Salinas Plastic Surgeon
1260 S. Main St, #201
Salinas, California 93901-3128 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

I had the most wonderful experience. Life changing!

I don't have any words to describe how wonderful this doctor is. I had a previous breast reduction wrong with another doctor that left me disfigured and Dr. Roman reconstructed my breast & now I have dignity. I can wear a swimsuit, tank tops, find pretty bras not feel ashamed in front of my husband & can shower with my eyes open. His staff is so friendly & kind. I would highly...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

40 and Much Needed Tummy Tuck - Salinas, CA

Amazing , no other word can describe Dr Romans

5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

53 Yrs Old I Have 3 Kids 2 of Them Are Twin Girls Age 16. Salinas, CA

I love Dr Romans and his staff. They have a wonderful welcoming office and such friendly staff. It's like visiting friends when you go there.

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

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

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Hospital Privileges

Dr. Romans has hospital affiliations at Salinas Valley Memorial Hosptial, Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsual, Nativdad Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Loma Linda University Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, Michigan State University
    Plastic Surgery, Wake Forest University

Treatments offered at Salinas Valley Plastic Surgery Associates, A Medical Corporation

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Do I have Symmastia? Fair change since post-op, will it get worse? (Photo)

Yes, you do have symmastia. This is most likely related to the size of your implants compared to you chest wall width and possible over-dissection of... READ MORE

22 y/o, no kids, 5'2, 100lbs petite, wants a large bust. Is it possible to go from an A cup to a small D despite my small frame?

Be really careful going too large with your implant choice. What looks good now may stretch and thin the tissues over time and move downward.... READ MORE

I'm so stuck between getting 400 and 450 cc's. What's better for my size? (Photos)

When my patients narrow an implant size choice down to two implant sizes, I usually ask them the following question: Are you more worried about... READ MORE

Had BA on may 29th. My measurements 36 B bra before surgery. I was hoping to be a least DD after surgery. Any thoughts?(photo)

A bra size is "just a number." It probably won't even be the same from every bra manufacturer (much like shoes). If you like your breasts and like how... READ MORE

Am I good candidate for lipo? Or do I need a full tummy tuck? (Photo)

Go with the abdominoplasty. Liposuction could be done at the same time. You have enough excess skin that if you have just liposuction alone, the skin... READ MORE

What is the best way to pay for breast implants with no credit? (Photo)

Care Credit is a company we use to help patients finance cosmetic surgery. It all depends on your credit rating. Cosmetic surgery is considered an... READ MORE

Help! Doctor/surgery center says its "illegal" to give me my implants back after explant today!

The surgery center I operate at won't give implants directly back to the patient either. I usually take the implants after they have "decontaminated"... READ MORE

I want to augment my breasts with VERY natural results. Can I get teardrop shaped implants inserted not inframammary?

If you want the most natural look the new "gummy bear" gel implant is great. It has no liquid center so there is nothing to leak. Allergan calls... READ MORE

I'm 29 days post Breast Augmentation & healing slowly due to delayed wound closure. Is there anything I can do to help? (photo)

It appears that the incisions are now closed. The scars are still pink at this point which is normal. It is probably OK now to stop topical antibiotic... READ MORE

I want to know if I need a breast lift or not? Please help. (Photo)

Based on the photos you presented, I am almost certain that you will need a lift. This can safely be done at the same time as breast augmentation. It... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Romans

Matthew L. Romans, MD, FACS has shared 9 before and after pictures with 9 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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