Usha Rajagopal is a Board Certified Plastic SurgeonWho She Is

Dr. Usha Rajagopal, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, is the Medical Director of the San Francisco Plastic Surgery and Laser Center. Using a female surgeon’s understanding and unique perspective she has been empowering and educating women for over 20 years, specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body.


Where She Practices

Dr. R’s center, located in beautiful Union Square, is also a Bay Area leader in cosmetic dermatology, medical skin care, and laser treatments.  Usha and her highly trained staff utilize the latest technology such as Vectra 3D Imaging for nose and breast simulations, CoolSculpting and SmartLipo for fat reduction, and VBeam and Photofacial lasers for skin rejuvenation.



Dr. Usha Rajagopal graduated from medical school from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and did her Fellowship in Plastic Surgery (1993-1995) at the University of California at San Francisco.  She is a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and The California Society of Plastic Surgeons.  Her research has been published in The Journal of Plastic Surgery. She has presented at Plastic Surgery conferences, run clinical trials and moderated guest panels for medical product and laser companies, as well as mentored other physicians on advanced injectible and surgical techniques.



A trusted name in Plastic Surgery, the doctor’s media appearances include Marie Claire, Eye on the Bay, KRON-4, Women-Now TV, San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner Newspapers, Channel 7 News, and Readers’ Digest, to name a few.  Dr. Usha Rajagopal is also a regular contributor to RealSelf.   She is a Patient’s Choice award winner, and a Botox Platinum Level injector.



Usha is married and has two daughters. She has been a San Francisco native for more than twenty years.