Dr. Burlin is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic [cosmetic] surgery. He has been in practice in Stockton, CA, since 1982. Dr. Burlin also operates his own in-office surgical facility which is fully accredited by the prestigious American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities [AAAASF].


Undergraduate: Dr. Burlin completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA where he was the founder of “Medicus”, UCLA’s premedical society and the largest organization on campus.

Medical School: He graduated from UCLA Medical School in 1976 with High Honors and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society. He also received the coveted Upjohn Award for Clinical Excellence.

Internship and Residency: He then attended Stanford University where he completed his Internship in General Surgery and the Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency in 1982.

Fellowships: During his training at Stanford, Dr. Burlin completed several additional plastic surgery training Fellowships

  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery [Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, January through April of 1979]
  • Hand Surgery [Gene Kilgore, MD, San Francisco, CA, July through December of 1980]
  • Cosmetic Plastic Surgery [Gilbert Grandinger, MD, San Mateo, CA, January through June of 1981]
  • General Plastic Surgery [Harry Bunke, MD, San Mateo, CA, January through June of 1981]


  • St. Joseph's Medical Center [Stockton, CA]
  • Dameron Hospital [Stockton, CA]
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center [Stockton, CA]

LICENSURE: California

CERTIFICATIONS:  Dr. Burlin is certified by the prestigious American Board of Plastic Surgery (1984).


  • American Board of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • The California Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • The California Medical Society
  • The San Joaquin Medical Society
  • American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities
  • AOA [National Medical Honor Society]