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Whitney A. Burrell, MD, FACS, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Torrance, CA

Whitney A. Burrell, MD, FACS

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


South Bay Plastic SurgeonsMedical Doctor3640 Lomita Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90505

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About Whitney A. Burrell, MD, FACS

Dr. Whitney A. Burrell is a board-certified plastic surgeon whose impressive educational credentials and training include a microsurgery fellowship at the Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California. Dr. Burrell specializes in breast reconstruction and body contouring procedures. The women and men who visit her in Torrance at South Bay Plastic Surgeons appreciate her caring personality and exceptional results. Dr. Burrell believes that forming a strong, team-oriented relationship with patients is an important part of getting desired results in cosmetic surgery. Working closely with patients, especially women considering breast reconstruction, enables Dr. Burrell to understand their cosmetic goals and create a surgical plan that will best achieve those goals. Her warmth with patients is complemented by outstanding technical skills in all types of plastic surgery. The daughter of a cancer surgeon, Dr. Burrell understands both the physical and emotional needs of patients who are considering breast reconstruction after mastectomy. She is fellowship-trained in specialized surgical techniques used in reconstructive surgery. Dr. Burrell excelled at some of the nation’s finest universities, earning an undergraduate degree at Princeton and a certificate in general studies at Columbia before completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. The Atlanta native was then awarded Most Outstanding Surgical Resident at New York-Methodist Hospital, where she completed her general surgery residency. She finished a 3-year plastic surgery residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where she received the Resident of Distinction award and was appointed to the administrative chief resident’s position. She then completed the yearlong microsurgery fellowship at Keck Medical Center of USC before joining South Bay Plastic Surgeons in Torrance, CA. In addition to her diverse educational and training background, Dr. Burrell has pursued research in a broad range of subjects that have led to her co-authoring papers on body contouring, bariatric surgery, gene therapy, and diabetic wound healing. She has also presented research to specialty associations, such as the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery and the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Professional Title

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Top Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Arm Lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation with Implants
  • Breast Reduction
  • Facelift
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microneedling
  • Micropigmentation
  • Thigh Lift
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Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery - General

Years of Experience

15 years of experience


  • Undergraduate School: Princeton University
  • Graduate School: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: New York-Methodist Hospital
  • Fellowship in General Plastic Surgery, Fellowship in Microvascular Surgery


  • English

Offerings & Procedures Performed by Whitney A. Burrell, MD, FACS

  • Face

  • Skin

  • Body

  • Eyes

Face Procedures addressed by Whitney A. Burrell, MD, FACS

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  • CA (2013 - 2025)
  • NY (2009 - 2013)


  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery


  • Resident of Distinction-New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Most Outstanding Surgical Resident-York-Methodist Hospital

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