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Welcome to Shumway Cosmetic Surgery in La Jolla & San Diego

Shumway Cosmetic Surgery is setting the standard of excellence in Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery. Located in beautiful La Jolla, and servicing the Southern California area including San Diego and Del Mar - our staff is dedicated to the aesthetic enhancement of our patients through laser and cosmetic surgery procedures designed to help you look younger and feel beautiful.

A Special Message from Dr. Robert A. Shumway, MD, FACS

Diplomate: American Board of Laser Surgery
Diplomate: American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
Diplomate: American Board of Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)
Diplomate: American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Shumway PhotoHello, my name is Dr. Shumway, and I wish to personally welcome you to my La Jolla boutique practice of Shumway Cosmetic Surgery!  Whether you are casually browsing of seriously searching for an experienced Cosmetic Surgeon, it is my goal to provide you with valuable information, privileged consultation, personalized care, and exceptional cosmetic surgery from beginning to end.

I am a Board Certified Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon and a longtime Officer & Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS).  I have spent the last two decades perfecting various methods of Cosmetic Breast Augmentation for my patients.  And, I am also famous for Liposuction, Facelifts, LASER Peels, Rhinoplasty, Tummy Tucks and oh, so much more.  If you are looking for self improvement and Cosmetic Surgery (major overhaul or minimally invasive) my professional team and I will accommodate your needs!

The SHUMWAY TEAM consists of highly experienced staff who can answer many questions through the privacy and convenience of email or by direct consultation.  So, feel free to contact us via the Shumway Hotline (858) 587-2640 at any time because our practice is open to you 24 hours a day & 7 days a week.  As part of my warm welcome: I look forward to our future journey together regarding a healthier & happier you.

The Expert in the Specialty of Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Shumway is an exceptionally experienced international Cosmetic Surgeon whose expertise is renown by many thousands of patients and physicians.  Dr. Shumway pursued medical research distinctions & surgical training degrees at Duke, UCLA, UCSD, ASU, BYU and the University of Arizona.  He has accumulated over 20 years of extensive surgical experience and has taught and instructed many other physicians as mentor, educator and innovator.  Dr. Shumway has personally performed well over 3500 TransUmbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA) procedures alone!

In addition to performing ALL of the approaches to breast enhancement, Dr. Shumway is one of the very few true "TUBA Masters."  Imagine receiving breast augmentation without any mutilating and telltale scars: only a tiny little navel incision!  Regardless of your individual preference, Dr. Shumway insures that each of his patients receive optimal care.

Dr. Shumway is a well respected Examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) and an Examiner for the World Board of Cosmetic Surgery (WBOCS).  He is the Past-President of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery (ASCBS), Past-President of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (CACS) and Teaching Faculty for the Mexican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AMCC).  He is a Trustee of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) and a Trustee of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS).  Dr. Shumway is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).  He has served as Chairman of the American Society of Liposuction Surgery (ASLS) and has taught Cosmetic Surgery at UCSD, UCLA and Duke.  The list goes on and on; but suffice it to say that Dr. Shumway promotes cutting-edge techniques with his Shumway Facelifts, Open Rhinoplasty, Power-X Liposculpture, Custom LASER Peels, Breast Enhancement Procedures & the amazing TUBA. 

Regardless of your personal tastes and background, SHUMWAY COSMETIC SURGERY of La Jolla (858) 587-2640 has something truly special, just for you!  So, call us for your FREE personal consultation with a highly respected and super knowledgeable Cosmetic Surgeon who represents EXCELLENCE in the field of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Shumway & Scripps Memorial Hospital

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern California's premier medical centers for more than 80 years. We offer a wide range of clinical, surgical and specialty services, and are consistently recognized for our commitment to patient care excellence. Learn More

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Transumbilical breast augmentation (TUBA) is an often-misunderstood or misrepresented approach to performing breast augmentation surgry.

"My initial surgical step is to create a 3-cm superior navel incision around this ubiquitous and universal scar," explains Robert A. Shumway, MD FACS, a La Jolla, Calif-based cosmetic surgeon who has performed thousands of TUBA operations.   Read More