About Robert W. Kessler, MD, FACS
Dr. Kessler enjoys bringing aesthetic goals to life. He accomplishes this by listening, understanding, educating, communicating and individualizing the procedure to suit your needs. He combines these concepts with surgical skill, attention to detail, artistic insight and compassionate care.
Dr. Kessler is a native of New York City where he lived until completing his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from Stony Brook University. He then moved to Boston and received his medical degree with Honors from Tufts University in Boston. He completed a distinguished General Surgical Residency with North Shore/NYU in New York. He was then selected for a Plastic Surgery residency with the US Air Force and the University of Texas. He returned to active duty with the US Air Force for three years. During this time, Dr Kessler served as Professor of Surgery to the Uniformed Services University Health Sciences and Wright State University School of Medicine teaching residence and medical students the art of surgery.
After 3 years of active cosmetic surgery practice and Board certification in both General and Plastic Surgery, Dr. Kessler pursued advanced training in facial cosmetic surgery with Dr. Bruce Connell in 2003. He then opened practices in Beverly Hills and Santa Ana.
Dr. Kessler worked closely with Dr. Garth Fisher as a surgical consultant and surgical assistant on ABC's Extreme Makeover. He has been lecturing nationally and internationally on topics of facial rejuvenation and body contouring after massive weight loss teaching these advanced techniques to fellow plastic surgeons.
Education & Training
Medical School: Tufts University
General Surgery Residency: North Shore/NYU
Plastic Surgery Residency: US Air Force and the University of Texas
I had BodyTite Liposuction almost 4 weeks ago. I am 5'7 and was 153 pounds before the procedure. My skin wasn't loose but my surgeon thought my skin elasticity was only moderate, not great, but that I would likely respond well to Radiofrequency-assisted liposuction (RFAL). He removed 1200ml of fat…
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