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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (40)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Tom Pousti, Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Pousti has been reviewed by 68 patients who have provided 40 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Tom Pousti, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Cosmetic Surgery (Aesthetic Procedures)

Education & Awards

Dr. Pousti graduated from University of California at Irvine. He has 6 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
San Diego County
Plastic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Pousti has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 


  • Persian

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Additional Information
Dr. Tom J Pousti MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Tom J. Pousti practice?
Dr. Tom Pousti has 1 office location.
Dr. Tom Pousti practices Plastic Surgery and Surgery near La Mesa, CA.
See La Mesa Plastic Surgeons and La Mesa Surgeons.