Raluan G. Soltero, M.D.
Background & Specialties
Dr. Soltero is Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. By choosing a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a patient can be assured that the doctor graduated from an accredited medical; school, and complete at least five years of additional residency. To be certified, a doctor must also practice plastic surgery for two years and pass a comprehensive written and oral exam.
Dr. Ron Soltero is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery; he is currently the Director of the Aesthetic Lecture Series for the Division of Plastic Surgery at UCSD; and until recently served as the Chief of Plastic Surgery of Palomar Regional Trauma Center. He is also a facility inspector with the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF).
Dr. Soltero’s surgical facility has also served to train international Plastic & Reconstructive surgeons in the latest techniques in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Soltero graduated from the prestigious Tufts University, and continued on to Georgetown University where he pursued his medical degree. He completed his general surgery training at Georgetown University Hospital, and moved on to train at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center. At UCSD he received the highest credentials, becoming a fully trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. Dr. Soltero is a member of the San Diego County Medical Society, the San Diego Plastic Surgery Society, and is an assistant clinical instructor of Surgery (voluntary) at UCSD.