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David M. Butler, M.D.

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Speaks: English

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About David M. Butler

David M. Butler is double board-certified with over 25 years of experience, specializing in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face and Neck, and Otolaryngology. Raised in Los Angeles and inspired by parents who were both doctors, Dr. Butler provides patients with state-of-the-art care in his Santa Monica office. In addition to his extensive practice services, Dr. Butler also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, and holds appointments at St. John’s Health Center.

Dr. Butler graduated summa cum laude in Chemistry from California Lutheran College. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. After graduating, Dr. Butler completed a surgical internship and then a residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident during his final year.

Dr. Butler began a private practice in Beverly Hills, specializing in head and neck and facial plastic surgery, before partnership in Southern California Head and Neck Medical Group. Throughout his many years of practice experience, Dr. Butler has been selected by peers and patients to “Best Doctors in America”, “Best Doctors in Los Angeles”, “Super Doctor” and “Talk of the Town” lists.
Medical School

New York Medical College, New York, NY


University of California San Diego Medical Center, CA


University of California San Diego Medical Center, CA
Otolaryngology – Head And Neck Surgery

Professional Associations

Dr. Butler’s dedication is evidenced by his active involvement in teaching and research. He is published in leading medical journals and presents at conferences across the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and the United Kingdom. Dr. Butler has served as a principal investigator for clinical research studies in his field. His association with several professional organizations includes:
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Los Angeles Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Bay Surgical Society

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Affiliated Locations

Providence Saint John's Health Center

Dr. Butler has been featured on The Discovery Channel, Brentwood Magazine, and in other print media. He is annually elected to Best Doctors in Los Angeles, Best Doctors in America, Top Doctors and Super Doctor. Dr. Butler is known as an exhibiting painter of multimedia works, a published poet and short story writer, and he is anticipating publication of his first novel “A Flair for Chaos”.