Dr. Ross R. Rudolph , MD

Plastic Surgery

Overview

Dr. Rudolph is the Division Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Scripps Clinic, a position he has held since 1987. He has had a full-time Plastic Surgery practice in La Jolla and San Diego since 1975. Originally from Reading, Pennsylvania, Dr. Rudolph graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yale University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in recognition of his academic excellence. He obtained his Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) from Columbia University where he similarly was elected to the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. Following Internship at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Rudolph and his wife Nancy worked for two years at the Gallup Indian Hospital in New Mexico, providing much needed medical care to Native Americans. Dr. Rudolph then took his residencies in Plastic and General Surgery at the University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Rudolph is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and by the American Board of Surgery. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego, and teaches residents and medical students principles of plastic surgery. Dr. Rudolph is the author of over 120 articles and has edited/authored three books on plastic surgery. Most of them relate to tissue healing, and many apply to cosmetic surgery. Dr. Rudolph has been active in many national and local societies, including being a Board member of the San Diego Opera. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.) and is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the prestigious American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and many other organizations. His practice includes a wide variety of cosmetic surgery procedures, specializing in facial rejuvenation which includes face and brow lifts, laser, and eyelid surgery. Body and facial sculpturing procedures like liposculpture and rhinoplasty are important components of his practice. He also specializes in breast surgery, including breast enhancement and reduction, reconstruction after breast cancer treatment, and is highly skilled at scar revision. As an experienced clinical plastic surgeon in San Diego for many years, Dr. Rudolph has a reputation for sincere personal attention to his patients. His surgery is well-known for producing a natural look.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 53 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Graduation Date: in 1966

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Scripps Green Hospital
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital

Specialties: Plastic Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Rudolph's Office Information

Fax: (858) 855-4606
Website: scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Rudolph's Other Office Information

Fax:(858) 855-4595
Website:scrippshealth.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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