There are many routes to becoming a plastic surgeon, and Dr. Teitelbaum chose the most thorough and demanding training process: completing entire residencies in both general surgery and plastic surgery.

Meet Dr. Steven Teitelbaum

Dr. Teitelbaum went on to become board certified in both Surgery and in Plastic Surgery, and is a member of nearly every national and international plastic surgery organization.

At Dr. Teitelbaum's graduation from plastic surgery training, his program director introduced him by saying that he hoped that he would live up to his potential to be both an excellent surgeon and someone who would bring science to aesthetic surgery. Dr. Teitelbaum has since given lectures on five continents, teaches at the world's largest and most important aesthetic surgery meeting, participated in multiple research trials, written book chapters and journal articles, and teaches final-year plastic surgery residents at UCLA.

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Educator, Innovator and Leader

Dr. Teitelbaum is the 2016-2017 President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF), the research and education arm of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) whose mission is to advance the aesthetics field for the benefit of patients, physicians and the entire field of medicine.

Dr. Teitelbaum holds leadership positions in the major plastic surgery societies including Treasurer and Legislative Committee Chair of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, as well as Board Member of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation. He has advocated for the rights of plastic surgery patients on Capitol Hill, the state capital, and in front of the FDA.

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Plastic Surgery is not just Dr. Teitelbaum's vocation; it is his all-encompassing passion.

Dr Teitelbaum has been a regular lecturer/teacher/expert at these prestigious international plastic surgery meetings:

  • Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Plastic Surgery - The Meeting
  • The Aston Baker Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium 2019
  • Beauty Through Science
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons - Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium
  • British Association Of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons - London Breast Meeting 2018
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons 2018 Meeting
  • IV World Symposium on Ergonomic Implants
  • California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • International Master Course on Aging Science

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