Who We Are

Celebrity Laser Spa & Surgery Center™

“The office is beautiful, everyone was happy and the vibe was cool.  [CLS] wasn’t anything like the pretentious place in Beverly Hills where I used to go.” Melissa M.

Celebrity Laser Spa & Surgery Center (CLS) is the cosmetic surgery office of Dr. Alex Kaplan. We specialize in body contouring, rapid tattoo removal and non-invasive aesthetic treatments.

How We Began
A Family Business

Dr. Kaplan and Amy Kaplan

The concept for CLS originated years ago, when Dr. Alex Kaplan was a physician volunteer for Homeboy Industries tattoo removal program. This experience, combined with his plastic surgery training, inspired Dr. Kaplan to offer cosmetic treatments to others, using the best available technology. This evolved into the unique concept that everybody deserves a “celebrity” experience, and CLS was born.

A Family Business

Dr. Alex Kaplan and his wife Amy humbly started this practice in 2005 with a single laser and a small number of treatments. They have always been hands-on owners, focused on providing personalized care to their patients. The services and staff of CLS have steadily grown over the years, and now Dr. Kaplan’s Celebrity Laser Spa is one of the most recognized cosmetic surgery offices in southern California.

An Accredited Facility

Celebrity Laser Spa & Surgery Center is an accredited ambulatory surgery center by the Instituted for Medical Quality (IMQ).  That means that Dr. Kaplan and the staff of CLS strive to comply with the highest standards of quality and safety.  Receiving accreditation reflects a lot of work in credentialing, development of standards, quality assurance, infection control, emergency preparedness and environmental safety.

our staff

“The staff here is why I keep going back. They are extremely accommodating friendly and genuine.” Lin L.

Alex Kaplan MDDr. Alex Kaplan – Cosmetic Surgeon & Medical Director

From West Bloomfield, Michigan
Hi, I’m Dr. Alex Kaplan, the cosmetic surgeon and the medical director of Celebrity Laser Spa & Surgery Center. I graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1996 and subsequently trained in general and plastic surgery at the University of Chicago. A fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and American Society of Cosmetic Physicians, I am also board-certified in emergency medicine. I like to be available to my patients, so if you need to reach me, please email me directly.

 “Dr. Kaplan is careful and patient. He acts as if he has all the time in the world and I love that.” Cee H.
 “He called twice after the procedure to make sure I am okay  and gives out his cell number so you can contact him if you have any concerns or questions.   Not a lot of doctors would follow up after a procedure and Dr Kaplan did and I really appreciate him for doing that.” Pearl B.
“Dr. Kaplan has excellent bedside manner. He is not only very experienced and talented but is compassionate and took the time to listen to me.” Virginia M.
 “I went in for a consultation with Dr. Kaplan and was immediately comfortable.  He was incredibly nice and not pushy at all.” Mrs. L


Administrative Staff

Amy Kaplan – Vice-President

from Philadelphia, PA
“The heart behind CLS, Amy is a whiz at marketing and HR.” M.S.

Jeremy – Office Manager

from Chicago, Ill
“Their center is elegant and serene and Jeremey at the front desk was incredible. He answered all my questions and was most kind and patient.” Adesh H.

Andrea – Patient Care Coordinator

from Houston, Texas
“Andrea answered all my questions and made me feel very comfortable.  You can really tell she loves what she does.” T.R.



Ashley – Assistant Manager

from Tennessee
“Ashley was very friendly and nothing but smiles from the moment I walked in, which made me feel very welcome.” Lorena C.

Raquel – Front Desk

from Los Angeles
“When I called on the phone, Raquel was very helpful and efficiently coordinated my appointments.”  A.T.


Clinical Staff

Jeannine – lead Physician Assistant

from Ojai, CA
“Jeannine is amazing!  I wouldn’t trust my face to anyone else and have recommended her to everyone.” H.T.  “Jeannine is professional, exceedingly good at her job and knows all the best and latest techniques and which are right for you.” M.C.


Jeannine doing tattoo removal

Neekan – Physician Assistant

from Denver, Colorado
“Neekan was excellent!  She was very thorough in setting my expectations, explaining the procedure, what to expect after the procedure and had such a steady and precise hand that I didn’t feel a thing!” Allen G.   “Neekan was able to calm my nerves and walk me through the entire process… I swear, this woman is extremely educated, sweet and funny.” Daze L.


Brian – Surgery Center Coordinator

from Los Angeles, CA
“Brian was the guy that drew my blood and let me tell you, he is the BEST blood drawer that I’ve ever met… He was also very kind and reassured me that I would be in good hands the day of my operation.  I noticed that he also alcohol wiped the rubber thingie that goes around my arm after he used it on me.  I commented on that and he said, ‘yes, we are all like this around here’. That’s a major plus.” Jennifer H.

Guadalupe – Medical assistant

from Los Angeles, CA
“Lupe is so sweet, she took great care of me during my appointment.” T.S.

Rebekah – Medical assistant

from Beverly Hills, CA
“Rebekah was really thorough with my bandages and is always so friendly.” D.L.


Brian and Lou