Dr. Ralph Edward Holmes MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Ralph Holmes is a plastic surgeon in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Scripps Green Hospital. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Holmes accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Cleft Palate

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Green Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1969 - 1972

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1968 - 1969

University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Health & Hospital System
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1975 - 1977

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967 - 1968

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 42 years in Otolaryngology

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 33 years in Plastic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

ArteFill: a long-lasting injectable wrinkle filler material--summary of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration trials and a progress report on 4- to 5-year outcomes.
Cohen, S.R., Berner, C.F., Busso, M., Gleason, M.C., Hamilton, D., Holmes, R.E., Romano, J.J., Rullan, P.P., Thaler, M.P., Ubogy, Z., Vecchione, T.R.

Reconstruction of complex orbitocranial deformities using bioresorbable mesh, sterilized orbital models, and in situ contouring.
Punja, K.G., Kikkawa, D.O., Morrison, V.L., Pornpanich, K., Holmes, R.E., Cohen, S.R.

Clinical experience with a new fast-resorbing polymer for bone stabilization in craniofacial surgery.
Cohen, S.R., Mittermiller, P.A., Holmes, R.E., Broder, K.W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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