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Meet Dr. Linder


Dr. Stuart Linder is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with over 20 years of experience and recognized as a distinguished authority on plastic surgery.

About Dr. Linder

  • Celebrity Surgeon To The Stars

  • Patients from 46 countries

  • Author,The Beverly Hills Shape©

  • Placed Over 12,000 Implants

  • Medical Advisory Board, The Dr. Oz Show™

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Sharecare™

  • Creator, The Linder Bra©, Sold Worldwide

What Defines A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

  • Graduating from an accredited medical school
  • Completing a residency of at least five years
  • Having (usually) three years of experience in general surgery
  • Actively practicing plastic surgery for at least two years
  • Passing comprehensive written and oral examinations
  • ABPS requires certification be kept up-to-date every 10 years
  • A surgeon who fulfills the requirements above is referred to as a diplomate of the ABPS

Dr Linder believes knowledge is power and emphasizes patient education by thoroughly explaining all aspects of the procedure to help his patients make informed decisions. As a specialist in body sculpting procedures, including breast augmentation (he has placed over 12,000 breast implants), tummy tuck, and liposuction, Dr. Linder is committed to providing the highest quality of patient safety and comfort, and his thousands of satisfied patients can attest to the exceptional results he provides.

Dr. Linder is a California native. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and then attended medical school at the UCLA School of Medicine. After completing his residency in General Surgery at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Linder then completed his fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco.

Dr. Stuart Linder

As a member of several prestigious plastic surgery and medical associations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Dr. Linder upholds the highest standards of quality care.


The two-time Emmy Award-winning syndicated television talk show The Dr. Oz Show often turns to Dr. Linder, a member of its Medical Advisory Board, for information and guidance concerning plastic surgery. Dr. Linder is also the plastic surgery member of the Advisory Board of ShareCare, Dr. Oz’s program to provide people with accurate information and guidance to improve their health and wellness. In addition, Dr. Linder is the author of a book on plastic surgery, The Beverly Hills Shape, The Truth About Plastic Surgery that he wrote to help patients make educated decisions regarding plastic surgery.

With his wide range of education, training, and experience, combined with his personable and genuine demeanor, it’s no wonder patients continually turn to Dr. Linder for their cosmetic needs. For more information or to schedule your consultation with Dr. Stuart Linder, please contact us today!


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Affiliations

AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Board Certified Active Member
March 27, 1999

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
Member
November 1999

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
Member
October 27, 2000

LOS ANGELES SURGICAL SOCIETY
Member
July 1999

CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Member
1990 – Present

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Member
1989 – Present

PLASTIC SURGERY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
Member

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Member
1988 – Member

Education

  • UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN BIO-CHEMISTRY
    University of California, Los Angeles
    1987
  • MEDICAL DEGREE
    University of California, Los Angeles
    School of Medicine
    1991
  • GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY
    UCLA Medical Center
    1994
  • PLASTIC SURGERY FELLOWSHIP
    Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
    1997
  • MEDICAL LICENSURE
    California
    Nevada

Hospital Affiliations

  • BRIGHTON SURGICAL CENTER
    (Accreditation)
    Beverly Hills, California
  • CENTURY CITY HOSPITAL
    Los Angeles, California
  • CEDARS SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
    Los Angeles, California

Volunteer Activities

  • ROTOPLAST, CLEFT LIP & PALATE RECONSTRUCTION
    La Serena, Chile, 1995
  • INTERPLAST
    Guatemala, 1997
  • VENICE FAMILY MEDICAL CLINIC
    Venice, California, 1987 & 1989

Training and Experience

PRIVATE PRACTICE IN PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
  • Stuart A. Linder, M.D., F.A.C.S.
    9675 Brighton Way, Suite 420
    Beverly Hills, California 90210
    (310) 275-4513
  • 9167 W Flamingo Rd, Suite # 110
    Las Vegas, NV 89147
    (702) 434-7205
FELLOWSHIP & RESIDENCY IN PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
  • Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
    900 Hyde Street
    San Francisco, California 94115
    (415) 353-6500
    July 1994 – June 1997
INTERNSHIP & GENERAL RESIDENCY IN GENERAL SURGERY
  • Harbor / UCLA Medical Center
    1000 W. Carson Street
    Torrance, California 90509
    (310) 222-23450
    June 1991 – June 1994
    Internship: June 1991 – June 1992
    Resident: July 1993 – June 1994

Allergan Partner Privileges Program

Diamond Award

Recognizing Your Ongoing Commitment to Patient Care and Medical Aesthetics.
Over 12,000 breast implants placed since 1997.

Recipient Award for Allergan partner Privileges - Stuart Linder, MD

Achievement Recognitions

Castle Connolly - TOP DOCTORS

Castle Connolly 2017 - Dr. Linder Voted Top Doctor

Plastic Surgery – 2017
Stuart Linder, MD has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as one of the top doctors of Beverly Hills for Plastic Surgery.

TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS

America's Top Plastic Surgeons 2017 Award

Excellence – 2017

Dr. Linder is privileged and honored for the ninth year to be recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons.” Being chosen for this listing is an honor and is an impressive achievement being placed among the nation’s most excellent physicians.

TALK OF THE TOWN CALIFORNIA

Talk of the Town California - 2016 Award

Excellence In Patient Satisfaction – 2016

Rated by patients online and awarded to Stuart A. Linder, M.D. in the Cosmetic Surgeons category.

AMERICA'S TOP SURGEONS

America's Top Surgeons 2016 Award

Excellence – 2016

Stuart A. Linder, MD, FACS Plastic Surgeon honored for the eighth year in a row by the Consumers Research Council of America.

AMERICA'S BEST PHYSICIANS 2015

America's Best Physicians 2015 award

Excellence – 2015

The National Consumer Advisory Board based on evidence of superior training, experience, continuing education and commitment to excellence presented Stuart A. Linder, MD there 2015 award

AMERICA'S TOP SURGEONS

America's Top Surgeons 2015 Award

Excellence – 2015

Stuart A. Linder, MD, FACS Plastic Surgeon honored for the seventh year in a row by the Consumers Research Council of America.

TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS

Top Plastic Surgeons 2015

2014 Edition

Stuart Linder, MD selected by the Consumers Research Council of America as “America’s Top Plastic Surgeon” in Plastic Surgery 2014.

AMERICA'S TOP SURGEONS

America's Top Surgeons 2014 award

2014 Excellence

Dr. Linder is awarded for the sixth year in a row by the Consumers Research Council of America.

TALK OF THE TOWN CALIFORNIA

Talk of the Town California - 2014 Award

Excellence In Patient Satisfaction – 2014

Rated by patients online and awarded to Stuart A. Linder, M.D. in the Cosmetic Surgeons category.

BEST OF BEVERLY HILLS

Best of Beveryl Hills 2013 Award

Plastic Surgeon – 2013

For the fifth consecutive year, I am pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon Stuart Linder M.D. has been selected for the 2013 Best of Beverly Hills Award.

PEER REVIEWED PHYSICIANS

Peer Review 2013 Award

Custom Awards of Recognition 2013

Dr. Linder receives the Charter Member Award for Peer Reviewed Professionals Award of Recognition, 2013.

AMERICA'S TOP SURGEONS

America's Top Surgeons 2013 Award

Excellence – 2013

Stuart A. Linder, MD, FACS Plastic Surgeon honored for the fifth year in a row by the Consumers Research Council of America.

TALK OF THE TOWN CALIFORNIA

Talk of the Town California 2013 Award

Excellence In Patient Satisfaction – 2013

Rated by patients online and awarded to Stuart A. Linder, M.D. in the Cosmetic Surgeons category.

TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS

America's Top Plastic Surgeons 2012 Award

Honors Of Distinction & Excellence – 2012

Dr. Linder is privileged and honored for the fourth year in a row to be recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons.

TALK OF THE TOWN CALIFORNIA

Talk of the Town California - 2012 Award

Excellence In Patient Satisfaction – 2012

Rated by patients online and awarded to Stuart A. Linder, M.D. in the Cosmetic Surgeons category.

Presented By:
Celebration Media U.S.
Customer Care News

TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS

America's Top Plastic Surgeons 2011 Award

Honors Of Distinction & Excellence – 2011

Dr. Linder is privileged and honored once again to be recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons.” Being chosen for this listing is an honor and is an impressive achievement being placed among the nation’s most excellent physicians. Dr. Linder is appreciative and thankful for being included with a group of highly selected Board Certified Plastic Surgeons throughout the country.

TALK OF THE TOWN CALIFORNIA

Talk of the Town California - 2011 Award

Excellence In Patient Satisfaction – 2011

Rated by patients online and awarded to Stuart A. Linder, M.D. in the Cosmetic Surgeons category.

Presented By:
Celebration Media U.S.
Customer Care News

TALK OF THE TOWN CALIFORNIA

Talk of the Town California - 2010 Award

Excellence In Patient Satisfaction – 2010

Rated by patients online and awarded to Stuart A. Linder, M.D. in the Cosmetic Surgeons category.

Presented By:
Celebration Media U.S.
Customer Care News

BEST OF BEVERLY HILLS

Best of Beveryl Hills 2010 Award

Best Plastic Surgeon – 2010

“For the second consecutive year, I am pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon – Stuart Linder M.D. has been selected for the 2010 Best of Beverly Hills Award in the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon category by the U.S. Commerce.”

Nationwide, only 1 in 70 (1.4%) 2009 Award recipients qualified as

TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS

America's Top Plastic Surgeons 2010 Award

Honors Of Distinction & Excellence – 2010

Dr. Linder is privileged and honored once again to be recognized in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons.” Being chosen for this listing is an honor and is an impressive achievement being placed among the nation’s most excellent physicians. Dr. Linder is appreciative and thankful for being included with a group of highly selected Board Certified Plastic Surgeons throughout the country.

TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS

America's Top Plastic Surgeons 2019 Award

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – 2009

According to Consumers Research Council of America, they compile a list of top physicians throughout the United States. They use a point value system deemed valuable in determining top physicians from multi-specialities throughout the United States.

Dr. Linder was awarded as one of “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” in the category of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

BEST OF BEVERLY HILLS

Best of Beverly Hills - Plastic Surgeon 2009 Award

Best Plastic Surgeon – 2009

We are pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon Stuart Linder M. D. has been selected for the 2009 Best of Beverly Hills Award in the General & Family Practice category by the US Commerce Association. Each year, the US Commerce Association (USCA) indentifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.

AMERICAN REGISTRY

Patients' Choice Award 2008

Patients Choice Award – 2008

According to American Registry, Dr. Linder has been selected for the Patient’s Choice Award for 2008.

He has been elected as a member of this elite group by more than 400,000 patient reviews and ratings that have been gathered and this top rating was awarded only to a select few physicians, doctors and plastic surgeons.

TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS

Top Plastic Surgeons 2007

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – 2007

Consumers’ Research Council of America has compiled a list of top Surgeons throughout the United States by utilizing a point value system. This method uses a point value for criteria that we deemed valuable in determining top surgeons. Dr. Linder was awarded this in 2007.

AMERICA'S TOP PHYSICIANS

America's Top Physicians 2004-2003

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2004-2005

Consumers’ Research Council of America has compiled a list of top Physicians throughout the United States by utilizing a point value system. This method uses a point value for criteria that we deemed valuable in determining top physicians. Dr. Linder was awarded this in 2004-2005.