Dr. Mark V. Sofonio, MD

Dr. Mark V. Sofonio, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male | 53 years old

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Dr. Sofonio is certified by the Board of Plastic Surgery and has served as Section Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California from 2002-2010. Named ?Top Doctor? by Palm Springs Life Magazine 2005-2012, Dr. Sofonio is widely recognized as one of the Top Plastic Surgeons in the country. Dr. Sofonio combines a warm and caring approach with a highly refined eye for aesthetic detail. All procedures are performed with cutting-edge technology inRead more

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in Palm Springs, CA |
Dr. Sofonio is one of only 4-5 plastic surgeons in the Coachella Valley who actually named Plastic Surgery as his field in medical school. He is a a top surgeon . All my procedures have been perfect. Choosing a Plastic Surgeon is one of the most important decisions you will make . I wanted someone who knew this field perfectly, who course of study was in this field. You will will not find a better qualified plastic surgeon than Dr. Mark Sofonio
in Palm Desert, CA |
I'm a 54 year old woman who grew up in Florida with Major Sun Damage on my face. I had lines on my face, around my eyes, mouth etc. I decided to do the CO2 laser resurfacing which I will admit I was a bit nervous. Dr Sofonio and his staff were awesome! So professional and made me feel so comfortable before this procedure which was done on Nov 2, 2015, In fact my sister and I did it on the same day! It's amazing the outcome of my face , like night and day! Dr Sofonio I will say did a remarkable
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Dr. Sofonio's Care Philosophy

Dr. Sofonio is certified by the Board of Plastic Surgery and has served as Section Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California from 2002-2010. Named ?Top Doctor? by Palm Springs Life Magazine 2005-2012, Dr. Sofonio is widely recognized as one of the Top Plastic Surgeons in the country. Dr. Sofonio combines a warm and caring approach with a highly refined eye for aesthetic detail. All procedures are performed with cutting-edge technology in

Dr. Sofonio's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Melanoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Laxity
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Wrinkles

Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Hawaii

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Ohio

    Completed in 1994

    New York Med College

    Completed in 1992

    University Hawaii

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair

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