George H. Rudkin, MD

George H. Rudkin, MD

Plastic Surgery
Primary Location
Plastic Surgery
200 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095


Professional/Academic Title:

Clinical Professor and Program Director, UCLA Division of Plastic Surgery

Dr. George Rudkin is a Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at UCLA and a Board-certified Plastic Surgeon.

Dr. Rudkin has been a UCLA faculty member since 1999. He serves as the program director for the UCLA plastic surgery training program. In addition, he is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the West Los Angeles Veteran Association Medical Center.

Throughout his career, Dr. Rudkin has maintained clinical interests in skin cancer treatment and reconstruction, as well as in rhinoplasty and nasal reconstruction. Dr. Rudkin has been widely published in peer-reviewed publications. He received the Veterans Administration Career Development Award for his work on the effects of retinoids on skin cancer, and is a co-investigator for a VA Merit Review grant studying bone formation in a three dimensional cellular scaffold.

Dr. Rudkin earned his bachelor’s degree from John Hopkins University and his medical degree from Columbia University. He completed residencies in general surgery and plastic surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.


Medical Board Certification

Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1999


UCLA School of Medicine, 1998
UCLA School of Medicine, 1996


UCLA School of Medicine, 1991


Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD, 1990


West Los Angeles

Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery| Breast Surgery| Craniofacial Plastic Surgery +2 more

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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