Plastic Surgeon Newport Beach

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Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. is a board certified Orange County plastic surgeon who practices out of Newport Beach, California. He was previously an Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of California-Irvine. He has been featured on the Discovery Health Channel “Plastic Surgery Before and After” and was voted an Orange County “Physician of Excellence” by the Orange County Medical Association in 2006, 2007, 2008,2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013, as featured in Orange Coast Magazine. He has also been featured in Los Angeles Magazine as a Southern California Super Doctor for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Sundine began his training at the University of Colorado where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in molecular biology and biochemistry. He was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society while at the University of Colorado. He then graduated from the St. Louis University School of Medicine where he received multiple honors. Dr. Sundine then completed a full residency in General Surgery at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, and became board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He continued with his extensive and specialized training in Plastic Surgery, which was performed at the world famous Duke University Medical Center. He has been certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has both trained and taught internationally and completed a Craniomaxillofacial surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Sundine has also performed a postgraduate fellowship with Dr. Bruce Connell in facial rejuvenation and aesthetics and has taken over Dr. Connell’s facelift and facial rejuvenation practice. He has been practicing Plastic Surgery since 1995.

He is currently board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He currently limits his practice to plastic surgery and devotes his attention to cosmetic surgery and craniofacial surgery. With his background in craniofacial surgery, he has expertise in Orange County facelift and brow lift, as well as primary and secondary rhinoplasty.

Dr. Sundine is widely published and has numerous scientific articles as well as book chapters. He is a member of the AO/ASIF teaching faculty and has given national and international presentations on the treatment of facial injuries to residents in training as well as practicing surgeons. He routinely takes on the most difficult of cases and has developed a national and international referral base and a reputation of excellence.

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Our Reviews

  • - Written on February 12, 2018

    “He truly deserved the highest reviews on every level”

    I gave Dr. Sundine the highest possible review in each category because he truly deserved the highest reviews on every level. I am a very well recognized lawyer on the West Coast. My firm has spent millions of dollars on television advertising in which I appear. I could not afford to have a bad face lift or even for people to notice I had a face lift at all. I interviewed many physicians including some of the “celebrity” physicians. Ultimately, I chose Dr. Sundine because he performs highly complex complete facial reconstruction procedures on children.

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  • - Written on February 4, 2018

    “Special thank you to Dr. Sundine! So happy!!”

    My keloid surgery was an absolute success. I am so pleased with the results and grateful to the staff pre & post surgery. I was so nervous and scared to precede w/ the procedure. For I never had a surgery or general anesthesia before.:(

    Dr. Sundine with his exceeding professionalism gave me gentle kind assurance that all will be fine. In addition, educated me to his full knowledge and experience in detail what to expect. I felt safe and secure in his hands. Very kind soul. Post surgery I had radiation at another location, and it was a success. I am still in the healing process and my ear aesthetically looks next to perfect. I’m free of the disfigurement and I have a renewed confidence keloid Free!! :-)

    It was like 1 2 3!!

    Thank you Dr. Sundine, the friendly staff/ nurses You ALL Rock!! & I couldn’t ask for any better.:)

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  • - Written on September 19, 2017

    “VERY PERSONABLE, CARING AND PROFESSIONAL”

    Dr. Sundine and his staff were absolutley wonderful ! Very personable, caring and professional. His nurse Toni was so kind and answered all my questions and addressed all my concerns. The procedure went very well, with very little bruising or down time. Dr. Sundine is truly an exceptional plastic surgeon and I will definitely be using his services in the future. Thank you very much Dr Sundine and your magnificent team !

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  • - Written on September 19, 2017

    “THE RESULTS NOTHING SHORT OF EXCEPTIONAL”

    I chose Dr. Sundine because he is an expert in a highly regarded surgical technique that delivers a completely natural result. It takes longer on the operating table and it requires specialized training which many doctors just don’t want to invest in. The results, however, are nothing short of spectacular.

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