Dr. Josh Waltzman is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who believes every patient deserves high quality, safe, and individualized care to help optimize their own personal goals. With his years of training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and a rooted passion for the field, Dr. Waltzman is dedicated to helping achieve the objectives of his patients with a regard for what is aesthetically natural and functional.
Education & medical training
After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Southern California, Dr. Waltzman attended the University of California Irvine School of Medicine. While attending medical school he was accepted into one of the country’s pioneer dual degree MD/MBA programs at the Paul Merage School of Business. He was then accepted directly from medical school into a highly competitive combined Plastic Surgery residency at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, a program with a long tradition of training leaders in the field of Plastic Surgery. Following his residency, Dr. Waltzman decided to pursue additional subspecialty training by completing an advanced Aesthetic Surgery fellowship at the internationally renowned Cleveland Clinic, where he fine-tuned his surgical skills in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body, with an emphasis on facial rejuvenation.
Research & Publications
Dr. Waltzman is active in influential research within the field of Plastic Surgery. He has written book chapters and has published his research in various prestigious medical journals. Dr. Waltzman has been invited to present his research to other Plastic Surgeons at numerous national and international meetings.
As a native Southern Californian, Dr. Waltzman is thrilled to return home to the California sun. Having been trained on the West Coast, East Coast, and Midwest, he is excited to bring the best techniques from across the country back to Southern California. Dr. Waltzman is honored to be part of the Long Beach and Orange County medical communities and is committed to the well-being, comfort, and happiness of his patients.