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Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Expert Witness | California

Expert Qualifications

This qualified expert is board-certified in both plastic surgery and general surgery. She received her BS in molecular biology from UC Santa Barbara before earning her MD from the University of Southern California. She subsequently completed two residencies: one in general surgery at the University of Nevada and one in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Oregon Health & Science University. She was also a research fellow in the trauma & critical care surgery and plastic surgery divisions at the University of Nevada. This expert actively participates in professional development to stay updated on the latest practices in the field. She is active in her field as a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons, and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She is also involved in research, having authored multiple peer-reviewed articles and presented at several conferences. She formerly served as a plastic surgeon for the California Skin Institute, as well as the medical director and chief wellness officer of Illuminate Face & Body Bar. Currently, she is a plastic surgeon for two private practices - one in Nevada and one in California.

Bio Snapshot

Location: CA & NV
BS, Molecular Biology, University of California Santa Barbara
MD, University of Southern California
Residency, General Surgery, University of Nevada
Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship, Trauma & Critical Care Surgery and Plastic Surgery, University of Nevada
Board Certified: Plastic Surgery
Board Certified: General Surgery
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member, American Society of Surgeons
Member, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Former, Plastic Surgeon, California Skin Institute
Former, Medical Director and Chief Wellness Officer, Illuminate Face & Body Bar
Current, Plastic Surgeon, a private practice in NV
Current, Plastic Surgeon, a private practice in CA

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