Dr. Terry J. Perkins - cosmetic surgery specialist

Dr. Terry J. Perkins, M.D, a nationally-respected specialist in facial cosmetic surgery, skin rejuvenation, and body contouring, has been serving Santa Barbara and the Tri-Counties for over 30 years.

At Evolutions Medical & Day Spa, he and his clinical staff (all of whom he has personally and extensively trained) provide a number of non-invasive and minimally invasive options for skin rejuvenationwrinkle reductionacne treatment, and hair removal using the most advanced technology and protocols available anywhere.

Dr. Perkins is constantly searching for new ways to better serve his patients and has a long history of being on the leading edge of aesthetic technology. He was the first specialist in the Santa Barbara-Ventura area to offer the liposuction surgical procedure as well as the first to make use of fat injection techniques for correcting body contour deficiencies. Dr. Perkins is a nationally recognized expert in injectables such as Botox. In 1999 he was selected to be one of only 16 doctors in the United States to conduct a study leading to the FDA approval of Botox for cosmetic uses. In 2005, he was chosen to be one of the select doctors involved in the FDA review of Vela Smooth technology, a non-surgical, non-invasive and painless way to reduce fat and cellulite.

Dr. Perkins grew up in Santa Barbara before attending UCLA and graduating from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, the California Medical Association, and the Santa Barbara County Medical Society. Dr. Perkins is past president of several local specialized medical societies, has served on the national public relations committee of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and has taught in the medical preceptor program with the University of California.  He has won the title “Best Cosmetic Surgeon” in the Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice poll multiple times.

His proven history of excellence in patient care, research, and innovation has earned Dr. Perkins national recognition, the trust of the FDA, and made him one of the most well-respected cosmetic surgeons in the Tri-Counties.

Frequently Asked Questions about Evolutions

Evolutions Medical & Day Spa is Santa Barbara’s premier spa, where the perfect fusion between clinical and the luxurious spa services is offered. Our day spa primarily focuses on relaxation and pampering, offering services such as massages, facials, and body treatments. Medical spa, on the other hand, offers a combination of traditional spa services and medical procedures, with a focus on improving the overall health and appearance of the skin, for a youthful and more attractive result.

Evolutions Medical & Day Spa in downtown Santa Barbara, California offers custom-tailored spa services like Massage Therapy, Body Treatments, Facials, Chemical Peels, Exfoliation Treatments, and Waxing.

Our Santa Barbara Medical Spa offers an array of aesthetic medical treatments such Botox, Dysport, Dermal Fillers, Ellipse IPL, Skin Resurfacing with Fractional CO2, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Vein Removal, Layered Liquid Lift, Microneedling, miraDry, Sublime Skin Tightening, Sculptra Aesthetic, and Ultherapy. Minimally invasive procedures include cheek Lift, Submentoplasty (Neck Lift), Blepharoplasty, Bitemporal Lift, Subnasal Lip Advancement, Facial Liposuction (Submental), Fat Transplantation, Stromal Vascular Fraction, Chemabrasion, Lateral Oral Commissure and Surgiwire.

Treatments are performed by trained and experienced therapists as well as licensed healthcare professionals including physician’s assistants and aestheticians.

Dr. Terry J. Perkins, M.D, a nationally-respected specialist in facial cosmetic surgery, skin rejuvenation, and body contouring, has been serving Santa Barbara and the Tri-Counties for over 30 years. Our cosmetic surgeon and onsite physician oversees the treatments.