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Welcome to the Division of Plastic Surgery

As a leader in research and patient care, the UC San Diego Division of Plastic Surgery is committed to providing the latest in expert and compassionate treatment, performing leading-edge research, and training the next generation of top plastic surgeons. UC San Diego Health is currently ranked among America's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

UC San Diego Health Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds

If you would like the link and password, please email

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

7:30am-8:30am PST 

Grand Rounds Conference Speaker: 

"Ergonomics in Plastic Surgery "

Edward Ray, MD, FACS 

Assistant Professor of Surgery Director, Microsurgery Fellowship Plastic Surgery Lead Gender-Affirming Surgery Program Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 

If you would like the link and password, please email Pamela Lugo.

Resident Life

Subinternship (SURG 445) and Virtual Subinternship Updates

UC San Diego Division of Plastic Surgery will open up away rotations to visiting students starting in Block 3 (July 26-August 22). Applicants can begin submitting requests on April 15, 2021. Notification decisions begin May 1, 2021. 

Applications are now open for one funded visiting subintership position for 4 weeks in the division of plastic surgery at the University of California San Diego in San Diego, CA in August/ September 2021 for a highly qualified applicant. Click here to learn more.

UC San Diego Division of Plastic Surgery virtual subinternships will open two week rotations beginning May 10, 2021. The application portal is now open for students who are eligible for the 2022 Match for PSR. If you are interested in a virtual subinternship, click here. 

2021 Match Announcement

UC San Diego Plastic Surgery Residency Program Video


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UCSD Division of Plastic Surgery News

Dr. Meera Reghunathan (PI) and Dr. Amanda Gosman (Co-PI) were awarded the PSF Diversity and Inclusion Grant for their project, Plastic Surgery Research, Education, and Preparation Promoting Equity & Diversity ($10,000).

Dr. Chris Reid was interviewed by Medscape for article: Guidance Offered for Breast Implant Removal Without Replacement

Meera Reghunathan, MD, featured in Plastic Surgery News by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Meera Reghunathan, MD, PGY-2 is featured in the March 2021 issue of PSN for her PSF awarded grant focusing on building a module to expose all medical students to plastic surgery. Check out the interview.