About The Practice

SHUMWAY COSMETIC SURGERY is located on the prestigious Scripps Memorial Hospital Campus in beautiful La Jolla, California. Dr. Shumway’s practice is solely limited to the specialty of Cosmetic Surgery and his establishment possesses the JCAHO (Joint Commission) Gold Seal of Excellence in Surgical Certification. Dr. Shumway Shumway is a highly respected and sought after Cosmetic Surgery Educator.  For many years, THE SHUMWAY INSTITUTE has stood as a vast reservoir of knowledge for instructing other surgeons (the world over) regarding the intricacies of Cosmetic Surgery via course work, preceptorship, workshops, seminars, continuing medical education, live surgery demonstrations, video & instructional VCR/DVD/Digital productions, residency education and his current credentialed American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Fellowships.  Additionally, Dr. Shumway has achieved six medical certifications & is a Diplomate of the following Medical Boards:

  1.  American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (General, Body, Breast, Extremity, Face, Derm)
  2.  American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  3.  American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  4.  American Board of Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)
  5.  American Board of Laser Surgery & Cosmetic Laser Surgery CAQ
  6.  Certification BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy: World Link Medical

Specialties

Dr. Robert A. Shumway, MD, FACS of  SHUMWAY COSMETIC SURGERY in La Jolla, California Specializes in Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Breast Surgery & Aesthetic Surgery of the Body & Extremities: TUBA, Silicone Breast Augmentation, Mastopexy, Abdominoplasty, Mommy Make-Overs, Laser-Liposuction, Laser Face Peels, Rhinoplasty, Facelift, Blepharoplasty, Otoplasty, All Injectables & Botox/Dysport/Xeomin/Myobloc.  Shumway Cosmetic Surgery is a full-service Cosmetic Surgery Practice & Dr. Shumway is the 2016-17 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery who has been practicing Cosmetic Surgery for over two decades after completing two Fellowships in Cosmetic Surgery & Facial Plastic Surgery.  He is the Past-President of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery & the Past-President of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Staff

Shumway Cosmetic Surgery includes Cosmetic Surgery Fellows, RNs, Aestheticians, Surgical Techs, Front Office & Back Office professionals!

Facilities

Shumway Cosmetic Surgery is a Joint Commission certified surgical facility & located on the Scripps Memorial Hospital campus of La Jolla, California.

Payment Options

Many different payment types & Financing OPTIONS including Care Credit, MySurgicalLoan.com, Point Loma Credit Union, Reliance Medical Finance, MedicalFinansing.com, UnitedMedicalCredit.com, etc.

Languages

English & Spanish

ABCS Certification

Facial Cosmetic Surgery - 2004

Recertified

  • 2009

Certifications of Added Qualification

  • Body, Breast & Extremity Cosmetic Surgery - 2010

Additional Certifications

1. Diplomate American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS): General Cosmetic Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery with Body, Breast & Extremity Cosmetic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification

2. Diplomate American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

3. Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)

4. Diplomate American Board of Laser Surgery with Certificate of Added Qualification in Cosmetic Laser Surgery

5. Diplomate American Board of Cosmetic Facial Surgery

6. Certified in Advanced BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) via Worldlink Medical

Affiliations

2015 President-Elect of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). Trustee & Diplomate American Board of Cosmetic Surgery with CAQ in Body, Breast & Extremity and certification in Facial Cosmetic Surgery. Trustee & Fellow American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Trustee & Immediate Past-President California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Trustee & Past President American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery. Diplomate American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Fellow American College of Surgeons. Fellow & Faculty American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Fellow & Lecturer American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. Faculty Mexican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Diplomate American Board Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Past Fellow American Academy Head& Neck Surgery/Otolaryngology. Chairman American Society of Liposuction Surgery. Past Surgical Attending UCLA & UCSD. California Medical Association. American Medical Association. Author of multiple Cosmetic Surgery Textbook Chapters and many original Cosmetic Surgery articles. Editorial Board for American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and “NEW YOU” Magazine endorsed by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Research & Master Lecture Cosmetic Surgery Film Productions. Director SHUMWAY COSMETIC SURGERY of La Jolla.

Education

After his double major, with Honors, in Chemistry & Zoology from BYU & Arizona State University, Dr. Shumway graduated with Honors & Research Accolades from the University of Arizona College of Medicine.  He then finished the extremely arduous DUKE University Surgery Residency Program in General & Thoracic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery via David C. Sabiston, Jr., MD, FACS. Thereafter, Dr. Shumway completed Research and an AAFPRS Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery via UCLA and became Double Board Certified via the ABO &  ABFPRS. Dr. Shumway also under went another 3 years of additional preceptorship training in Cosmetic Surgery, Aesthetic Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Surgical Dermatology. Dr Shumway now possesses six certifications in surgery & medicine including BioIndentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) via Worldlink Medical.  The Shumway Institute contains literally a wealth of knowledge & experience for those physicians  interested in training within the specialty of Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. Shumway has taught & trained numerous surgeons from around the world for many years and is now the next President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS).

Awards

Past-President American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery (ASCBS)

Past-President California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (CACS)

Trustee American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS)

President-Elect American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)

Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Fellow American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS)

Fellow American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Publications

Author: Numerous Articles on Cosmetic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery Textbook Chapters.