• Carl A. Powell, D.O., F.A.C.S. 

    Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

    Dr. Carl A. Powell is a Board Certified surgeon who specializes in Cosmetic Surgery.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery (ACS), the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Liposuction Surgery and the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery.  He is a member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American College of Phlebology and the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. Powell has performed thousands of surgical procedures over the course of more than twenty-five years of military and civilian surgical practice.

    Dr. Powell grew up in California, attended undergraduate school at the United States naval Academy and Boston University, graduate school at University of West Florida and pre-medical training at San Diego State University.  He completed medical school at Western University of health Sciences (College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific).  He received the “Most Outstanding Student” award graduating in the top ten percent of his medical school class.  He completed surgery residency at the University of California, Davis and sub-specialty training at Baylor University where he trained surgical residents.

    Dr. Powell has been dedicated to Cosmetic Surgery for the last nine years.  He has been trained by prominent surgeons throughout the country, has attended workshops and seminars on the newest procedures and has personally performed more than a thousand cosmetic procedures.  He trains surgeons on how to perform cosmetic procedures, tests surgeons applying for Cosmetic Surgery Board Certification and performs cosmetic surgery on other cosmetic surgeons.  He is a Board of Trustee for the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and has published articles on cosmetic treatments in well respected magazines.  Dr. Powell maintains hospital privileges at several hospitals in San Diego County.

    Dr. Powell is a well educated, trained, experienced and proficient surgeon.  He is dedicated to bringing the full spectrum of cosmetic surgery procedures to San Diego County.  He strives to provide state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures, tailored to each individual, in a safe and non-threatening manner and at a fair and reasonable price.  Dr. Powell’s goal is to improve each individual’s self esteem and self image by enhancing their existing beauty.


    Sima Shakiba, M.D.

    Sima Shakiba, M.D. is an ophthalmologist and a fellow ship trained refractive surgeon. Her interest in aesthetics prompted her to start her medical spa in Solana Beach. She was the owner and medical director of Beauty on The Beach before joining Powell Cosmetic Surgery.   She is experienced in Laser hair removal, Botox and Filler injections. Dr. Shakiba’s mission is to give superb service in a friendly environment. She uses her knowledge and her expertise to achieve the best results. To make an appointment with Dr. Shakiba please call 760-635-7507.