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John Smoot, MD, FACS

94.6% Patient Satisfaction based on 778 ratings

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About John Smoot:

San Diego plastic surgeon John D. Smoot, MD, FACS has earned a reputation for providing excellent care and beautiful cosmetic surgery results. His surgical talent is matched only by his kind, down-to-earth, and approachable personality.

Ask Dr. Smoot what drives him as a plastic surgeon, and his answer is simple: “helping my patients feel better about themselves. Seeing a man or woman’s self-image improve after surgery and learning how this impacts other areas of their lives; this is extremely rewarding. I am honored to be a part of such positive life changes.”

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

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9850 Genesee Ave, Suite #130 La Jolla, CA 92037

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John Smoot, MD, FACS Reviews (494)

Breast Implant Revision

Personal and professional. My questions were answered to my satisfaction.

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Smoot was professional, kind and realistic. He also offered multiple solutions for my upper and lower eyelids.

Tummy Tuck

I’m a diabetic, my A1C was higher than 7. Dr. Smoot was so honest he refused to do the surgery until my numbers went down. He told me “it was for my safety and not his convenience.” I have even more respect for Dr. Smoot.

Breast Augmentation

The doctor was very personable and understanding of the results I was seeking. He answered all my questions. His intuition on the procedure and what would look good on my body was very precise [Single best thing is...] The confidence he instilled in me that I would be taken care of.

Breast Implant Revision

I was extremely satisfied with my surgery mainly because Dr. Smoot listened and did exactly what I wanted. It turned out even better than expected. He is a very very skilled surgeon. I have been recommending him to many friends. [Single best thing is...] My surgical procedure looks very natural and that was the most important thing to me. Dr. Smoot did a fantastic job.

Mommy Makeover

Dr. Smoot was amazing. He listens to you and also makes suggestions based on his experience and body type. I felt very comfortable and safe with him. He also takes all the right precautions to have a successful surgery preparing you for the big day. He goes over post care in great detail so you are ready for when you recover from surgery.

Face Lift

Dr. Smoot set expectations perfectly. I am super happy with the results of my face-lift. His team did a great job prepping me for what to expect, from the initial consultation, through surgery prep, surgery, post-op and recovery. Never at anytime did I feel like I was in anything less than great hands. Dr. Smoot and his team took 10-15 years off my aged appearance! Great job! [Single best thing is...] The results were fantastic.

Breast Implant Revision

The consultation was via Zoom and was very well structured. It was equivalent to meeting the nurse and Dr. Smoot in person. Dr. Smoot was very knowledgeable and had photos to help with his explanations. The technical logistics were tricky but the office had worked out all of the kinks and it was very impressive.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Smoot and his staff are amazing and so kind. I can't thank Dr. Smoot enough for the excellent job he did for both my breast surgery's. His skills and talents are beyond my expectations. He is a wonderful Plastic Surgeon and I am very fortunate to have him as my doctor. I just want you to know how much I appreciate you and your kind staff.

Breast Reduction

I was very satisfied with my initial virtual consult and will be moving forward with booking the surgery, however, I look forward to meeting with Dr. Smoot in person to get a real perspective on how things will look and measurements, proportions etc.

Breast Implant Removal

Dr. Smoot and his nurse gave me great advice and information about implant removal. I felt comfortable and trusted the information given to me. I look forward to my procedure in the near future with Dr. Smoot. Thank you so much.

Tummy Tuck

The staff communicated well and there were no questions about the details of the Zoom. Everyone was very friendly and it was as easy as it could be navigating through these COVID-19 barriers.

Eyelid Surgery

Facilities are clean, warm & with a sense of calm, staff is attentive makes you feel at home. Physician was clear, thorough and competent.

Breast Implant Revision

I had implants that needed to be replaced; I am 64 years old, my implants were 30 years old and had been ruptured 12 years ago when I was hit by a car in a crosswalk. This was not an easy breast revision surgery. I feel much better and am very pleased with the breast revision results. [Single best thing is...] Getting the old, ruptured implants out and new (correctly positioned) ones in. The result is wonderful. Also, every medical staff person I encountered there during appointments or day of surgery were very professional and yet kind.


Everything about my procedure went well, from the initial inquiry and consultation to the post surgery follow up. All of the staff were responsive and caring at each step. I am extremely satisfied with the results of my surgery. The single best thing is the results, which far exceeded my expectations.

Breast Lift

It was quick and to the point. All of my questions were answered. And I was made to feel assured that this was the right treatment for me.

Eyelid Surgery

I had eyelid surgery with Dr. Smoot. We discussed the procedure before the surgery, and the doctor understands what my expectations are. Now 4 months after the surgery, I am very satisfied with the results. Thanks Dr. Smoot very much!

Eyelid Surgery

I've known Dr. John Smoot for over 26yrs . I trust him and his highly trained staff to assist me. I always will return when a need arises. [Single best thing is...] The staff's kindness...compassion and care they took in assisting me with my small procedure!! ;^)

Breast Augmentation

From consult to post-op my experience was really great. Every bit of information I needed was provided for me regarding pre-op and post-op so there were no surprises. I trusted Dr. Smoot to help guide me on sizing and the results were exactly what I expected!

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Smoot made me feel very comfortable from the first meeting. No-pressure, just honest and informative professional information. Dr. Smoot and his entire staff are very competent and warm, proving an environment where I felt safe and in good hands. [Single best thing is...] I wanted very natural-looking breasts since I was going from little breast tissue to more womanly curves. Dr. Smoot and staff helped me to pick just the right size based on precise body measurements and composition. The computer rendering of what the after-procedure results would look like gave me even more confidence in my decision for augmentation. The pre-surgery consult and post-surgery follow ups made my nerves and recovery relaxed and relaxed.