Professional Statement

David M. Butler is double board-certified with over 25 years of experience, specializing in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face and Neck, and Otolaryngology. Raised in Los Angeles and inspired by parents who were both doctors, Dr. Butler provides patients with state-of-the-art care in his Santa Monica office. In addition to his extensive practice services, Dr. Butler also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, and holds appointments at St. John’s Health Center. Dr. Butler graduated summa cum laude in Chemistry from California Lutheran College. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. After graduating, Dr. Butler completed a surgical internship and then a residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident during his final year.


36 years






David M. Butler, M.D.1301 20th StreetSanta Monica, CA 90404


  • Other

Areas (10)

  • Cheek
  • Chin
  • Eyebrow
  • Face
  • Forehead
  • Lips
  • Lower Eyelid
  • Neck
  • Nose
  • Upper Eyelid

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Residency


    University of California, San Diego

  • Undergraduate School

    California Lutheran University

  • Graduate School

    New York Medical College

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • Providence Saint John's Health Center

Awards & Recognitions

  • Top Doctors:LA Area
  • Top Doctors:Southern California

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