After finishing his undergraduate studies at UCLA and completing medical school at UC Irvine, Dr. Eko underwent rigorous General Surgery training at Berkshire Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He then completed fellowship training in aesthetic, reconstructive and microsurgery at Tulane University Hospital & Clinics. As a result of  a long-standing love of California and the pull of family ties, Dr. Eko then decided to return to California to pursue a Plastic Surgery practice.

Today, Dr. Eko sees his work not merely as improving or restoring form and function to the face, breasts or body; but also as enabling a more fulfilling sense of physical and mental well-being. He insists on natural-appearing solutions to aesthetic concerns; never overdone, that improve appearance and confidence.


Bachelor of Science

Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
University of California Los Angeles


Doctor of Medicine
University of California Irvine

General Surgery

Internship & Residency
Berkshire Medical Center/ UMASS Medical School

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Tulane University School of Medicine



Ideal Timing of Surgery for Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis. North Am J Med Sci 2013; 5:22-7. Eko FN, Ryb GE, Drager L, Goldwater E, Wu JJ, Counihan TC.

Prospective Randomized Comparison of OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) and AbobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport) in the Treatment of Forehead, Glabella and Periorbital Wrinkles. Aesth Surg J 2012; 32(1):96-102. Basil M. Michaels; George S. Csank; Gabriel R. Ryb; Frederick N. Eko; Abigail Rubin.

Posterolateral Skull Base Reconstruction Using the Supraclavicular Artery Island Flap. J Craniofac Surg 2011;22: 1751-1754. Joshua M. Levy; Frederick N. Eko; Hugo St. Hilaire; Paul L. Freidlander; Miguel A. Melgar; Ernest S. Chiu.

The Supraclavicular Artery Island Flap. (Tutorial Live: July 11, 2011). www.plasticsurgery.hyperguides.com . Frederick N. Eko; Joshua M. Levy; Eric Simms; Ernest S. Chiu.

Assessing the Database Needs of Vascular Surgeons. J Am Coll Surg 2009; 208:21-27. Peter F. Lawrence; Olivia I. Lund; Frederick Eko; Ehsan Sarabi; Joseph Wu.

Pancreatitis Secondary to Small Bowel Obstruction After Vinyl Glove Ingestion in an Intellectually Disabled Man with Pica. Berkshire Medical Journal 2008; 16(4):3-6. Frederick N. Eko; John Stenglein; Jose-Maria Heisecke; Michael R. DiSiena; Timothy C. Counihan..

Outpatient Abdominoplasty Facilitated by Rib Blocks. Plast Reconstr Surg 2007; 124(2):635-42. Basil M. Michaels; Frederick N. Eko..

Inferior Vena Cava Transection by Crush Injury: A Case Report. Berkshire Medical Journal 2006; 14(4):3-4. Frederick N. Eko; Azul Jaffer; David Sweirzewski; Sheldon Brotman.

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