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Stephen D. Bresnick, M.D.

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About Stephen D. Bresnick

Dr. Bresnick is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is committed to excellence in both surgical results and patient care. A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Bresnick completed his undergraduate work at UCLA, followed by both a Master’s degree and a Doctoral degree at UCLA. Dr. Bresnick earned his M.D. at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Bresnick completed his surgery internship and surgery residency at Stanford University, followed by a three-year plastic surgery residency at Stanford. Dr. Bresnick was named Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery at Stanford in 1996. Once becoming a fully trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Bresnick completed a Craniofacial Plastic Surgery fellowship at USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. He was named Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery from 1996-1997. Dr. Bresnick was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at USC in 1997, and remained on the full-time faculty for five years. During this time, Dr. Bresnick taught plastic surgery and lectured extensively, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Bresnick has won many awards and is recognized as an expert in plastic surgery. He has published nine books in medicine and science and has authored over 20 articles published in medical journals. Dr. Bresnick has been married over 15 years and has two children and two dogs. When he isn’t in the operating room, Dr. Bresnick enjoys gardening, landscape design, playing guitar, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Medical School

UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA


Stanford University Hospital & Clinics, Stanford, CA


Stanford University Hospital & Clinics, Stanford, CA


University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Affiliated Locations

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center