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David L. Mobley, MD

With more than 30 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery, triple 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.


Dr. David L. Mobley of Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center
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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 non-invasive procedures on a daily basis, including Botox®, Dysport® and the entire spectrum of dermal fillers to add facial volume and correct wrinkles and lines.


Dr. Mobley has a 95% Patient Satisfaction Rating based on 735+ reviews.


Dr. Mobley and his staff are incredibly kind and caring. So very easy to talk to. My facelift results are fantastic. Extremely natural. The best thing about having my surgery is I feel my face now reflects my true personality. I no longer cringe when I look in the mirror. Before I always looked sad..


Dr. Mobley really listened to what I wanted from my breast augmentation - a size that fits my body and looks as natural as possible - and he completely accomplished that. Dr. Mobley and the nursing staff made me feel very comfortable through the entire process. They’ve also been wonderful about follow ups and answering all my questions. [Single best thing is...] Dr. Mobley and the staff. Without their guidance and support, I never would have been as comfortable with the procedure and as happy with the process and my results as I am..


Dr. Mobley and his staff are attentive and address any questions and concerns you might have. After the surgery they continue to monitor how you are feeling and make sure that you are comfortable. He promised me a natural look and definitely delivered on his promise. I love my neck lift, and my friends and family can't believe it when I show them the before and after pictures. I never wanted to look 20 years younger and artificial. We've all seen those plastic surgeries! After my neck lift, I look natural. I look like myself, only well rested and relaxed..


I have been wanting a breast lift for about 15 years. The consultation process was very comfortable and the vectra imaging was so helpful to see what options I had. I felt listened to and never pressured into making a decision. Dr. Mobley really took his time when speaking with me. The surgery itself went great. While healing I had several questons and all of the nurses always got back to me on the same day! One nurse could even tell that I was nervous about a stitch and she told me to come on in and she'lltake a look. Everyone at Sarasota Plastic Surgery is top notch. I felt like a super star and like I was the only person in the building. I'm wanting to get a tummy tuck later and I will 100% be going to Dr. Mobley!.


Excellent doctor. Pleasant personality and did a wonderful job with FX laser and several other procedures. I will always choose Dr. Mobley for any further needs. His staff is excellent and always there to answer any concerns.


Over the years, Dr. Mobley has performed several procedures for me. I have always been completely happy not only with the results of those procedures but also with the quality of care, concern and follow up he provided. I have complete trust in his judgment and skill. Dr. Mobley has genuine conversations about realistic expectations, alternative procedures and possible side effects. He sets high expectations for himself which have resulted in excellent outcomes for me.


I recently had a consult after having several procedures by another surgeon in upstate NY. My outcome was less than satisfactory and I came in for a consult. Dr. Mobley and his staff spent almost 2 hours going over what went wrong and ways to remedy my concerns. I could not have asked for a better experience. I am a health care provider and very much appreciated the expertise, time and customer service I received.


I had a breast augmentation performed by Dr. Mobley in March 2017 and went from a small A cup to 385cc, C cup. I am two-month's post-op right now and am already completely back to full functioning and I feel amazing and so much more confident about myself, not to mention my breasts look perfect and so natural, he couldn't have done a better job. Dr. Mobley was available non-stop whenever I needed him as I was kind of needy after surgery with questions and concerns. True professional.

Diane R.

I have been a patient of Dr. Mobley for more than 4.5 years. I began at the age of 64 with a full face lift, upper eyelift, etc. My satisfaction is beyond words.....Following my initial visit, I returned yearly for Juverderm fillers and botox injections to maintain. I am approaching my 69th birthday and many friends and strangers assess my age between 50-55 years. Dr. Mobley is an expert is in his field and I trust him completely.


Dr. David Mobley is an exceptional plastic surgeon in every aspect. Over the years he has performed several procedures for me, including Face Lift, Fat Transfer, and FX Laser. I have always been completely happy not only with the results but also with the quality of care, concern, and follow-up he and his staff provided. He makes me feel at ease. I have complete trust in his judgment and skill. I would highly recommend Dr. Mobley toanyone wanting to have plastic surgery done.

Ella R.

Your patients love you because your work is amazing! Thanks for making me beautiful and KEEPING me that way! .

L. Stepp

Dr. Mobley is amazing. Overall awesome experience. He puts you at ease, and is very thorough answering your questions and concerns.

Court H.

Dr Mobley is an absolute genious! My surgery went perfectly and I couldn't have asked for better results.

Linda M.

I had surgery on 7-27-17. It was a pleasurable experience. Dr mobley never rushed me, and spent time talking to me about the procedures I wanted, I asked him him what he thought I needed , and I trusted him . I had seen 3other surgeons before I made my decision . I chose dr. Mobley because I had the most confidence in his skills, and I am pleased with the results. Everyone at the Sarasota plastic surgery center has been extremely helpful and pleasant. I recommend dr. Mobley highly.

Melodi O.

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.

Angela T.

Dr. Mobley and the entire staff at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center were amazing, both professionally and friendly. I could not be happier with the outcome of my rhinoplasty. The results were exactly as Dr. Mobley showed me prior to surgery. He explained the procedure and answered all my questions, making me feel very comfortable through out the entire process. I was also very impressed with the state of the art facility they have. I highly, highly recommend Dr. Mobley and the staff at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center!!!!.

Allexa L.

I highly recommend Doctor Mobley- he is an amazing doctor and person, and his work speaks for itself. He makes you feel very comfortable and at ease, his facility is beautiful, and he is very thorough. I love my results and am very happy I chose Doctor Mobley for my surgery.

Jim W.

Dr. Mobley did a fantastic job. From the consultation, thru the pre and post-op, he and his team were patient, professional and very reassuring. He took the time to answer all of our questions in confident detail. Most certainly all of our future surgeries will be with him and his team.

Elaine P.

Flawless! Dr. Mobley is absolutely wonderful! The doctors & staff are kind, explain every detail and very professional. They are well worth the wait for an appointment!

Fay R.

I had a consultation with Dr. Mobley last week. He was such an exceptional surgeon that I will wait the time to have my surgery. He is very professional and yet warm and welcoming. He won't take shortcuts and he won't recommend anything that he feels is not needed. I recommend him highly.

Kathryn L.

DR Mobley performed my rhinoplasty and I’ve never been happier. I went in for some filler for my lips and michelle offered me a Botox lip lift (gummy) instead. I am so beyond pleased with my results and how she listened to me wanting a more natural look which was achieved perfectly! Could not recommend SPSC more highly!

Jessica E.

I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Mobley and his team every step of the way with my breast augmentation. From the staff to the facility, I definitely rate it a 10 out of 10. Highly recommend for any plastic surgery needs.

Sophia G.

The plastic surgery center was so kind in helping me. Dr. Mobley was a phenomenal surgeon I recommended him to all my friends and family because he is amazing.

Pat L.

Dr. Mobley is one of the nicest men and a great Plastic Surgeon! I have referred a number of friends to him and they all have been very satisfied with his work. I encouraged them to get second opinions, which they did, and all decided to move forward with Dr. Mobley.


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.

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Dr. Mobley is triple 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 and Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center.

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patient stories: Why i chose Dr. Mobley

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Before and After Photos

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Additional Privileges

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Sarasota Memorial Hospital was ranked #1 on the Suncoast in the 2015-16 Best Hospitals report, by U.S. New & World Report for overall patient safety, quality and care. Our Sarasota plastic surgeons are proud to hold full medical privileges here, which is one of Sarasota’s largest employers. With more than 819 beds, 4,000 staff members, 800 physicians and 1,000+ volunteers, Sarasota Memorial remains the only local hospital consistently ranked as the region’s finest. This facility is a full-service health system offering specialized outpatient care for our cosmetic surgeons. With too many awards and recognitions to list here, our surgeon’s are privileged to perform a variety of procedures at Sarasota Memorial where they know their patients are in outstanding hands.