Dr. Kay Durairaj MD, FACS located in Pasadena, CA Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Voted one of the top 100 injectors in the world.
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About Dr. Kay Durairaj

Dr Kay Durairaj Facial Plastic Surgeon and Master Injector
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Dr. Kay completed her surgical training at UCLA and is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Kay specializes in faces, including surgery for eyelids, rhinoplasty. facelift and neck lift. Her expertise in Botox and neurotoxins, facial injectables and fillers and was voted one of the top 100 injectors in the country by her peers. She has also been a frontier in Sculptra® butt injections and has used Sculptra to treat hundreds of butts by increasing volume, improving cellulite dimples, and softening stretch marks.

She is Chairman of the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery at Huntington Memorial Hospital and she serves as an advisor to multiple aesthetic industry organizations such as Merz, Allergan, Evolus, Prollenium and Galderma.

In addition to her facial plastic expertise, she is also a specialist in head and neck surgery, qualified to treat a full range of ENT medical and surgical procedures. Her range of specialties includes chronic sinusitis, deviated septum, and hearing disorders, cancers of the head, neck and skin cancers sinus surgery and allergies, radio frequency surgery for snoring, sleep apnea, and voice disorders.

As both an artist and a surgeon, Dr. Kay helps make her patients look and feel their best. Dr. Kay offers both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox and facial fillers as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Patients visit from all over Pasadena and travel from states away to experience Dr. Kay’s expertise.

Dr. Kay has a natural approach to facial rejuvenation and wants to help every person accentuate their best features. Let her help you learn how to take care of your face with the best in anti-aging technology.

Education & Awards

  • A graduate of UCLA’s Department of Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery program, one of the top five programs in the nation
  • Medical education and undergraduate training at USC where she was in the top 10% of her graduating class
  • Member and co-president of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Medical Honor Society
  • Presented the Dean’s Award for Excellence by the USC School of Medicine

Certifications & Affiliates

  • Member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member of the Los Angeles Society of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Medical staff at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Arcadia Methodist Hospital, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, and Pacifica Hospital of the Valley


  • Ambassador for Medelita’s “Honoring Inspiring Professionals” Program. Visit website here: Medelita Community
  • Skills trainer for Merz North America
  • 2016, 2017, 2018 So Cal Women’s Health Conference. Visit website here: http://californiawomenshealth.com/

Voted Top Doctor in Pasadena Magazine!

Dr. Kay specializes in offering both surgical and non-surgical solutions for her patients. She believes in natural results which help her patients look younger and healthier. She is a native Southern California woman who has taken lots of pride in her career as a medical professional.

All in all, Dr. Kay is passionate about helping her patients achieve health and peace of mind. She is dedicated to contributing her time and energy to provide comprehensive and excellent medical care.

Mastery of Aesthetics Course

Dr. Kay launched the Mastery of Aesthetics course in February of 2019 with the intention to spread her wealth of knowledge to injectors from all over the world. Attendees from all over the country around the globe converged in Los Angeles to learn cutting-edge techniques about how to revolutionize the delivery of aesthetic medicine. Guest lecturers and senior executives from leading aesthetic corporations provided presentations on the most relevant new information in the beauty world.

The inaugural Mastery of Aesthetics injector course was so successful that it will return as a recurring event. The next course will be held on Saturday, October 12th. Learn more here.

Beauty By Dr. Kay
Download my Podcast on iTunes💉 Beauty Bytes with Dr. Kay: Secrets of a Plastic Surgeon. Let’s talk tips and tricks for your face and beauty!

Beauty Bytes with Dr. Kay: Secrets of a Plastic Surgeon™

Beauty Bytes with Dr. Kay: Secrets of a Plastic Surgeon™ is a top beauty podcast that was launched by Dr. Kay in January of 2018. The goal was to give listeners a behind-the-scene look at a plastic surgeon’s office and to provide beauty secrets that can’t be found anywhere else. Guests range from Young Hollywood actresses to fellow physicians to CEOs of aesthetic companies and beyond!

The project was welcomed with immense approval, and Beauty Bytes has now reached hundreds of thousands of streams! It has cycled through the Top 50 charts on iTunes and has hundreds of 5-star reviews. Dr. Kay enjoys being able to continuously provide listeners with information on how to lead a healthy and beautiful lifestyle. Stream Beauty Bytes today!