Robert M. Wald Jr, MD, FACS
About the Practice
Our office is dedicated to patient care. It provides the most complete cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery services by a staff committed to compassion, education, and excellence. Our primary goal is to make our patients feel comfortable and achieve results that are compatible with their desires.
Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Inverted Nipples, Nipple and Areola Reduction, Gynecomastia, Brachioplasty, Face necklifts, Cheeklifts, Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty, Otoplasty, Endoscopic Browlift, Chin Augmentation, Liposuction, Abdominoplasty, Thighplasty, Skin lesion/mass removal, Skin Graft, Bariatric Surgery, Laser Resurfacing.
Background & Certification
Certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology
Dr. Wald has been in private practice since 1986. He completed his plastic surgery residency at UCLA. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Wald is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a past President of The Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons and has been named one of the Top Doctors in Orange Coast Magazine for the last 7 years. He is also on the clinical faculty at Harbor UCLA, where he teaches the residents plastic surgery. Dr. Wald has extensive experience in cosmetic surgery. He prides himself on achieving excellent results.
Dr. Robert M. Wald, Jr. attended Medical school at the University of Southern California where he achieved highest honors. Following graduation in 1978, he spent two years at the University of Colorado performing general surgery. He then completed a four-year residency in Otolaryngology and a two year residency in Plastic Surgery, both at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). During his eight- year combined residency Dr. Wald published numerous scientific articles and completed several research projects. Since completing his residency at UCLA, Dr. Wald has been in private practice in Fullerton. He is on the clinical faculty at Harbor UCLA, teaching plastic surgery residents. He became certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in 1986, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1988, and he has been a Fellow of the America College of Surgeons since 1990. Dr. Wald holds active privileges at St. Jude Medical Center and Placentia-Linda Hospital. At St. Jude Medical Center, he served as Director of Medical Education for eight years and chief of surgery in 1995 and 2004. He is active in both Orange County and National Plastic surgery societies and regularly volunteers his plastic surgery services to underprivileged residents of Orange County.
Medical Staff appointment in the Research and Education Institute, Harbor/UCLA Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, Harbor/UCLA Medical Center
Awards & Honors
Resident Teaching Award UCLA Medical Center, 1985; Orange County Top Doctors, Orange Coast Magazine, 2000-2010; America’s Top Plastic Surgeons Award, 2004, 2006, 2008; Best Doctors in America Award, 2003-2007; Physicians of Excellence Award, St. Jude Medical Center-Plastic Surgeon, 2006; Los Angeles County Magazine, 2010
Affiliations & Memberships
St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, CA; Placentia-Linda Hospital, Placentia, CA
American College of Surgeons, California Medical Association, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UCLA Plastic Surgery Society, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons, Secretary-Treasurer: 993-1995, Vice President, 1995-1996, President, 1997-1999; Chairman of Plastic Surgery at St. Jude Medical Center, 1998-2001; Chief of Surgery, St. Jude Medical Center, 1995 &2004
There is a fee for a cosmetic surgery consultation. This fee will be applied towards surgery if you schedule a procedure. Insurance consultations will be based on your individual plans. Call the office at (714)738-4282 to schedule an appointment.
Staff & Facilities
Dr. Wald performs aesthetic procedures in his surgical center, which has received the highest level of certification by the AAAASC and Medicare. Anesthesia is provided by a Board Certified Anesthesiologist with over 20 years experience and our staff is comprised of registered nurses who are certified in ACLS. The facility is located adjacent to Dr. Wald’s offices, directly across the street from St. Jude Medical Center.
Skin Care Products
Dr. Wald offers skin care products from Colorscience, Skin Medica, Skin Ceuticals, and Obagi.
Accepts cash, checks, and most credit cards. For cosmetic procedures also accepts CareCredit and e-Medical Financing Solutions. Dr. Wald is on most PPO, POS, EPO plans and some HMO plans. The patient is responsible for all insurance co-pays and deductibles.