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Danville, California 94506 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

5 Stars All the Way - Danville, CA

I'm one week post surgery and my experience with Dr. Ronan and BPS has been exceptional. The entire staff is extremely helpful and friendly. I felt very calm going into surgery knowing I was in the best hands. I couldn't be happier with my results! Thank you to everyone!!! I highly recommend BPS!!!!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Blackhawk Plastic Surgery Does It All! - Blackhawk, CA

Love the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Blackhawk Plastic Surgery! There are so many people I know personally who have used their services and have been pleased that it is no doubt they get strong referrals. They deliver excellence and will customize the service to make you walk out feeling confident and knowing you went to one of the best Surgeons in the Bay! They spent the time to...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Wanting to Look Less Tired and Worn Out - San Ramon, CA

At the age of 54 and considering making a career change, I decided to have a face and neck lift. I was starting to develop sagging in the jowels and under the chin as well as deep under-eye hollows. I went for a consultation with Dr. Ronan and he suggested lifting the face from under the eyes down to the below the chin, along with liposuction under the chin and fat grafting to the cheeks. ...

5 out of 5 stars Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal - Danville, CA

I go to Shadi for laser hair removal. She is amazing!!! Super friendly, professional and amazing at what she does. I saw instant results after the first treatment. Ive had past experiences with other places and I will not be going anywhere else but here from now on! The staff is also friendly and professional. I've had nothing but the best experience going here.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Weight Loss Patient - 110 Gone and a New BEAUTIFUL Tummy!!! - Blackhawk, CA

Dr Ronan and his staff are simply outstanding! I cannot say enough wonderful things about them! From the ease of making appointments, to asking the most embarrassing personal questions and having someone always ready to help get me information and make sure I am ok with the healing process. They go above and beyond and I would recommend them to anyone! Progress pics! Will update more...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augumentation 370 Cc Trans-Anxillary - Danville, CA

I've been want breast all my life. I t took me years to decide that I really wanted to carry on and have the procedure done. A co-worker of mines I met had on and I didn't even know they weren't her naturals. So I asked her for her Dr.'s information and she happily gave it to me. I had the procedure done yesterday February 11th 2016. So, this is what day 1 looks like. I was a A cup before,...

5 out of 5 stars Fat Transfer

Fat Grafting - Blackhawk, CA

I was didn't like my under eye bags. I looked tired all the time. I went in to see Dr Ronan thinking I needed to have blepharoplasty. Dr Ronan recommend I do fat grafting. I was surprised with his recommendation. So Surched online about fat grafting. Fat grafting looked like it would be best for me at my age. I am very happy with my results.

4 out of 5 stars Drainless Tummy Tuck

49 with a No Drain TT and Lift Without Implants - Danville, CA

I started off getting a consult for a breast lift. I was a 32G and had been busty since I was 16. I hated the way my breasts looked after so many weight fluctuations. After my first consult, I was sitting with the patient coordinator and I asked, "So can he take the fat from my tummy and put my butt?" She smiled at me. "Well, not IN my butt" I gestured using my hands "but ... you know...

5 out of 5 stars Lip Augmentation

Lip Filler - Zero Pain - Danville, CA

As I am aging, I developed lines around my mouth, corners turned down and lips losing volume. Dr Ronan is awesome, my injections took 10 minutes and I had no pain, at all! The result is above and beyond my expectations! Will do it again! The staff is helpful and everyone is so nice. I felt comfortable and knew I was in good hands. I would highly recommend Dr Ronan.

5 out of 5 stars Mini Lift

60 Year Old-mini Face Lift, Fat Transfer to Breast, Pearl Fusion Laser. - Danville, CA

From the moment I walk through the door until my post op treatment, I felt like a queen. I love the ambiance, the staff is amazing, and Dr. Ronan is a true artist! I have already told several friends that this is the place! The day of surgery was a breeze. I got there at 5:30 am for a 6 am surgery. The nurse was amazing and I didn’t feel a bit nervous. I was ready, although I had to...

Personal Statement

I’ve known I wanted to work in medicine since I was in grammar school. I decided to specialize in plastic surgery because is it requires very sophisticated techniques and principles and there is a lot of problem solving. I love helping my patients feel and look their best!

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the 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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Awards & Recognition

Best of the Bay, Voted Best Plastic Surgeon, 2010, 2012
Best Doctors in East Bay, Best Plastic Surgeon, 2012
Super Doctors San Francisco Bay Area
Super Doctors List, 2012, 2013
S Dawson Theogaraj Award, Plastic Surgery Scholastic Excellence, 2000
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Ronan has hospital affiliations at Valley Care Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Physiology, University of California, Davis
    Medical: MD, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Residency: General Surgery, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Fellowship: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Additional Training: Hair Transplant, National NeoGraft Training Center

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Which will get me the best results; mini tummy tuck, liposuction, or regular tummy tuck? (photos)

Liposuction is a procedure that removes fatty volume. FatA tummy tuck removes extra skin and fat, and tightens the abdominal wall. Fat/Skin/WallI... READ MORE

Noticeable scar in front of ear after third Facelift. (photo)

Removing skin should NOT be the primary objective of a facelift. 'Tells' of a facelift include:1 High or no sideburn due to long scar lift with... READ MORE

What can be done w/ mediocre results after a full TT, MR and lipo to the flanks? Should my tummy be in my lap when I sit?(photo)

I agree with the other surgeons. You have a reasonable result from your surgery.Patients need to take as much responsibility for their result as the... READ MORE

Lumps and Infection After Fat Transfer to Breasts

Fat grafting is a wonderful procedure and will continue to grow in popularity. But, I do not believe it is a good idea to inject SmartLipo aspirated... READ MORE

Acne scar treatments?

HI, we have found success with combining BellaFill Injections along with a dermapen/laser or Vivace procedure for treating acne scars. This is the... READ MORE

What would be the best treatment for my acne scars? (photos)

HI, we have found success with combining BellaFill Injections along with a dermapen/laser or Vivace procedure for treating acne scars. This is the... READ MORE

What besides laser treatments for redness, sensitivity, and telangiectasias ("broken capillaries") on my cheeks?

We offer a treatment called Vivace. It is micro needling with radio frequency and it yields incredible results for patients with skin problems like... READ MORE

Can I recover in two weeks to get back to work after a BBL? How many follow up appointments will I need? (Photo)

Most of our patients are able to return to work two weeks following this procedure, as long as your work is low-impact. The amount of follow up... READ MORE

What procedure should I get done first; BBL or BA?

I would advise my patients to do both procedures at the same time, that way you only have to go through one recovery process and have less downtime.... READ MORE

I know what kind of procedure I want, but don't know which doctor is the best and is closest to me?

A good relationship with your doctor is very important. I would advise doing several consultations with different doctors, getting a feel for the... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Ronan

Stephen J. Ronan, MD, FACS has shared 141 before and after pictures with 205 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Watch This CoolSculpting Treatment in Less Than 10 Seconds

Dr. Stephen J. Ronan shows the end of a CoolSculpting treatment on the upper abdomen as the applicator is removed, revealing the treated, frozen fat area. WATCH VIDEO

Sculptra: See This Woman's Injections

Nurse Shahdi at Dr. Stephen J. Ronan's office administers Sculptra injections. WATCH VIDEO

Watch as This Nurse Injects Dysport

Sandy, a nurse in Dr. Stephen J. Ronan's office, injects Dysport to fight wrinkles. WATCH VIDEO

Breast Lift With Fat Transfer: Join the Doctor in the OR (GRAPHIC)

Dr. Stephen J. Ronan explains how he'll use this woman's own fat to give her a new look with a lift. WATCH VIDEO

NeoGraft Hair Follicles: What Do They Look Like?

Curious about what the hair follicles used in NeoGraft look like? See for yourself. WATCH VIDEO

Watch This Tattoo Removal Session in 20 Seconds

Dr. Stephen J. Ronan performs tattoo removal on this woman's wrist. WATCH VIDEO

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