Meet the Doctor

Dr. Aaronson was born in Baltimore Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at the University of Miami, Miami Florida. He received his medical degree from the University Miami School of Medicine. He performed a General Surgery residency at the University of California at Irvine.

He then attended the prestigious Cronin, Brauer and Biggs Clinic for his plastic surgery residency, where he trained under Dr. Thomas Cronin, the inventor of the silicone breast implant; and Dr. Thomas Biggs, an innovator and artist in all phases of aesthetic and reconstructive Plastic Surgery who with a gifted eye for aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, developed important advances in the specialty. Dr. Aaronson is a Board certified Plastic Surgeon. He has been practicing Plastic Surgery in the Coachella Valley since 1984.

Dr. Aaronson was born on April 14, 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is married and has one son and one daughter.

EDUCATION

  • Plastic Surgery Residency: St. Joseph Hospital: Houston, Texas: July 1, 1982 – June 30, 1984

  • General Surgery Residency: University of California at Irvine: Irvine, California: July 1978 – June 1982

  • Medical School: University of Miami: Miami, Florida: 1974-1978

  • Undergraduate: University of Miami: Miami, Florida: Bachelor of Science, Chemistry: September 1970 – June 1974

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Trustee Scholarship 1974 – 1979, University of Miami; Miami, Florida

  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Miami; Miami, Florida – June 1974

  • President’s Honor Roll, University of Miami; Miami, Florida – June 1972

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery – July 1996

  • American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery – November 1994

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 1993

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons – October 1989

  • California Society of Plastic Surgeons – March 1989

  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons – October 1988

  • Palm Springs Academy of Medicine – January 1987

  • Lipoplasty Society of North America – January 1987

  • Diplomate – American Board of Plastic Surgery – November 1986

  • Riverside County Medical Association – June 1986

  • California Medical Association – June 1986

  • Physicians and Surgeons Licensure, State of California – September 1979

  • Diplomate of National Board of Medical Examiners – July 1979

  • American Medical Association

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Aaronson, S.M. and Sarfeh, J.: Effects of Splanchnic Venous Congestion on Intestinal Absorption of Vitamin D-3. Surgical Forum, 37: 199-201, presented at Los Angeles Surgical Society Meeting, April 9, 1981; also presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, Calif. October, 1981.

  • Cohen, B.E. and Aaronson, S.M.: Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery – Free tissue Transfer, Journal AORN, 38:4, 602-612, 1983. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, April 11, 1983: also presented at Houston Association of Operating Room Nurses, May 14, 1983, Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas.

  • Aaronson, S.M., Fox, D.R., Cronin, E.D.: The Cronin Pushback Palate Repair with Nasal Mucosal Flaps: A Speech Evaluation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 75:805-809, June, 1985. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, May 1984.

RESEARCH

  • Microvascular Surgery, October – December 1980. University of California, Irvine; Irvine, California.

  • Microvascular Surgery course completed June, 1984. St. Joseph’s Hospital; Houston, Texas.

  • The Cronin Pushback Palate Repair Using Nasal Mucosal Flaps – A Speech Evaluation, Scott M. Aaronson, M.D., D.R. Fox, PhD., T.D. Cronin, M.D. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Washington D.C.; March, 1984.

I appreciate that you're making the Aaronson Plastic Surgery Center a part of your research toward achieving optimum plastic surgery results. Should I have the pleasure of working with you, I promise to treat you as I would a member of my family or a very good friend. While I consider myself a leader in the newest advances, I won't perform any procedure until good results have been proven and documented. I will not take risks with your appearance.

- Scott Aaronson, M.D., F.A.C.S