Dr. Tom Pousti

Plastic Surgery
La Mesa, CA
male

Locations

Office

La Mesa, CA

Address

8851 Center Drive, Suite 300, La Mesa, CA
Directions

Fax

6194668858

Insurances accepted

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About

Bio

Dr. Tom Pousti is a native of San Diego, where he grew up. Dr. Tom Pousti has been married for 22 years to his wife Marjan. Together they have 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls. He enjoys playing soccer, beach volleyball, reading, playing the piano and also coaching his son’s recreation soccer teams. Dr. Tom Pousti is noted for his warm, personal demeanor and a passion for the details of cosmetic surgery that lead to extraordinary results. Establishing a personal relationship that allows him to understand his patients concerns and desires is a key part of his consultation process. Dr. Pousti’s practice not only draws from all over the United States, but also from all over the world-Italy, Japan, England, Spain and Australia-to name a few.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

Persian

Doctor Q&A

1.7K Answers
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The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Great operation...: Weight loss is certainly the first step. If, you remain concerned about breast size (or have symptoms such back/neck pain) after you have reached yo ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Stop smoking!: Yes tell your surgeon! In my practice, I ask patients to avoid  nicotine in all its "modalities' of delivery 6 weeks prior to surgery. It is a powerfu ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Well-tolerated…: Every patient's experience will vary but generally breast augmentation surgery is a very well-tolerated procedure; most patients benefit from the use ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Aug 10, 2013
Dr. Pousti is a dedicated, devoted and hard working plastic surgeon and well rounded physician with an incredible work ethic who seeks perfection in all his efforts and undertakings. His results are ...Read More
Feb 13, 2015
Dr. Pousti is an excellent plastic surgeon. His knowledge and bedside manner are world class. I worked with him and refer my patients to him because I trust him and his work.
Apr 1, 2013
Dr. Pousti is one of the leading plastic surgeons in the region. I would highly recommend him for someone considering plastic surgery.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I did go to cardio & he confirmed my PVC were anxiety & cleared me and I did we'll in surgery. Now on anti depressant & it helps
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Although this is not my question, I have a teenage son that struggles with acne which, at times, seems like an uphill battle. Thanks for your advice.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Many people said lipo caused weight gain so I'm scared but I want it. I heard tumescent lipo has better results and more people are happy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California - San Diego
Graduated nullMD

Residency

University of California Irvine Medical Center

Residency

University of California Irvine Medical Center

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
San Diego Plastic Surgery Society
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