Joseph Michaels Plastic Surgeon MD
Dr. Joseph Michaels, Plastic Surgeon
Joseph Michaels, MD is a board-certified plastic surgeon and one of the few plastic surgeons in the United States to have performed a fellowship specifically dedicated to body contouring and plastic surgery after weight loss surgery. He is the founder of Michaels Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery which has two convenient locations in Rockville, Maryland and Fairfax, Virginia.
Dr. Michaels began his professional education at the University of Pennsylvania where he completed a double major in Psychology and the Biological Basis of Behavior. He earned his medical degree at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City where he was selected into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, an honor given to the top students in the graduating class. He went on to complete his general surgery residency at New York University Medical Center. While there, he also completed a plastic surgery research fellowship. He completed a second plastic surgery residency at the world-renowned Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University.
Dr. Michaels’ commitment to advancing the field of plastic surgery has led him to become an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins. He also teaches residents at the Georgetown University Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency Program and is the Vice-Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
The recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Michaels has authored more than twenty peer-reviewed manuscripts and ten book chapters. He continues to perform both clinical and basic science research. He has been featured on television and radio programs where he has shared his expertise in body contouring.
From his passion for bariatric surgery patients and anyone that has lost significant weight, Dr. Michaels is a contributing professional that writes articles on ObesityHelp.com to educate and support them.
Plastic Surgery with Dr. Michaels
Highly-skilled in plastic surgery procedures, Dr. Michaels has a passion and special interest in body contouring after weight loss surgery with a significant weight loss. He continues to remain at the forefront of surgical and non-surgical treatments offering the very latest in minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art-technology with patient safety as a key focus. Dr. Michaels has the unique distinction of being one of the first plastic surgeons in the United States to use the revolutionary V-Loc™ suture which closes wounds securely without the need to tie knots.
Dr. Michaels offers his patients a vast array of both cosmetic and reconstructive surgical options. He has specialized training and skills in procedures for breast and body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and post-weight loss surgery including: the Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Upper Body Lift, Lower Body Lift, Extended Tummy Tuck, Panniculectomy, Breast Lift (Mastopexy), Arm Lift (Brachioplasty), Thigh Lift, Facelift, Neck lift Mons Rejuvenation, Gynecomastia Treatment, Liposuction, Labiaplasty, Brachioplasty (Eyelids)and Secondary/Revision Body Contouring. He also offers Hand Rejuvenation, Fat Injections, Botox, Facial Fillers, Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Laser Treatments, and much more!
As a patient of Dr. Michaels, you will receive compassion, honesty, good communication, and genuine care for you. From your initial contact, through your procedure, and throughout your recovery period, you will experience his thoroughness and warmth.
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Plastic Surgery in Maryland
Whether the changes you desire are dramatic or subtle, Dr. Joseph Michaels is dedicated to all of your cosmetic and reconstructive needs. He will listen to your goals and tailor a treatment plan designed to meet your expectations and personal needs. He offers comprehensive, personalized care with unparalleled warmth and guidance and a commitment to help you achieve the look you want.
Dr. Michaels invites you to schedule a private consultation where you can discuss your goals and learn about your reconstructive or cosmetic options. His goal is to provide you with beautiful and natural results using the safest and the most current techniques.
Patients travel from around the world to be patients of Dr. Michaels, so if you are more than 100 miles away from one of our locations, you can set up a virtual consultation.
You can contact us online or give us a call:
Rockville, Maryland at (301) 468-5991
Fairfax, Virginia at (703) 957-8610
Take the next step in your weight loss surgery journey!
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Latest Reviews See all 10 reviewsbreathemusic on April 13, 2017
My experience with Dr. Michaels was wonderful. After having WLS and losing over 100 lbs, I needed to get the lose skin gone! I consulted him and was able to get a lower body lift, arm lift, and minor breast lift all in a single More...NYMom222 on March 29, 2016
Dr. Michaels is a phenomenal Plastic Surgeon. Not only did I get amazing results, but the whole process was seamless. He is kind, considerate and makes himself available to you. I never felt rushed at appointments, and he answered all my questions and helped me More...