Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Robert Applebaum, MD

Dr. Applebaum has been practicing plastic surgery in Beverly Hills for the past ten years. He comes from a family tradition of medicine, as both his father and grandfather were physicians. They were major influences on his philosophy that spending enough time with patients and developing a strong doctor-patient relationship are of primary importance.

Dr. Applebaum graduated from the University of the Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in 1985, then trained at the prestigious surgical residency at USC/Los Angeles Country Hospital. After five years of general surgical training, Dr. Applebaum completed his plastic surgical training at the University of California Irvine Medical Center and extensive study at the world-renowned Beckman Laser Institute. In 1992, after serving as Chief Surgical Resident at the University of California Irvine, Dr. Applebaum began his practice at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In 1996 he moved his practice to its present location on Bedford Drive and built the Four Thirty Six Aesthetic Surgery Center there, to deliver the highest quality outpatient care. Dr. Applebaum is an active medical staff member and performs reconstructive surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Century City Hospital.

Dr. Applebaum is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is a member of the distinguished American Society of Plastic Surgeons, as well as the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Los Angeles Plastic Surgery Society, Graduate Surgeons LAC/USC, American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine, the Los Angeles County Medical Association and the California Medical Association. He has authored and co-authored numerous scientific publications in the fields of plastic and general surgery, and has often been featured as an expert on television and in the print media. Dr. Applebaum is a clinical instructor of plastic surgery at the University of California Medical School.