Dr. Susan Kaweski, MD

Dr. Susan Kaweski, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Susan Kaweski, MD is a general surgery specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. She specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.Read her story

Aesthetic Arts Institute of Plastic Surgery

8415 Grant Ave

La Mesa, CA 91941
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Wound Repair
more than 85% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 81% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 66% of peers

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Dr. Kaweski's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaweski "Susan Kaweski is a Plastic Surgeon / Reconstructive Surgeon - General practicing in La Mesa, CA, started practicing 1983 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Society of Plastic Surgeons California Society of Plastic Surgeons International Society of Plastic Surgeons San Diego Plastic Surgery Society American Cleft Palate Association American Medical Association California Medical Association San Diego County Medical Society Association of Military Surgeons of the United States American Association of Women Surgeons American Medical Women's Association San Diego Surgical Society American Society of Microbiologists AWARDS & ACCOLADES Past President – San Diego Medical Society (2010 - 2011) Letter of Commendation for Supervising Naval Physical Fitness Program Letter of Appreciation for Serving as Head of the Medical Department of the USS McKee First Place Research Award at the American College of Surgeons Nominated for the John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award Meritorious Service Medal Selected as one of 50 People to watch in 1999, San Diego Magazine International Who's Who Honored Member, 2000 Woman of the Year by American Biographical Institute, 2000 Honoree for Notable American Woman, 2002 Maliniac Fellow of the Plastic Surgery Foundation, 2013 Healthcare Hero Award for Grossmont Healthcare District, 2013 FORMS OF PAYMENT Personal check, cashier's check, or cash. Visa, MasterCard, or Discover and CareCredit. INSURANCES ACCEPTED We accept all PPO insurance plans and Tri West with authorization. HOURS Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM WEBSITE https://www.plasticsurgerysandiego. com "
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

15  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

29  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

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


  • Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA - B.A. Biology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • General Surgery -Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Craniofacial Surgery - Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Craniofacial Surgery - Salhgrenska Hospital, Goteburg, Sweden,
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Susan Kaweski, MD
Since I live in No. County I was hesitant to make the drive to La Mesa for explantation but it was so worth it. Dr. K did an amazing job and I couldn't be happier. She is the best. I look and feel terrific.
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Anonymous – Sep 05, 2018
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My results are amazing and the love and care I received from Dr. Kaweski and her Team was and still is just unbelievable. Thank you for everything!!!
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Esther M. – Aug 21, 2018
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I recently had a saline implant deflate after 18 years and returned to Dr. Kaweski to discuss treatment and options. I knew from my first breast augmentation that,at 18 years, I had received many more years than I expected. I also knew exactly who to go to for new implants. Dr. Kaweski, Kim and...Read More
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Terri H. – Aug 21, 2018
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I Love this place....The staff is amazing! Dr Kaweski is the best.They are so warm and welcoming.I would and hang out if that was a thing.
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Anonymous – Aug 18, 2018
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Dr. Kaweski is amazing!
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