San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
2100 Webster Street, Suite 429
San Francisco, California 94115 US
Coming soon!
13K profile views
37 years experience
157 expert answers
Last contacted by
a user ...

Write a review

Are you a patient of Donald M. Brown, MD (retired)?

Write a Review

Patient Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars 5.0 stars from 8 reviews See details Hide details
5.0 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5.0 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5.0 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5.0 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5.0 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5.0 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5.0 out of 5 stars Payment process
5.0 out of 5 stars Wait times
Narrow 8 reviews by:
Sort by:
  • Featured
  • Highest Rating
  • Lowest Rating
  • Recent

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Liposuction - San Francisco, CA

I have always excersised and watched what I eat, I was not "fat", but I had areas of fat that would not respond to moderate diet and exercise. I had a consultation with my Dr and was very pleased with the amount of time he spent with me and his attention to detail. He did not promise me unrealistic results, but did think I was a good candidate for the surgery. I had the surgery...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

My Cheek Implants and Upper and Lower Eyelids Look Very Natural - San Francisco

I did a lot of research before deciding on the doctor to do my surgery. He turned out to be the one my regular doctor recommended. The whole experience from start to finish was a positive one. My eyes are no longer half closed and the fat underneath my eyes is gone. They no longer look tired. The cheek implants look so natural I can't believe it. After surgery I was given some pills for...

Brow Lift

In my young 50's feeling like I had the time and money to attend to a bit of a lift in order to stay cute and feel pretty.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation Surgery - San Francisco, CA

After the birth of my child, and losing the weight that came along with it - I realized I had lost most of my breast shape and was down to a size A. 

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Looking forward - Great Experience! - San Francisco, CA

I had a wonderful experience getting botox by Dr. Brown. He is personable, professional, and very skillful. His office staff were friendly, and made me feel very welcome and comfortable. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Brown to friends and family, and am looking forward to my next appointment there!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Fantastic - San Francisco, CA

Post-baby "tune-up"!

5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

Turning Back the CLOCK - San Francisco, CA

Felt and looked older than I needed and wanted.

5 out of 5 stars Body Lift

I Can't Imagine a Better Dr. - San Francisco, CA

I had a lot of skin reduction surgery needed after weight loss. He combined a few procedures in one long surgery to take care of everything I needed so I only had to recover once.

Board Certifications

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


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free if you mention

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Brown has hospital affiliations at California Pacific Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    University of British Columbia, Faculty of Science

    University of British Columbia, with honors
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Orange County-University of California Irvine Medical Center

    General Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco
    Otolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery, Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital
    Plastic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
    Hand Surgery, Visiting resident of hand surgery at Roosevelt Hospital New York, New York

Treatments offered at Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery

Most popular answers from Donald M. Brown, MD (retired)

Narrow by:

Facelift Surgery Before and After Photos

This is really an excellent question and one that every person seeking plastic surgery should understand. There are two aspects to this answer. The... READ MORE

Which over the Counter Silicone Sheeting and or Paper Tape Do You Recommend for TT and Breast Lift Scars?

Although many plastic surgeons recommend the use of silicone sheeting there really is no good evidence that it is superior to paper tape. I did a... READ MORE

Malar Bags - Festoons. What Do You Recommend? (photo)

Thank you for your question. As you may have guessed by the number of different opinions expressed here, this is a very difficult problem to treat.... READ MORE

I Read That Fat Cells Come Back After Liposuction and Tummy Tuck. Is Weight Loss Harder?

Thank you for your questions. 1.Your first question about fat redistribution is a very common question that patients ask. There is a great number... READ MORE

Can I Tighten my Loose Abdominal Skin Without Surgery? (photo)

Thank you for your question Iris. First of all, congratulations on losing 75 pounds. Exercise will certainly improve the abdominal muscles but... READ MORE

What Cup Size Will 400/425cc Make Me If I'm A 34B Now?

Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, cup size following breast augmentation surgery is not an exact science as there is no standardization of... READ MORE

My Plastic Surgeon Told Me Never to Let Anyone Liposuction my Face. I Am Forty Years Old, Do You Agree?

Thank you for your question. When liposuction was first introduced in the 1980's every area of the body was treated by plastic surgeons. Then as... READ MORE

MRSA Prior to Plastic Surgery and Antibiotic Allergies, What Antibiotic Options Are there if I Have a TT?

Thank you for your question. I would think the first question that I would ask is how do you know that you had a Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus... READ MORE

Would Having Juvederm, or Another Filler, Injected into the Upper Cheeks Take Care of These Wrinkles?

Thank you for your photos and questions. This can be a rather tricky area to treat. The treatment for this area is the use of botox NOT fillers. I... READ MORE

I Don't Like the Tip of my Nose. I Think I Have a Hanging Columella and Retracted Nostrils. What Do You Suggest? (photo)

Thank you for your question. From your photographs it is very difficult to evaluate your nose adequately enough to give you a meaningful answer. It... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Brown

Donald M. Brown, MD (retired) has shared 11 before and after pictures with 88 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

Narrow by: