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Prime Plastic Surgery

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon located in San Diego, CA & La Jolla, CA

Dr. Tom Pousti, Dr. Robert Singer and Dr. James Chao are joining forces to provide the most excellent care to all of our patients with an expanded scope of collective expertise, and offices now in La Jolla and La Mesa. Dr. Tom Pousti, Dr. Robert Singer and Dr. James Chao have been Plastic and Reconstructive / Aesthetic Surgery for 20+ years each.

At the end of May, 2020, Dr. Tom Pousti will be taking a leave of absence and Dr. James Chao will be available in the same office with the same staff for continuity of patient care.

Learn more about our excellent staff who will be helping you take care of all your health, wellness and physical needs.

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The Pre-Surgical Preparation Process

The Pre-Surgical Preparation Process

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Blog Articles

Noncosmetic Reasons to Have Breast Surgery

Breast surgery is commonly performed in the United States. Though many people choose the surgery to increase their cup size and improve their self-esteem, others have noncosmetic motivations. Here are some common reasons for breast surgery.

Who Needs a Tummy Tuck?

Do you want a flatter, smoother stomach? Do you diet and exercise, yet a belly pooch persists? A tummy tuck reduces excess skin and fat that just won’t budge, even with the most diligent effort. Read on to find out if you’re a candidate.

Am I a Candidate for Gynecomastia Surgery?

If gynecomastia, or enlarged male breast tissue, is taking a toll on your self-esteem, solutions are available. Read on to learn how you benefit from surgical interventions and achieve a streamlined chest that you're proud to show off.


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    "Dr. Pousti is incredibly skilled at his craft. He's full of information, professionalism, and compassion. The staff always has a smile on their faces..."

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    "I never once felt rushed with my questions, pressured into making any decisions, judged by my goals, or coaxed into having this surgery."

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    "Amazing all the way around! You will not go wrong with your breast augmentation! Changed my life in so many ways! Just incredible experience and life change results!'

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    "Dr. Pousti is the best! He is extremely skilled and puts you at ease with any procedure he performs; he is a perfectionist."

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    "Dr.Pousti is an absolute genius. His passion is such, that just a few moments in his presence, you are at ease, with peace of mind and know you've made the right choice"

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