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.

Upcoming Events

On August 10-12 2018, UC San Diego’s Division of Plastic Surgery will host the 2nd Annual West Coast Plastic Surgery Boot Camp. Sponsored by the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, the Boot Camp will provide standardized and timely exposure to critical clinical content in Plastic Surgery, in order to facilitate the transition of both Integrated and Independent residents into Plastic Surgery training. 

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Surgical Safaris: The Potentials—and Pitfalls—of International Surgical Missions

Volunteer medical missions are all the rage—but do they harm more than help? UCSD professor of surgery and interim chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery, Amanda Gosman, talks about how her collaboration with surgeons in low- and middle-income countries, through an organization she founded called ConnectMed International, avoids the pitfalls, delivers quality care to underserved patients, and strengthens health systems while educating surgeons on both sides of the border.

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