Dr. James D. Wethe, MD

Dr. James D. Wethe, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male | 62 years old

Dr. Wethe is an established and highly respected plastic surgeon, certified by the American Board...Read more

James D Wethe MD
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Dr. Wethe is an established and highly respected plastic surgeon, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, who strives...
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Gynecomastia
  • Skin Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Facelift
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Liposuction
  • Neck Lift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Scar Revision Surgery

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  • 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

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Southern California

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Harbor / UCLA

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Harbor UCLA MC

    Completed in 1985

    University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Office Of R Ellenbogen, MD

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    UCSD

    Graduated in 1976

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wethe's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Wethe

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Wethe's Care Philosophy

Dr. Wethe is an established and highly respected plastic surgeon, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, who strives to provide outstanding patient care in a professional and welcoming environment.