Dr. Robert A. Shumway

Drawing on his aesthetic talents as an artist and master jeweler, Dr. Robert A. Shumway, M.D. FACS has added a completely new dimension to the field of cosmetic medicine. He has studied at the nation's finest medical centers and has taught cosmetic surgery techniques at Duke, UCLA and UCSD. Dr. Shumway performs modern techniques in body shaping for both men and women. Procedures such as liposculpture, abdominoplasty, body tucks, and breast enhancement provide contouring and excellent form to the body. Dr. Shumway evaluates each patient personally and considers techniques that will provide exceptional results with minimal down time.

A Hand in Healing

As a trustee of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, he stresses the importance of close post-operative care, carefully instructing his patients on how to expedite their own healing and recovery. "There are many helpful techniques and useful products available at Shumway Cosmetic Surgery to accelerate our patients' healing process and provide them with excellent results."

A Revolutionary Approach

With the reintroduction of FDA-approved silicone breast implants, Dr. Shumway can provide additional cosmetic options for breast augmentation. "The aesthetic future for breast enhancements continually expanding," and as President of the American Society for Cosmetic Breast Surgery, Dr. Shumway is well-known for providing all approaches to beautification of the breast. Dr. Shumway is an advocate of Transumbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA), a revolutionary approach whereby the implant is inserted through a very small incision inside the navel!

Expertise in Facial Rejuvenation Dr. Shumway is also well-known for his expertise in facial laser rejuvenation. Smoother, tighter and better-looking skin can be achieved through procedures such as laser resurfacing and customized chemical peels to face, neck, torso and extremities. Improved texture, tone and uniformity of the skin pigmentation are the benefits of skin rejuvenation techniques. "These benefits are the icing on the cake, following cosmetic procedure such as eyelid surgery or brow, face and neck lifts." It is comforting to know that Dr. Shumway will personally guide you in choosing the most appropriate cosmetic procedures to help you achieve your personal aesthetic goals. It's what Shumway Cosmetic Surgery does best.