Ali Ghafouri, MD

Dr. Ghafouri specializes in ophthalmic facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in Arizona and is the medical director for Cielo Aesthetics.

As an oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Ghafouri has extensive experience and expertise in plastic surgery of the eyelids, orbit, tear drainage, and skin cancer reconstruction. He has a special interest in minimally invasive aesthetic facial procedures, including cosmetic eyelid lift, endoscopic forehead and mid-face lift, laser facial rejuvenation, Botox injections and a variety of dermal fillers.

Dr. Ghafouri received his Bachelor of Science and medical degrees from Michigan State University, graduating with high honors. He then completed his residency in ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine – North Shore University Hospital. After his residency, Dr. Ghafouri completed a sub-specialty fellowship in oculoplastic and orbital surgery at Baylor College of Medicine – Cullen Eye Institute in Houston.

He is currently the Chief of Ophthalmology at the HonorHealth Hospital System. Dr. Ghafouri is a consultant staff surgeon for Mayo Clinic and is the past president of Phoenix Ophthalmolgical society. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the Phoenix Ophthalmological Society.

Dr. Ghafouri has been in private practice in Arizona since 1999. Throughout his career he has concentrated exclusively on the eyes and face, having performed over 12,000 major reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgeries. Dr. Ghafouri and his staff at Arizona Oculoplastic Specialists are dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care in a personal and compassionate manner. Dr. Ghafouri’s experience and expertise, combined with his commitment to excellence, ensures outstanding results for his patients.