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Dr. Ford - Temecula Plastic Surgeon

View TestimonialsRachel Ford, M.D. is a plastic surgeon serving the Temecula Valley region of southern California. Her practice interests include breast surgery, body contouring and facial aesthetic surgery. She performs her operations in the AAAASF accredited operating rooms within Renuance Cosmetic Surgery Center.

Dr. Ford graduated Summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and then earned a Master’s degree from The George Washington University. She proceeded to graduate first in her medical school class from the University of Louisville.

Dr. Ford continued to pursue her passion in plastic surgery by completing 6 years of specialized training in residency at Loma Linda University. She trained in many different aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and performed research in various topics such as static facial suspension and physician quality control reporting programs. Her work was presented at both local and national academic meetings. She traveled to Hangzhou, China in 2015 to operate with plastic surgeons at Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, which has close ties to Loma Linda University.

Dr. Ford is committed to excellent patient care. She enjoys meeting patients during consultations and providing detailed knowledge and recommendations to help meet their needs. She thrives on performing a variety of surgeries with an eye for detail and optimizing results, and her kind bedside manner continues through each postoperative visit.



University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Wilmington, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Summa cum laude

Graduate School:

The George Washington University
Washington, DC
Master of Forensic Sciences
Concentration: Forensic Molecular Biology

Medical School:

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, Kentucky
Doctor of Medicine
Summa cum laude


Plastic Surgery:

Loma Linda University
Department of Plastic Surgery
Loma Linda, California

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Candidate for Membership

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Candidate for Membership

Honors & Awards:

  • The Frank R. Rogers Academic Achievement Award- 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • AMA/KMA Alliance Award- 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • The Dean’s Award for Scholarship
  • AMWA Certificate of Commendation for Academic Achievement
  • Stodgehill Academic Scholarship
  • Kimsey-Taylor Award for Excellence in Microbiology & Immunology
  • The Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society
24687 Monroe Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562

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