David A. Kulber, MD, FACS

Clinical Chief, Cedars-Sinai's Department of Surgery
Director, Cedars-Sinai's Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Plastic Surgery Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group

David A. Kulber, MD, FACS, is Clinical Chief of Surgery at the Department of Surgery, Director of the Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Director of the Plastic Surgery Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Group. He is a renowned specialist of plastic and reconstructive surgery and is an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Dr. Kulber is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Kulber is a recipient of Cornell University's Dicran Goulian Award for Basic Science Research in Plastic Surgery, Paul Rubenstein Award for Research Excellence, and the Saul Fox, MD Award for Research from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has served as a consulting plastic surgeon for the American Red Cross and has been a speaker at more than 50 national and international conferences.

Dr. Kulber is the author of over 50 peer reviewed articles and four book chapters, on a wide range of topics including breast reconstructive surgery, the treatment of keloids, monitoring breast implants, basic wound healing, laser surgery and resurfacing, the prevention of seromas (pockets of soft tissue fluid that builds up after surgery) and soft tissue coverage of upper extremity injuries. He has been featured in Discovery Health and People magazines, and is often cited in the media for his expertise.

Dr. Kulber received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. He completed an internship and a residency in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, as well as a residency in plastic surgery at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Kulber completed fellowships in hand and microsurgery at New York University Hospital; in specialized reconstructive breast, head and neck surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; in maxillofacial and extremity trauma surgery at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center; and in upper and lower extremity surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

Dr. Kulber's practice covers the spectrum of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. For a list of Dr. Kulber's research activities and publications, please click here.

Dr. Kulber practices at 8635 W. Third Street, Suite 990W, Los Angeles, CA 90048. His telephone number is 310-423-5900.