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Dr. Soltero’s excellence in Plastic Surgery is not only measured by his delivery of outstanding results, but also by his prestigious background, training, and ethical standards.


Dr. Soltero graduated from the prestigious Tufts University and continued on to Georgetown University where he pursued his medical degree. He completed his general surgery training at Georgetown University Hospital, and moved on to train at the University of California San Diego (USCD) Medical Center. At UCSD he received the highest credentials, becoming a fully trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.


Dr. Soltero is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). He is a Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).


Dr. Soltero remains involved in multiple Scientific Research projects and is a Voluntary Professor at the Plastic Surgery Department of the University of California San Diego (UCSD).  He holds two patents and was recently featured at the Symposium on Surgical Sciences at UCSD for his development of special devices to improve Fat Grafting procedures in Plastic Surgery.


Dr. Soltero served as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Palomar Hospital, and he is currently a staff member at Scripps Encinitas, Scripps Memorial La Jolla and Palomar Hospital.


Dr. Soltero has a thriving Plastic Surgery practice in La Jolla, California. Conveniently located just two blocks away from the Westfield Mall in the UTC, La Jolla area, his practice has been a standard of ethics and reliability for over eighteen years.


Dr. Soltero’s office provides his patients with a private environment, where they can relax and feel at ease.  Adjacent to his practice you will find La Jolla Professional Plastic Surgery Center, our outpatient surgery center where Dr. Soltero performs his Plastic Surgery procedures.  This convenient set-up provides our patients with an intimate setting, where safety and privacy are our priorities.  Board Certified Anesthesiologists together with our certified techs and recovery nurses take care of our patients ensuring them an amazing experience.


Our Office

Located in the prestigious University Town Center a block away from the UTC mall, it is one of the most private, modern and exclusive offices in the La Jolla San Diego area. We specialize in Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery in La Jolla.

Our Team

Starting with Dr. Soltero and his extensive experience in Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery procedures our team is geared to offer both a pleasant and extremely professional experience to our patients.


Dr. Soltero only uses Board Certified Anesthesiologists in his Surgical suite. They have been working with Dr. Soltero for over 20 years and offer the highest standards of Anesthesia care for the Cosmetic patient.

The Operating Theater

Our Operating Room is Certified by AAAASF one of the highest standards of Certification for Outpatient Surgical Facilities. Only surgeons that have privileges to perform procedures at a hospital are allowed to have AAAASF certification of their Surgical facilities. The Division of Plastic Surgery at UCSD uses our facility to perform some of their cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures.


Maite Insua

Our Patient Coordinator/Office Manager Maite Insua, will ensure your satisfaction at Ron Soltero Plastic Surgery.  She will help patients with any questions they have in the process of having any cosmetic/plastic surgery procedure at Ron Soltero Plastic Surgery.  Maite is fluent in English, Spanish and French and has over 10 years of experience in the Plastic Surgery field.

Susana Ramirez

Susana is our Office Coordinator and Patient Consultant.  Susana has extensive experience in the fields of plastic surgery and radiology (Medical Assistant/Radiology Tech certified) and is fully Bilingual in English/Spanish.  Susana will help our patients navigate their plastic surgery journey here at Ron Soltero Plastic Surgery with the utmost care.  She will make sure patients feel safe, respected and taken care of at all times.

Yesenia Sanchez

Our Medical Assistant/ Administrative Assistant has over 4 years of experience in the medical field. Yesenia is bilingual in English and Spanish and will always ensure every patient receives the best quality of care at Ron Soltero Plastic Surgery.

Taylor Stephenson, RN

Taylor is our Registered Nurse at Dr. Ron Soltero, Plastic Surgery.  Taylor earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sonoma State University, CA. Taylor loves to be a nurse and will make it her priority to keep you safe and comfortable at all times during your plastic surgery journey.  From your first consultation with Dr. Ron Soltero, to the day of surgery, Taylor will ensure you are relaxed and taken care of at all times.

Irene Ibarra

Irene Ibarra is our fully bilingual English/Spanish Medical Assistant, with over 7 years of experience in the medical field. From the moment patients walk into the office, Irene will greet them and check them in and make sure they feel comfortable and at ease. She will also assist in the pre and post operative appointments and ensure you are always comfortable and informed at all stages of your journey with Dr. Ron Soltero Plastic Surgery.

Emily Vitale, RST

Emily is the Registered Surgical Technoligist here at Dr. Ron Soltero Plastic Surgery.  She is also an Army Veteran, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration.  Emily is in charge of assisting Dr. Ron Soltero Plastic Surgeon in all his cosmetic surgery procedures.  She will always greet patients with a warm smile, and attend to every detail of their surgical procedure.



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