Dr. Glynn Bolitho
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Dr. Glynn Bolitho

Location: 9834 Genesee Ave. Suite 311 San Diego, CA 92037

Nearby Neighborhoods & Landmarks:
La Jolla Village , University City , Torrey Pines Fasion Valley Mall

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Dr. Glynn Bolitho is a world-renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving the greater San Diego, California, area. His passion for medicine stems from childhood, as he watched the rewarding duties of his father’s work as a physician at a South African missionary hospital. Consequently, Dr. Bolitho has dedicated more than 20 years of his career to helping people in a range of medical capacities including hand surgery, surgical oncology, and aesthetic plastic surgery. He strives to offer the highest quality surgery coupled with pleasant communication, easy recovery, and affordable rates for San Diego residents. At his clinic in La Jolla, Dr. Bolitho performs popular procedures ranging from breast augmentation to tummy tucks.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, Dr. Bolitho participated in 12 years of extensive surgical training. His clinical fellowships have given him the expertise necessary for stunning results on the face, breast, and body. Dr. Bolitho enjoys staying up-to-date on the latest surgical and aesthetic developments by attending seminars and workshops. He is quadruple board-certified for plastic surgery in the United States, Canada, Britain, and South Africa. Dr. Bolitho is currently the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital and is consistently recognized as one of San Diego’s top plastic surgeons.

At his clinic in La Jolla, Dr. Bolitho performs breast augmentation, body lifts, tummy tucks, nose jobs, face lifts, and many other plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Bolitho and his staff take pride in the fact that each procedure is tailored to meet the patient’s unique aesthetic desires. Before undergoing surgery, Dr. Bolitho meets with every patient for an in-depth, personal consultation. Discuss predicted results, recovery time, financing options, and candidacy during your one-hour consultation with Dr. Bolitho. He looks forward to serving patients from all over the greater San Diego, including La Jolla, Del Mar, Chula Vista, La Mesa, Escondido, and beyond.

Practicing Since:



  • MBBCh (Cum Laude) University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1986
  • Diploma in Primary Emergency Care, 1989
  • PhD thesis in liver transplantation, 1991

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San Diego County Medical Society - Top Plastic Surgeon in 2012


  • General and Plastic surgery residency, University of Cape Town, 1990 – 1995


  • Fellowship in Hand surgery, University of Cape Town, 1996
  • Fellowship in Plastic surgery, Emory University, Atlanta 1997-1998
  • Fellowship in Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta 1998-1999

Professional Memberships:

  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, San Diego Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Board Certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in South Africa, 1995
  • Board Certification in Plastic Surgery in the United Kingdom, 1998
  • Board Certification in Plastic Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Canada, 2002
  • Board Certification in Plastic Surgery in the United States, 2011