Ontario Facial Plastic Surgeon
4550 Ontario Mills Parkway, Suite #107
Ontario, California 91764 US
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5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Facelift Surgery. Ontario, CA

It was very convenient and accessible to make an appointment and the staff was very courteous. The instruction was given to me after my procedure was easy to follow. Jeffry was very friendly and did follow up on my case. I was very satisfied with my result. I will definitely recommend Dr. Machida. You never really imagine the outcome until you see the Before and After Photos. I believe that my result was really amazing and love it!! If you would like to see my result please visit Dr. Machida's website.

5 out of 5 stars Lower Face Lift

Needed Lower Face and Neck Done - Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. Machida Review is 5 out of 5 for performance, and bedside manner.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Facelift to Make ME Feel Better About Myself - Ontario, CA

I was definitely impressed with Dr. Machida's sincerity and professionalism at our very first consultation. He explained in detail what to expect and what not to expect. I was definitely impressed and felt he was completely honest, truthful, spiritual and he assured me I would be happy with the results. He was right! He is very caring, sincere and I'm so pleased to have met him. He was available to answer my questions after my surgery ,after hours - that' was so reassuring!I have already recommended him to several friends!

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

75 and Very Happy - Ontario, CA

I found Dr. Machida to be extremely efficient and very precise in explaining the things that were going to happen. He had a very confident air about him that I appreciate. We had a good relationship at the start. He was always available to talk to me about various things. I found that to be very encouraging.

5 out of 5 stars Chin Liposuction

66 Year Young & Delighted with my Chin Lipo - Ontario, CA

Dr. Brain K. Machida was very nice, explained the procedure and answered all questions. He did not try to take advantage of me by offering more procedures. Instead of trying, he talked me out of a face lift I thought I needed. He is honest and ethical and I would recommend him to anyone needing or wanting plastic surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

50 and Fabulous - Ontario, CA

Dr. Machida is amazing! I could not have asked for a better doctor. During the consultation, he patiently explained the procedure and answered any questions I had. On the day of the procedure, he was quite gentle and made sure I was relaxed. I knew what to expect which made the experience much easier. Best of all, the result looks fantastic! Perfection... better than what I wanted. Truly the work of a skilled surgeon. I would highly recommend Dr. Machida to any of my friends or family.

5 out of 5 stars Lifestyle Lift

Very Happy with my Lifestyle Lift. Ontario, CA

I can only speak for myself. Dr. Machida is very good at his job. He is caring and answered my questions and concerns. He took very good care of me.

5 out of 5 stars Lifestyle Lift

67 3 Adult Children - Ontario, CA

He was very informativeI met him the day of my consultation he answered all my questions. The surgery was done in a gravity chair and the surrondings were clean. My scsrs are next to none. Very satisfied

5 out of 5 stars Lifestyle Lift

Worth Every Penny - Ontario, CA

Dr. Machida is a very talented and compassionate doctor. I have 3 friends who have also gone to him and are very happy with their results. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

5 out of 5 stars Lifestyle Lift

Love my New Look - Ontario, CA

Dr. Machida made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions. All of the staff, including phone calls and follow up, were so sweet and helpfull. I never had to wait more than a few minutes in their comfortable waiting room. Only good things to say about Ontario Mills center in California

Personal Statement

Dr. Brian Machida is a double Board Certified facial plastic surgeon with an outstanding level of experience. Unlike other plastic surgeons, who work on the entire body, Dr. Machida focuses only on the face and neck. Superior training and extraordinary experience have made him an expert.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Awards & Recognition

John Orlando Roe Award in Facial Plastic surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery, CRC
Top Doctors of the Inland Empire, Inland Empire Magazine
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Machida has hospital affiliations at Citrus Valley Medical Center, Queen of Valley Campus, and Intercommunity Campus.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1978
    Medical: MD, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1983
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Surgery, Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center, 1984
    Residency: Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center, 1988
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California, 1989

Treatments offered at Brian K Machida, MD - STC Plastic Surgery Inland Empire

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I just had my stitches removed from a blepharoplasty surgery 4 days ago, and I was wondering if it is okay to cry?

I'm sorry to hear about your tough times. If you cry, you will need to avoid rubbing your eyelids with your hands. Also fo extra safety, you can ask... READ MORE

Neck surgery. 1 week 4 days later, is this an infection? (Photo)

Your skin appears to be breaking down, which may have a variety of reasons depending upon your medical condition. It's best to get evaluation and... READ MORE

What's the Best Laser for Skin Resurfacing?

I believe your best result will come from fractional laser resurfacing. I believe your mostconsistent results will come from a CO2 laser. Its really... READ MORE

Any chance of reversing "sagging central platysma muscle" as a result of Neck Lift? (Photos)

It would be good to see your preoperative photos but I believe that your problem could be greatly improved with a neck lift which addresses the... READ MORE

Are SculpSure prices fixed by the manufacturer? I have been a bunch of different prices on this site

Cynosure has pricing guidelines and carefully watches over advertised prices.  All prices are negotiable once you go to an independent office.  If y... READ MORE

Between Fractional, CO2, and Genesis Cutera lasers, which procedure is more effective?

For brown spots and acne, the Picosure laser is the best treatment for asians. Out of all the three you listed, it will best do the job including... READ MORE

Natural looking facelift, and skin rejuvenation, what advice would you give? How can I be sure to find the right surgeon? (Photo

It looks like you would best benefit from a face and neck lift with treatment of the fine lines such as fractional laser or microneedling. Although... READ MORE

Neck Lift v. Lower Face Lift v. Chin Lipo - I'm confused! (Photo)

It sounds as if a combination of procedures is the best solution. You might consider a facelift with attention to the neck which incorporates... READ MORE

I had a deep CO2 laser peel 12 weeks ago. I have red areas on eyelids and under eyes. Also have lined pattern in skin on cheek

Redness and lines can occur after laser. Redness may resolve on its own.  Lines will also fade with time, but you may need topical treatment d... READ MORE

Is the corset platysma muscle surgery the only way to fix a neck lift?

You may not need a platysmaplasty and in certain cases, it is not necessary. But this needs to be decided before surgery, because platysmaplasty ... READ MORE

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