Wesley G. Schooler, M.D.

Voted a top plastic surgeon in the nation… Bringing expertise in breast reconstructive surgery and breast revision surgery, Dr. Wesley G. Schooler is a board-certified Plastic Surgeon based in Santa Barbara, California, and practices both here and in Los Angeles. He recently joined the Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center after serving for the last five years as the Service Chief of Plastic Surgery at LAC-USC Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California. Dr. Schooler practices the full spectrum of plastic and cosmetic surgery, including face lifts, breast revision surgery, breast augmentation, liposuction and lipotransfer, body contouring and abdominoplasty. Dr. Schooler is dedicated to giving patients outstanding results in a relaxed, nurturing environment. Dr. Schooler is also a founding provider at the new Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, a cutting-edge multidisciplinary women’s health center that was recently featured in Pasadena Magazine. He has also been voted one of the top plastic surgeons in the region and nation by consumer organizations and his peers, including the Top Doctors in America, Pasadena Magazine Top Physicians 2010 and 2011, and the Southern California Super Doctors 2012 and 2013, as published in the January, 2012 and 2013 issues of Los Angeles Magazine. While serving as a full-time faculty assistant professor at the University of Southern California, Dr. Schooler participated in the resident cosmetic clinic and helped supervise programs in breast surgery, hand surgery, orthopedic reconstruction and limb salvage, and oncologic reconstruction. He was the Associate Program Director for the USC Plastic Surgery residency program, one of the premier programs in the country, and continues to serve as a Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery teaching residents in both the aesthetic clinic and complex microsurgical reconstruction at LAC-USC. Exceptional Qualifications & Experience A native of North Carolina, Dr. Schooler earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also completed training in General Surgery and Critical Care. He went on to finish a residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of California San Francisco, followed by a fellowship in Orthopaedic Hand Surgery and Microsurgery at the Hand Center of San Antonio. While completing his fellowship, he had extensive experience in breast microsurgical reconstruction with the Plastic Microsurgical Reconstruction Associates in San Antonio, Texas. After completing 11 years of surgical training, Dr. Schooler obtained board certification in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery and added a qualification for Surgery of the Hand. If you would like more information on Dr. Wesley G. Schooler, or if you would like to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced plastic surgeons, please contact us today.