Meet Dr. Sundine
Conveniently located to serve Newport Beach & all areas of Orange County
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, Orange County. 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, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 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.
“Aesthetic surgery encompasses a collaboration of skill and experience on the part of the surgeon and a patient’s unique definition of beauty, while emphasizing safety through the process.”
-Michael J. Sundine, M.D.
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American College of Surgeons-Fellow
- American Academy of Pediatrics-Fellow
- International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
- American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
- American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons
- California Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Association of Plastic Surgery