Meet Dr. Stoker
Dr. David Stoker is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles specializing in cosmetic surgery. Over the past decade, he has performed thousands of these operations, employing innovative and established techniques to enhance the lives of his patients.
Dr. Stoker is a nationally recognized leader in cosmetic surgery. The New York Times and the Consumers' Research Council of America have chosen him as one of the top plastic surgeons in the nation. He is a course instructor for his colleagues at the annual meetings of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Stoker is also a member of the clinical faculty at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He has been featured on "The Today Show," "Dr. Phil," "The Doctors," The Learning Channel and many other television programs.
Dr. Stoker graduated with honors from Stanford University where he majored in biology and political science. At Stanford, he was awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Major Grant for Undergraduate Research. Dr. Stoker studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco where he graduated at the top of his class as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He was also awarded a first place prize by the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.
Dr. Stoker completed his residency in General Surgery at the New York University Medical Center, where he received the British Journal of Surgery Award for the highest score in the department on the National In-Service Training Exam. Dr. Stoker completed his residency in Plastic Surgery at the prestigious Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine. He was trained in plastic surgery by Drs. Joseph McCarthy, Gerald Pitman, Sherrell Aston and the distinguished faculty of the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. Dr. Stoker has also refined his skill through years of experience practicing as a board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon.
Dr. Stoker has authored over a dozen publications on cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body. He has also authored chapters on body contouring and liposuction in two of the leading textbooks on plastic surgery. Dr. Stoker's research on the anatomy of the facial nerve as it relates to facelifts has been presented throughout the world. His pioneering research with power-assisted liposuction contributed to a major advance in the field of body contouring. Because of his skill as a cosmetic surgeon in Los Angeles, Dr. Stoker is also one of a handful of surgeons in California honored by being chosen by two leading breast implant manufacturers to be a clinical investigator for the newest generation of silicone gel breast implants.
With many years of experience as a Los Angeles cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Stoker is extremely skilled and knowledgeable in all facets of cosmetic plastic surgery. He is on the plastic surgery staff at Saint John's Health Center, Marina Del Rey Hospital, Centinela Hospital Medical Center, and the Marina Outpatient Surgery Center.
Also, you can read the opinions of Dr. Stoker's patients and the ratings they have given him by reading his reviews. See why so many patients have been enthused with the overall experience and outcome they have had with Dr. Stoker.