WHO ARE WE?
TatoyanMD Medspa is driven by our professional team of therapists to keep you looking and feeling beautifully, you.
Our premier services, top-of-the-line devices, and professional team has put us among the best Medical SPAs in Los Angeles.
Krikor B. Tatoyan, MD
A seasoned and well-respected General Surgeon, Krikor B. Tatoyan, M.D. is the Owner and Medical Director of both TatoyanMD Medspa and First Choice Surgical Center, Inc. With over 40 years of experience, Dr. Tatoyan is a highly respected authority in the field of General and Laparoscopic Surgery. He received his BA from Wake Forest University in 1973, followed by his M.D. from Wake Forest University’s Bowman Gray School Of Medicine, in 1977. He completed 5 years of Residency, including Chief Residency, at Maryland General Hospital, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He was Board certified by the American College of Surgery in 1985, and re-certified in 1995. Beginning his career at Chambers County Hospital in Lafayette, Alabama, Dr. Tatoyan served as Chief of Surgery from 1982-1985. After moving his practice to Portland, Indiana in 1985, he became Chief of Surgery at Jay County Hospital, until his move to Los Angeles, California in 1994. While maintaining a solo practice in Northridge, CA, and privileges at 14 different hospitals within Los Angeles county, Dr. Tatoyan established the Tarzana Surgery Center, a licensed outpatient surgical center (2000-2010). And in 2016, he also established First Choice Surgical Center, Inc., in Sherman Oaks, CA. His associations include the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (1999), the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery (1999), and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. He has been published in The Journal of Urology, Vol. 132 August 1984. He also has a popular, weekly, medical television show, featured on Armenian cable T.V.
Dr. Tatoyan is highly skilled and trained to perform numerous types of surgeries. Some of these specialties include, but are not limited to Laparoscopic Heartburn/Acid Reflux (GERD), (also known as Hiatal Hernia Repair/Nissen Fundoplication), Hemorrhoid Surgery and another minimally invasive Doppler guided non-excisional hemorrhoid procedure known as THD ( Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterilization), Hernia repairs, EGD, and Colonoscopy. In addition, he is highly skilled in the art of cosmetic surgery, specializing in tummy tucks, breast augmentations and liposuction.
Dr. Tatoyan currently resides in Los Angeles, with his wife, Zenda, and their daughters Sona, Marie, Karin, and Ciel. He is a talented classical guitar player, and is a fútbol enthusiast, his favorite team being, FC Barcelona.
Marie K. Tatoyan
Marie K. Tatoyan has always had a passion for people, beauty and wellness. She received her B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, in 2002, and her J.D. in 2007. After graduating from law school, she immediately began working for her father as V.P. of Business Affairs at their Tarzana Surgery Center, and currently as Administrator of their First Choice Surgical Center in Sherman Oaks, CA. In early 2014, after attending numerous conferences and symposiums around the nation, Marie decided to leap into the medical field herself, and launched her passion project, reVITAivLIFE. She consulted with experts in the field, creating 10 very unique medical cocktails, targeting common issues, experienced universally. Additionally, Marie is now the Director of business affairs at TatoyanMD MedSpa.
Marie resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband Eric and twin 4 year old sons, Luco & Liam.