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John Thomas Alexander  MD, Plastic Surgeon

John Thomas Alexander MD

Plastic Surgeon

9339 Genesee Ave San Diego, CA 92121

John Thomas Alexander MD

Dr. John Alexander II is a San Diego Plastic Surgeon, he continues a tradition of excellence in plastic surgery, having learned firsthand the techniques and systems developed by his father to achieve consistently superb results. In addition, he stays current with the most recent advances in cosmetic plastic surgery and anti-aging medicine, broadening the scope of cosmetic treatments available to his patients. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, one of the countries first medical schools, and then had five years of intensive general surgery training at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, serving as chief resident in 1993-1994. There he was one of two residents honored “Outstanding Teacher” by the Whitehead Society. After becoming Board Certified in General Surgery, Dr. Alexander attended the University of California San Francisco, one of the premiere Plastic Surgery programs in the United States. There he completed two additional years of residency training in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Alexander is double board certified in Surgery and Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Tradition & Excellence in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery since 1964 Alexander Cosmetic Surgery in San Diego, we have a simple philosophy—keep things simple! The ability to keep things simple requires both experience and common sense. Keeping things simple has helped us: make procedures easily understandable to patients create simplified surgical steps that consistently produce natural results, time after time avoid problems and complications keep our patients happy We have found that most patients are happy with themselves in general, and happy with the way they look. Our patients in or around San Diego are not looking for radical change, just an improvement, rejuvenation, or refinement of what they already have. Combining tried and true procedures with good measures of common sense and practicality helps us do just that. Come see Dr. Alexander II the premier San Diego Plastic Surgeon. Located in La Jolla Alexander Cosmetic Surgery has been in the same convenient location for 24 years. Located in the Golden Triangle near University Towne Center, our office is right between the I-5 and the I-805, near Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. Our Surgical Office and Medical Spa are beautifully decorated with antiques, unique artifacts, and original artwork. We offer two reception areas, one for new patients and another private area for post-operative patients. Our consult room is inviting and large enough to comfortably visit with prospective patients and their families. We use a unique touch-screen system to assist with our consults, perform computer imaging, and view representative Before and After photographs. Our 3-Suite Surgical Center is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF), an intensive review process, assuring our patients the highest level of safety possible, and allowing us to provide all levels of anesthesia, from local to general. Surgical facilities that offer only
Board Certification
American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Hospital Affilliations
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla ( La Jolla, CA )
Areas of expertise and specialization
National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate 1990
North Carolina Medical License, 1994
California Medical License ,1994
American Board of Surgery, Board Certified 1995
Laser Certification , 1995
American Board of Plastic Surgery, Board Certified 1998
American Board of Anti-aging Medicine, Diplomate 1999
California State Bar, 2006
National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate 1990
Professional Memberships
Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member American College of Surgeons
Member Califormia Medical Association
Member San Diego International Plastic Surgery Society
Member San Diego County Medical Society
Christus St Joseph Hosp, Plastic Surgery; Scripps Mercy Hosp, General Surgery; Linda Vista Comm Hosp, General Surgery; White Mem Med Ctr, Flexible Or Transitional Year

Education and Training

University of Maryland School of Medicine
  MD | 1989

Provider Details


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