Karen M. Horton MD

Karen M. Horton MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Horton’s Practice Philosophy is to Educate, Inform and Empower her patients to make the best decisions about their bodies. Dr. Karen Horton is Internationally Board Certified in Plastic Surgery by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for women. Based in San Francisco, Dr. Horton’s private practice focuses on providing personalized care with meticulous attention to detail in a warm and welcoming environment.  Regardless of whether surgery is cosmetic or reconstructive, Dr. Horton’s practice is centered on providing beautiful, natural and long-lasting results.  Visit www.drkarenhorton.com to learn more. 

Practice Specialization

Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift
Breast Lift with Augmentation
"Mommy Makeover" Breast Rejuvenation
Breast Reduction
Revision Breast Surgery
Breast Reconstruction
Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia Correction)
Tubular Breast Correction
Poland Syndrome
Nipple Correction Procedures
Nipple and Areolar Reconstruction

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
Mommy Makeover Surgery
Post-Weight Loss Surgery

Neck Lift
Neck and Chin Liposuction
Brow Lift
Eyelid Lift Surgery
Non-Surgical (minimally invasive) Facial Rejuvenation
Medical Grade Skin Care

Xeomin, Botox & Dysport
Injectable Fillers
Laser Treatments
Medical-Grade Skin Care
LATISSE® Eyelash Lengthening Treatment
Scar Therapy
CoolSculpting® Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery 2013
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 2005

Professional Background

Senior Clinical Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery
The Buncke Clinic Institute for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery, and Microsurgery
California Pacific Medical Center, Ralph K. Davies Campus
San Francisco, California, U.S.A. (Graduation 6/30/2006)

Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Manitoba (Graduation 6/30/2005)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Doctor of Medicine, First Class Honours
University of Toronto (Graduation 6/16/2000)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Master of Science
Queen’s University (Graduation 11/2/1996)
Cancer Research Laboratories, Department of Pathology
School of Graduate Studies and Research Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Bachelor of Science, First Class Honours
Queen’s University (Graduation 6/3/1994)
Life Science Subject of Specialization
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Publications and Presentations

View Dr. Horton's CV

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
St. Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco

Society Memberships

American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Groupe pour L’Avancement de la Microchirurgie (GAM) Canada
International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS)
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)

Your Consultation

$100 consultation fee for an hour long consultation. Call 415-923-3067 or email info@drkarenhorton.com to request a consultation.

Staff & Facilities

Skin Care Products

• BioCorneum plus SPF 30 scar treatment
• SkinCeuticals
• Replenix®
• Neocutis
• Revision® Skincare
• Colorescience®
• SkinBetter Science®
• Arnicare by Boiron

Languages Spoken


Payment Options

Cash, credit, additional cosmetic financing plans accepted.

Karen M. Horton MD

2100 Webster St, #520,
San Francisco, CA,

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