Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
542 South Fair Oaks Ave.
Pasadena, California 91105 US
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5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Recover - Pasadena California

Everyone needs to stay for recover after having a mommy makeover!!!!!!!!!! Best experience I had was Trinity Aftercare. I was treated like a queen. I have never had nursing service like Trinity Aftercare has offered .... From transportation, to the rooms, to the food, to the owner, to the nursing staff everything was five stars!!

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Gym Rat, Single Mom with a Flat Tummy Just Waiting to Happen! - Pasadena, CA

Well, I guess, here goes! I'm a single mom to an almost 4 year old little girl. I enjoy a very busy career and enjoy raising my daughter as much. My marriage to her father was, more often than not, full of stress and tension. We've been separated for 18 months now and almost divorced after 4 years together. So why a tummy tuck now? 1) 90% of my pre-pregnancy wardrobe remains untouched....

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

43yo MM - BA/TT/UH/DR/Lipo - 2014 Summer for CHANGE!! - Los Angeles, CA

School year is over, kids are in summer school, and I'm cleaning the house and prepping for a mm 8/4/14... send advice, tips, supply lists, expectations, b&a photos... Interviewed 3 doctors, friends with experience, and read a lot of online material. Feeling very anxious, excited, nervous, and unsure... 39 days until the BIG day and looking forward to a whole new "me". As others RSers...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tightening Monologues - Los Angeles, CA

After giving birth to three amazing children it's time to bring my body body back to it's original form. I knew once I had my first child 10 years ago, I wanted a tummy tuck. I didn't want to have the procedure, until I was absolutely positive, I needed confirmation I was done bearing children and tried working out and eating a clean diet would not briing about the results I was...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Incredible Surgeon - Pasadena, CA

After 3 kids and 110 pound weight loss, I needed some skin removal.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Never Too Old for a Mommy-makeover! Pasadena, CA

I've considered this surgery for years but hesitated to spend the money. It was totally worth it. The recovery was about 6 weeks. For the first time in my life I'm comfortable in my own skin. I feel so happy I chose Dr. Martin O'Toole. He is highly respected among his peers. Now I know why! Absolute artistry.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

You Never Know How Dedicated a Doctor is to You As a Patient Until a Problem Arises - Pasadena, CA

I had a breast reduction and my body did not heal properly at all. Dr. O'toole saw me every week for 3 months then whenever I needed to be seen for an additional 3 months. 

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

Still Groggy and Sore but Thrilled -Pasadena, CA

I had a breast lift and 500cc silicone high profile implant placed under the muscle after breast feeding 3 kids and losing 140 pounds. I'm very sore but it's manageable with the pain meds he prescribed. I tried really hard to choose the best size implNt for a full but natural look and feel like with dr otooles help I was able to make the right decision. Dr. Otoole is very kind and attentive,...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Tummy Tuck in July '10 and Breast Reduction/Lift in August '12 - Pasadena, CA

I had two major surgeries at different times, and could not be more pleased with the results. I now have a tummy that I love and perky breasts like I used to have before my 3 kids!

5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

Smart Lipo Upper Arms - Pasadena, CA (Very Happy, Thank you Dr. Martin O'Toole)

Here we go, I had such a fantastic experience with my Smart Lipo of the Chin & Neck... the results have been amazing. I am very pleased. I have now scheduled to have Smart Lipo of the Upper Arms! My personal goal is to feel good wearing a tank top or short sleeves. What I have learned out of this, is not everyone has the same results and there are always risk factors. The key for me is...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. O'Toole has hospital affiliations at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Huntington Outpatient Surgery Center, Arcadia Outpatient Surgery Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine
    Medical: MD, Ponce School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Huntington Memorial Hospital
    General Surgery, Huntington Memorial Hospital
    Plastic Surgery, Scott and White Clinic and Hospital
    Texas A&M University College of Medicine

Treatments offered at Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery

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Worried About Tummy Tuck Internal Corset Stitching Sutures?

The deep sutures used to create the corset in a tummy tuck are actually plicating the edges of the fascia that envelopes the vertical rectus muscles.... READ MORE

Belly button healing properly? (Photo)

Your belly button appears to be healing as expected.  It will take many months for the scar to soften and fade.  The BioCorneum is an excellent c... READ MORE

I want breast implants with pulmonary embolism history...Possible?

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious complication that can occur after any surgery but most commonly after operations greater than one hour, or... READ MORE

Can I Massage my Breast After 3 Weeks of Capsular Contraction Removal Surgery?

Early implant massage is generally helpful after most types of breast implant surgery to lessen the chances of capsular contracture. I recommend it... READ MORE

BBL then TT or TT then BBL? (photo)

With a Brazilian Butt Lift, some of the transferred fat will not survive and some of the harvested fat will not be usable for transfer. Therefore, if... READ MORE

Can a Partially Deflated Implant Cause Pain?

When saline implants deflate, they usually deflate 100% in a very short time. Occasionally they can slowly leak over months. In either case, pain... READ MORE

Looking to Get Breast Aumentation, Do I Also Need a Lift? (photo)

The only way to correct your asymmetry is to do a breast lift. The volume difference can be lessened with two different sized implants if you do not... READ MORE

I currently wear a 32DD in bra size. Implant Size?

Based on your description, you could probably benefit from an implant 450cc or larger. The best way to determine the desired size is to try them on. I... READ MORE

I Did Breast Augmentation Five Weeks Ago And I Feel Like One Implant is Bigger Than the Other? (photo)

You photos are clearly showing an unevenness in both position and size. However, five weeks is too soon to determine if correctional surgery is needed... READ MORE

Can Any Improvement Be Made to my Belly Button? (photo)

I would not recommend anything at this time since it has only been two weeks since your revision. Any additional attempt should not be done for... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. O'Toole

Martin O`Toole, MD, FACS has shared 251 before and after pictures with 239 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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