Dr. David Stoker
4640 Admiralty Way #1000
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 300-1779

Curriculum Vitae Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

99th percentile nationally, Maintenance of Certification in Plastic Surgery Examination

EDUCATION

1987-1991 Stanford University
Bachelor of Arts and Science, majoring in biology and political science
Graduated with honors
1991-1995 University of California at San Francisco, School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine degree
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member

APPOINTMENTS

2006-Present Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
2001-Present Plastic Surgeon in private practice
Marina del Rey, CA
2000-2001 Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
New York University Medical Center

Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery
1999-2000 Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
New York University Medical Center

Resident in Plastic Surgery
98th percentile nationally, Plastic Surgery In-Service Training Exam
1996-1999 New York University Medical Center
Resident in General Surgery
99th percentile nationally, American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Exam
1995-1996 New York University Medical Center
Intern in General Surgery

LICENSURE

  California No. A74300
  New York No. 206967

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  Saint John's Health Center
Cedars Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital
Marina View Surgery Center
The Lasky Clinic in Beverly Hills

AWARDS & HONORS

1999 British Journal of Surgery Award for highest score on the American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Exam, Department of Surgery, NYU Medical Center
1995 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
1993 First Place, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Scholarship Contest, Investigative Category. P. Benhaim, L.M. Ferreira, T. van den Helder, J. Borsanyi, G. de Vellis, D.A. Stoker, T.H. McCalmont, S.J. Mathes, J.P. Anthony. Use of RS-61443 in Long Term Studies of Transplant Rejection and Neuroregulation in Rat Hindlimb Model of Allotransplantation.
1991 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Major Grant for Undergraduate Research, awarded by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Stanford University.

COURSE INSTRUCTION

2007-present Liposuction: Comprehensive and Integrated. Taught with Gerald H. Pitman, MD at the annual meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
2006-present Liposuction: Comprehensive and Integrated. Taught with Gerald H. Pitman, MD at the annual meeting for the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2005-2008 Clinical studies on combined breast augmentation and mastopexy surgery
2003-2004 Clinical studies on combined cosmetic surgical procedures
2003 Clinical study of the correction of inverted nipples
2001-2003 Clinical studies on breast augmentation surgery
2002 Clinical studies on endoscopic facial surgery
1999-2001 Power-assisted liposuction clinical studies, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NYU Medical Center. Sponsor Gerald H. Pitman, M.D.
1999-2001 Deep-plane rhytidectomy clinical study, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NYU Medical Center. Sponsor Gerald H. Pitman, M.D.
1991-1995 Microsurgery and transplant immunology, Division of Plastic Surgery, UCSF. Laboratory of Stephen J. Mathes, M.D. and James P. Anthony, M.D.
1994 Clinical research, Department of Otolaryngology, UCSF. Laboratory of Corey S. Maas, M.D.
1992 Microsurgery Training Program, Department of Microsurgical Transplantation and Replantation, Davies Medical Center, San Francisco. Laboratory of Harry Bunke, M.D.
1988-1991 Neuropharmacology and behavioral biology, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University. Laboratory of J. Davidson, Ph.D. and E. Smith, Ph.D.
1985-1986 Molecular biology of stroke, National Parkinson Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine. Laboratory of Thomas Sick, Ph.D

PUBLICATIONS & MANUSCRIPTS

PRESENTATIONS

  • Stevens WG, Spring MA, Stoker DA, Hirsch E, Freeman M. Ten Year of Outpatient Abdominoplasties: Safe and Effective. Presented at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting, New York, NY, April 2007.
  • Stevens WG, Spring MA, Stoker DA, Hirsch E, Cohen R, Freeman M. A Review of 100 Consecutive Secondary Augmentation Mastopexies. Presented at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting, New York, NY, April 2007.
  • Quardt SM, Stoker DA, Hirsch E, Cohen R, Stevens WG. Extreme Asymmetry Corrected with One-Stage Breast Augmentation Combined with Mastopexy: A Review of 40 Patients for Safety and Efficacy. Presented at the California Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, Las Vegas, NV, June 2006.
  • Quardt SM, Stoker DA, Hirsch E, Cohen R, Stevens WG. Preoperative Indicators of Risk for Primary Breast Augmentation Combined with Mastopexy: A Review of 172 Consecutive Cases. Presented at the California Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, Las Vegas, NV, June 2006.
  • R. Cohen, W.G. Stevens, S. Vath, D.A. Stoker, E.H. Hirsch. Is It Safe to Combine Abdominoplasty with Elective Breast Surgery? A Review of 151 Consecutive Cases. Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting, Chicago, IL, September 2005.
  • R. Cohen, W.G. Stevens, S. Vath, D.A. Stoker, E.H. Hirsch. Does Liposuction Really Add Morbidity to Abdominoplasty? Revisiting the Controversy with a Series of 406 Cases. Presented at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 2005.
  • W.G. Stevens, S.D. Vath, D.A. Stoker. Are Combined Cosmetic Procedures Extreme? Presented at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting in Vancouver, Canada, April 2004.
  • G.H. Pitman, M. Scheflan, D.A. Stoker, N. Friedman. Power-Assisted Lipoplasty (PAL): 430 Operations. Emerging Technologies in Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, June 2001.
  • G.H. Pitman, D.A. Stoker. The Deep-Plane Demystified. Emerging Technologies in Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, June 2001.
  • G.H. Pitman, M. Scheflan, D.A. Stoker, N. Friedman. Power-Assisted Lipoplasty (PAL): 430 Operations. Presented at the American Society forAesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting, May 2001.
  • G.H. Pitman, M. Scheflan, D.A. Stoker, N. Friedman. Power-Assisted Lipoplasty (PAL): 100 Operations. Presented at the International Plastic Surgery Symposium II, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 2001.
  • G.H. Pitman, M. Scheflan, D.A. Stoker, N. Friedman. Power-Assisted Lipoplasty (PAL): 100 Operations. Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, Vail, CO, March 2001.
  • G.H. Pitman, D.A. Stoker. The Deep-Plane Demystified. Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, Vail, CO, March 2001.
  • G.H. Pitman, D.A. Stoker. The Deep-Plane Demystified. Presented at Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: The Cutting Edge III, New York, NY, November 2000.
  • G.H. Pitman, D.A. Stoker. The Deep-Plane Demystified. Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, Los Angeles, CA, October 2000.
  • G.H. Pitman, M. Scheflan, D.A. Stoker, N. Friedman. Power-Assisted Lipoplasty (PAL): 100 Operations. Presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Montreal, Canada, September 2000.
  • G.H. Pitman, M. Scheflan, D.A. Stoker, N. Friedman. Power-Assisted Lipoplasty (PAL): 100 Operations. Presented at the Emerging Technologies in Plastic Surgery Meeting, New York, NY, June 2000.
  • G.H. Pitman, M. Scheflan, D.A. Stoker, N. Friedman. Power-Assisted Lipoplasty (PAL): 100 Operations. Presented at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2000.
  • P. Benhaim, L.M. Ferreira, J.P. Borsanyi, G. de Vellis, D.A. Stoker, T.H. McCalmont, S.J. Mathes, J.P. Anthony. Additional Studies on Rat Hindlimb Allotransplantation: Incidence of Graft-Versus-Host Disease and Use of Low Dose Combination Therapy. Presented by P. Benhaim at the Sixth Annual Resident Research Day, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, February 1993.
  • C.S. Maas, I.D. Papel, D.A. Stoker. Severe Complications of Injectable Augmentation Materials: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Presented by I.D. Papel at the 1994 National Academy Meeting for Otolaryngology, West Palm Beach, Florida.

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, University of California, San Francisco

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

The Rhinoplasty Society

SCHOLARSHIPS

Thomas Brown McClelland Trust Fund Scholarship, Rotary Club of Miami, 1993.

Thomas Brown McClelland Trust Fund Scholarship, Rotary Club of Miami, 1994.

PAST ACTIVITIES

State Champion in Debate, High School Lincoln-Douglas debate, Florida, 1986.

Fifth Place at National Championship in Debate, High School Lincoln-Douglas debate, 1986.

Student Council President, Miami Palmetto High School, Miami, Florida, 1986-1987.

Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Stanford University. The goal of the program is to provide fatherless children with inspiration, friendship, and a role model. Responsibilities included organizing programs and recruiting students to join as sponsors for children.

MedTeach Instructor, UCSF, 1991-1992. MedTeach is a program to educate middle school students about important concepts in health science.

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Dr. David Stoker

Educated at some of the most elite institutions in the country, Dr. David Stoker uses his highly advanced knowledge to ensure that each patient achieves beautiful, harmonious results — whether it's through a simple non-surgical procedure or a more advanced surgical transformation. Learn more about his unique credentials and his approach to plastic surgery.

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