Dr. Steven G. Pratt is a board certified Ophthalmologist, with specialties in Oculoplastics & Reconstructive Surgery. Currently he is a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.
Dr. Pratt completed a fellowship at the Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary (Harvard’s Eye & Ear Hospital) in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1981. Since completing his fellowship in June, 1981, Dr. Pratt has done well over 35,000 eyelid and facial surgeries, including 1000’s of cosmetic and post-mohs reconstructive surgeries after facial skin cancer. Dr. Pratt has given many lectures on “skin care”, including how to avoid/prevent wrinkles, sun damage and even skin cancer. He observed decades ago that the best facial cosmetic operations are only achieved by also implementing a “program” of topical skin care products combined with eating “SPF foods” and the judicious use of lasers (when indicated).
Dr Pratt is an excellent surgeon and he is also a holistic MD as he is board certified by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. As a world-renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention of disease and optimizing healthDr Pratt has written 5 books on health and wellness. His book “SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life”was on the New York Times “top 10” best seller’s list.
Along with stellar credentials Dr. Pratt’s bedside manner is impeccable. As a caring professional he will take the time to ask and answer any questions you have or to give explanations regarding your procedure. Dr. Pratt also is one of the few doctors today that after a procedure takes the time to call you at home to see how you are doing.
Dr. Pratt is a husband, a father and a grandfather. He loves to to spend time in his garden and especially loves to grow berries. Blueberries are his favorite but the red raspberries are his latest love! He and his wife are avid animal lovers and they have and continue to rescue dogs and horses.