unique perspective to every patient’s aesthetic and/or reconstructive challenge.

Dr. Lanier is greatly respected for his beautiful outcomes, wonderful manner, and grateful patients. Read More

Cathy J. Tang, MD, MS

Dr. Tang is a board-eligible Assistant Clinical Professor of the Department of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery at the University of California Irvine and at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. She also serves as the Plastic Surgery Medical Student Clerkship Director at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine.

She comes from a background of extensive training in general surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and hand and microsurgery. Read More