Steven Teitelbaum, M.D.
Background & Specialties
Dr. Teitelbaum is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only board recognized to credential plastic surgeons.
Dr. Teitelbaum's caring attitude and unparalleled academic training have prepared him to offer you the finest in aesthetic surgery.
After attending high school at the prestigious Harvard School, he studied anatomy and physiology at U. C. Berkeley, where he was valedictorian and graduated with high honors. He went to medical school at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he continued the basic science research projects that he had started while at Berkeley.
He then studied general surgery at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident. While credentialing in plastic surgery requires only a mere three prerequisite years of this training, Dr. Teitelbaum completed an entire training program in general surgery, and has been recognized for this by also being certified by the American Board of Surgery.
Training was completed with a plastic surgery residency at the University of Southern California.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Teitelbaum is frequently asked to appear and comment in the media on plastic surgery. He has recently been quoted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Times of London, Allure, Vogue, and many others. Television appearances have included the CBS Evening News, Inside Edition, multiple local news channels, and many more.
He is also actively involved in medical research, and has recently participated in a very limited clinical trial of a new type of breast implant.
Hobbies and Interests
In his personal life, Dr. Teitelbaum is a photographer, pianist, and triathlete.