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Dr. Susan Downey | Plastic Surgeon | Hollywood CA | Burbank CA

Susan Downey, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Susan Downey | Plastic Surgeon | Hollywood CA | Burbank CADr. Susan Downey is a board certified plastic surgeon who has been in practice in the Los Angeles area  since 1989.  Dr. Downey’s practice covers the full range of plastic surgery from cosmetic surgery including body contouring procedures such as arm lifts or abdominoplasties to reconstructive procedures such as breast reductions and breast reconstruction after cancer treatments.

A significant portion of Dr. Downey’s practice is the reconstruction of the breast after cancer treatment.  She works closely with the oncologic breast surgeon as well as the medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to maximize the reconstructive results.  She is always working to help improve the reconstructive results and recently was an investigator in a study to evaluate the use of Seri Surgical Scaffold as a support sling for the reconstruction.

Dr. Downey also has a particular interest in body contouring procedures for patients who have undergone massive weight loss and has over 20 years’ experience in the field.  She has been asked to teach at many national and international meetings on the care of these patients and has been a faculty member on the longest running course offered at the American Society of Plastic surgery’s annual meeting entitled : “Post-Bariatric Surgery :  Body Contouring, Reconstructive Considerations and Optimal Outcomes”. She has contributed five chapters to various textbooks on the subject of plastic surgery after weight loss covering such topics  as brachioplasties (arm lifts), thighplasties and abdominoplasties.

Dr. Downey is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of numerous professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) , the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS).  She is currently a Governor to the American College of Surgeons representing the ASAPS.  Dr. Downey is a Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern  California’s Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Downey received her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Northampton , MA and earned her medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.  She completed her training in General Surgery at the Hospital of the  University of Pennsylvania  in Philadelphia and a residency in Plastic Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital ( Columbia University ) in New York City.  Continuing her training Dr. Downey completed a fellowship in Pediatric Plastic topics  as brachioplasties (arm lifts), thighplasties and abdominoplasties.

Dr. Downey is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of numerous professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) , the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS).  She is currently a Governor to the American College of Surgeons representing the ASAPS.  Dr. Downey is a Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern  California’s Keck School of Medicine.
Dr. Downey received her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Northampton , MA and earned her medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.  She completed her training in General Surgery at the Hospital of the  University of Pennsylvania  in Philadelphia and a residency in Plastic Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital ( Columbia University ) in New York City.  Continuing her training Dr. Downey completed a fellowship in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles , CA.  She is currently working towards a Masters in Health Administration at the University of Southern California which she expects to complete by the end of 2014. .


Dr. Downey discussing the Cleft Lip & Palate
techniques taught to Ecuadorian residents.

For over 30 years Dr. Downey has travelled to over 15 countries to help  children born with facial defects such as cleft lip.  Most recently she has travelled to Ecuador  four times as a Visiting Educator helping to train local doctors in the techniques to treat these conditions.  In addition to many national and international lectures and numerous publications in medical journals Dr, Downey is credited with films for the Learning Channel, Lifetime, The Discovery Channel and the History Channel.  Dr. Downey has received many awards including being listed in “The Best Doctors in America “ since 2000.

 

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