Practice Locations

  • UC San Diego Health – 4520 Executive Drive
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    4520 Executive Drive
    San Diego, CA 92121
    US
  • UC San Diego Medical Center
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    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
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About Ahmed S. Suliman, MD

Ahmed Suliman, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who performs a broad spectrum of aesthetic (cosmetic) and reconstructive procedures to address the effects of a medical condition or injury, or to enhance one's appearance.

This includes breast reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, reconstruction for maxillofacial trauma, body contouring after significant weight loss, reconstruction after cancer treatment, complex microvascular reconstruction, trunk reconstruction, and autologous fat grafting.

Dr. Suliman has expertise in providing gender-affirming care to transgender and nonbinary patients.

As a professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Suliman trains medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He was named teacher of the year in 2016 in the Division of Plastic Surgery Residency Program. In addition, he conducts research related to autologous fat grafting and regenerative medicine and stem cells.

Dr. Suliman completed a fellowship in microsurgery at UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and a fellowship in aesthetic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine.

Dr. Suliman earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He is board certified in surgery and plastic surgery.

He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons.

In addition to English, Dr. Suliman speaks Arabic.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted
Open Payments Program Notification
For informational purposes only, a link to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments web page is provided here. The federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires that detailed information about payment and other payments of value worth over ten dollars ($10) from manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologics to physicians and teaching hospitals be made available to the public.
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Medical Degree

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Fellowship

  • UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Arabic

Date Joined Staff

  • 2012-12-02

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

  • Body Contouring
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Reconstruction After Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Complex Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Cancer Reconstruction
  • Trunk Reconstruction
  • Autologous Fat Grafting
  • Post-Traumatic Extremity Reconstruction
  • Facial Trauma Reconstruction
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • Transgender Care
  • Gender-Affirming Care
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted
Open Payments Program Notification
For informational purposes only, a link to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments web page is provided here. The federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires that detailed information about payment and other payments of value worth over ten dollars ($10) from manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologics to physicians and teaching hospitals be made available to the public.
View Open Payments data for Dr. Suliman