Professional Statement

Dr. Som is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, and Board Certified General Surgeon. He grew up in Westlake Village, then attended UCLA, where he graduated with honors with a degree in Cybernetics while specializing in Physiologic Science and a minor in Mathematics. Next, he attended UC San Diego Medical School, where he spent an additional year conducting Plastic Surgery research focused on hand reconstruction while visiting multiple underserved cities in Mexico as part of the Interface outreach program to provide plastic and reconstructive surgery. He then moved back to Los Angeles, where he completed his residency training in General Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He also performed a research fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in collaboration with UC San Diego. During this time he presented at multiple regional and national meetings, while also publishing multiple research articles in the fields of General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Upon completion of his General Surgery training, he earned his Board Certification from the American Board of Surgery.

Experience

5 years

Languages

English, Spanish

Gender

Male

Location

Som K Plastic Surgery8635 West 3rd StreetLos Angeles, CA 90048
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Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    Uab Hospital

    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Residency

    Dermatologist

    Cedar Sinai Med Ctr

  • Undergraduate School

    University of California-Los Angeles

  • Graduate School

    University of California-San Diego, School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery - board eligible
  • American Board of Surgery - Vascular

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Sherman Oaks Hospital
  • Encino Hospital Medical Center

Awards & Recognitions

  • third place Resident Award
  • second place Resident Award

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