Meet Dr. Suzanne Trott
Double board-certified Beverly Hills, CA Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Suzanne Trott's goal is to improve the lives of her patients through enhancement of self-esteem. Her passionate approach to plastic surgery combines artistic vision and skill, while fostering a special patient-physician communication in a safe, comfortable, and friendly environment. Dr. Trott is known as the Lipo Queen™ as she works diligently to attain the aesthetic goals of her patients during procedures like liposuction, breast augmentation with implants, tummy tuck, breast augmentation with fat transfer, and injectable wrinkle treatments. As the creator of the innovative VIXEN Shapewear, Dr. Trott is the first female plastic surgeon to design comfortable shapewear for her patients to wear to improve the patient's contours and enhance compression after surgery.
Dr. Trott is board certified in both plastic and general surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center helping the next generation of doctors learn more about plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Trott also is a respected researcher and presenter in the medical field, and has authored and published many articles about her work in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Education and Training
Dr. Suzanne Trott received her Undergraduate Degree in Biology from Stanford University before earning her Medical Degree from the University of Virginia. Her 9 years of post-graduate surgical training included completion of a general surgery residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in New York, NY, a plastic surgery fellowship at the University of California at San Diego, CA and a plastic surgery research fellowship at the University of Texas/Southwestern in Dallas, TX.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Trott performs plastic and reconstructive surgeries of the breast (augmentation, reconstruction, reduction), skin and face(laser treatments, skin tightening surgeries, natural facial rejuvenation, and nonsurgical cosmetic injectables), and body (particularly liposuction, Mommy Makeover, Menopause Makeover, Brazilian butt lift, and body contouring techniques). She has presented her innovative research on liposculpture (liposuction) at national plastic surgery meetings and has authored multiple publications in plastic surgery literature. Her academic experience complements her extensive clinical plastic surgery training at University of California, San Diego, CA which encompassed all aspects of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery with a special emphasis in breast and body contouring.
- American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Board of Surgery
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society of Aesthetic Surgery
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Awards and Honors
- Best Reconstructive/Burn Paper
Senior Residents’ Conference Los Angeles, CA
- Chief Resident Teaching Award
Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center
- Honor Roll
- Patients' Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, and Compassionate Doctor Recognition Vitals.com
- Resident Teaching Award in Plastic Surgery
Department of General Surgery, University of California, San Diego Medical Center
- Trauma Resident Awards
Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center
Adams, W.P., Haydon, S.M., Raniere, J., Trott, S.A. et al. A Rabbit Model for Capsular Contracture: Development and Clinical Implications. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Apr; 117(4):1214-21.
Dobke, M.K., Nguyen, D., Trott, S.A. A Novel Approach to Acute Infection of the Glenohumeral Joint following Rotator Cuff Repair. Wounds. 2005;17(6):137-140.
Zbar, R.I., Zbar, L.I., Dudley, C., Trott, S.A., Rohrich, R.J., Moss, R.L. A Classification Schema for the Vomeronasal Organ in Humans. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000 Apr; 105(4):1284-8.
Rohrich, R.J., Trott, S.A., Love, M., Beran, S.J., Orenstein, H.H. Mersilene Suture As A Vehicle For Delivery Of Growth Factors In Tendon Repair. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1999 Nov; 104(6):1713-7.
Wetzel, F.T., Brustein, M., Phillips, F.M., Trott, S.A. Hardware Failure In An Unconstrained Lumbar Pedicle Screw System. A 2-Year Follow-Up Study. Spine. 1999 Jun 1:24(11):1138-43.
Trott, S.A., Rohrich, R.J., Beran, S.J., Kenkel, J.M., Adams, W.P. Jr., Robinson, J.B. Jr. Sensory Changes After Traditional and Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction Using Computer-Assisted Analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1999 Jun; 103(7):2016-25;Discussion 2026-8.
Trott, S.A., Beran, S.J., Rohrich, R.J., Kenkel, J.M., Adams, W.P. Jr., Klein, K.W. Safety Considerations and Fluid Resuscitation in Liposuction: An Analysis Of 53 Consecutive Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1998 Nov; 102(6):2220-9.
Blakeley, K.R., Klein, K.W., White, P.F., Trott, S.A., Rohrich, R.J. A Total Intravenous Anesthetic Technique for Outpatient Facial Laser Resurfacing. Anesth Analg. 1998 Oct; 87(4):827-9. No Abstract Available.
Trott, S.A., Dobke, M.K., and Frankel, D.A. The Dermal Spanning Flap to Prevent "Clefting" in Vertical Mammaplasty. Joint California Society of Plastic Surgeons/Rocky Mountain Association of Plastic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV, June, 2006.
Trott, S.A., Beran, S.J., Rohrich, R.J., Kenkel, J.M., and Adams, W.P. Safety Considerations and Fluid Resuscitation Guidelines in Liposuction: An Analysis of 100 Consecutive Patients. 77th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Montreal, Canada, May, 1998.
Lawson N., Trott, S.A., Gilchrist, B.C., and Ramenofsky, M.L. The Natural History of Appendicitis. 17th Annual Pediatric Surgery Resident’s Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1996.
"Safety and Anesthesia." Trott, S.A., Stool, L. Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction. Rohrich, R.J., Beran, S.J. and Kenkel, J.M . Quality Medical Publishing. 1998.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of California, San Diego, CA. August 2002.
Approaches to Lower Leg Reconstruction. General Surgery Ground Rounds. University of California, San Diego, CA. July 2002.
Hair Reconstruction. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of California, San Diego, CA. May 2002
Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of California, San Diego, CA. October 2001.
Malignant Melanoma: Indications for Sentinel Node Mapping. General Surgery Grand Rounds. University of California, San Diego, CA. July 2001.
Cardiac Trauma. Combined Trauma Conference. Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, July 1999.
Current Practice of Liposuction. General Surgery Grand Rounds, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, October 1998.
Sensory Changes After Liposuction. American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Boston, MA, October 1998.
The SCID Mouse as a Model for Studies in Human Free Fat Grafting. Plastic Surgery Research Meeting. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX May 1998.
The Role of the Superwet Technique in UAL: A Review of 100 Patients. 1998 Global Summit on Aesthetic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, May 1998.
"What an amazing experience!"
"Dr. Trott is what every patient dreams of.... extremely knowledgeable, professional, accredited, personable, and meticulous. Most importantly she listens to you and only wants to give you what you are looking for, and does NOT try to talk you into anything you are not. And she would tell you if you DON'T need plastic surgery/lipo and if you should just go home and do sit-ups! You can tell she genuinely cares for her patients, takes much pride in her work and is only satisfied with perfection. I am 5 months post op of a breast augmentation and Dr. Trott gave me exactly what I was hoping for. She did not try to talk me into a larger cup size, she knew i wanted a very natural looking shape that fit my body. She's real, easy to talk to, and an excellent physician and plastic surgeon. Her staff is wonderful. Office is very comfortable, bright, and modern. The surgical center was not only gorgeous, but also very comfortable and private. And all the staff there made me feel very relaxed and I knew I was in good hands.I HIGHLY recommend her to everyone I know and would ONLY trust DR. TROTT to care for my friends and family."
"Dr. Trott is the best doctor I have ever had. My leg was burned in a fire and I had some very scary surgeries ahead of me. Dr. Trott did the most wonderful job, in and out of the operating room. She brought me safely through two surgeries with beautiful results. What touches me the most is how she reaches out to her patients, always letting them know how much she cares for them. Dr. Trott is by far the most impressive doctor I have seen and I would recommend her to anyone."
"Dr. Trott is extremely easy to speak to, not arrogant at all, and she really takes the time to explain anything you ask. She really cares about her patients.She is an excellent surgeon - she performed a breast reduction and lipo on me which she did an excellent job. She really knows what to do to get the best results.I highly recommend Dr Suzanne Trott."
"When I realized that surgery was the only way to correct some of my physical issues I looked for the best surgeon I could find. To ensure I selected the right doctor I searched every surgeon in my home state of Nevada, as well as California. I considered specialization, education, experience and patient reviews. After a lengthy search I found the doctor who scored super high in all my selection criteria. That doctor is Suzanne Trott of Beverly Hills, Ca. She is also double Board Certified, has almost 2 decades experience and gets outstanding patient reviews. It's now 6 weeks after my surgery and although I had high expectations the results of my surgery and Dr. Trott's work is nothing short of amazing - I truly couldn't be any happier. In addition Dr. Trott's honesty, sincerity, compassion, professionalism and personal touch are simply the best. I judge both Dr. Trott and her staff to be the best medial team I've ever dealt with and would recommend her to anyone who wants the very best plastic surgery outcome available anywhere."
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Patient Transformation Post Surgery
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In-Office Neck Lift
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