Dr. David L. Mobley - Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Meet Dr. Mobley

With more than 27 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery, board-certified Sarasota, FL cosmetic surgeon, Dr. David L. Mobley is well known for creating dramatic surgical improvements while maintaining a natural appearance. Sarasota physicians voted him a “Top Doctor” for “Plastic Surgery”, and he has received Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors” recognition continuously every year since 2007. Most recently, he received the Vitals’ Top 10 Award and America's Most Honored Professionals Award, both given to only the top 1% of American physicians.

Skills and Specialties

Dr. Mobley focuses his plastic surgery practice on cosmetic surgery of the face and breasts.  He has performed over 2,000 facelifts, often combined with other forms of facial rejuvenation including, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), browlifts, rhinoplasty, fractional CO2 laser (facial wrinkle removal) and facial fat grafting.  He is also a highly skilled cosmetic breast surgeon and offers breast enlargement with state-of-the-art cohesive gel implants, as well as breast lifts (mastopexy), and breast reduction surgery.  His modern breast lifts are performed with a minimal incision and often incorporate a new absorbable (Galaflex) mesh for added support.    Dr. Mobley also performs noninvasive procedures on a daily basis, including Botox, Dysport and the entire spectrum of dermal fillers to add facial volume and correct wrinkles and lines.

Education and Training

Dr. Mobley received his B.S. degree at Texas A&M University, and completed requirements for his M.D. degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After completing his surgical internship at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, he moved to Richmond, Virginia in 1987 where he completed a four-year residency in Otolaryngology (ENT) at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Mobley completed a full plastic surgery residency and micro-vascular surgery fellowship in 1993 at L.S.U. Medical Center in New Orleans. Seeking advanced training in cosmetic surgery, Dr. Mobley completed an additional one-year fellowship where he received specialized, intensive training in cosmetic procedures of the face, breast and body.

Certifications and Licenses

Dr. Mobley is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Mobley is a member of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Mobley holds active staff appointments at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center and Cape Surgery Center.



"Really and truly perfect! Thanks a lot to Dr Mobley and his staff"



"Dr. Mobley & staff were all very professional, courteous & friendly and gave excellent care."



"Regarding Dr Mobley, I had a been seeing a Dermatologist with decades of experience named Dr Z____ from Sarasota. I saw him for several years and he 'missed' a skin cancer growth on my face. When I finally went to a excellent Dermatologist (Dr Jeffery Bread in Bradenton) he spotted that cancer spot within 30 seconds of entering his office. To minimize the scar on my face I elected to use MOHS Surgery. Dr Dunn - a MOHS specailist was expecting a easy 'situation' (we ALL were). I was in his office - in and out of surgery - for over 10 hours - the cancer was that widespread. Dr Dunn was still there working on me when practically every one of his own office staff had finished for the day - even went across the street to consult with another Doc when he got especially 'deep' into the cancer. Once all the cancer was removed I was left with a GAPING erratic hole in my face - a automatic 'elephant man'. DR MOBLEY was supposed to 'fix' me the next day but we all had anticipated a MUCH smaller wound. I was sent home while DR MOBLEY figured out what he could possibly do. A couple of days later I was brought back in and Dr MOBLEY pulled off a miracle. Since his work - NOT ONE PERSON has ever 'recognized' the severity of my wound - or even that I had a 'problem' in that area. What is that worth? No more 'elephant man' - a second chance to live a normal life! Dr Mobley - not a 'flashy TV persona' you seem to see with a lot of plastic surgeons - just a person who genuinely CARES about his patients and about the quality of work he does."

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"Dr. Mobley is an excellent doctor and surgeon. Prior to choosing a plastic surgeon, I did my research and felt Dr. Mobley was the best. He's very straight forward and professional and very good at what he does. The before and after pictures do not depict miracle results, you see real people with real bodies. My results exceeded my expectations and I am really glad I chose Dr. Mobley."



"Dr. Mobley is an exceptionally skilled surgeon who would rank at the top of any list of cosmetic surgeons anywhere. I know because I have been to others considered among the best in the nation. He spends a lot of time with each patient during appointments and goes into great detail to explain various procedures, options, and recommendations. I have been extremely pleased with work done by Dr. Mobley on more than one occasion."



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The board-certified plastic surgeons of Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. Braun Graham, Dr. David Mobley, Dr. Scott Engel, and Dr. Brian Derby, offer a comprehensive range of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results may vary. Individual results are not guaranteed.