Ideal team

DR. PIRKO

Dr. Pirko, a native of Germany and Peru, is fluent in three languages: German, Spanish and English, and brings a variety of international experiences to his profession. He began his career in Plastic Surgery in 2005, training at the University of Chicago.

DR. DEB

Dr. Deb is one of the most respected and recognized surgeons in the plastic surgery community. Dr. Johnson received her medical degree and plastic surgery residency training from the prestigious Stanford University.

Dr. Pirko, a native of Germany and Peru, is fluent in three languages: German, Spanish and English, and brings a variety of international experiences to his profession. He began his career in Plastic Surgery in 2005, training at the University of Chicago.

He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has given over 100 lectures on plastic surgery both nationally and internationally. He has served as associate professor at UC Davisfor 12 years and continues to provide surgeries at ShrinersHospital for children. Dr. Pirko is an award-winning plastic surgeon who has been recognized not only for excellence in patient care, but also for excellence in education and social responsibility. He has published dozens of scientific articles and book chapters; he’s also a member of the editorial board and reviewer of Plastic Surgery publications.

Dr. Deb is one of the most respected and recognized surgeons in the plastic surgery community. Dr. Johnson received her medical degree and plastic surgery residency training from the prestigiousStanford University, and continued with fellowships at ClinicaPlanas in Barcelona and the Institut Francais de la Main inParis.

She is not only certified by the American Board of PlasticSurgery, but was elected a Director of this Board, where she serves as Secretary-Treasurer as well as the Chair of the ContinuingCertification Committee. Debra Johnson is a Past-President of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the California Societyof Plastic Surgeons.

She currently serves as a Trustee for theASPS and as the Legislative Committee Co-Chair for the CSPS. Dr.Johnson participates on the Breast Device Collaborative Communityunder the FDA, and as a member of the ASPS Expert-to-Expert SurgeonGroup answering plastic surgeons’ questions regarding BreastImplant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). 

Dr. Debra Johnson loves living and working in Sacramento but spend she weekends in Napa where she works a small farm where she produces olive oil and cabernet sauvignon grapes, as well as an abundant vegetable and fruit garden.She loves her children, Gabriela and Pablo, her cat Murs, and her grand-dog Tho.

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Dr Deb

Dr Pirko

Denisse Gonzalez

Dale Robertson

Diana Peterson

Cindi Zaragoza

Carolina Oyervides

Candy Zuñiga

Lyubov Abramovich

Nicole Van Houten

Ana Lomeli