Palo Alto Physician
1515 El Camino Real, Suite C
Palo Alto, California 94306 US
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Botox for Correction of Masseter Muscles Enlargement Caused By Teeth Clenching

I have been clenching my teeth at night for years but recently it's getting worse and worse. My jaws would be sore and swelling everyday and it is making my heart shaped face to develop edges where the masseter muscles reside. And it just so happened that I heard about Botox for treatment of teeth clenching as well as masseter muscles enlargement during my consultation for Ultheraphy so I...

5 out of 5 stars SculpSure

The most amazing experience in my life

Sculpsure is the most amazing thing ever invented. It is the most effective treatment with phenomenal results. Sculpsure made me gain the confidence in my arms. Never thought i would have my dream arms, till I met David, and Molly Boudreault, who offer Sculpsure treatments. Cannot thank them enough!

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Finally Got my Mommy Makeover! So Happy! - Palo Alto, CA

Dr. Boudreault has a kind, gentle bedside manner which was comforting though the entire process. He listened and was patient with all my questions and concerns. He was responsive to all emails and phone calls which made me feel well cared for before and after my surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Upgrades for this Mom Bod!

Where to begin? Start to finish Dr B has made this the most seamless and amazing experience I could ever have imagined. His clinic is inviting and modern, his staff are warm and kind, he is obviously a professional and extremely qualified, but he's also very nice and approachable. I felt instantly comfortable with him, like a part of the fam! Plus, the man is just a really great surgeon! My gut instincts told me to go for it! After 2 kids, and an 80+ lbs weight loss, all it took was a custom-designed Mommy Makeover and I feel like I look better now than I did in college. I would recommend him to my best friends, my colleagues, even my sweet mother. If you're on the fence, DO IT! The only negative aspect is that I didn't do it sooner (and to be fair, that's totally not his fault). Call him. You'll love the whole experience.

3 out of 5 stars SculpSure

SculpSure Vs. Tradiotional Liposuction... Made the Wrong Choice

Before I start my review I must emphasize that this review is for the SculpSure laser ONLY not the physician. Dr. Boudreaultt and his wife Molly are amazing and I will go back to them for other procedures. I decided to get my flanks and abs treated only 1 time because that's all I could afford. All I can say is that after spending $3,400 for the treatment, I basically got no results. I look...

5 out of 5 stars SculpSure

53 Year Old with a Stubborn Belly Area. - Palo Alto, CA

Fabulous treatment from both Dr.Boudreault and Molly Boudreault. A great husband and wife team who work well together to give you the best treatment they can offer. Caring, Considerate, warm and friendly, I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone who is looking to have natural looking, serious professional work done.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

30 Year Old Mother, thrilled with new Breasts and Butt!!!! - Palo Alto, CA

I recommend Dr. Boudreault to everyone! I cannot say enough wonderful things about him. I am so pleased with my results and my friends who have seen him are incredibly happy too! We'll all be patients for life.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Slender 34A with a Chest Impression to 400CC Implants - Palo Alto, CA

Doctor Boudreault was absolutely the best doctor I could have asked for! I actually didn't even look at any other surgeons Boudreault made me instantly feel comfortable and professional with my wants and goals his Wife Molly as well is extremely sweet she always made sure I was in a great mood and which kept me happy with decisions if I had been remotely unsure. By far my experience was perfect! Even the day after I got a FaceTime to check in on me!!! If you live in the Bay Area I could not stress enough how happy you will be going with Doctor Boudreault! My surgery wouldn't be the same!

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

BBL Fat Transfer from Tummy, Flanks and Thighs to Buttom - Palo Alto, CA

My experience with Dr. Boudreault is amazing. I'm not the type to write reviews but thought it would be great to share this experience knowing how difficult it is to find the right PS you can trust and really work well with. I'm severely shy and uncomfortable with my own skin. I must say they made me feel really comfortable. I asked questions and will call or text anytime of day and night and...

5 out of 5 stars SculpSure

30 Years Old-142 Lbs - Need Fat Reduction with Sculpsure and Laser Hair Removal, Palo Alto CA

Thank you so much Dr David and his wife nurse practitioner Molly Boudreault for helping me look and feel amazing, no words can even explain how great illuminate plastic surgery is. I'm so impressed how professional,trustworthy, patient and friendly they are, they make me feel immediately comfortable. I got my sculpsure and laser hair removal yesterday, it could not have gone any better the...

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Personal Statement

Dr. Boudreault is the owner and founder of Illuminate Plastic Surgery in Palo Alto, California. He is formally trained as a physician Dr. Boudreault offers a wide range of cosmetic services for the face, breast and body.

Consultation Fee

Free. It is important that you are appropriately informed. That is why consultations at Illuminate Plastic Surgery will typically take 1 - 1.5 hours.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Boudreault has hospital affiliations at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Sequoia Hospital .


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Medical: MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, UCSF East - Bay Surgery
    Plastic Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center
    Fellowship: Biodesign, Stanford University

Treatments offered at Illuminate Plastic Surgery

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How long to see Kybella results?

Hi Anna B.,Thank you for your question.  Please note that before and after pictures would really help us understand what is going on.  I usually r... READ MORE

Which procedure would give me the most dramatic results? (Extended Tummy tuck vs lower body lift). (photos)

Hi Akura,Thank you for your question and attached photos.  Congratulations on your weight loss!!!  With regards to your ideal procedure, it would r... READ MORE

When can I exercise/workout after breast augmentation? (Photo)

Hi mgroth,I recommend you follow your plastic surgeon's postop instructions exactly.  Four to 6 weeks may seem like a long time, but the last thing ... READ MORE

How soon can I do a revision? (Photo)

Hi Jezebel,Thank you for your question and photo. I do not recommend that my patients undergo additional surgeries for at least 4-6 months, depending... READ MORE

Lopsided smile after Ultherapy. Is this permanent? What should I do? (Photo)

Hi Rocketontheroof,Thank you for your question and highlighting the importance of seeking out a plastic surgeon to help you decide on treatments.  As ... READ MORE

Dysport Vs. Botox - What's the Difference?

Both Botox and Dysport are injectable neuromodulators, which means they work by temporarily blocking the nerve impulses of the target muscle. The main... READ MORE

I'm 26, have smile folds. Is Ultherapy fit for me? (Photo)

Hi Chloeta,Thank you for your question and photograph. As a new parent myself and plastic surgeon, I can relate to the sleepless nights and changes... READ MORE

BBL Post-op: Can I walk up a flight of stairs on same day after procedure?

Hi Marie, Thank you for your question. Your ability to walk up a flight of stairs after surgery will depend entirely on how well your pain is... READ MORE

When can I sit? 3 months post op

Hi Nonalisa, It sounds like you have been very compliant with your sitting protocol. Way to go! I usually tell my patients to avoid sitting for six... READ MORE

Where can I get a BBL? My budget is 6,000

Hi and thank you for your question. I strongly advise that you stay North of the border. In general, it is important that you consider more than price... READ MORE

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Cellfina from Start to Finish

Cellfina uses a process called subcision to realease the connective tissue bands that contribute to cellulite dimpling. Watch as Dr. David Boudreault performs Cellfina in his office. WATCH VIDEO

Managing Post-Op Pain With Experel [GRAPHIC]

Dr. David Boudreault explains and administers Experel during surgery. Experel is a liposomal carrier for pain medicine. It slowly releases non-narcotic medicine over a 3-day period for continuous pain control. WATCH VIDEO

See How the Keller Funnel, "No Touch" Technique, Is Used During Silicone Breast Augmentation

There are a number of benefits to using a 'no touch' technique with a Keller Funnel during breast augmentation surgery. Watch as Dr. David Boudreault uses this technique and learn more about why its the preferred method for some plastic surgeons. WATCH VIDEO

Ultherapy and Fat Loss: The Doctor Explains This Common Misconception

A common misconception of Ultherapy is that it causes fat loss. Dr. Boudreault explains why some patients appear to have a thinner, more hollow facial structure after receiving Ultherapy and addresses how to achieve optimal results from treatment. WATCH VIDEO

Reducing Complications in Darker Skin Types With Skintel — The Doctor Explains

Dark skin can be difficult to treatment with IPL as increased pigment in the skin can lead to complications such as burns and hyperpigmentation. Skintel is device that measures melanin in the skin to minimize risk and optimally treat IPL patients. WATCH VIDEO

See a Full SculpSure Treatment in Only 36 Seconds

Dr. David Boudreault shares a time lapse video of a full SculpSure treatment of back thighs from marking patient to treatment end. WATCH VIDEO

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*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.