Dr. Zeidler is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the highest distinction for a plastic surgeon. She practices aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery in the Los Gatos, San Jose, and greater South Bay Area.
Dr. Zeidler received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Rice University. She obtained her Doctorate of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, one of the top five medical schools in the country. At UCSF, Dr. Zeidler graduated at the top of her class and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After medical school, she continued her career at UCSF, completing both general surgery and plastic surgery training. During her training, Dr. Zeidler was acknowledged with UCSF’s Julius R. Krevan’s award for outstanding clinical care of her patients. Dr. Zeidler also earned a National Institute of Health (NIH) grant to support a postdoctoral research fellowship where she studied stem cells and their effects on wound healing. She then completed an additional advanced microsurgical clinical instructorship at Stanford University Medical Center where she perfected her skills in cutting-edge breast reconstruction techniques.
Dr. Zeidler is one of very few women surgeons in the Bay Area formally trained in microsurgical breast reconstruction, has authored numerous medical journal articles, and has lectured nationwide. As a physician whose family is affected by the breast cancer gene, Dr. Zeidler is dedicated to treating patients with breast cancer, and is continuing her academic research with new technologies that will improve the process of breast reconstruction.
Dr. Zeidler also specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face and body. After training at UCSF and Stanford, she became partners with renowned aesthetic plastic surgeon, Dr. R. Laurence Berkowitz. During her first few years in practice, she worked closely with him to develop techniques of achieving outstanding results for her patients. Dr. Zeidler’s philosophy of both reconstruction and aesthetic surgery is to create a fantastic but natural appearing final result.