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David L. Mobley, MD

With more than 29 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.


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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.

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

Welcome to Dr. Mobley's Before and After gallery. To improve the communication between us, we encourage you to use the MyFavorites feature to create a collection of images that reflect your surgical goals. When looking at a set of images, simply click the "Add to Favorites" button to begin your collection. During our consultation, we'll review this collection together so we can discuss your specific goals and concerns.

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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.