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Montag’s surgeon Frank Ryan killed in fatal accident

"He was an angel and changed my life and the lives of everyone he met. He was the most brilliant talented surgeon who will ever exist. Dr. Frank Ryan changed the world," averred Montag.

Celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Ryan died Monday afternoon when his 1995 Jeep Wrangler plunged off a Malibu highway into the ocean.

Ryan, a well known doctor who performed as many as 10 surgeries on reality TV star Heidi Montag, had just finished hiking on a giant sand dune along the Pacific Coast Highway before the fatal accident.

"The Jeep veered to the right and ran off the roadway. The Jeep overturned down a rocky embankment towards the ocean and eventually came to rest on its roof," said Steven Reid, a California Highway Patrol spokesman.

An autopsy would be performed Tuesday, revealed the Ventura County medical examiner's office.

Montag is devastated
A shocked Montag took to Twitter to share the grief of Ryan’s demise.

"I am devastated. He was the most amazing person I have ever known," Montag, whom Ryan ‘remade’, said in tweets posted Tuesday morning.

"He was an angel and changed my life and the lives of everyone he met. He was the most brilliant talented surgeon who will ever exist. Dr. Frank Ryan changed the world," averred Montag.

"He was an outstanding physician, a wonderful and charitable person as well as a good friend," De La Hoya said.

The singer had got breast implants, a nose job and Botox in Montag’s forehead done from the 50-year-old doctor.

The 'The Hills' star’s other surgeries performed by Ryan included brow lift, fat injections, chin reduction and liposuction.

Ryan defended the 10 cosmetic surgery procedures he performed on Montag as a "very well-thought out, calculated career move."

"Celebrities in the public eye need to look good. That's all there is to it," Ryan had said.

Ryan was a 'genius'
Besides Montag, musician Vince Neil, actor Lorenzo Lamas, reality stars Lisa Gastineau and Adrianne Curry also feature on Ryan's celebrity clientele list.

Reality star Janice Dickinson who was Ryan's friend and client, was "deeply, deeply anguished" when the news broke out.

"She is stunned and wants the world to know what a genius Dr. Ryan was," her publicist Brad Taylor said Tuesday.

"Her love goes out to his mother, rest of the family and anyone who was ever blessed enough to meet him," added Taylor.

Boxer Oscar De La Hoya, another friend of Ryan, owes a lot to the doctor.

Ryan purportedly attended all of his fights from 2002 until De La Hoya's retirement last year.

"After any fight in which I was cut or suffered an injury, Dr. Ryan was always there for me from the time I left the ring until I was fully healed, even going so far as to accompany me to the hospital following a fight if necessary," the boxer said.

"He was an outstanding physician, a wonderful and charitable person as well as a good friend," De La Hoya said.