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About Avant

Nurturing Beauty. Enhancing Renewal.

Beauty deserves to be nurtured. We are a team of compassionate Board Certified Plastic Surgeons, Nurses and Aestheticians ready to craft a regimen of renewal expressly for you.

At Avant Aesthetics, we strive to remain at the forefront of innovation in the field of Plastic Surgery and Anti-Aging Medicine. We seek to discover, develop, integrate and refine new procedures that have a positive impact on our patients’ lives, while improving patient care and aesthetic outcomes. Part of our bigger picture is to train physicians around the world to propagate our goals and help others beyond our own limited capacities.

Meet the Team

PROVIDERS

Perry Liu, MD, FACS

BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON

Dr. Liu embodies the convergence of art and medicine that is the essence of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. During his 10 years of advanced training to become a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon, he has trained with world-renowned surgeons in multiple disciplines across the United States and in Asia. Read More.

Edwin Kwon, MD, FACS

BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON

Dr. Kwon is an American Board of Plastic Surgery board-certified surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has a keen aesthetic eye focused on delivering impactful, yet natural-looking results. He has a unique goal of making changes that people would believe his patients were born with. Read More.

Christina Lai

RN, BSN, CPN, PHN

Christina is an experienced RN, who specializes in non surgical treatments ranging from neurotoxins to fillers, thread lifts, skincare and facial rejuvenating treatments on a cellular level. She listens to her patients’ needs, devise a treatment plan together based on the patients’ goals and desired outcomes. She is available to support her patients 24/7 via text, phone and email.

PATIENT CARE COORDINATORS

Lilit Pananyan

CONSULTANT

Lilit is Avant’s consultant / patient care coordinator. She has 10+ years experience in the plastic surgery industry with a background in business, marketing and consulting.

Emily Barry

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR / FRONT DESK

AESTHETICIANS

Janice Chou

MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN

Janice Chou is a licensed medical aesthetician with a decade of experience delivering the most advanced, safe, and effective facial and body treatments. Using only the highest quality and most effective products in her treatments, Janice is well-versed in advanced medical facials. She also specializes in customized peels and deep cleansing medial extractions to clear pores and impurities from skin.

Kaisarine Chen

MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN

ADMINISTRATION

Tom Bugansky

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Tom runs the Avant and Vanguard Surgery Centers. He was also Project Manager to the entire buildout of our beautiful Beverly Hills facility. Prior to this venture, Tom spent over a decade working as a Surgical Technician to several top Board Certified Plastic Surgeons in Los Angeles.

Elaine Hsu

FINANCE & HUMAN RESOURCES

Elaine, with her educational and accounting background, effectively administrates the medical offices at Avant Aesthetics. She brings business acumen, having worked in HR management at a Fortune 500 Corporation. After developing a side-interest in dermatology, skincare and makeup, she also studied to become a licensed esthetician. Elaine is bi-lingual, speaking both English and Mandarin.

Kyle Amor

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Kyle has a background in Graphic Design and Advertising Arts. He lived in Asia for 3 years working in the entertainment and modeling business. More recently, he has worked in the aesthetics industry as a content creator in the U.S. for over 3 years. He is in charge of Avant’s brand and creative direction.

15+
YRS OF EXPERIENCE
103+
CITIES PATIENTS VISIT FROM

Our Diverse Patients & Global Impact

Avant Aesthetics Patients travel to Beverly Hills from cities all over the country and world.

Our Milestones

2009
Practice Established

Dr. Perry Liu grew up in Tifton, Georgia and lived on the East Coast until he came out to Beverly Hills where he established Pacific Aesthetic Institute in 2009.

2012
1st Clinic Opens

Dr. Perry Liu opens doors to his first official clinic in Beverly Hills.

2017
A New Era

Dr. Edwin Kwon joins Dr. Perry Liu and Pacific Aesthetic Institute is rebranded as Avant Aesthetics.

2018
Ground Breaks On New Facility

Plans move forward with the brand new Beverly Hills facility as construction begins.

2018
Satellite Branches Open

Dr. Liu and Dr. Kwon begin to see patients at several new satellite offices.

2019
Brand New Beverly Hills Facility Opens

On March 2019, Avant Aesthetics officially opened its ground-breaking and advanced facility and surgical center on Wilshire Boulevard.

Our Facilities

Lobby Front Desk

Lobby

Lobby Seating Area

Hallways

Consultation Room

Treatment Room 1

Nursing Station

Recovery Area

Recovery Area

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Credentials & Accolades