Awards And Accolades

Dr. D. Glynn Bolitho has established a humbling but prestigious career over the years. Serving four consecutive terms as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, he also fulfills a non-salaried appointment as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Bolitho’s accolades over the years have transcended from academia to being regarded by his peers at the San Diego County Medical Society as top in his field. He has been awarded as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for the past 8 years.

Dr. Bolitho has been honored to receive the following awards:

Postgraduate Prizes and Awards

George Sacks Prize

For outstanding postgraduate research
Awarded by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cape Town

Davis and Geck Research Scholarship

Awarded by the Davis and Geck, South Africa

Bunny Angorn Prize

Best resident presentation: “Hepatocyte proliferation and DNA synthesis following reduced-size liver auto- and allotransplantation”
Awarded by the Surgical Research Society of South Africa Congress

Travelling Scholarship

XIV International Transplantation Society Meeting
Awarded by the International Transplantation Society

Davis and Geck Research Scholarship

Awarded by Davis and Geck, South Africa

Lennox Gordon Prize

For the most distinguished publication by a resident in training
Awarded by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cape Town

Association of Surgeons of South Africa Medal

For the best publication by a resident in the South African Journal of Surgery
Awarded by the Association of Surgeons of South Africa

Smith and Nephew Travelling Fellow

Awarded by the Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of South Africa

Teacher of the Year Award

Awarded by the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University

Best Scientific Paper

Results of immediate breast reconstruction after skin-sparing mastectomy
Awarded by the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

Leroy Stynchcombe Award

Awarded by the Division of Plastic Surgery, Emory University jointly to Drs Grant Carlson, Diane Alexander, and Glynn Bolitho.

Medical School Prizes and Class Medals

Protea Surgical Prize for the final year student to demonstrate most clinical ability

Harwood Nash Memorial Medal for Surgery

SA Society of Anesthetists’ Medal for Anesthetics

Gordon Grant Medal for Gynecology

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