Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD

Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Michael Glafkides, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in San Mateo, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1982 and specializes in plastic surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, and more.

101 S San Mateo Dr Ste 200

San Mateo, CA 94401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Nipple Reconstruction
high
more than 80% of peers
Gynecomastia
high
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."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

52  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
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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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36  Procedures

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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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Glafkides to family and friends
15 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Glafkides' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (13)

I needed to have a complete breast reconstruction following a double mastectomy. Needless to say I was very nervous and Dr. Glafkides and his entire staff was reassuring, calm and nurturing. He really listened to what I wanted, asked questions, and offered suggestions based on what was important to...more
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Dr. Glafkides is an outstanding plastic surgeon and has an eye for symmetry. The staff at his office was incredibly informative/helpful and made every step of the process a breeze! I can’t recommend him enough.
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Dr. Glafkides is one of the best surgeon in SF . He is professional and kind. I had my bilateral reconstructive surgery after having breast cancer. I am happy with the entire experience and grateful for what Dr. Gladkides did for me. The office staff (Bernie) was very efficient and professional.
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I went to see Dr. Glafkides for a lower face/neck lift. On my original consultation visit at his office, I knew I would be in good hands. He thoroughly put me at ease as he explained the procedure. I spent one day/night in the hospital. The nursing staff told me they loved working with him and...more
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Dr. Glafkides and the folks in his office are kind people. They made my needs top priority when I had a specific time window. I had areas of my face that were working against me. I told him I wanted to look like myself, with subtle changes around my eyes and nose. I was afraid of surgery leaving me...more
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