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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, May 19, 2021

7:30am-8:30am PST 

Grand Rounds Conference Speaker 

Jason Roostaeian, MD 

Associate Cliical Professor 

Division of Plastic Surgery UCLA David Geffen, SOM

These education sessions require a password.

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 application with a background under-represented in medicine. 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

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.

UC San Diego Plastic Surgery Residency Program Video


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UCSD Division of Plastic Surgery News

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

Dr. Amanda Gosman to present for the Journal of Neurosurgery Journal Club

Event signup:

Date and time: Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 4:00 p.m. PDT

In this conversation, Dr. Amanda Gosman (UC San Diego) and Dr. Mark Proctor (Boston Children's) discuss Dr. Gosman and colleagues' video, "Rotation flap distraction osteogenesis for unicoronal synostosis" published in the April 2021 issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video. Moderated by Dr. Cormac Maher (University of Michigan). With Drs. Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus: Video) and William Couldwell (EIC, Neurosurgical Focus).