Board certified Seattle plastic surgeon Dr. Shahram Salemy has received multiple awards over the course of his distinguished career. With offices in both Seattle and Richmond, WA, he is highly rated as one of the best providers of plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body. Here are just some of the awards that Dr. Salemy has been honored with.

Realself Verified Doctor
Dr. Salemy is designated a Realself Verified Doctor. Only three percent of physicians on Realself have earned this recognition in which they must meet and maintain the highest standards of trust, transparency, patient satisfaction, and patient education. Realself has established these criteria to make it easier for patients to find the right doctor for their procedure of interest.

Washington’s Top 10 Best Plastic Surgeons
Bestowed by the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons (AIOPS), the Washintgon’s 10 Best Doctors designation is based on nominations from patients, fellow physicians or AIOPS itself. AIOPS recognizes plastic surgeons who attain the highest levels of achievement in their field.

Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Dr. Salemy made the Castle Connolly Top Doctor list in 2019 and 2022. For a physician to be named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor requires peer nomination and an extensive review led by a physician research team to curate the “best” doctors in their specialties. Doctors aren’t able to nominate themselves nor can they pay to be listed.

Healthgrades Honor Roll
Dr. Shahram Salemy is proud to have earned a place on the Healthgrades Honor Roll, which recognizes top physicians in the Unites States who meet stringent requirements and criteria, including board certification in their specialty. Healthgrades emphasizes the critical importance of proper education, training and experience in ensuring patient safety.

RealSelf Top Contributor awards the Top Contributor status to less than 10% of doctors in the RealSelf doctor community based on actual patient satisfaction, favorable feedback, and contributions to Q&A and other Realself activities. This achievement reflects Dr. Salemy’s commitment to providing exceptional care and results to his patients.

IDEAL IMPLANT Preferred Surgeon
Dr. Salemy is an IDEAL IMPLANT Preferred Surgeon. While all IDEAL IMPLANT surgeons are board-certified, a Preferred Surgeon has additional expertise and experience with the IDEAL IMPLANT breast implant procedure.
Dr. Salemy is a recipient of multiple awards from, which acknowledges physicians in various categories as rated by patients themselves, including excellence in care, compassion and making a difference in the lives of patients. Read more about Dr. Salemy’s awards from Vitals.

Named one of “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons”
Dr. Salemy has recently been recognized once again in this list in 2015. The prestigious list is compiled by the Consumers’ Research Council of America to find the best cosmetic surgeons in the country, and Dr Salemy is proud to have been frequently included since 2006.

Seattle Magazine Reader’s Choice Award, “Best Plastic Surgeon”
In 2014, Dr. Salemy was selected for the Reader’s Choice Award as Seattle’s best plastic surgeon by Seattle Magazine. He was also recognized by the same publication as “Best Cosmetic Surgeon” in 2011. To receive these awards says a lot about his reputation in the Seattle area as an excellent provider of cosmetic surgery. awards

Dr. Salemy is proud to be recognized by patients who have rated him extremely highly on He consistently won awards across multiple categories, and is also the recipient of the prestigious “5 year honoree” award. This award is only given to the top 1% of US physicians with a near-perfect score as rated by patients themselves. Dr. Salemy has been a recipient of this award since 2012.

Patients’ Choice

The Patients’ Choice award reflects that a physician has gone above and beyond the basics to make a real impact on the lives of their patients. Since 2008 the distinguished Dr. Salemy has been a consistent recipient of this award.

Compassionate Doctor

The Compassionate Doctor Award is given by to doctors who have shown their patients the greatest kindness. Rated highly on his bedside manner, Dr. Salemy has been given this award every year between 2009 and 2017.

Top 10 Doctor, Seattle Metro and the state of Washington

Each year, the millions of visitors to vote for the very best doctors in their area. In 2014, Dr. Salemy received one of the highest awards possible, by being voted one of the top ten for the Seattle metro area, as well as the state level in Washington. To have one shows that the doctor has a stellar reputation among past and present patients, and continues to provide an excellent service.

Vitals On-Time Doctor

Dr. Salemy has been a recipient of Vitals On-Time Doctor award, which recognizes physicians who ensure patients have minimal waiting times. He has been honored with this award in 2009, and every year since 2014, demonstrating a longstanding commitment to giving his patients the best quality service.