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Dr. Michael Sundine, Plastic Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery /

Last edited : 02/20/2009

1441 Avocado Avenue Suite 502
Newport Beach, California
Phone: 949-706-3100

Dr. Sundine

Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. is a board certified plastic surgeon who practices out of Newport Beach, California. He is 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 has been voted as an Orange County "Physician of Excellence" by the Orange County Medical Association and featured in Orange Coast Magazine for 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.  He also named as a 2009 "Southern California Super Doctor" in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery as featured in Los Angeles Magazine.  Dr. Sundine practices in Newport Beach, California where specializes in cosmetic surgery and performs all types of plastic surgery.  His special interests are in cosmetic surgery including face and neck lifts, forehead lifts, rhinoplasty, and breast augmentation.

"Aesthetic surgery encompasses a collaboration of
skill and experience on the part of the surgeon and
the patient's unique sense of beauty and balance,
while emphasizing safety thoughout the process."

Dr. Sundine sees cosmetic patients on Wednesday mornings and Friday in Newport Beach. Please call to make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Sundine and learn how his expert skills can benefit you.


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, 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 postgraduate training with Dr. Bruce Connell in facial rejuvenation and aesthetics. 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 where he devotes his attention to cosmetic surgery and craniofacial surgery. With his background in craniofacial surgery, he has expertise in facelifting, browlifting, 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.

Professional Memberships:

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


Dr. Sundine is contracted with Monarch Healthcare and Greater Newport Physicians and a variety of other health insurance plans.  He also provides patient financing through Care Credit ( and (  Please call Toni in our office to work with you to facilitate the insurance process.  She can be reached at 949-706-3100.

Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Plastic, Cosmetic, & Reconstructive Surgery

1401 Avocado Avenue
Suite 501
Newport Beach, CA  92660

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Dr. Michael Sundine, Plastic Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery /

Last edited : 02/20/2009

1441 Avocado Avenue Suite 502
Newport Beach, California
Phone: 949-706-3100

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