Payman Simoni Wiki – Payman Simoni Biography
Payman Simoni, a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, has died from complications resulting from the coronavirus, TMZ reported.
Simoni’s expertise was well-known nationwide. He was featured multiple times on the daytime talk show The Doctors. The show confirmed on its Facebook page that Simoni had died after contracting the coronavirus.
Simoni contracted COVID-19 after performing an elective procedure on a patient in December. Per TMZ, the female patient came in for a lip injection; her temperature was checked and she filled out a health questionnaire but Simoni’s office did not require that she take a COVID-19 test beforehand.
Simoni wore a mask during the procedure. “Family sources” cited by TMZ said the patient coughed directly into Simoni’s face.
According to his website, Simoni was known as “one of Hollywood’s top five plastic surgeons.” He was born in Tehran, Iran, according to his Facebook page. His profile on the Medical Board of California website listed Farsi as a second language in which Simoni was proficient.
Simoni did not specify which year he moved to the United States on his website but a search of online records suggests he obtained a social security number in 1989. Simoni lived in New York City for several years as a student. Simoni completed his bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University before earning his medical degree from Yeshiva’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1997. His website bio adds that he completed his residency at Birmingham Hospital in Alabama.
Simoni has been licensed to practice medicine in California since at least 2006, according to the state’s medical board. His profile listed “Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” as his primary specialty. His secondary focus was otolaryngology, which is the medical area dealing with head and neck surgeries. Simoni was certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Simoni was a frequent guest on the daytime talk show The Doctors. In April 2019, he appeared on the program to discuss how he used biological human glue during facelifts. That interview is embedded above and can also be seen here.
On his own YouTube channel, Simoni shared videos in which he explained the various procedures he performed.
Payman Simoni Age
Payman Simoni has died at the age of 50-years-old.
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Cause of Death
Dr. Payman Simoni, a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, has died from complications resulting from the coronavirus, TMZ reported. He was 50 years old.
According to the celebrity news outlet, Simoni contracted COVID-19 after a patient coughed into his face during a procedure. TMZ cited “family sources” who said the patient had not been tested prior to the procedure. She called Simoni’s office days later to inform him that she had tested positive for the virus.
Simoni isolated himself after the patient called a few days later to tell him she had contracted the coronavirus. TMZ reported Simoni experienced severe symptoms and was placed on a ventilator at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as his lungs struggled to function on their own. Per TMZ, doctors put him in a medically induced coma to slow the damage but he suffered a brain hemorrhage on January 8. He died that day.
The Doctors confirmed Simoni’s death in a Facebook post. The show posted a tribute to Simoni on January 10:
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Dr. Payman Simoni, who recently lost his life to COVID. Dr. Simoni was a loving father and husband, a talented ENT and plastic surgeon, and a dear friend of our show. Please keep him and his family in your prayers.