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George V. Webster; Helped Start UCLA's Plastic Surgery Unit

December 25, 1988

George V. Webster, 77, a veteran surgeon who helped establish the department of plastic surgery at the UCLA Medical School in 1955. Webster, a Stanford University graduate, was chief of plastic surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., during World War II and established a practice in Pasadena shortly after the war. He established a residency program in his specialty at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena and served on the staffs of several area hospitals. He was a past president of both the California Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. He retired in 1979. In Santa Barbara on Sunday.

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