Bay Area Plastic Surgeon
1241 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Ste. 190
Foster City, California 94404 US
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5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

So totally worth it!!

Joel B Beck, MD, FACS

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Brazilian Butt Lift - Bay Area, CA

I will begin by saying Dr.Beck and his staff are amazing ! My husband and I agree Dr.Beck is intelligent , highly ethical , and professional . I was very nervous to have my surgery , but after meeting Dr.Beck for my consultation I knew I wanted to proceed . He answered all my questions honestly and made me feel very comfortable and reassured . His staff will also go the extra mile to make sure...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift After Losing 125 Pounds - San Mateo, CA

Dr Joel Beck exceeded my expectations. He answered every question, had a great sense of humor, is a surgeon of extraordinary skill. His staff were outstanding, responsive, caring and professional. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone!

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

24 Years Old and in Need of Hips - Foster City, CA

He was very helpful and answered everything I was curious about both in general and for more specific scientific questions. His work was fantastic and the follow ups have been lovely as well.

5 out of 5 stars Body Lift

Amazing Results with Lower Body Lift - Foster City, CA

The Right Doctor I choose Dr. Beck because of his excellent bedside manner, depth of experience and strong desire for the best outcome for his patients (I lost 100+ pounds). He was the first surgeon that I consulted with and I had appointments with two others in the next four weeks. After meeting him and hearing about his experience with working with massive weight loss patients and his...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

One in a Million! - San Mateo, CA

He's "One in a Million" - *see my comments above

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Exceptional Result for Breast Reduction - San Mateo, CA

To Dr Beck, First of all, I'm deeply appreciate for your work which make my life so enjoyable... With your exceptional and gifted skill, you have really transformed our wish into reality My husband is always amazed and highly recommend you to his friends and colleagues... The provider facility was really adequate to care for me before and after the procedure. We wish you and your staff a wonderful holiday seasons... Sincerely,

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Love my New Body!!!! Happy Birthday Too Me ♡ - Foster City, CA

He's vary professional honest and cares about what you want & results your looking for great bedside manner and is one of a kind from my experience

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentaton - San Mateo, CA

My experience with Dr. Joel Beck has been very good. He has explained everything to ome in a manner that I could understand with condescension. His professionalism is first rate. Follow up visits have been very pleasant. The staff has always been pleasant and very helpful. Dr. Becks offices are now in Foster City.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Tummy Tuck/Lift and Augmentation - California, CA

All I can say about Dr. Beck is that he is excellent! My husband agrees. When my husband came with me to my pre-op he walked out saying that he could tell that Dr. Beck was very intelligent and knew what he was doing. What I really respected about Dr. Beck is that he really didnt feel that I needed an augmentation and a lift would be just fine; however, in the end I decided to go with a very small implant for volume and he respected that. I really like his conservative nature and the fact he isnt going to "sell" you what you dont need. Now 2 weeks pre-op it has been proven that Dr. Beck is very knowledgeable and an excellent surgeon with a wonderful bedside manner. Even when I kept asking him the same questions over and over he never once appeared frustrated. I even asked him silly questions that I knew that answer to because I just needed reassurance and still, he was always patient and kind. Also, the entire office staff is warm and welcoming. There is always someone available to answer a question. Jasmine the patient care coordinator is a sweetheart! I was so nervous prior to the surgery; however, once it was all said and done I wasn't as bad as anticipated. The nurses in the surgery center were amazing, non-judgmental, and so accommodating. During the wee hours of the night the nurse and I were alone and I had her all to myself. Having the procedure in the surgery center is great because it is discreet and you don't have to worry about a rush of people coming and going. Two weeks out and my TT and BA/Lift look great and I know that it will just get better and better as the days/weeks go by. Although, it has been mentally and physically challenging depending on others for help and not being able to workout, the reward is amazing. I know that 6 weeks are going to fly by and I will look behind and say wow that went quick! I highly recommend a mommy makeover for anyone that is thinking about it. After 3 pregnancies and a diasits recti all the sit ups in the world couldn't help anymore. I feel that all of the decades of hard work of eating healthy and working out have finally paid off and now I am more inspired to continue to work hard to be healthy and strong I do have to say be prepared to be "down" for at least two weeks and make sure that you have plenty of help.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

$150. $75 Deposit due at time of Appointment Scheduling (Remaining $75 collected during Consultation)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Beck has hospital affiliations at Mills-Peninsula Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

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

    Residency: General Surgery, Easy Bay Surgery Program, University of California Davis
    Fellowships:
    Burn Surgery Basic Science Research and Clinical Fellowship, University of California San Diego
    Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, University of Mississippi
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Mississippi

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Price shopping for surgery. Does it really save you money in the long run?

This is an article generated out of the numerous patients seen for revision surgery. Whether it's revision breast surgery, body contouring, or facial surgery, the fact is there are more consultations with patient's who are dissatisfied from their original operations. Why is there an increase incidence with this patient population? I can only speculate, but there are increasing pressures for physicians to attempt to generate more revenue in their practices and this is due to...

Safety with combining Brazilian Butt Lift with Tummy Tuck and Breast Procedures.

I developed this article to help educate potential patients thinking about combining procedures with a Brazilian Butt Lift. The stimulus for this article was to address patient safety as I have had a few potential patients inquire about performing a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and fat transfer to the butt all at the same time!! They were given this potential surgery option seeing other surgeons in the Northern California community. As you probably already know, there...

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How Long is the Recovery Period for Full Tummy Tuck?

Thank you for your question! The tummy tuck recovery in my practice is divided into stages. Stage 1 - The immediate post-operative stage which lasts... READ MORE

How to Help my Fat Survive After a BBL?

Thank you for your question! I have always advocated for staying off your buttock for as long as you possibly can. This means, do not sit on your butt... READ MORE

40 days post op, How Long Will a Seroma Last After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction?

Patients undergoing a tummy tuck procedure are often some of the happiest people I see in my clinic in Foster City, California. There are some risks... READ MORE

Liposuction Swelling - How Long Until It Goes Down?

Thank you for your question!! After having liposuction, you will encounter various findings as you have described a couple. Typically, there will be a... READ MORE

Process for Man Who Wants Breast Implants, but Who Doesn't Plan to Do SRS?

Thank you for your question!  As a physician who has cared for transgender woman for over a decade, I have come across many individuals not wanting ... READ MORE

Beyonce's Hips and Kardashian's Butt Through Brazilian Butt Lift?

Thank you for your question! The first thing that comes to mind is what do you look like? How much fat do you have available to transfer to your... READ MORE

Liposuction Revision for Lumps, Fibrosis, Fat Pockets?

Thank you for your question! Revision liposuction, especially to the abdomen, is not an uncommon problem patients seem to experience. This is most... READ MORE

If a Male Applied Estrogen Cream Directly to the Breasts on a Regular Basis, Would It Increase Size?

While I am not an endocrinologist, I do lecture to many transgender individuals around the country regarding breast augmentation. I even had an... READ MORE

Recommended Pillow for Sitting After Brazilian Butt Lift?

Thank you for your question!  After a BBL, I try to have my patients stay off their butt for 4-6 weeks.  While this is very difficult especially h... READ MORE

Breast Lift Without Implants?

Thank you for your question! It is very common for a woman to want to have perkier appearing breasts as they age and after breast feeding especially.... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Beck

Joel B. Beck, MD, FACS has shared 96 before and after pictures with 431 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Ultherapy: This Woman Gets a Non-Surgical Eyebrow Lift, Wrinkle Treatment, and Collagen Stimulation All With One Treatment

Dr. Joel Beck's aesthetic nurse practitioner, Alice Tung, explains the Ultherapy treatment and what benefits it provides. Ultherapy can tighten skin, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and stimulate collagen production using ultrasonic energy. WATCH VIDEO

NeoGraft Hair Transplant: Learn About the Procedure

Dr. Joel Beck walks through a NeoGraft hair transplant procedure and to expect. WATCH VIDEO

How Much Does a Brazilian Butt Lift Cost?

Dr. Joel Beck provides a quick and comprehensive overview on the BBL procedure. He covers what to expect for costs, the surgery, and recovery expectations. WATCH VIDEO

See the Procedure: Botox for Men

Dr. Joel B. Beck shares a video of a male patient receiving Botox injection on his forehead. WATCH VIDEO

Transitioning From Male to Female — The Doctor Explains Facial Feminization Surgery

Live from Vegas at VCS 2016, Dr. Joel B. Beck answers questions about male to female surgical options. WATCH VIDEO

How Long Does a Brazilian Butt Lift Last?

Dr. Joel B. Beck discusses the longevity of Brazilian Butt Lifts. WATCH VIDEO

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