Subhas Gupta, MD, CM, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Subhas Gupta, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Dr. Gupta possesses a unique set of skills as the Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery. He believes his first responsibility is to care for and educate each of his patients. He has brought a broad surgical expertise and international clinical experience to the Inland Empire. After graduating from McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, Canada, Dr. Gupta spent nearly a decade in post-graduate training completing residency training and fellowships:

  • General Surgery (McGill University)
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (McGill University)
  • Hand and Microsurgery (University of Nevada)
  • Aesthetic and Laser Surgery (McGill University)
  • Surgical Leadership Training (Cambridge College).
  • He has also undertaken additional training in aesthetic surgery, cosmetic skin care, anti-aging medicine, nutrition, and exercise physiology. He is board certified in plastic surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and several other national groups. His clinical expertise includes:
  • Aesthetic surgery focusing on facial rejuvenation and breast and body contouring
  • Technology-enhanced surgery such as endoscopic, laser, ultrasound, and pulsed light rejuvenation
  • Skin resurfacing including laser surgery and chemical peels
  • Surgery of the hand
  • Surgical and non-surgical wound and scar care

Surgeon, Educator and Researcher

Dr. Gupta serves as the Residency Program Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery. He holds a PhD in medical informatics with expertise and active research projects in Internet-based health-care delivery, virtual reality in surgery, and technology assessment. He has been well recognized for his contributions to research in cosmetic surgery, minimally invasive techniques, laser surgery, scar control, informatics, outcomes assessment, and wound healing with funded fellowships, research grants, and paper/presentation awards from numerous specialty and national societies. He has published over 50 scientific articles and serves on several scientific review and editorial boards. His current research projects deal with ultrasound-assisted liposuction, minimally invasive facial rejuvenation, scar-less healing, advanced technologies in wound care, nutrition in healing, and functional outcomes after hand surgery. He is in charge of directing the training of 12 plastic surgery residents at all times and is an accomplished educator with teaching awards from each of his training programs. Dr. Gupta is available to see patients from throughout Southern California for consultation in both Riverside and Loma Linda.


The Department of Plastic Surgery
25805 Barton Road Suite 101
Loma Linda, CA 92354
(909) 558-5500

Plastic Surgery of Riverside
3762 Tibbetts Street
Riverside, California 92506
(951) 686-2224