Meet Dr. Todd Rau - Redlands Plastic Surgeon

Redlands Plastic Surgeon

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon by The American Board of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Rau, who has come to be known as the “jewel of the Inland Empire” to many of his patients and staff, prides himself on the belief that all patients deserve a great plastic surgeon.

Dr. Rau is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon began his career in Plastic Surgery at Penn State University. Now he has a well-established private practice in Redlands. Dr. Rau has a reputation as a skilled surgeon in the areas of cosmetic and reconstructive facial and breast surgeries, along with body contouring procedures. Dr. Rau is working hard to better the lives of all of his patients.

PLASTIC SURGERY TRAINING

  • Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 7/03-6/05

GENERAL SURGERY TRAINING

  • St. Agnes and Johns Hopkins Hospitals, Baltimore, MD 7/98-6/03

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

  • University of California at Davis
    Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences, June 1992

MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • American University of the Caribbean
    Doctor of Medicine, December 1997

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Board Certified in Plastic Surgery – 11/06
  • Board Certified in General Surgery – 11/04
  • California State Medical License
  • Pennsylvania State Medical License
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 – 6/96
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 – 8/97
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3 – 12/02

SURGICAL RESIDENCY TRAINING

  • Plastic Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 7/03-6/05
  • General Surgery, St. Agnes Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 7/98-6/03

HONORS, AWARDS and ACTIVITIES

 

 

  • Outstanding Teaching Award by a Plastic Surgeon, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 2004-2005
  • Member of Redlands Community Hospital Physicians Credential Committee
  • Third Place Award. Annual St. Agnes Hospital Research Competition, 2003
  • Dean’s Academic Medical School Honors: Semesters 1-5
  • Highest Medical School Class Rank: 1ST of 47

OTHER CERTIFICATIONS

  • Radiesse® Advanced Use Certification – 9/07
  • The Botox® Cosmetic Silver Award Certificate – 2007
  • Allergan Academy- Allergan Physician Certification Program for Silicone-Filled Breast Implants
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 – 6/96
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 – 8/97
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3 – 12/02
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Plastic Surgeon: Private Practice in Redlands, CA, 8/05 to present
  • Plastic Surgeon: Penn State University Hershey Medical Center, 7/03 to 6/05
  • General Surgeon: St. Agnes HealthCare, 7/98 to 6/03
  • HLA Laboratory Technician: Riverside and San Bernardino County Blood Bank, Tissue Typing Laboratory, 10/93 to 4/94
  • Substitute Teacher: Yucaipa, Colton and Riverside School Districts, 1/93 to 10/93
  • Physical Therapy Aide: Redlands Community Hospital, 7/91 to 8/93
  • Community Health Intern: Recorded medical histories and blood pressures for eligibility in Omega-3 fatty acid hypertension studies. UC Davis Medical Center, 9/90 to 1/91

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Uncoupler Treated Human Fibroblasts Show Enhanced Migration, 2004, Penn State HersheyMedical Center. Todd C. Rau , MD, Donald R. Mackay, MD, H. Paul Ehrlich, PhD.
  • The Effects of Ethyl Pyruvate in Rat Wound Healing, 2003, Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Todd C. Rau, MD, Donald R. Mackay, MD, H. Paul Ehrlich, PhD.
  • Updated Experience of Benign Stereotactic Breast Biopsies Requiring Surgical Excision, 2003. Todd C. Rau MD, Armando Sardi MD.
  • Endocrinology Research Intern: Northern Blotting, DNA probing, and Autoradiography for measuring epidermal growth factor induced mRNA. Mark Wheeler, MD, Dept. of Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine. 1991-1992
  • Anesthesiology Research Intern: Post-anesthesia recovery time analysis for asthmatics. Dept. of Anesthesiology, UC Davis Medical Center. Fall 1990

LECTURES GIVEN

  • Mandibular and Maxillary Facial Fractures: Diagnosis and Treatment, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 7/03
  • Congenital Hand Deformities and Dupuytren’s Disease, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 8/03
  • Lip and Cheek Reconstruction, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 9/03
  • Eyelid Malposition, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 9/03
  • Breast Augmentation, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 10/03
  • Chest Wall Reconstruction, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 11/03
  • Cleft Palate and Velopharyngeal Incompetence, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 1/04
  • Secondary Cleft Lip and Nose Reconstruction, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 2/04
  • Vascular Malformations and Lymphedema, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 4/04
  • Body Contouring and Liposuction, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 5/04
  • Implants and Allografts, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 7/04
  • Frontal, Nasal, Orbital and Zygomatic Fractures: Diagnosis and Treatment, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 8/04
  • Hand Fractures and Dislocations, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 9/04
  • Ear Reconstruction/Otoplasty, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 10/04
  • Nasal Reconstruction, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 11/04
  • Breast Reduction/Mastopexy, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 1/05
  • Craniofacial Anomalies, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 5/05
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and Non-Invasive Breast Cancer, Atypical Hyperplasias and Radial Scar. St. Agnes Hospital Surgical Grand Rounds, 5/03
  • New Outcomes For Benign and Non-Invasive Stereotactic Breast Biopsies Requiring Open Surgical Management. St. Agnes Hospital Research Competition, 5/03
  • Review of Operative and Nonoperative Management of Blunt Splenic Trauma in Children and Adults. St. Agnes Hospital Surgical Grand Rounds, 9/02
  • Today’s Treatment of Blunt and Penetrating Splenic Trauma. St. Agnes Hospital, 9/02
  • Laparoscopic Versus Open Appendectomy. St. Agnes Hospital Surgical Grand Rounds, 3/01

CONFERENCES

  • The Aesthetic Meeting (ASAPS). San Diego, 5/08
  • About Face – The Art and Science of Using Injectable Agents for Facial Aesthetic Enhancement. Las Vegas, 4/08
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons Conference (ASPS). Baltimore, 10/07
  • Mentor Masters Series – Mentor’s Manufacturing Plant Tour and Educational Symposium. Dallas, 5/07
  • Dallas Rhinoplasty Conference. Dallas, 3/05
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery Conference. Philadelphia, 10/04
  • American College of Surgeons. San Francisco, 10/02

COURSES

  • Subperiosteal and Supraperiosteal Browlift and Mid-Facelift. San Diego, 5/08
  • A Graduated Approach to Facial Rejuvenation. San Diego, 5/08
  • Circumferential Body Contouring Including Buttocks Following Massive Weight Loss and Obesity. San Diego, 5/08
  • The Pinch Blepharoplasty for Safer and Superior Results. San Diego, 5/08
  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Facial and Body Liposculpture. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Topics in Blepharoplasty. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Straightening the Crooked Nose. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Overview of Choices in Breast Reduction. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Managing Difficult Problems in Breast Augmentation. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Improving Your Facelift Results. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Practical Strategies of Lower Extremity Reconstruction. Baltimore, 10/07
  • Mentor MemoryGel Breast Implants Device Access Education Course. 2007
  • Dallas Rhinoplasty Laboratory course. Dallas, 3/05
  • Rhinoplasty. ASPS Philadelphia, 10/13/04
  • SMAS Facelift. ASPS Philadelphia, 10/10/04
  • New York University Microvascular Surgery Course. New York, 2/04

HOBBIES

  • Participating in Ironman races, mountain biking, downhill skiing, spending time with the family.