Dr. Qazi’s Guide to Newport Beach

Dr. Qazi’s Guide to Newport Beach

Visiting us from out of town? We want to ensure your entire experience receiving care with us is relaxing and comfortable. Dr. Qazi has put together some of his favorite local dining and recreation spots for you to enjoy during your stay.

We also highlight additional services like transportation, pharmacies, and post-care nursing to make your time here as smooth as possible. Traveling for healthcare should feel like self-care - our goal is to combine excellent medical treatment with resort-style amenities so you can fully relax and renew.

Please review this guide on local gems and helpful resources. We hope maximizing your time in our beautiful coastal city allows Dr. Qazi’s personalized care to have you feeling your very best.


Newport Beach is conveniently located near several major airports, providing easy access for visitors and travelers. Here are the distances and approximate travel times from various airports to Qazi Cosmetic Center:
  • John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) is centrally located in the heart of Orange County and offers the closest proximity to Qazi Cosmetic Center: 6.5 miles, 10-15 minutes
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 41 miles, 45-60 minutes
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB): 24 miles, 30-45 minutes
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN): 86 miles, 1 hour 15 minutes - 1 hour 30 minutes


When visiting we suggest staying at nearby hotels located just minutes from our office. Our favorites include Hyatt Regency, which is right next door, Newport Beach Marriott Bayview, Hilton Orange County Costa Mesa, Hilton Irvine Orange County Airport, and Embassy Suites Santa Ana Orange County Airport. These hotels provide comfortable accommodations along with convenient proximity to our office.

(Hyatt Regency)

Medical Services


Picking up medications is made easy with pharmacies close by:

CVS Pharmacy



Best Choice Pharmacy 

Both CVS and Walgreens are open 24 hours and Rite-Aid is available as an option for drive thru prescription pickup.  Prescription delivery services are available through these pharmacies as well to conveniently bring any medications directly to you.


Post-Care Help

To aid with transportation and nursing care after procedures, we recommend OC AfterCare and Caring Companions At Home. Their qualified medical assistants can help ensure smooth recovery by providing rides to follow-up appointments or assisting with tasks like changing bandages. Relying on these services allows you to fully rest and heal after treatments.


Medical Driver

Caring Companions At Home is not only available for post-care help but also as a medical driving service, providing transportation to seniors by providing them with insured drivers and caregivers.



From luxury boutiques to outlet deals, shopping abounds with South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island, Lido Marina Village and Desert Hills Premium Outlets all located nearby. South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island offer a range of high-end stores while Lido Marina Village offers charming boutiques, stylish shops and dining waterside. For the best discounts, head to Desert Hills Premium Outlets located in Costa Mesa and San Bernardino.

(Lido Marina Village)


Start your day off right! Some local favorites for breakfast and brunch include Chaupain Bakery, known for fresh croissants and breads, Snooze AM Eatery, for all your breakfast needs, and Stacks Pancake House, known for their delicious pancakes and home to Southern California's tastiest Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes.

(Snooze AM Eatery) 

(Chaupain Bakery)

Boba Tea

Refresh with boba tea from highly rated spots like Ding Tea, is the spot of the locals and has unique options like The coffee with coffee jelly, the Taro Milk Tea and Matcha Green Tea. Omomo Tea Shoppe is known for their caramel brulee drinks, especially their matcha omomos, and The Alley is a go-to destination for tea enthusiasts with every ingredient made from scratch. All of these spots provide the perfect boba tea pick-me-up anytime of day.



Check out top-rated local eateries like Mendocino Farms dishing up signature salads and sandwiches, Moulin French Bistro serving salads, quiches and French specialty dishes, Piadina for modern and delicious Italian flatbread sandwiches and The Stand for classic American burgers.

(Mendocino Farms)



Treat yourself after your procedure! Splurge on fine dining at Mastro’s Ocean Club steakhouse or enjoy casual fare at restaurants like the trendy CDM for incredible cocktails and creative American cuisine or North Italia for rustic dishes, Puesto’s colorful Mexican plates, I Can Korean BBQ, Khan Saab Indian highlighting halal choices or Siam Station Thai where every dish bursts with authentic flavors.

(CDM Restaurant)


Cool off with artisanal gelato and ice cream in interesting flavors at Dear Bella Creamery for dairy free ice creams and Gelato Paradiso for authentic Italian Gelato and Sorbetto. Both use high quality ingredients to craft uniquely delicious frozen treats. You may just find a new favorite flavor.

(Gelato Paradiso)

(Dear Bella Creamery)


Relax after treatment with a trip to charming coastal towns like Laguna Beach known for art galleries, secluded coves and scenic cliffs, the scenic Newport Beach Boardwalk stretching over 3 miles with shops, restaurants and pier activities along the way, or Lido Marina Village offering oceanfront shopping, dining and cocktails. Disneyland, Legoland and Universal Studios theme parks also allow you to release your inner child less than an hour's drive away.

(Laguna Beach)


For out-of-town patients considering travel to Newport Beach for treatment, we encourage you to review this guide on local dining, attractions, hotels and services that make recovering with us feel like a seaside vacation. With renowned medical care combined with resort-style amenities, you’ll return home feeling refreshed. If ready to book your appointment with Dr. Qazi, call our office at (949) 336-7293 or book your consultation online to get started. We look forward to welcoming you and ensuring your treatment and stay exceeds expectations!

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