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Joseph (Rudy) Coscia, MD

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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship 2012-2013

The Plastic Surgery Center, Sacramento, CA


Plastic Surgery Residency 2010-2012

University of California Davis Health System


General Surgery Residency 2007-2010

University of California Davis Health System


Medical School 2003-2007

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Graduated top 10% of class


Undergraduate Training 1999-2003

Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Bachelor of Sciences in Biology, graduate summa cum laude


California Physicians and Surgeons 2008-Current


Alpha Omega Alpha Membership 2006

The Science and Technology Outstanding Student 2003

Smith Glynn Calloway Medical Scholarship 2001-2002

The National Dean’s List of College Students 1999-2003


Suture instructor for Regional Trauma Center in Memphis 2004-2007

Student director for medical missions trip to Honduras 2002

Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House 2003-2005

Camp counselor for abused/neglected foster children June 2002-04, 2006

Elementary math tutor for underserved children 2002-2003


American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons 2012

Prevention of Earlobe Deformity in Face-lifting


California Society of Plastic Surgeons 2011

Mondor’s Thrombophlebitis Thirteen Years after Breast Augmentation


Primary author/Mentor: Dr. Thomas Stevenson – Prevention of Earlobe Deformity in Face-lifting

Discussed technical modifications to earlobe inset during rhytidectomy procedures to allow for a more natural appearing earlobe/cheek junction.

Primary author/Mentor: Dr. Jesus Garcia – Mondor’s Thrombophlebitis Thirteen Years after Breast Augmentation

Evaluated and managed a patient who presented many years after breast augmentation with Mondor’s thrombophlebitis. Research performed and case report written discussing the importance of a focused work up in these cases to rule out underlying pathology.

Primary author/Mentor: Dr. Michael Wong – Aesthetic Evaluation of Body Contouring Procedures in Massive Weight Loss Patients

Currently collecting and analyzing photos of patients who have undergone procedures including: infraumbilical panniculectomy, supraumbilical panniculectomy, and lower body lifts. These standardized photos are then analyzed by a panel of medical personnel and scored in multiple areas. This is then translated into an aesthetic satisfaction score that the patient can use to estimate their satisfaction post operatively with various procedures.

Co-author/Mentor: Dr. Granger Wong – Primary Breast Lymphoma in Breast Implant Capsule after Elective Augmentation

In process for submission to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Case presentation of breast ALCL after elective augmentation with review of current FDA data and treatment recommendations.

Research lab assistant for Dr. Timothy Fabian 2006

Division of Trauma Surgery at the University of Tennessee

Worked in the trauma research lab on an ongoing project which studied rapamycin-coated PTFE grafts using a porcine model to evaluate for post operative infection. Personally assisted in data collection and the surgical placement and harvest of grafts.


Coscia J, Huang A, Stevenson T. Prevention of Earlobe Deformity in Face-lifting. Annals Plast Surg


Coscia J, Lance S, Wong M, Garcia J. Mondor’s Thrombophlebitis Thirteen Years after Breast Augmentation. Annals Plast Surg 2012;68:336-337.


Professional Societies

Candidate Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2010 – Current

Candidate Member California Society of Plastic Surgeons 2010 – Current


Hobbies/Outside Interests

Backpacking, Skiing, Wakeboarding, Scuba diving

Accomplished vocalist – participated in many vocal competitions; won first place in national

vocal competition, 1999



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8723 Sierra College Blvd, Granite Bay, CA 95746


95 Scripps Drive Sacramento, CA 95825

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