San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
2100 Webster Street, Suite 429
San Francisco, California 94115 US
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5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Liposuction - San Francisco, CA

My experience with dr B was wonderful. He is attentive, thorough and kind as well as highly skilled. My results have been amazing, I have never felt this sexy, fit or attractive in my life. Dr B is an amazing surgeon and his staff is one in a million, the level of service, comfort and care that I received cannot be matched. I feel so fortunate that I found dr B!

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

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

He is very skilled and very professional. And so is his office and operating staff. I thought about doing this for a long time and am very pleased with the results. I just wish I had done it sooner.

Brow Lift

My experience was nothing less than remarkable. The office, professional and fully attentive and Dr. B's attention on me, his advice and follow up, incredible and impeccable. I know I made the exact right decision. His office prepared me before during and after for a very successful experience, recovery, and surgery decision.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation Surgery - San Francisco, CA

Referral from past client. I met with Dr. Brown, several times until I had made the decision to proceed, and was very impressed with the amount of time he spent explaining everything and the high level of experience and professionalism he displayed. His office staff is equally amazing, thorough, patient and experienced. I had the surgery and am extremely happy with the results. Dr Brown took the time beforehand to make sure I chose the right type of implant and size, he and his staff made sure I understood exactly what would happen leading up to the surgery, the day of surgery, and afterwards. I have seen Dr. Brown several times afterwards because the post-op care is as important as the operation itself. He continues to take the time to answer questions and monitor the healing process. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to family and friends and would choose him as my surgeon again. Thanks Dr. Brown!

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

Top-notch professional. excellent process and fantastic results.

5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift

Turning Back the CLOCK - San Francisco, CA

Dr Brown's practice is geared toward assessing and satisfying his patient's wants and needs. He and his staff are in practice to help his patients achieve their goals. When you come to him with an idea of how you would like to change your appearance, he will help you accurately analyze your ideas. With his expertise and experience, he can and will suggest possibilities to better help you achieve your desired results. Dr Brown is not a salesman, and from my experience, concentrates on the patient's areas of concern. Most of these procedures are elective and the list can be long or short, but it is the patient's list that he is expertly attuned to accomplishing. Mine was a tightening of my neck and I couldn't be happier. I'm the only one that knows and everyone else just thinks I look GREAT. Completing the package of services provided by Dr Brown is excellent post operative care and monitoring of the procedure to insure proper healing. There is no doubt that were I in need of, or wanted care in the future............... I would seek Dr. Brown's help.

5 out of 5 stars Body Lift

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

Dr. B was extremely available after my surgery. He was sportive and involved in my recovery. He always took time to answer questions and concerns fully and thoughtfully. If you want to have a safe, professional, and satisfying surgery choose Dr. B. He also has an amazing staff, both the nurses and office staff were top quality, kind, patient, and always prompt and helpful.

*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 Otolaryngology and American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

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

Consultation Fee

Free if you mention Realself.com

Hospital Privileges

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

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate:
    University of British Columbia, Faculty of Science

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

    Internship:
    Orange County-University of California Irvine Medical Center

    Residency:
    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)

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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

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

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

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 93 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Practicing for 37 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Consultation Fee

Free if you mention Realself.com

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Brown has hospital affiliations at California Pacific Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate:
    University of British Columbia, Faculty of Science

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

    Internship:
    Orange County-University of California Irvine Medical Center

    Residency:
    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

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5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Liposuction - San Francisco, CA

My experience with dr B was wonderful. He is attentive, thorough and kind as well as highly skilled. My results have been amazing, I have never felt this sexy, fit or attractive in my life. Dr B is an amazing surgeon and his staff is one in a million, the level of service, comfort and care that I received cannot be matched. I feel so fortunate that I found dr B!

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

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

He is very skilled and very professional. And so is his office and operating staff. I thought about doing this for a long time and am very pleased with the results. I just wish I had done it sooner.

Brow Lift

My experience was nothing less than remarkable. The office, professional and fully attentive and Dr. B's attention on me, his advice and follow up, incredible and impeccable. I know I made the exact right decision. His office prepared me before during and after for a very successful experience, recovery, and surgery decision.


Before and After Photos




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

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

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

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