Meet Dr. Susan Downey

Dr. Susan Downey is a board certified plastic surgeon who has been in practice in the Los Angeles area for 20 years.  Dr Downey’s practice covers the full range of plastic surgery from cosmetic surgery such as facelifts, breast augmentations, and abdominoplasties, and specializing in body contouring procedures after massive weight loss.

Dr. Downey is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of numerous professional societies including the California Society of Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). She is currently Co-Chair of the Bariatric Task Force for ASAPS as well as Co-Chair of the ASAPS Women’s Health Advocacy Committee. Dr. Downey is a Clinical Associate professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Downey received her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Northampton, MA and earned her medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. She completed her residency in General Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and a residency in Plastic Surgery at the Columbia University – Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Continuing her education, Dr. Downey completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, California.

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