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Martin O'Toole, MD

94.6% Patient Satisfaction based on 739 ratings

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About Martin O'Toole:

California native, Dr. Martin O'Toole has been a practicing plastic surgeon in Pasadena since 1988. Since moving to the Pasadena and Beverly Hills area, Dr. O'Toole has become a premier plastic surgeon, highly in demand because of the exceptional, personalized results he is able to achieve with cosmetic surgery. At Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery, he works with a highly accomplished staff to provide patients with quality care and beautiful results.

Dr. O'Toole completed six years of training in general surgery at Huntington Memorial Hospital, including a year as Chief Resident. Subsequently, Dr. O'Toole decided to pursue a career as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and trained for two additional years in this field at Texas A&M University. During this time, he studied breast, body, and facial plastic surgery in addition to specialty areas including microvascular surgery, congenital and cranio-facial surgery, and hand surgery. His aesthetic training emphasized procedures such as endoscopic brow lifts, face lifts, and the use of lasers.

Aside from his plastic surgery practice, Dr. O'Toole also does volunteer work and has dedicated his time towards helping patients who are underprivileged. He is a volunteer faculty member of the surgical residency program at Huntington Memorial Hospital and assists resident physicians in their surgical training. He also has made trips to El Salvador with a group of medical missionaries to operate on poor children with cleft lip and cleft palate deformities.

Furthermore, Dr. O'Toole has earned several awards for his work, including first place prize for his research presentation at the Texas Medical Association convention. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. O'Toole is also a member of the many professional organizations, such as the American Society of Plastic Surgery, the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, the California Society of Plastic Surgery, and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

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American Board of Plastic Surgery

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542 S. Fair Oaks Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105

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Martin O'Toole, MD Reviews (429)

Thigh Lift

Professional, friendly, Sarah is excellent and helpful.


So very pleased with my overall experience . I had done a bit of Doctor shopping before I decided to use Dr O’Toole. I felt very welcomed from the moment I entered the office.Very clean and beautiful office with such a kind and welcoming staff. Dr O’Toole knew right away of my concerns without me even telling him. He was phenomenal from beginning to the end of my surgery. I will definitely be going back for my future mommy make over. Highly recommend. The Best thing was the care I received from EVERYONE! They truly treat you like family.

Tummy Tuck

I feel that the whole practice is so warm and kind and made me feel at ease. I was treated with respect the whole appt and would only let him do my surgery.

Mommy Makeover

Very knowledgeable staff and surgeon


Every one is friendly, answer question, return calls in a timely manner, made the effort to see me when I was late. Great Dr and Staff I will recommend 100% Thank you! I was pleased with the surgical center, surgeon and the nurse that takes care of you after the surgery great nurse!

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Martin O’Toole listens to all my concerns in regards to my procedures . Dr. o’Toole has been my surgeon for over 10 years and is by far a exceptional doctor . Iam so grateful to have Dr.O’Toole as my surgeon . [Single best thing is...] Dr. O’Toole corrected my issues .

Breast Lift

Dr. O'Toole was so informative and very down to earth . I felt comfortable asking questions, silly or not . I left feeling confident in my choice of doctor.

Breast Augmentation

Doctor O'toole great. I’m satisfied and All the team are professional

Mommy Makeover

As soon as I entered the facility the staff/receptionist greeted me with a warm friendly welcome. She addressed me by name. The staff offered me water and asked me how my day was going. The video I watched was very informative. The doctor was friendly and truly seems to want me to have the best results possible from my surgery.

Mommy Makeover

Dr. O'Toole was very thorough in explaining the procedure and showed genuine interest and concern about my feelings. He answered any questions thoroughly and clearly.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. O'Toole and his staff are knowledgeable. Dr. O'Toole discussed the procedure throughly, as well as expected outcomes, post op care, pain pump, recovery time especially since I would like to return to work as soon as possible. Dr. O'Toole has great bedside manners , and answered all my questions. He was highly recommend by My Gynecologist.

Thigh Lift

I'm highly satisfied with the information and the care provided. I only wish I would have been told more of what to expect post surgery; in terms of results and recovering, and I know each case is different; but perhaps what to expect during immediate and long-term recovery.

Breast Reduction

The Dr and staff listen well and are specific with answers. From the first day post-op I have had improvement in posture and breathing. Nerve pain in abdominal area and digestión has improved. Post-op shoulder surgery has finally healed and I can lift my left arm above my head for the first time in 12 months.

Breast Lift

I am super impressed by Dr. O'Toole and everyone at his office. I cannot stress enough how impressed I was at how I was treated from the initial appointment and through to surgery and post surgery. The surgery suite made me feel at ease – the warmth of it and the modern equipment. The nurses and anesthesiologist were very nice. I am super happy with results of my breast lift so far I know I have time yet to to still heal and adjust but the doctor has been kind to me and I cannot believe I did not need pain meds! He was right! Dr. O'Toole and I discussed my goals and my wants and needs were realistic in terms of what kind of results could be achieved. His advice was spot on! My husband was also super impressed by how well I am healing. I am still a little tender on parts of breast but overall I feel pretty ok as it has been 3 months since surgery! Thank you to everyone at Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery in Pasadena, CA for my new found confidence and happiness! I feel better about myself and I have more confidence and my clothes fit better. I feel more youthful.


Very friendly and professional

Mommy Makeover

I had a mommy makeover. Dr. O’Toole and staff changed my life! I had multiple abdominal scars that were very unsightly and crooked. I also had mounds and mounds of scar tissue from them. My breasts were somewhat deflated and too small for my body type and frame. Dr. O’Toole looked at my body, and after listening to my concerns, made knowledgeable suggestions without being overbearing. He did not try to sell me something I didn’t need. My husband & I agreed with Dr. O’Toole’s suggestions & we couldn’t be more pleased with the results! I had multiple visits before and after and I am so elated that we chose this Dr. And staff. As I mentioned previously....They’ve changed my life.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. O'Toole was very informative and I feel that I was given all of the information I could have ever needed to feel comfortable and know exactly what I was getting myself into. The staff was amazing and they made me feel very comfortable and confident with the decisions I was making as well as with any questions that I had.

Tummy Tuck

The professionalism of the Doctor


Very proffesional and knowledgeable.

Revision Rhinoplasty

My revision was performed to improve certain areas. I am so delighted with the results. This is my second surgery with Dr. O'Toole and I have never had a bad experience with the doctor, the office staff or the surgery staff. I would and have recommended him to others.