Trent D. Douglas MD

San Diego, CA, US
Trent D. Douglas MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Douglas provides a unique and individualized patient-centered experience that carefully combines the desires and needs of the patient with traditional techniques and emerging technologies.  As Plastic Surgery continues to gain more and more popularity, Dr. Douglas wants to partner with you to create an enduring relationship that encompasses your surgical, non-invasive, and skin care needs.  As a talented board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Douglas offers a wealth of experience and a tailored approach that respects individual ideals of beauty.  His practice, Restore SD Plastic Surgery, is about a commitment to the patient journey toward health, happiness, and enduring beauty.

Practice Specialization

From an ideal practice location in the La Jolla/UTC area, Dr. Douglas performs a wide variety of surgical and non-invasive treatments. He builds long-term relationships with patients and believes in producing natural results that are safe, consistent, and reproducible.  All procedures are performed in fully accredited facilities.

Cosmetic Procedures Include:
Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift – (with and without implants)
Breast Reduction
Tummy Tuck
Mommy Makeover
Body Contouring after Massive Weight Loss
Liposuction – (using the SAFELipo® technique)
Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)
Facelift and Necklift
Eyelid Surgery
Forehead (Brow) Lift
Fat Grafting
Arm Lift
Thigh Lift
Male Breast Reduction
Male Liposuction
Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)
Prominent Ear surgery (Otoplasty)
Injectable Filler (Juvederm, Restylane)
CO2 Laser
IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)
Dermal Infusion
Chemical Peels – featuring the VI® Peels and ZO Skin Health® Peels.

Reconstructive Procedures include:
Breast Reconstruction following Mastectomy
Breast Reduction
Scar Revision
Mohs Defect Repair

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Background & Certification

Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery, Expires 2027

Professional Background

University of Virginia – B.S. Biology 1991
Emory University School of Medicine – M.D. 1995
Naval Medical Center San Diego – General Surgery Intern 1995-96
Naval Medical Center San Diego – General Surgery Resident 1999-2003
Emory University School of Medicine – Plastic Surgery Resident 2003-06
Naval Medical Center San Diego – Staff Plastic Surgeon 2006-2017
Restore SD Plastic Surgery – 2017 - Present

Teaching Appointments

UCSD Voluntary Plastic Surgery Clinical Faculty

Publications and Presentations

Dr. Douglas has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and the lay press. He is a requested national speaker and contributes on a wide variety of topics from cosmetic surgery to surgical resident training. His articles and presentations from humanitarian aid missions have been very popular over the years.

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA
Scripps Green Hospital, La Jolla, CA
Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas, CA

Society Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)
San Diego Plastic Surgery Society (SDPSS)
San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS)
Jurkiewicz Society

Offices Held

Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, NMCSD 2011-2013 and 2016-17

Your Consultation

Coming to see Dr. Douglas for a consultation is the first step in creating a relationship that is designed to let you bring your inner beauty forward.  Dr. Douglas and the Restore SD Plastic Surgery Staff will meet with you to discuss your goals, desires and expectations in a tranquil environment.  Dr. Douglas enjoys taking time to carefully listen to you and address any questions or concerns that you may have. He will offer you realistic recommendations and utilize the Vectra XT 3D Imaging System to present you with surgical simulations based on your own body – not looking through dusty old before and after photos. Call 858-224-2281 to schedule your appointment today.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Patient safety is our top concern at Restore SD Plastic Surgery.  The in-office procedure suite is AAAASF accredited to deliver the highest quality of care.

Computer Imaging

Vectra XT 3D Camera

Vectra Reveal Camera

Canfield Imaging Suite

View My Consult – Upload your 3D images to view at home

Skin Care Products

ZO® Skin Health



Restore SD Plastic Surgery Skin Care

Languages Spoken


Payment Options

At Restore SD Plastic Surgery, we offer a variety of payment options that include - Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express, Care Credit, and Cashier’s Check.  Please call us at 858-224-2281 if you have questions about payment or financing.

"Ask a Question" Responses

Double walled saline & silicone Not leaking in MRI but Dr says Replace

I have Behcets and have had a lot of pain where my bra band sits. I had an MRI done. The results say I have radial folds with out evidence of...

Thank you for your question - what to do with older style implants is a frequent topic of discussion. The best course of action is to start with an...

Breast augmentation replacement implants mini tummy tuck lipo flanks stomach scared how long to recover ?

I am having replacement breast augmentation with lift also lipo flanks and stomach mini tummy tuck. I am in great health also I had 2 c sections 8...

Thanks for your question - this comes up all the time in the office. Every patient is unique in their pain tolerance and recovery but about two...

Black scab on areola after breast lift.

I believe the skin on my areola is dying after a breast lift, will new skin grow underneath the black scab?

Thank you for submitting your question - there could be a couple of possibilities. Sometimes a black scab is dried blood that collects on the...

I had my breast augmentation 4 weeks ago and the implants are a little too close to each other. Are they going to stretch out naturally or is there something I could do to help?

I told my surgeon that I want my breasts not to be too far apart, and I've been wearing the band on my surgical bra quite tight to make them drop...

Thank you for your question - recovery after breast augmentation is a frequent topic of conversation in the office. You are still very early in the...

Subglandular implant

Hello Dear Dr.

Is it possible to have subglandular implant when I want to change A-cup to B-cup (estimated implant volume 250-270 cc ) ?

As I know

Thank you for your question - this comes up all the time during consultations. The decision making process for placing an implant in the...

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Trent D. Douglas MD

8899 University Center Ln,
Ste 200, San Diego, CA, 92122,

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