Meet Natalie Attenello M.D.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Hair Restoration Surgery

Dr. Attenello

Dr. Natalie Attenello is a fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon and hair restoration specialist.

As a board certified head and neck surgeon, Dr. Attenello has dedicated her professional career to aesthetic surgery of the face. Additionally, as one of the few female surgeons in the country also specializing in hair restoration, she has the unique combination of unparalleled education and training combined with a keen aesthetic – emphasizing beautiful, natural appearing results.

Dr. Attenello is originally from southern California where she was born and raised. She completed four years of undergraduate education at University of California, Berkeley. Next she moved to the east coast where she completed her master’s degree at Georgetown University in Washington, DC and her medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Upon graduation, she then continued her training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at University of Southern California under nationally and internationally recognized faculty where she also served as chief resident. Based on her superior academic achievements, she was chosen for the highly selective fellowship through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under some of the pioneers of both facial rejuvenation surgery and hair restoration surgery.

Dr. Attenello is a published author in several well-respected journals and books commonly utilized and referenced by plastic surgeons around the world. Additionally, she has been a sub-investigator in several clinical studies for products such as Botox®, Xeomin®, Velashape®, and Ultrashape®.

An exceptional result with the highest level of professionalism is the philosophy of the practice, and Dr. Attenello looks forward to caring for you to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.

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Education

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fellowship
Dr. Corey S. Maas and Dr. Sheldon S. Kabaker
San Francisco, CA
University of Southern California
Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

Postgraduate Training, Resident
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California
Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

Postgraduate Training, Internship
Los Angeles, CA
Drexel University College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Georgetown University
Master of Science, Physiology and Biophysics
Washington, DC
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Science, Molecular and Cell Biology
Berkeley, CA

Society Membership

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Certification/Licensure

Diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology
Medical Board of California, License A115748

Publications/Presentations

Kim, DW., Attenello, N. “Revision rhinoplasty”. Chapter in Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters. CRC Press (In press 2016).

Attenello, N., Sheu, M., Maas, C. “Neuromodulators”. Chapter in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition. Ira Papel et al. Thieme Publishing Company, New York. May 2016.

Kim, DW., Attenello, NH. Reconstruction of the Nasoseptal L-Strut in Rhinoplasty. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2015 Oct:3 1-2.

Attenello, N., Maas, C. Injectable Fillers: Review of Materials and Properties. Facial Plastic Surgery. 2015 Feb;31(1):29-34.

Rieber, A., Huang Attenello, N., Paquet, C., Koempel, J. Utility of Radiographic Imaging for Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in the Pediatric Population. Poster Presentation at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology/Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, May 2014.

Huang Attenello, N., Rieber, A., Hochstim, C., Wrobel, B. Folliculosebaceous Cystic Hamartoma of the Skull Base and Nasal Septum presenting as an Intraceberebral Abscess. Poster Presentation at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology/Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, May 2014.

Rieber, A., Huang Attenello, N., Paquet, C., Koempel, J. Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in the Pediatric Population: A 15 Year Experience. Poster Presentation at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology/Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, May 2014.

Rieber, A., Huang Attenello, N., Paquet, C., Koempel, J. Utility of Radiographic Imaging for Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in the Pediatric Population. Poster Presentation at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology/Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings, Las Vegas, May 2014.

Lau, B., Huang Attenello, N., Frankel, A. Effectiveness of Electronic Mail Consultations in a Facial Plastics Practice. Poster presentation at American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings, Orlando, FL, April 2013.

Kokot, N., Mazhar, K., O’Dell, K., Huang Attenello, N., Lin, A., Sinha, U. Transoral Robotic Resection of Oropharyngeal Synovial Sarcoma in a Pediatric Patient. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Jun;77(6): 1042-4.

Huang Attenello, N., Sataloff, R. Autoimmune inner ear disease in children. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Feb;32(2): 213-6.

Hybiske K, Fu Z, Schwarzer C, Tseng J, Do J, Huang Attenello N, Machen TE. Effects of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator and DeltaF508CFTR on inflammatory response, ER stress, and Ca2+ of airway epithelia. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2007 Nov;293(5):L1250-60. 2007 Sep 7.

Hansen JE, Sohn W, Kim C, Chang SS, Huang Attenello N, Santos DG, Chan G, Weisbart RH, Nishimura RN. Antibody-mediated Hsp70 protein therapy. Brain Res. 2006 May 9;1088(1):187-96. 2006 Apr 21.

Selected Clinical Research

2014
A single-center, open-label double blinded pilot study to compare the efficacy of escalating doses of IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin ®) in the treatment of glabellar rhytids
2014
Evaluation of the Ulthera System for correction of moderate to severe atrophic acne scars
2014
A multi-center, open label, multiple dose, phase II trial to demonstrate the safety of DWP-450 in adult subjects for the treatment of moderate to severe glabellar lines
2014
A prospective, multicenter, within- subject controlled study of the safety and effectiveness of Juvederm Volift™ XC versus Restylane-L® for the correction of moderate to severe nasolabial folds