Michael J. Halls, MD

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La Jolla Plastic Surgeon
9850 Genesse Avenue, Suite 630
La Jolla, California 92037 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

We reserve an hour for your consultation appointment exclusively with Dr. Michael Halls.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Halls has hospital affiliations at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, CA; Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA; Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA; Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, San Diego, CA.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1973
    Medical: MD, University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, Canada, 1977
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Mixed Surgical, St. Michael's Hospital, Canada, 1978
    Residencies:
    Plastic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1982
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, 1983
    Fellowships:
    Plastic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1982
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA,1984

Treatments offered at La Jolla Breast Institute

Blog Posts and Articles

Can Exercise Give Your Saggy Breasts a Lift?

Sagging, or ptosis, is one of the most common breast issues, particularly among women experiencing signs of aging and women with moderate to generous breast volume. There are ways to help prevent sagging, such as wearing supportive bras, but what about the potential of exercise to give sagging breasts a needed boost? Pectoral Exercise and Breast Appearance Exercises that focus on strengthening the pectoral muscles, such as dumbbell bench presses, push-ups, and chest presses, can...

Can Breast Reduction Improve Your Posture?

Women with overly large breasts often experience physical discomfort as a result of their body proportions. A breast reduction can improve neck and shoulder pain, poor posture and other chronic discomfort associated with having large breasts. Why Large Breasts Can Contribute to Poor Posture Women with large breasts may not directly connect their breast size to ongoing posture problems, but frequently, poor posture can come as a direct or indirect result of large breasts. This is...

How Young Is Too Young for Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction can provide a more proportionate breast size for women suffering from physical discomfort or social embarrassment due to large and heavy breasts. While most breast reduction patients are more mature women, many teens undergo breast reduction surgery each year to resolve the condition known as macromastia, or overly large breasts. But how young is too young for breast reduction? Waiting until Breasts Have Fully Developed Many surgeons recommend that young women...

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