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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

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 7:30 a.m.

"Immediate Teeth in Fibulas: Planning and Digital Workflow with Point-of-Care 3D Printing"

Daniel Hammer, DDS
Fellow, Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgeon, John Peter Smith Hospital


Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7:30 a.m.

"Cellularized Tissue Productes (CTPs): Options and Considerations in Advanced Wound Healing"

Caesar Anderson, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, UCSD

These education sessions require a password.

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


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 

Becoming Consistent in Rhinoplasty / Social Media - How is it Changing Plastic Surgery Today - Dr. Rohrich


Rod J. Rohrich, MD, FACS

Resident Life

UC San Diego Plastic Surgery Residency Program Video


Be part of the life of the Division of Plastic Surgery—as we work and play. Follow us on Instagram, and join the conversation!

Virtual Tour of the Simulation Center


Virtual Tour of the Professional Development Center


Virtual Subinternship

The virtual subinternship is a time and content flexible experience which can include various opportunities. Eligibility for the 2021 Match for Plastic Surgery Residency is a requirement for acceptance. All openings for 2020 have been filled. If you are interested in being on the waiting list, click here. 

Virtual SubI Curriculum 2020.pdf

UCSD Division of Plastic Surgery News

Join us on October 7, 2020 at 12:15 p.m. for a CME eligible webinar. Click here to register.

UC San Diego Division of Plastic Surgery and Rady Children's Hospital Joint Grand Rounds

Diversity and Inclusion

On August 25 Dr. Amanda Gosman presented and moderated a panel for the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, Diversity and Inclusion in Plastic Surgery  Residencies


California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) Virtual Annual Meeting 2020

The meeting took place August 7-9.  Dr. Amanda Gosman served as Co-Chair and Dr. Ahmed Suliman served as Committee Member for the Scientific Program Committee. The Division was well represented with 19 UC San Diego Plastic Surgery faculty, residents, fellows, recent alumni, and PSIG medical students presenting 13 Poster Presentations, 5 Paper Presentations, and 3 Career Day Sessions. Click here to view the program.

Dr. Anthony Kordahi received the CSPS Certificate of Bravery for his role in the Challenging Cases Session.

Dr. Sarah Crowley received the CSPS  Best Poster Presented Award for the Craniofacial & Facial Aesthetics Poster Session.

Recent Publications

Reghunathan, Meera M.D.; Gosman, Amanda A. M.D. Discussion: Melting the Plastic Ceiling: Where We Currently Stand on Measures to Support Women in Academic Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: September 2020 - Volume 146 - Issue 3 - p 708-709

Virden CP, Dobke MK, Paul Stein, Lowell Parsons C, Frank DH. Subclinical Infection of the Silicone Breast Implant Surface as a Possible Cause of Capsular Contracture. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2020;44(4):1141-1147.

Dobke M, Hauch A, Crowley J. Subclinical Infection of the Silicone Breast Implant Surface as a Possible Cause of Capsular Contracture: A Follow-Up. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2020;44(4):1148-1150. 

Dean RA, Reghunathan M, Hauch A, Reid CM, Gosman AA, Lance SH.Establishing a Virtual Curriculum for Surgical Sub-Internships [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 2]. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020;10.1097/PRS.