San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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30 Yrs Old, 4 Kids, Tummy Tuck + MR, Lipo, Breast Implants 500cc (Gummy Bear), 5'8", 170-175 Lbs. - La Jolla, CA

So here it goes...I've been following this site for well over a year now and finally found a doctor and set the date. :) I will be taking at least 6 weeks off of work. My procedures: a tummy tuck + muscle repair, lipo on sides, lower back and upper back by bra area, 500cc gummy bear implants, scar in crease & under muscle. I originally wanted scar to be by nipple but the implants are to...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Wow - I Can't Say Enough Positive Things About Dr. Pollock - San Diego, CA

Dr. Pollack recently fixed my tired, saggy, 50-year old boobs after I lost a large amount of weight (augmentation lift and implants). His calm nature and overall knowledge of cosmetic surgery is what won me over. I had interviewed at least four other plastic surgeons and I knew immediately after meeting him that he was the right doctor for me. It's been two months since my surgery and I...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Amazing Work by Dr. Pollack - La Jolla, CA

I was referred by two friends. I was referred to Dr. Pollack and was told how wonderful he was. After my initial visit with him I felt 100% confident that he would be the doctor to perform my sugery. He took the time to answer all of my questions (and I mean all of them) and listened very carefully to what I wanted out of this process. To my suprise on the day of my surgery I was very calm and knew I was in great hands! It amazes me at what an eye he has and how talented he is! Not only is Dr. Pollack a great surgeon, he is also very well priced. I am beyond grateful with my results and would highly recommend Dr. Pollack!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Robert B Pollack, MD FACS is a Miracle Worker - San Diego, CA

I was referred to Dr. Pollack by a really good friend of mine who had gone to him to have a procedure done. I had a breast augmentation done about fifteen years ago with a different doctor and with two kids and time they needed to be redone. That doctor was no longer in California so as I hate randomly looking for doctors out of the yellow pages, I went to one of my girl friends who had her's done. She recommended me to Dr. Pollack raving about the quality job he had done for her. She said that you could not even see her scars and she loved the shape, size, etc. She absolutely recommended that I go and see him. I had a free consultation with him and instantly felt at ease with him and his office personnel. So I asked a ton of questions and he patiently answered all of them. He actually took the time and located my old doctor to try and find out any and all information that he could about my last surgery. Unfortunately that doctor didn't have any of my old information, but Dr. Pollack was able to still get me right around the same size of where I had wanted to be. Dr. Pollack is the best doctor that I had ever had. He's kind, patient, really knows what he is talking about and best of all is extremely talented. Another thing that I thought said a lot about him was that his entire staff speaks so highly of him and you can tell it's genuine. I can not say enough good things about Dr. Pollack. If you are ever thinking about having this done, I would give him a call and meet him for yourself. You won't regret it!!!

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Extremely Satisfied. 11 Years After the Birth of My Son - La Jolla, CA

I had a tummy tuck with Dr. Pollack. I could not be happier with the results and overall experience. He transformed my chubby stretch marked belly into a beautiful flat belly that I can show off with confidence. Not only is he skilled as a surgeon he is also caring and compassionate. I went into whole process very nervous and scared. His staff is pleasant to deal with and everyone made me feel comfortable. From the front desk staff to the nurses and billing department, everyone was just extremely nice and professional. If you are looking for a surgeon I highly recommend Dr. Pollack.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Pollack Will Meet Your Expectations - La Jolla, CA

Pollack is wonderful! Not only will he give you an honest opinion in your consult, but he will also listen to your requests and do what is most beneficial for you.

5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

absolutely the best there is! - La Jolla, CA

Dr. Pollack is amazing, extremely talented, and very honest in his assessment of what procedures would be beneficial for you. I had a neck lift and at the same time an upper eye lift. The results were even better than I expected. Goodbye turkey neck! A year later I opted for Sculptra for deep wrinkles around mouth and nose area. This procedure lasts, unlike Botox and the like. The results are quite good, but of course not as dramatic as a face lift which I personally didn't want. Can't say enough about Dr. Pollack. He is the best. In addition, after shopping around to recommended doctors, he also was the most affordable. What a bonus. If you are considering any cosmetic procedure, visit Dr. Pollack.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

High Quality Plastic Surgeon - La Jolla, CA

Very thorough in everything from before surgery, follow-ups, and final visit

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

What a Great Doctor - La Jolla, CA

Dr. Pollack has an incredible bedside manner. He took the stress out of having surgery. I would highly recommend him.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Amazing Partial Facelift in San Diego, CA

I cannot say enough good things about this doctor and his staff. They are amazing!

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

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

Consultation Fee

Free

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Medical: MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency:
    General Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA, 1988-1993
    Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1993-1995

Treatments offered at Pollack Plastic Surgery

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375cc or 400cc Implants for Breast Augmentation?

The difference between 375 cc and 400 cc is so small as to be hardly noticable after surgery. Remeber as well that when you try on the implants inside... READ MORE

Achieving Upper Pole Fullness Possible with Smaller Breast Implants?

It is true that a breast lift alone will not create upper pole fullness and a small implant would be needed. It is a little hard to know the best... READ MORE

Will Double Bubble Breast Implants Correct Themselves with Time?

There can be a residual tight band of skin along the lower portion of the breast following your revision that is causing the double bubble appearance.... READ MORE

How to Fix Protrusion Left After Umbilical Hernia Repair?

During the C-section the only area of the rectus muscle that the OB could have seen was around the C-section incision. He/she might have thightened... READ MORE

Can Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Be Done at the Same Time?

It is typical to perform liposuction at the same time as tummy tuck. The only limitation has to do with the central area of the abdomen, as the other... READ MORE

Considering removing my 34D 330cc saline implants after 13 years. Where is the incision made/how are they removed?

Yes you can have your implants removed. With saline it is pretty easily done. Usually the same incision can be used for removal as was used to place... READ MORE

4 days post ventral/umbilical hernia, muscle repair and TT. Will my stomach be flat once the swelling goes down? (photos)

Dear workmybelly,Congratulations on having your tummy tuck! In this age of fast-paced media, overnight delivery, and text messaging we all have come t... READ MORE

Rippling/loose skin ABOVE belly button: how will this really get better with time? (photos)

Dear fmsj12,In my experience there are very few women who are good candidates for a mini-tummy tuck. Only when there is loose skin of muscle bulging... READ MORE

Will any vitamins help post-op with scarring?

Hi txhouston2017,I agree with Dr. DeMars, there is no evidence to support taking any vitamins to help with postop healing. That is assuming of course... READ MORE

Risks for Tummy Tuck over age 50? Scared but excited!

Hi Linda,Thank you for your question. It sounds like you have taken many of the right steps already. Look for a board certified plastic surgeon in... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Pollack

Robert B. Pollack, MD has shared 6 before and after pictures with 101 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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