Thank you for the distinction of being honored among "Top Plastic Surgeons."

Our philosophy has always been to work hard, be available to our physician colleagues and provide service to our community. This recognition justifies our values.

Rather than making this an opportunity for self-promotion, Dr. Camberos and I opted to use this opportunity to recognize the people who have allowed us to receive this accolade.

Foremost, we realize it is our physician colleagues who play an integral role in the success and national recognition of Coastal Plastic Surgeons. It is their confidence in our surgical skills and the care of their patients that has allowed us to achieve such success. We humbly thank the San Diego medical community.

It has been a goal for me and Dr. Michael Halls to see our non­profit, DOCS (Doctors Offering Charitable Services), flourish and get support from our local community. This year has proved to be a pivotal year for our organization, being featured in the L.A. Times and on Oprah. We have been joined by several other talented surgeons in our community to help us manage the most complex of reconstructive ­cases. I want to thank Dr. Halls, who is perhaps one of the most talented reconstructive surgeons nationally, for taking on a leadership role in DOCS.


It has been another remarkable year with continued growth for our practice. With six locations and the legal maze of present-day medicine, the guidance of attorney Lori Varaich has been monumental in helping us navigate this landscape efficiently. She is a true professional when it comes to organizing a medical practice and addressing medico-legal issues. She is also to be recognized for her efforts in directing our nonprofit.


Of course, none of this would be possible without our hard-working staff, whose commitment to quality allows us to provide top-notch surgical care to our patients. While our practice continues to be at the forefront of cosmetic surgery, our staff has also contributed unselfishly, often working on the weekends, to help those in need of reconstructive surgery.


Finally, perhaps our most enthusiastic supporters are the patients who have entrusted us with their care. They have allowed us to become leaders in the areas of cosmetic surgery of the breast, body and face. In addition, our patients who have had massive weight loss have been amazing proponents for our gastric bypass reconstruction program (GBRX). Their ongoing referrals have been crucial to our success in becoming one of the premier plastic surgery practices in Southern California. We wish to express our appreciation to them.


M.K. Batra, M.D., F.A.C.S.,

and Alfonso Camberos, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Plastic Surgery

12264 El Camino Real, Suite 101 | San Diego, CA 92130 | 858-847-0800 |

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