William Umansky, MD is proud of his reputation as one of San Diego’s best plastic surgeons – the result of numerous personal referrals from highly satisfied patients. He was selected by his physician peers as one of San Diego’s Physicians of Exceptional Excellence. Dr. Umansky’s patients have recognized his caring nature by ranking him as one of America’s Most Compassionate Surgeons on Vitals MD. In order to consistently deliver exceptional plastic surgery results, he treats all patients with the utmost
dedication and attentiveness.

Dr. Umansky performs thorough consultations and takes the time to explain all proposed procedures, alleviating patients’ anxiety and promoting a relaxing treatment experience. His compassion extends beyond the borders of his La Jolla practice; each year Dr. Umansky leads a trip with InterFACE, a volunteer group of plastic surgeons who donate their time and experience to provide reconstructive surgery, primarily cleft lip and palate repair, to children in Mexico. To learn more about William Umansky, MD’s education and professional accomplishments, please peruse the paragraphs below.


  • Medical degree, University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 1988
  • Bachelor’s degree, with distinction, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1984


  • Plastic surgery residency, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1991–1994
  • General surgery residency, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1989–1991
  • General surgery internship, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1988–1989


  • Cosmetic and Aesthetic, Mt Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, 1993
  • Davies Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1996
  • Recertified, 2005, 2016


  • Member of American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Past President, California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Past President, San Diego Plastic Surgery Society


  • English
  • Spanish

For the services of a talented cosmetic surgeon, contact the practice of La Jolla plastic surgeons William Umansky, MD and Jeffrey Umansky, MD today.