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!!

I'm going to have a full tummy tuck and 330cc high profile gummy bear implants. The Natrelle 410. I"m 5'3" and 125 lbs. I have 2 children 9 and 13. I have been stalking this site for 2 months now. I pulled the trigger and paid my surgeon in full. So there's no turning back. My surgery is only a week and a half away. I've told the people close to me what I'm having done since I'm going to...

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

From the 1st contact with Dr Beck, I felt safe and comfortable. I had done extensive research and interviewed several Surgeons but when I met Dr. Beck, I knew I found the one! I had excellent results & minimal scaring, 2 years later & I can wear a bikini and I am 58! I was amazed at how little pain I experienced and how easy the recovery was. Dr Beck and his staff were awesome every step...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

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

I sought a procedure to correct my lack of hips so that my wider shoulders wouldn't seem so bad looking against them. Also having a lovely bubble butt was a goal for me. I am transgender and the results turned out far better than I could have ever expected. Now I feel confident in my appearance and everyone seems rather taken with my shape. No longer want on site.

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

Dr Beck performed my breast augmentation on Nov 6th, 2013. So it's only been a few weeks, or so and I couldn't be happier if I tried. He, along with his entire staff are just the best. I always felt as if I was in extremely good hands and I wasn't wrong. From the initial phone consults to the first in office consult to the actual procedure and post-op visit, I was treated as if I was the...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Exceptional Result for Breast Reduction - San Mateo, CA

I wanted to have the breast reduction done for a long time... since they were oversize, heavy, lower my self-esteem and it's been very hard for me to choose my outfit for any social events... After a long research and recommendations from friends of mine, I chose Dr Beck. I'm glad that I did... First the staff, they are friendly and professionally, especially Jasmine, she walked us through...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

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

Hi ladies well I'm two week four days after my surgery and I'm so excited & happy with my choice of doctor my outcome my overall experience the pain was not so great but everyone is diffrant so keep that in mind I couldn't Decide weather I wanted to travel or find a doc in Bay area until I found my Dr Beck... didn't want to travel becouse than you have to fly back and sit on your butt

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentaton - San Mateo, CA

My motivations for augmentation were primarily to enhance my femininity. The procedure was easy and took a minimum amount of time with no discomfort. My recovery time was very short. Day after pain for me was non-existent. The staff in surgery were very professional and concerned with my comfort. Pre and post surgery instructions were easy to follow. Follow-up visits with Dr. Beck were...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Tummy Tuck/Lift and Augmentation - California, CA

*After years and years of intense exercise and healthy eating I still couldn't get rid of the mommy pouch. If felt this was a final step to get my desired results *From having kids I had a diastis recti that I believe put strain on my lower back and I had read that Tummy Tuck could help strengthen my back. (2 weeks post op and my lower back feels may be my imagination but I can...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


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)

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

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


  • 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
    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

Treatments offered at Bay Area Aethetic Surgery

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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

Transgender Woman: Best Way to Achieve More Hips and Buttocks?

As a physician who attends a number of transgender meetings throughout the country, this is a very commonly asked question. First I would like to... 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 420 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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