About Me

Frederick L. Stafford, M.D., is a dual board-certified surgeon in critical care surgery and general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He’s also a diplomate of the American Board of Surgical Critical Care and an aesthetic medicine expert with more than three decades of experience.

Dr. Stafford earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1984. He went on to complete both his internship training and his residency at the King-Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

He has successfully performed thousands of procedures.  With extensive experience treating people of all ages and ethnicities, Dr. Stafford operates from the philosophy that it’s essential to get to know each patient and recognize their individual needs.

Areas of Interest: Minimally Invasive Surgery



Provider Specialty

General Surgery, Plastic Surgery


Medical Education

Meharry Medical College


Martin Luther King Drew Medical Center

Locations & Affiliations


Atlantic Medical Building

701 East 28th St.

Suite 201

Long Beach, CA

Appointment: (562) 427-1322