KTLA-TV News / Dr. Rady Rahban

38-year-old Long Beach mother dies while undergoing plastic surgery in Tijuana, family says

May 3, 2021


A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon says the bigger picture is the issue of medical tourism, something Americans often seek because of issues of affordability in the U.S. But Dr. Rady Rahban believes going to other countries like Mexico for plastic surgery is too risky.

“You don’t have anywhere near the same rights as you do in the states and frankly you’re at the mercy of these clinics,” said Rahban. “Unfortunately, surgery is one of those things where if you pay more you don’t get more, but if you pay less you get less.”

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