Amanda Gosman, M.D.


Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial


San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5096
San Diego, CA 92123


Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Other Languages


Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


University of Texas-Southwestern Parkland


University of Texas-Southwestern Parkland

Board Certifications

Plastic Surgery




Dr. Amanda Gosman is a board-certified plastic surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital San-Diego, a professor of plastic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and chief of pediatric plastic surgery at UC San Diego.

She is also director of the UC San Diego Plastic Surgery Residency Program and Craniofacial Fellowship and of the Fresh Start Clinic for Craniofacial Anomalies at Rady Children's, where in addition to her busy surgical practice, she volunteers to perform free reconstructive surgery for patients at the Hospital.

Following her plastic surgery training at the University of Texas, Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center, she completed advanced training in craniofacial/ pediatric plastic surgery at UTSW and international plastic surgery with Interplast (now Resurge).

Dr. Gosman's clinical interests are cleft lip and palate surgery, pediatric and adult craniofacial surgery, microsurgical facial reanimation, breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. Her research focus is on cleft lip and palate, plastic surgery outcomes, telemedicine, and international health.

Dr. Gosman has extensive experience providing healthcare and education to underserved communities around the world. She has successfully utilized telemedicine technology to overcome logistical barriers to international healthcare and education through ConnectMed International, a non-profit organization that she founded in 2010 to provide free reconstructive surgery and education to underserved communities around the world.

Dr. Gosman has authored multiple publications and given lectures internationally on cleft lip and palate surgery, breast surgery, plastic surgery safety and outcomes, international health, and telemedicine. Additionally, she has received many awards for her commitment to improving the healthcare of children and adults in her community and around the world.


Autologous Fat Grafting: an Emerging Treatment Option for Complex Anal Fistulas.
Huang EY, Zhao B, Llaneras J, Liu S, Stringfield SB, Abbadessa B, Lopez NE, Ramamoorthy SL, Parry LA, Gosman AA, Dobke M, Eisenstein S

To Operate or Not to Operate? Reconstructive Surgical Burden and Quality of Life of Pediatric Patients with Facial Differences.
Modi RN, Blum JD, Ataseven B, Belza CC, Montes E, Leung KL, Zaldana-Flynn M, Rapoport CS, Choi AK, Ewing E, Malcarne VL, Gosman AA

Comparing Trends in Medicare Reimbursement and Inflation within Plastic Surgery Subspecialties".
Stoffel V, Shim JY, Pacella SJ, Gosman AA, Reid CM

"PREPPED: Plastic Surgery Research, Education, and Preparation Promoting Equity and Diversity".
Reghunathan M, Blum J, Davis GL, Ayyala HS, Leis A, Butler PD, Gosman A

The West Coast Plastic Surgery Mentorship Program: Successes, Failures, and Future Growth.
Reghunathan M, Llaneras J, Segal R, Gosman A

The Revolving Door of Residency: Predictors of Residency Attrition for Urology Matriculants Between 2001 and 2016.
Gurayah AA, Mohamed AI, Rahman F, Bernstein AP, Asafu-Adjei D, Ezeh UC, Willey BC, Balumuka D, Yarholar LM, Gosman A, Ramasamy R

Virtual Subinternships in the COVID Era: Lessons Learned from Three Institutional Experiences.
Reghunathan M, Dekker PK, Belza CC, Kim KG, Phillips BT, Fan KL, Brown DA, Gosman AA, Lance SH

Psychosocial Burden of Pediatric and Adult Patients With Congenital Versus Traumatic Facial Differences: Assessment of Psychiatric Distress and Healthcare Utilization in the United States From 2004 to 2012.
Leung KL, Yang JJ, Chen FR, Kim E, Gosman AA

Perioperative Comparison Between Open Cranial Vault Remodeling and Distraction Osteogenesis for Unilateral Lambdoid Craniosynostosis.
Belza CC, Modi RN, Kamel GN, McKee RM, Carbullido MK, Kim E, Gosman AA

"The Cost of Doing Business: An Appraisal of Relative Value Units in Plastic Surgery and Other Surgical Subspecialties".
Shim JY, Stoffel V, Neubauer D, Gosman AA, Matros E, Reid CM

Racial/Ethnic and Gender Disparities Over the Last Decade Within Microsurgery and Craniofacial Fellowship Training.
Oberoi MK, Reghunathan M, Aref Y, Dinis JJ, Balumuka D, Gosman A

Virtual and In-Person Day Camps for the Craniofacial Community.
Modi RN, Bryan JL, Liu A, Gosman AA

Impact of ACAPS Coordinated Interview Release Policy: Applicant and Program Attitudes, Adherence, and Interview Trends.
Davis GL, Reghunathan M, Dean RA, Cronin BJ, Weber RA, Gosman AA

Topical Dimethyl Sulfoxide for Congested Nipple-areolar Complexes in Breast Surgery: A Pilot Study.
Silverstein ML, McLean P, Crowley JS, Gosman AA

Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Applicant Perceptions of Virtual Interviews.
Yoon JS, Kim J, Puthumana J, Ha M, Liang Y, Rasko Y, Grant MP, Nam AJ, Steinberg JP, Gosman AA, Lifchez SD, Liang F

Plastic Surgery Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mentorship Program and Workshop: A Single Institution's Experience.
Reghunathan M, Crowley JS, Segal R, Aguilar Diaz MA, Gosman AA

Differences in Applicant Perceptions of Virtual Interviews Between Integrated Plastic Surgery and Subspecialty Fellowship Applicants.
Yoon J, Major M, Khoo K, Gosman AA, Liang F, Steinberg JP, Lifchez SD

The Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic on the 2020 to 2021 Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Cycle.
Sarac BA, Gosman AA, Lin SJ, Runyan CM, Janis JE

Prevalence and Severity of Burn Scars in Rural Mozambique.
Barba P, Neubauer DC, Cossa M, Sieker J, Hornacek MW, Lance SH, Ewing E, Tsai C, Funzamo C, Amado V, Adamo F, Rose J, Bendix P, Vaz F, Noormahomed E, Bickler SW, Gosman A

International Medical Outreach amid a Global Health Pandemic: Crossing Seas without Leaving the Runway.
Kaplan J, Gosman A, Albert R, Atnafu B, Reece E

Anatomy, Head and Neck, Scalp.
Tajran J, Gosman AA

Analysis of Pediatric Facial Fracture Repair Rates and Complications Using California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Database.
Chopra CS, Neubauer DC, Hornacek M, Calvo R, Segal R, Martin M, Reid CM, Gosman AA

Discussion: Assessment of Gender Disparities and Geographic Variations in Payments from Industry among Plastic Surgeons in the United States.
Mulenga MA, Crowley JS, Gosman AA

Glabellar Botulinum Toxin Injection Improves Depression Scores: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Crowley JS, Silverstein ML, Reghunathan M, Gosman AA

Intracranial Volumes of Healthy Children in the First 3 Years of Life: An Analysis of 270 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scans.
Brandel MG, Kamel GN, Carbulido K, Belza C, Modi R, McKee R, Cronin BJ, Ewing E, Lance SH, Gosman AA

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