Meet Plastic Surgeon Jon I. Sattler, M.D.
"Giving patients beautiful results is my daily objective, but my top priority is patient safety. I demand the highest standard of patient care from myself and from my staff and am honored that over 7000 patients have put their trust in me."
One of the most respected and renowned plastic surgeons in the United States, Dr. Jon Sattler has been the plastic surgeon of choice for over 7000 satisfied patients from all around the world. He is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only organization recognized in the medical community for training and certifying Plastic Surgeons. Well known and highly active in the professional community, Dr. Sattler is both an educator and writer of note, contributing to multiple articles on plastic surgery in national, state and local journals. One of his most recent articles was published in ‘The New England Journal of Medicine”, the world’s foremost medical journal. He is considered one of the foremost surgeons in the area of breast enhancement and reconstruction and his work on the augmentation mammoplasty has been quoted in surgical textbooks on the breast.
Dr Sattler is an invited speaker at prestigious national meetings on the topic of breasts and liposuction and a trusted media resource for plastic surgery-related news stories. His thirst for knowledge has led him to pursue additional studies in the realms of psychiatry, dermatology, epidemiology and sex therapy, and he is a certified sex therapist.
Dr. Sattler is up-to-date on the most innovative and advanced techniques in plastic and cosmetic surgery, and he is a respected voice in the arena of patient safety. In addition to maintaining a full time plastic surgery practice, he is often called upon by both the AAAASF (American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities) and the California Medical Board to inspect ambulatory surgery centers, ensuring that they meet national guidelines and protocols that protect patients and optimize their safety. Dr. Sattler is a highly articulate spokesman within his medical specialty, advocating consistently on the importance of surgeons utilizing “tried and tested” surgical techniques that yield excellent results without compromising patient safety. He believes that innovative methods and technology must be thoroughly researched (“newer is not always better”), and has participated over the years in numerous clinical trials, an involvement that he continues to pursue.
Dr. Sattler’s rigorous medical training background includes undergraduate studies at Florida State University, medical school at the University of Florida, an internship at the University of Chicago and general surgery training at two of our nation’s most prestigious medical programs: The University of Miami and Emory University. Dr. Sattler also qualified to train with the renowned surgeon, Dr. John Kelleher in Toledo, Ohio, an opportunity that he credits with elevating both his surgical skills and his commitment to the highest ethical standards as a practitioner of plastic surgery. Dr. Sattler remains current on advanced techniques in plastic and cosmetic surgery, regularly attending medical education meetings in the U.S. and abroad where innovative aspects of surgery are featured and discussed.
Dr. Sattler has hospital privileges at Foothill Presbyterian Hospital. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the California Medical Society, and the California Plastic Surgery Society. The Past President of the South Carolina Plastic Surgery Society and a member of the National Legislative Council for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Sattler has also been honored in being named a Haitian Surgical Diplomat, as well as a Surgical Diplomat to Fukuoka Japan.
Though he is internationally recognized, Dr. Sattler is devoted to patients in his community. He lives and works in Glendora and dedicates his time and skills to patients seeking plastic surgery in Glendora, or who travel from surrounding areas.
In his spare time: Although Dr. Sattler has done plastic surgery on some of the most notable names in Hollywood, he is also a member of the Screen Actor’s Guild in his own right. He has been in numerous commercials and in several movies, including The Road to Perdition, and has used his prodigious writing skills to create novels, screenplays and film treatments.