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


Wed, April 24th, 2019  ACTRI Auditorium

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) Visiting Professor

  Daniel A. Del Vecchio, MD

"Fat vs Fiction"-The Science of Fat Transplantation" and "Composite Breast Augmentation - The Combined use of Implants and Fat"

View Past Visiting Professor conferences

Upcoming Workshop

UC San Diego Division of Plastic Surgery Craniofacial Trauma Workshop

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Medical Education and Telemedicine Building
Room LC141
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093


Amanda Gosman Amanda Gosman named Chief of Plastic Surgery Division

Dr. Amanda Gosman—the recently named Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at UC San Diego—wears many hats. She serves as Director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery; as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Rady Children’s Hospital; and also directs the Fresh Start Surgical Gifts Program, which provides disadvantaged children free reconstructive surgery. In this interview she discusses her hopes for the Division of Plastic Surgery in patient care, training and research; and shares the unlikely road that led her to medicine.

Read the Q&A

Division of Plastic Surgery Research Fellow  

Dr. Austin C. Morgan, LT, MC, USN presented his current research on "Predictors of High Narcotic Use in Traumatic Facial Fractures: A Single Center Study"  at the annual Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons conference, Olympic Valley (Lake Tahoe) CA  March 2019

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