Timothy Marten, MD, FACS is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Founder and Director of the Marten Clinic of Plastic Surgery in San Francisco. He received his medical degree with multiple honors from the University of California Davis and went on to complete training in general and microsurgery. He completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center and was subsequently accepted to three prestigious plastic surgery fellowships where he received advanced training in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast and body.
Dr Marten is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and recipient of a Certificate of Advanced Education in Aesthetic Surgery. He is an internationally recognized authority on surgery to rejuvenate and improve the face and is a member of over twenty professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He has been selected as one of the “Most Trusted Physicians” in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is one of a small group of plastic surgeons who is listed as one of the nations leading medical specialists in Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, America’s Top Doctors, America’s Best Physicians, Guide to America’s Top Physicians, US News and World Report’s Top Doctors, SuperDoctors, Cosmetic Surgery and Health Magazine’s Top 100 Cosmetic Surgeons, and Best Doctors In America.
Dr Marten has made over eight hundred scientific presentations at national and international symposia on aesthetic plastic surgery and has taught a generation of plastic surgeons advanced techniques in facial plastic surgery. He has published numerous scientific articles on surgery to rejuvenate the face and has authored over thirty textbook chapters on facelift surgery and related topics including widely referenced and referred to chapters in the acclaimed plastic surgery textbooks The Art of Aesthetic Surgery, Mastery In Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinics In Plastic Surgery, Instructional Courses in Plastic Surgery, Deep Face-lifting Techniques, Operative Techniques In Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Rejuvenation of the Face and Neck, The Forehead and Temporal Fossa: Anatomy and Technique, Plastic Surgery: Indications and Practice and International Textbook of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr Marten has also been selected as editor and contributor to the textbook Facelift: State of the Art.
Dr Marten has received numerous professional, scientific and academic awards for his contributions to plastic surgery including awards and certificates of recognition from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, the American Medical Association, Royal Australian College of Surgeons, the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Krefeld Department of Plastic Surgery, the Ekaterinburg Clinic, the Columbian Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Panamanian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons, the University of California Irvine Medical Center, and the University of California Davis Alumni Association.
Dr Marten is a sought-after teacher, speaker, lecturer and instructor in plastic surgery techniques. He is a regularly featured Guest Lecturer at national and international plastic surgery symposia and has served as Visiting Professor to the Mayo Clinic, Harvard, Yale, John Hopkins, Tulane, Cleveland Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Toronto, the University of Pennsylvania, New York Langone Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, St Louis University, the University of California at San Diego, the University of California Los Angeles, the University of California at Irvine, the University of California Davis, Loma Linda Medical Center, the University of British Columbia, the University of Warwick, the University of Kansas, New York Presbyterian Hospital, the University of Minnesota, the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Turkish Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Columbian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Argentinean Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Marten also teaches several annual Instructional Courses on surgery to rejuvenate the face at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and has performed live demonstrations of his surgical techniques to international audiences of plastic surgeons in Europe, Asia, Canada, and America.
Dr Marten has been elected to the American Directory of Who’s Who, Who’s Who in the United States, Who’s Who in Professional America, Marquis Who’s Who, Strathmore’s Who’s Who, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals for his contributions to the field of plastic surgery. He has also received the University of California at Davis School of Medicine’s Humanitarian Award, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Traveling Professor Award, the Multi-Specialty Society Outstanding Educator Award, and is a multi-year recipient of the American Medical Association’s Physician’s Recognition Award.
Dr Marten is renowned for his attention to detail and the special techniques he uses to obtain maximum improvement while preserving a soft, natural, harmonious, and “non-surgical” appearance along with inconspicuous scars. His expertise has been recognized and honored by the fashion and beauty industries and he has been selected as one of the “World’s Best Plastic Surgeons” by W Magazine, Tattler, and the New York Times Style Magazine. He has also been profiled and quoted on TV, radio and in numerous magazines and newspapers including CNN, NPR, Vogue, W, Allure, GQ, Tattler, Harper’s Bazaar, Focus, Cosmetic Surgery Times, the Business Times, the New York Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.”