Meet The Doctor

Dr. Yale Kadesky M.D.

Dr. Yale Kadesky M.D.


  • Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons

With the Cosmetic Surgery Practice in Escondido, Combining his love for art and medicine, Dr. Kadesky was determined to be a plastic surgeon since he was 10 years old. His path took him to the world famous Johns Hopkins Medical School, he then trained in general and plastic surgery in Pennsylvania and New York. He also did a fellowship at the University of California Regional Burn Center.

After opening his Escondido practice in 1999, Dr. Kadesky reconstructed burn survivor Allyson Roach and co-founded the Ashleigh R. Roach Memorial Burn Foundation.

He loves music, art, food, wine and gardening. He is trying to love going to the gym!”


I feel blessed to offer the people of San Diego County a repertoire of aesthetic surgical procedures in my fully accredited office surgical center.

1101 E Pennsylvania Ave
Escondido, CA
Phone: (760) 201-4091
Email: [email protected]

Yale M. Kadesky, M.D.

About Yale M. Kadesky, M.D.

At Yale M. Kadesky, M.D., we strive to help patients draw out their inner beauty and become more confident in their appearance.

We understand that patients may have something they want to change about an appearance and we are more than happy to help. With our professional services, we can ensure that patients receive the proper treatment techniques and avoid any mishaps.

Under the direction of Dr. Kadesky, the team works to help patients create true works of art through what Dr. Kadesky calls the H-art of Plastic Surgery. With the professional knowledge and equipment, Dr. Kadesky can help change your image to what you desire in a professional way. Give us a call to schedule a consultation today and begin the path to a new you.

Meet The Team

Shellie Lyon

Shellie Lyon

Front Office Administrator

Shellie Taylor works in Dr. Kadesky’s office as a front office administrator greeting patients and visitors for their appointment or consultation with Dr. Kadesky. She enjoys helping patients with any questions or concerns they may have from that first phone call to “Graduation Day” as Dr. Kadesky calls it when he discharges his healed patients. She loves the office interaction with her co-workers and patients answering phone calls, scheduling consultations, follow-up appointments, and cosmetic surgeries as well as wound care surgeries and post-op care.

Shellie has a passion for helping others and it always makes her day when she can bring a smile to our patients' faces.

Angela Sanfillipo, CMA

Angela Sanfillipo, CMA

Office manager/CMA

Angela was born and raised right here in Escondido where her and her husband decided to remain and raise their two wonderful children. Angela has worked in the medical field since 2000 and has had the opportunity to work a variety of different areas such as Cardiology, Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, multiple different Pediatric Specialties and now Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. She takes pride in getting to know each and every patient that comes through the door and making sure they feel at home right here in our office. When she’s not busy doing patient care with Dr. Kadesky or managing the office, she enjoys traveling, watching her kids play sports and spending time with friends and family.

Linda Cossey

Linda Cossey

Office Administrator

Linda has been working with Dr. Kadesky’s as a receptionist and front office administrator since 2010. She really enjoys interacting with the patients and the staff. Her focus at Dr. Kadesky’s office is greeting the patients with a smile, answering phones, and making appointments. Linda has lived in Escondido since 1972 (her family has lived in the area since the early1950’s), so Linda is able to relate to most of our patients on a personal level. Linda has been married for over 22 years and has 2 wonderful children. She has enjoyed her time in the medical field and being an artist herself she can really appreciated the artistry of Dr. Kadesky’s work.