Dr. Carl M. Truesdale is a board eligible facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. His life-long passions for medicine, culture, and art led him to double major in Biology and Spanish at Morehouse College, where he graduated summa cum laude. His work ethic and scientific achievements laid the groundwork for his Ivy League education, earning his M.D. at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, one of the top-three medical schools in the United States.
Dr. Truesdale completed five years of specialized surgery training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery from the top-ranked University of Michigan. During residency, he completed a surgical mission to Ghana where he taught surgical techniques, lectured, and performed lifesaving procedures.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has authored and presented multiple peer-reviewed papers at national meetings. He maintains his commitment to language and the arts, and is described as a “modern day renaissance man,” with talents not only as a skillful surgeon but also as a portrait artist, musician, and pilot. Recently, Dr. Truesdale moved to Los Angeles for a highly coveted fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with Dr. Andrew Frankel at the famous Lasky Clinic Surgery Center in Beverly Hills, CA.