Dr. Monica Kieu
Monica Kieu, D.O. is a specialist in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. She helps our patients improve their health, and their appearance, with exceptional skill and compassion. Dr. Kieu is also a board-certified Otolaryngologist. Del Rey ENT is pleased to have such an accomplished doctor as part of our team.
A native of California, Dr. Kieu received her medical degree, with honors, from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery at Michigan State University/Detroit Medical Center, where she was chief resident. She currently serves as assistant clinical professor for the Department of Surgical Services at Michigan State University. Most recently, she completed a prestigious fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto. She has authored numerous papers and presentations for peer-reviewed medical journals and conferences.
The daughter of an anesthesiologist and a pediatrician, Dr. Kieu is a skilled practitioner with a broad range of academic and clinical interests in head and neck conditions. She is also a committed humanitarian-physician, having performed facial reconstructive and head and neck procedures in underserved provinces of Vietnam and Malawi. In her many medical missions, she has performed general otolaryngology procedures as well as dozens of cleft lip and palate correctional surgeries, which restore appearance, dignity, and function to her patients. Project Vietnam was founded in 1996, by Kieu’s parents, works with needy provinces providing free, life-altering surgeries for children with birth defects and eye problems, as well as medical and dental services. “Seeing medicine done this way, you can practice medicine anywhere.” – Monica Kieu
Dr. Monica Kieu is a member of many major medical organizations, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; and the American Rhinologic Society.