Salt Lake City Facial Plastic Surgeon
2121 North 1700 West
Layton, Utah 84041 US

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Botox/Dysport $225/area
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5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

You Can Trust Him With Your Feminine Vanity - Layton, UT

For over six months, from my first consult with Dr. Bitner for a rhinoplasty revision, I've been wanting to post a raving review. However, I managed to restrain myself in the realization that his consummate professionalism, stellar aesthetic sensibility, interpersonal prowess, impeccable ethic, and above-and-beyond communication skills were insufficient reason for me to post a compelling...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Some Tips for Those Considering It - Birmingham, AL

*** Want to clarify point Number 3. I say do it the winter because the air conditioners in the house and car circulating cool air around your head during the summer months will cause you head to feel like it's tightening up. This tightening feeling is VERY uncomfortable. The weather outside won't effect you much because, let's face it you won't be going outside the first few...

5 out of 5 stars Ear Surgery

Otoplatsty/ear Pinning - Layton, UT

I've been wanted my ears pinned back even since I was a little girl. I trusted Dr. Bitner to do an amazing job especially with the success of my rhino/septoplasty

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Worth the Drive to Layton, UT for my New Nose!

Because of the deviated septum it was making it hard to breathe through my nose and it was making my nose crooked as well. With the surgery the nose is much less crooked and I can breath better. It turned out beter than I can even imagine.

4 out of 5 stars Ear Surgery

Otoplasty Experience - Layton, UT

I'll start off by saying that Dr. B is a very nice and well-mannered guy. However, I had otoplasty performed, hoping to correct my protruding ears, and now, after the procedure, my ears now have a "telephone" look, in which the middle portion is pinned, but the top and bottom portions are still stuck out. It has only been 3 days post-op, but from what I read online, most who...

5 out of 5 stars Mini Lift

the new me - Utah

At the tender age of 42 I had already developed jowls, sagging skin around my eyes, lines around my mouth and an over all tired look to my Face. This was all thanks to over 20 years of smoking, working long hours and very dry skin due to genetics ...Well, I quit smoking, I am not working as much (thank you hubby) and I was really tired of looking at my way too old for my age face. I researched...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

fantastic! - Layton, UT

I did it for self esteem. I rarely write reviews, but I had such a terrific experience with Dr Bitner and his staff that I just felt compelled to write something.  This was my second time receiving the type of surgery (follicle transplant), so I was already familiar with the general processes.  And, although I was not disappointed with the results the first time, my experience...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Caring and Nice Doctor and Staff - Layton, UT

Very droopy eyelids made me look older and tired, plus aggravated the eczema on my right lid from rubbing and sweat in the folds

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Amazing, caring, experience with fantastic results!

I wanted to look natural and get rid of my turkey neck. Bitner educated me, walked me through all the possibilities and treated me with respect and compassion. The results are amazing. I had no idea I would be so happy with the younger, better ME. Bitner and his staff are competent, professional and caring. They listened when I just needed to talk even on the weekends. I can't praise them...

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

My experience with Dr. Bitner and his medical staff was outstanding!

My experience with Dr. Bitner and his medical staff was outstanding! I approached them initially concerning a rhinoplasty I have been wanting to do for 40+ years During the consultation, we explored some other options as well. Through state of the art technology and hands on demonstration, we went through various procedures, what they entailed and the final results. Being over 60, I...

Board Certifications

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


American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Consultation Fee

$100. Consult fee includes photo imaging for rhinoplasty and goes toward the total fee for the surgery should you schedule with us.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Bitner has hospital affiliations at Davis Hospital and Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Utah
    Medical: MD, Roland Franklin University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/ International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, with Dr. Daniel Rousso, Birmingham, AL

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Why Does Restylane Cause Little Bumps Under the Skin?

Bumps close to the skin after a Restylane injection is caused by the injector pushing on the plunger as the needle is being withdrawn. It causes bumps... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Recovery Time and Downtime?

Most patients need to account for approximately one week to recover from a rhinoplasty. Although not particularly painful the most common complaint it... READ MORE

Botox price for forehead wrinkles?

Although most places charge by the unit, I think this can leave people confused and unhappy. I our practice, we charge by the area treated. Each area... READ MORE

How Much Does Juvederm Cost?

In the Salt Lake City, Utah area the costs range from mid 400's to $700 for one 0.8 cc syringe. In my practice, I use it as a gateway product.... READ MORE

How Long Should Chin Strap Be Worn After Chin Liposuction?

After chin liposuction I recommend that patients wear a gentle compression dressing for one week both night and day. After that, they can wear the... READ MORE

Erbium Laser Vs Fraxel Laser for Skin Damage?

I would place the Erbium:YAG microlaser peel and the Fraxel in the same category in terms effect. The deep Erbium:YAG is in another category all... READ MORE

Follicular Unit Extraction or Strip for Hair Transplant?

Both techniques have advantages and disadvantages. Below are the pros and cons of each: Follicular Unit Extraction pros no linear scar... READ MORE

Reuse Juvederm Syringe for Future Injections?

First and most important question, should someone be using Juvederm in the forehead.  I think that this is generally a poor choice.  While... READ MORE

Lip Implant Options

Two options- Surgisil Perma implants- made of a very soft solid silicone, they are soft, pliable, natural looking and pass the... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty for more of a shape and revision to help breathing. Thoughts? (Photo)

Thank you for the email and for loading photos.  You look like a very good candidate for rhinoplasty.  A reduction rhinoplasty is the most common t... READ MORE

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What Type of Facelift Is Right for Me?

Dr. John Bitner joins us at AAFPRS 2016 in Nashville to help you decide what facelift procedure is right for you. WATCH VIDEO

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