Know Your Surgeon: Dr. Usha Rajagopal

“I find great pleasure in helping my patients look and feel attractive, and thus live more fulfilling lives, both personally and professionally.”

With the growing popularity of cosmetic surgery, it is now more important than ever to have the utmost confidence in your plastic surgeon. At a minimum, you should be sure to research the doctor’s qualifications and be aware of “look-alike” board-certifications: only the American Society of Plastic Surgeonsrepresents the highest degree of professional certification.

Credentials & Membership

American Board of Plastic Surgery
The Mission Statement of The American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. is to promote safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification and maintenance of certification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is the leading organization of board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic plastic surgery. ASAPS Active-Member plastic surgeons are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Society of Plastic Surgeons Whether you’re considering cosmetic or reconstructive plastic surgery, you want the skill of an ASPS Member Surgeon—a doctor with more than six years of surgical training and experience, with at least three years specifically in plastic surgery. Their training and experience make them uniquely qualified to perform your cosmetic or reconstructive procedure.
California Society of Plastic Surgeons is an organization of practicing, board-certified plastic surgeons committed to the highest ethical standards.
Fellowship in Plastic Surgery (1993-1995): University of California at San Francisco . One of the premier plastic surgery centers in the United States.

Dr. in the Media

On KRON 4, Body Beautiful, October 2009:


Newest Fillers & Botox


Saline vs. Silicone Breast Augmentation


  • Research published in The Journal of Plastic Surgery
  • Featured speaker at professional conferences

Charitable Donations–Dr Rajagopal actively supports and donates to the following charities

Personal Life

  • San Francisco resident for over 20 years
  • Married and mother of 2 daughters

If you have any questions, or wish to schedule a consultation with Dr. Rajagopal, please call the San Francisco Plastic Surgery & Laser Center at 415-392-3333.

Notice to Consumers: Medical doctors are licensed and regulated by the Medical Board of California • 800-633-2322 mbc.ca.gov

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Usha Rajagopal, MD
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