Plastic Surgery is a delicate balance of artistry and science, which requires years of training combined with artistic talent. Dr. Jeremy Silk embodies this ideal. Dr. Silk is a double board certified plastic surgeon who brings his unique style to the Central Coast. He is proud to offer state-of-the-art techniques to deliver superior results. He has quickly established himself as a respected name in plastic surgery in the Monterey and Salinas areas.
Dr. Silk was raised near Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Indiana University on academic scholarship, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Biology, with Honors. He continued at Indiana University for his medical school training, receiving his MD in 2000. He then completed a five year residency in general surgery at the highly regarded Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency. His training encompassed the full range of trauma, general, vascular, thoracic, and endocrine surgery. As a part of this comprehensive residency, Dr. Silk received extra training in unusual surgical diseases during special sessions in Anchorage, Alaska. He became certified by the American Board of Surgery in 2005.
He strives to ensure that every patient receives the very best results.
Dr. Silk completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Kansas, where his talent for plastic surgery blossomed. He received the full breadth of training from talented surgeons in reconstructive, upper extremity, congenital, and cosmetic plastic surgery. Dr Silk went on to achieve board certification in plastic surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 2008. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
In addition to his academic accomplishments, Dr. Silk has traveled abroad to perform medical missionary work in exotic locations such as Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and Eldoret, Kenya. These humanitarian medical missions have provided him with extra expertise to fine-tune his surgical skills. He has presented research at Indiana University, at national meetings for Plastic Surgery residents, and locally for the Monterey County Educational Healthy Consortium.
Dr. Silk is known for a friendly and compassionate style. He takes extra time with each patient to ensure their goals are met. He prides himself on guiding them through the entire process, from first consultation to the final postoperative visit. Dr. Silk constantly reviews the literature, attends meetings, and masters the best new techniques. He strives to ensure that every patient receives the very best results.