Salvatore J. Pacella IiiMD, MBA, FACS
Dr. Pacella is the Division Head of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Scripps Clinic & Scripps Green Hospital. Dr. Pacella’s practice includes a full range of cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures of the face, breast, and body. Fellowship trained in facial plastic surgery and oculoplastic (eyelid) surgery, he performs a wide variety of cosmetic procedures, including blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty (nose), facial rejuvenation, cheek lift, breast augmentation, breast lift, body contouring (liposuction) and tummy tuck. Dr. Pacella also has an interest in advanced reconstructive procedures, including breast reconstruction, utilizing natural musculature in abdominal wall reconstruction, and facial surgery following traumatic injuries.
After completing his medical education, Dr. Pacella opted to continue training for an additional year in order to study the most advanced techniques in cosmetic surgery. He completed a six-month fellowship in aesthetic breast surgery in Marina Del Rey, California and an additional six-month specialized fellowship in facial aesthetic and oculoplastic surgery in Atlanta, Georgia. The completion of these advanced fellowships demonstrates Dr. Pacella’s commitment to exceptional care in plastic and reconstructive surgery.