Dr. Peter H. Grossman is a Board-certified plastic surgeon whose private medical practice is divided between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and the care of the burn-injured patient. A graduate of Northwestern University and the Chicago Medical School, Dr. Grossman continued his medical education with a general surgery residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, a plastic and reconstructive surgery residence at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and fellowships in breast reconstructive surgery and aesthetic and endoscopic surgery at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Dr. Grossman returned to Los Angeles in 1995 and began practice at what has become the Grossman Medical Group and Grossman Plastic Surgery. Recognizing the need for local burn care throughout the world Dr. Grossman began expanding Grossman Burn Centers to areas outside Los Angeles. To date, he has been instrumental in the development of burn centers in Louisiana, Arizona, Missouri, and California as well as burn care facilities in Kabul, Afghanistan and Halmahera, Indonesia.
Dr. Grossman is currently the Medical Director of the Grossman Burn Centers at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, and Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He had served as chairman of Region 9 of the American Burn Association, which included California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii, and he has been appointed as an expert reviewer by the Medical Board of California since 2001. He has been appointed by the United States Department of State as a member of the Health Advisory Committee for the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council and has been listed among America’s top surgeons by the Consumer Research Council of America. In March 2013, he was elected President of the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons.
The diverse nature of Dr. Grossman’s practice, inclusive of cosmetic surgery, and burn and reconstructive surgery, has made him one of the most sought-after surgeons in the world. He has treated patients from over 30 countries. In addition to being the author of numerous articles in multiple publications and peer review journals, Dr. Grossman’s accomplishments have been featured on national and international television programs, including ABC’s Prime Time Live, The Learning Channel, and the Discovery Health Channel. He has lectured extensively around the United States on topics related to cosmetic surgery and the treatment of burns. Dr. Grossman and the Grossman Burn Centers have established a nationwide reputation for quality patient care.