Raluan G. Soltero MD
About the Practice
Our objective is to listen to the patient’s needs and goals for optimum health and beauty, provide a safe, intimate environment where the highest quality of surgical care is provided to the patient, offer a one-to-one relationship that caters to every aspect of the patient’s experience in having cosmetic plastic surgery. And to that end we strive for excellence and patient satisfaction.
Bringing beauty into reality.
Breast lift & augmentation
Face & neck lift
Botox & fillers
Background & Certification
Dr. Soltero is Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. By choosing a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a patient can be assured that the doctor graduated from an accredited medical; school, and complete at least five years of additional residency. To be certified, a doctor must also practice plastic surgery for two years and pass a comprehensive written and oral exam.
Dr. Ron Soltero is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery; he is currently the Director of the Aesthetic Lecture Series for the Division of Plastic Surgery at UCSD; and until recently served as the Chief of Plastic Surgery of Palomar Regional Trauma Center. He is also a facility inspector with the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF).
Dr. Soltero’s surgical facility has also served to train international Plastic & Reconstructive surgeons in the latest techniques in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Soltero graduated from the prestigious Tufts University, and continued on to Georgetown University where he pursued his medical degree. He completed his general surgery training at Georgetown University Hospital, and moved on to train at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center. At UCSD he received the highest credentials, becoming a fully trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. Dr. Soltero is a member of the San Diego County Medical Society, the San Diego Plastic Surgery Society, and is an assistant clinical instructor of Surgery (voluntary) at UCSD.
Awards & Honors
“America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” in 2006 & 2009. Dr. Ron Soltero has been selected twice as one of “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” by Consumers’ Research Council of America.
Consumers' Research Council of America has compiled a list of top Surgeons throughout the United States by utilizing a point value system. The selection process is based on this system that awards point for education, years in practice, affiliations with professional associations & board certification.
Affiliations & Memberships
Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla
Palomar Medical Center
Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas
Member of American Board of Plastic Surgery
Member of American College of Surgeons
Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member of American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities
A personal consultation in our exclusive La Jolla / San Diego office is the very first step if you are considering plastic surgery.
During your consultation, Dr. Ron Soltero will assess your physical and emotional health, discuss your expectations about the procedure and examine you.
You will also be able to talk your concerns, incisions and risk involve with the procedure you are interesting in.
Dr. Ron Soltero will be showing several pre and post op pictures of the surgery you are looking for.
Staff & Facilities
Dr. Soltero's office is fully equipped with two operating rooms accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF). AAAASF set the highest standards in patient care and surgical facilities.
Dr. Soltero and his staff are fluent in English and Spanish.
At our office, we offer a range of financing options to help you turn your health and/or beauty needs into reality.
• Cash / Checks
• Visa, Mastercard or Discover
Most of the financial plans that we offer feature:
• No initial payment
• Low monthly payments
• Finance up to $25,000
• Low fixed rates
• No prepayment penalty