La Jolla Plastic Surgery and Dermatology Wins 2018 San Diego Union-Tribune Award

SAN DIEGO, CA, August 30, 2018 – The San Diego Union-Tribune (UT) announced La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology has been awarded as the favorite cosmetic surgery group in the Healthy Living section of their annual poll. The poll recognizes the best medical practices and physicians and are voted by San Diego readers.

La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology was also listed as a favorite for medical group and medical spa. The voting was determined by popular vote.

“La Jolla Plastic Surgery and Dermatology’s commitment to our patients is inherent in the fabric of our practice, said Dr. Richard Chaffoo, Medical Director at La Jolla Plastic Surgery and Dermatology. “The combination of plastic surgery and dermatology allows us to bring the patients closer to their beauty goals.”

“La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology is a unique practice where we take a family approach to our patients,” says dermatologist Doctor Susan Stuart. “Doing so, we have gained the trust of our patients by providing strategic solutions to solve today’s patients’ problems and be forward-thinking to resolve future dermatologic and beauty challenges.”

For more information about Susan Stuart, MD, Richard Chaffoo, MD and the La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology practice, visit

About La Jolla Plastic Surgery and Dermatology

La Jolla Plastic Surgery and Dermatology is a comprehensive aesthetic practice renowned for not only providing the most advanced medical and surgical aesthetic treatments but also the most recent and innovative medical advances in cosmetics, including Neograft hair restoration, Laser Rejuvenation, BOTOX, Juvederm, Restylane fillers, Kybella and CoolSculpting.

Dr. Richard Chaffoo is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon and a leader in hair transplantation methods, as well as providing La Jolla patients with breast augmentation services, facial rejuvenation, and body contouring procedures. His background includes postgraduate fellowships at Stanford University and the UCSD Medical Center Regional Burn Center. Dr. Susan M. Stuart is a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist offering laser skin care, skin cancer therapies, laser hair removal, and other skin rejuvenating procedures alongside her husband, Dr. Chaffoo. After receiving her MD from Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Stuart completed a competitive internship at Mercy Hospital Center in San Diego. She followed that with a residency at Emory University School of Medicine and a postgraduate fellowship in dermatology at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also the past president of the San Diego Dermatological Society and past chief of dermatology at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. Their practice is located within the Ximed Medical Building, a landmark private practice building on the Scripps Memorial Hospital campus.


La Jolla Plastic Surgery and Dermatology
Joel Ellazar
Public Relations Director

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