Dr. Robert Singer
Few surgeons are as respected by their peers and as esteemed by their patients as Dr. Robert Singer. With an eye for balance and beauty and the skills of an artist, he has helped thousands of people in Southern California and around the world attain the rejuvenated appearance they have always wanted. Dr. Singer has been engaged in private practice in the La Jolla area of San Diego since 1976 and is now an internationally recognized plastic surgeon.
While Dr. Singer's practice may be based in the La Jolla area of San Diego, his reputation as an expert plastic surgeon extends to the entire world. Dr. Singer appears regularly on radio and television programs such as 'Larry King Live,' in national and local newspapers, and in national and international fashion, news, and health magazines. Dr. Singer has also been a resource for plastic surgery information to the Medical Board of California and the Congress of the United States.
Dr. Singer is a sought-after speaker who lectures to prominent surgical organizations and non-medical audiences in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Central America, including the prestigious Young Presidents' Organization, CEO, and World Presidents Organization. Throughout his career, Dr. Singer has also authored many scientific publications on various aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery.
Board Certified: American Board of Plastic Surgery
Fellow: American College of Surgeons
Clinical Professor Surgery (Plastic); University of California San Diego
Previous Chairman of Plastic Surgery and Vice-Chairman of the Surgery Department: Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California
Prior President; and current Trustee: American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees: American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)
Prior President: California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)
Prior President: Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation
Former President and current Trustee: American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF)
President: American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Educational Foundation
Prior President: San Diego International Society of Plastic Surgeons
Former President: San Diego Plastic Surgery Society
Chairman Editorial Advisory Board: NewBeauty Magazine
Dr. Singer has received numerous honors and recognitions:
Best Doctors in America
Town and Country Magazine – “Best Aesthetic Surgeons in America”
San Diego Magazine- Selected by peers, “Best Plastic Surgeons in San Diego”
La Jolla Light Newspaper- selected by the community: “Best Plastic Surgeon in La Jolla”
ASAPS Plastic Surgery Leadership Award
ASAPS Distinguished Service Award for Plastic Surgery Leadership
CSPS Presidential Award for Leadership
Castle Connolly: America’s Top Doctors – Multiple years in a row
San Diego Business Journal: Health Care Champions Award
Practice emphasis: Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery
Disclosures: Co-Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board for NewBeauty, Sandow Media Corp., small equity position and stipend. ANZU Medical: Advisor, stock options
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