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Dr. Fara Movagharnia


With over 22 years of experience in the Atlanta area, Dr. Movagharnia is a board-certified plastic & cosmetic surgeon and he was the Chief of Surgery at the WellStar Windy Hill Hospital in Marietta, Georgia for the ten years and starting July 2014, he was elected to serve as the Chief of staff also for 2 years.  He is also an Assistant Professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Atlanta Campus.  All of the surgeries he performs are done on an out-patient basis in a hospital or approved surgical centers.  He has the reputation of being a perfectionist, which is defined by “one who constantly strives to improve”.  He is not happy until he knows he has done his best.  Dr. Movagharnia is guided by a principle he learned at an early age "If you are going to do something... do it right the first time”.  This simple philosophy has served him well both academically and professionally throughout his life. 

Dr. Movagharnia attended Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University, where he finished 4 years of undergraduate studies and received his Bachelor in Biology and Psychology with honor.  Dr. Movagharnia received his osteopathic medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine where he received the CIBA Collections Award for Outstanding Community Service 1992-93.  He completed 1 year of internship in Atlanta and then full training in general surgery in Detroit, Michigan, where he was the Resident of the Year. He was chief resident during both his general surgery and plastic and reconstructive fellowship.  After finishing his general surgery training, Dr. Movagharnia spent 2 years in Philadelphia being trained by the most renowned plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgeons in the country and in the most prestigious medical facilities such as the Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia Hand Center, Hahnemann University and Medical College of Pennsylvania.  His post-plastic surgery training was in microvascular surgery at the renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio with Dr. Maria Siemionow, who is a pioneer in facial transplants.  While he was in Philadelphia, Dr. Movagharnia pursued further extra specialty training in aesthetic surgery.  He concentrated on cosmetic surgeries of body, such as liposuction and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and breast surgeries such as augmentation, lift, and reduction.  Dr. Movagharnia enjoys the full spectrum of plastic surgery, focusing on aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body and has published numerous papers on aesthetic surgery, Hand surgery, Radiation to face and neck tumors. 

After more than 7 years of training, he started his practice in 1997 after he moved back to Atlanta where he started the Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery, PC ( CCRS) and Center for Gender Reassignment Surgery (GRS) in Tucker, Georgia.  In 2008, he moved to his new location in the Atlanta/ Marietta, Galleria area across the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and close to the New Braves Stadium.  He has hospital privileges at the WellStar Windy Hill Hospital, where he is served as Chief of Surgery from 2008- 2017, and in July 2014 he was elected by his peers as the Chief of Staff ( President of the Medical Staff)  at the hospital.  He also has privileges at Northside Hospital and several Surgical Centers around North and North-Western section of Atlanta area.

Diplomate and Board Certified in Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Immediate past Chief of Surgery & the Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department at the WellStar Windy Hill Hospital

Immediate past President of the Medical Staff at WellStar Health System- Windy Hill Hospital


Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at PCOM, Georgia campus

Founder of Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

Founder of Center for Gender Reassignment Surgery

Consultant for Georgia Medical Care Foundation


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