Dr. Coscia began practicing at The Plastic Surgery Center in 2012 as a cosmetic fellow. He quickly earned the respect and praise of the senior surgeons and was asked to join the group in 2013. Dr. Coscia has developed a reputation of having superb surgical skills and a wonderful demeanor. Dr. Coscia is also board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Coscia received his medical degree in his hometown of Memphis at the University of Tennessee. There he had the unique opportunity to work in the trauma department as a suture tech. The experience of caring for trauma patients and working to correct severe traumatic facial injuries sparked his initial interest in plastic surgery. Visualizing the problem and working to obtain the desired results was exciting and rewarding. During medical school he was selected for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha, an honor reserved for the top students.


J. Rudy Coscia, M.D.

Dr. Coscia was drawn to Northern California by the beautiful weather and vast array of outdoor activities. Here he completed his surgical training at the University of California Davis Medical Center where he worked under Dr. Thomas Stevenson, a nationally recognized leader in plastic surgery. Upon completing his residency, Dr. Coscia served as the fellow for The Plastic Surgery Center under the direction of six board certified plastic surgeons. During this fellowship year, he acquired tremendous experience performing facelifts, rhinoplasties, breast augmentations and breastlifts, and abdominoplasties. Dr. Coscia has a special interest in facial plastic surgery but appreciates the broad scope of plastic surgery both cosmetic and reconstructive.

Dr. Coscia is a published author with articles appearing in the Annals of Plastic Surgery. He has presented his research at meetings such as the California Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Aesthetic Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a candidate member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

He now has made Sacramento his home but enjoys traveling and visiting his family. Backpacking and skiing are two of his favorite pastimes. He also loves music and often sings at his church in Rocklin. He feels blessed to live in an area with so much to offer and privileged to be part of a practice with such a long and respected reputation.

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