Professional Statement

Dr. James Watson is both a UCLA academic plastic surgeon and a clinician with his own cosmetic clinic who has 23 years of clinical experience in cosmetic surgery. He is the recipient of multiple teaching, service, and research awards and is a highly sought-after international speaker in plastic and cosmetic surgery who has given lectures in Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, India, US, Europe, Iran, and the Middle East. He co-founded the first Stem Cell Clinic in Santa Monica and was also the director of Stem Cell Research at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center In Los Angeles. He has been the recipient of over $1.25 million In grant funding for research in liposuction, fat grafting, stem cells, and tissue engineering. He has started two biotech companies for tissue engineering based on autologous fat and autologous blood.


33 years






Shonan Beauty Clinic425 Haaland DriveThousand Oaks, CA 91361


  • General Surgery

Areas (7)

  • Arm
  • Buttocks
  • Chest
  • Chin
  • Face
  • Lips
  • Neck

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Residency


    Kettering Med Center, Wright State University School Of Med

  • Graduate School

    Loma Linda University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - General

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Los Robles Regional Medical Center
  • Providence Saint John's Health Center
  • Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital

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