Robert Shumway, M.D., is an exceptionally experienced international Cosmetic Surgeon whose expertise is renowned by many thousands of patients and physicians. Dr. Shumway pursued medical research distinctions & surgical training degrees at Duke, UCLA, UCSD, ASU, BYU and the University of Arizona.
He has accumulated over 20 years of extensive surgical experience and has taught and instructed many other physicians as mentor, educator and innovator.
In addition to performing ALL of the approaches to breast enhancement, Dr. Shumway is one of the very few true “TUBA Masters.” Dr. Shumway has personally performed well over 3500 TransUmbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA) procedures alone.
Dr. Shumway is a well-respected Examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) and an Examiner for the World Board of Cosmetic Surgery (WBOCS).
He is the Past-President of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery (ASCBS), Past-President of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (CACS) and Teaching Faculty for the Mexican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AMCC).
Dr. Shumway is a Trustee of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) and a Trustee of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS). He is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).
Dr. Shumway is also a Diplomate of the American Board of LASER Surgery (ABLS) and a longstanding Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Dr. Shumway has served as Chairman of the American Society of Liposuction Surgery (ASLS) and has taught Cosmetic Surgery at UCSD, UCLA and Duke. The list goes on and on; but suffice it to say that Dr. Shumway promotes cutting-edge techniques with his Shumway Facelifts, Open Rhinoplasty, Power-X Liposculpture, Custom LASER Peels, Breast Enhancement Procedures & the amazing TUBA.
Since October of 1996, Dr. Shumway has served as the UCSD Department of Surgery Surgical Attending – Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Laser Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery. He is also a Dermatology Surgical Instructor at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in San Diego.
Since January 1997, Dr. Shumway has led the Shumway Institute of Laser & Cosmetic Surgery, Comprehensive Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Laser Surgery, located in La Jolla, California. His website is shumwaycosmeticsurgery.com.
Doctor Shumway lives in Carmel Valley with his wife and six children. In his “free” time he enjoys World Travel with his family, SCUBA Diving and Motocross Racing with his sons!
(published April 12, 2012)