Dr. Douglas Bolitho, MD

Dr. Douglas Bolitho, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Douglas Bolitho, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1986 and specializes in plastic surgery and cosmetic & reconstructive surgery.

9834 Genesee Ave Ste 307

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Breast Diseases
more than 56% of peers
more than 41% of peers
Skin and Tissue Reduction
more than 31% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Wrinkles

22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of The Witwatersrand/Faculty of Health Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Cape Town / Faculty of Health Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Bolitho's Reviews

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19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Bolitho's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Two days ago Dr. Bolitho performed a neck and face lift on me and I cannot say enough good things about him and his staff. Everyone in his practice goes above beyond to ensure that patients receive the best possible care. Their attention to detail extends from the initial consultation through...more
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Dr Bolitho is without any reservations the very best plastic surgeon in Healthcare. He performed a facelift and replacement of my implants. It was immediately obvious post operative what an outstanding job he did. I had complete confidence in his skill preoperative and told him to just take care...more
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