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Tom K. Pousti, MD

Tom K. Pousti, MD |Prime Plastic Surgery in Del Mar, La Jolla and La Mesa, CA

Dr. Tom K Pousti, MD FACS

Dr. Pousti is a top contributor and repeat award winner with the International plastic and cosmetic surgery association, RealSelf. RealSelf has over 6,000 Board-Certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and licensed cosmetic dentists included as part of their association, and is the world’s largest consumer resource for plastic and cosmetic surgery information. Considered a top social influencer in cosmetic medicine by RealSelf, RealSelf acknowledges Dr. Pousti for his unwavering commitment to ensuring millions of patients make informed decisions about their cosmetic procedures.

Through his continued participation and engagement on RealSelf.com, Dr. Pousti assists prospective patients from all over the world make confident and educated decisions about cosmetic procedures they are considering. With the highest number of doctor recommendations at 1,686 reviews, Dr. Pousti maintains a strong rating at 5 out of 5 stars and is regarded as a highly trusted and credible resource in the cosmetic surgery community. Additionally, Dr. Pousti offers his professional expertise to the online RealSelf patient community, having answered over 49,000 questions from consumers since joining RealSelf in 2009.


Dr. Tom Pousti has successfully completed the John C. Maxwell Certification Program and is recognized as a certified John. C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker. Dr. Pousti’s passion is to make a difference in other’s lives and some of the programs that help with this are:

  • Becoming a Person of Influence
  • Everyone Communicates, Few Connect
  • How to be a REAL Success
  • Leadership Gold
  • Put Your Dreams to the Test
  • 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
DEFINITION OF SUCCESS: KNOW your purpose GROW to your potential SOW seeds that benefit others

Dr. Pousti, among a select group of others, have joined the John Maxwell Team. Dr. Pousti is aligned with the top leadership expert in the world, John C. Maxwell, to grow both personally and professionally and receive the knowledge, training, years of experience, and the life-long support, that is needed to become a top leader. Dr. Pousti is not only an accomplished Double Board Certified plastic surgeon with a thriving San Diego based surgical Practice, but is also a coach, teacher, trainer, and speaker.

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Dr. Tom K. Pousti’s Practice Locations

Phone: (619) 466-8851

Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Address:8200 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942

Phone: (858) 455-0290

Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Address:9834 Genesee Ave, Ste 100, La Jolla CA 92037

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