Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD
Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in San Mateo, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Glafkides is affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center, Seton Medical Center, California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus, Mills Health Center and Mills-Peninsula Medical Center.

101 S San Mateo Dr Ste 200

San Mateo, CA 94401

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Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD

Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Nipple Reconstruction
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more than 80% of peers
Gynecomastia
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more than 76% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Glafkides "Dr. Glafkides of Greek decent, his philosophy is based on the Greek word Ar?te, which stands for excellence in performance, good character and personal virtue. Dr Glafkides is known for his attention to detail in his work. He sets realistic expectations for patients and works towards achieving the best possible results based on their desired outcome and what is physically realistic."

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Large Breasts
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Low Back Pain
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrinkles

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Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Liposuction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Francis Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Royal Melbourne Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Glafkides has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Glafkides' Reviews

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Dr. Glafkides' Performance
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Patient Comments (1)
in Azusa, CA |
Do not go here , you will just waste your money here I Paid $8,000 for a whole body liposuction, no good results. He is nice but not good in surgery, go to a young doctor and experienced doctor! Do not go here
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Dr. Glafkides accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Power Select HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
    Hill Physicians Medical Group PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Glafkides has admitting privileges

California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus
3700 California St
San Francisco, CA 94118
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Mills Health Center
100 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo, CA 94401
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Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
1501 Trousdale Dr
Burlingame, CA 94010
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Seton Medical Center
1900 Sullivan Ave
Daly City, CA 94015
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St. Mary's Medical Center
450 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117
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