Medical Specialist - Cosmetic

About Dr. Mitts

FaceliftsThomas F. Mitts, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Four Office Locations

Visalia Office:
205 South West Street, Suite A
Visalia, California 93291

Fresno Office:
9493 N. Fort Washington Rd.
Fresno, CA 93730

Forticelle Skin Refinement Series Products are also available at: Gottschalks Department Stores

Thomas F. Mitts, M.D., a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, completed his medical education at Loma Linda University, receiving an M.D. degree in 1973 and serving his internship at Loma Linda Medical Center through 1974. After being awarded his license to practice medicine in California, Dr. Mitts served his General Surgery Residency at Loma Linda from 1974 through 1977. His residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was served with the University of Pittsburgh from 1978 to 1980. He received his General Surgery Board Certification in 1978 and was Board Certified in Plastic Surgery in 1981.

An active member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Medical Association, and the Tulare County Medical Society, Dr. Mitts is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He currently holds four patents, and his many written contributions have been published in national medical and surgical literature.

The services offered at Dr. Mitts' office include:" Facial Cosmetic Surgery (Facelifts, Browlifts, Eyelid Surgery/ Nasal Surgery, Facial Implants)" Body Contouring Surgery (Liposuction. Ultrasonic Liposuction, Tummy Tuck)" Breast Surgery (Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Breast Lifts)" Laser Surgery (Laser Resurfacing, Treatment of Spider Veins, Broken Capillaries, Hair Removal and Reduction, and Tattoos Removal)

  • Microdermabrasion, Collagen, Botox®/ BioMedic Skin Care, Chemical Peels
  • Forticelle Skin Refinement Series skin care products

Office address:
205 South West Street, Suite AVisalia, California 93291

(559) 625-4234
Fax: (559)625-3124


Loma Linda University - Loma Linda, California M.D. (1973)

Loma Linda University - Loma Linda California

Resident in General Surgery, 1973 -1977

City of Hope - Duarte, California

Fellowship, Oncologic Surgery, 1977 -1978

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania
Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,

Professional Activities:
Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Inc.
Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Inc.
Member, California Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc.
Member, Editorial Board of the Saudi Medical Journal
Saudi Arabia
Member, American Medical Association
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, Tulare County Medical Society

Scientific Presentations:

Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction
California Society of Plastic Surgeons' MeetingPalm Springs, CA May 1996

Laser Skin Resurfacing Symposium
Seattle, Washington - February 1996Dallas, Texas - October 1996Los Angeles, California - January 1997

Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction Symposium
Reduction Rhinoplasty (for Short Nasal-BonedPatients) SymposiumCalifornia Society of Plastic Surgeons' MeetingSan Francisco, California - March 1997

Patient Intolerance of Vicryl Sutures
(in Lactose Intolerant Patients) SymposiumCalifornia Society of Plastic Surgeons' MeetingSan Francisco, California - March 1997

Visiting Professor at University of Pittsburgh
April 1996. Subject: Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction

Visiting Professor at Loma Linda University
October 1997, Subject: Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction

Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia
August 1998, Subject: Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction

Visiting Professor at Loma Linda University
October 1998, Subject: Rhinoplasty

Visiting Professor - Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
February 1999, Subject: Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction

Presenter at Society of Plastic Surgery Skin Care
Specialists 6th Annual MeetingSan Francisco, California - May 2000 The Roles of Elastin and Collagen in Skin Rejuvenation


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