Meet Dr. James P. Anthony

Plastic Surgeon in San Francisco Dr James Anthony serves the San Francisco and Bay areas. Information about this Plastic Surgeon in San Francisco California.

“I was first drawn to Plastic Surgery because it allowed me to combine a lifelong interest in art and the human form with a profession where I could meet, care for, and help people. Plastic Surgery is obviously creative and allows me an artistic outlet that I enjoy tremendously.”

Dr. Anthony received his M.D. from Stony Brook University. He completed his General Surgery residency at the N.Y. Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and his Plastic Surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Anthony is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

As a member of the faculty at UCSF for over 12 years, San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Dr. Anthony performed many complex reconstructive procedures for patients with facial and breast cancer in addition to performing Cosmetic Plastic Surgery.

During this time, Dr. Anthony developed and improved several techniques for facial and breast reconstruction, work that he has presented at Plastic Surgery conferences nationally and internationally in over 70 written papers and 60 presentations.

In 2002, after training over forty plastic surgeons of UCSF, Dr. Anthony opened his private office.

“I wanted to create a beautiful office where I could meet my patients, get to know them and learn what they wanted from their plastic surgery, a place where people would feel listened to and taken care of. This allowed me to focus solely on cosmetic surgery, the aspect of Plastic Surgery that I feel I am best at and enjoy the most.”

Dr. Anthony’s work has been recognized and appreciated by his patients and other Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Anthony has been listed as one of “America’s Top Surgeons” since 2002. He has also been selected as one of the Top Doctors in the Pacific Region since 1996 and as one of the Top Doctors in America since 1999. SF Focus Magazine listed him as one of the Best Plastic Surgeons in the Bay Area in 1999 and 2003. Dr. Anthony was a member of the Ethics Committee for the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery as well as a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Pacific Coast Surgical Society.

  • Voted by other doctors every year as one of the Top Doctors in America since 1999.
  • One of America's "Top Surgeons" since 2002
  • Voted One of the Best Surgeons in the Bay Area
  • Named a Top SF Doctor in Marin Magazine, Feb 2012
  • Listed as a San Francisco Super Doctor for 2012
  • Recognized as one of America's Top Surgeons 2012