Dr. Michael Godin, MD

Dr. Michael Godin, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Godin, MD is a facial plastic surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in facial plastic surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, and more.Read his story

Michael S. Godin, M.D., PLC

410 Libbie Ave

Richmond, VA 23226
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Dr. Godin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Godin "Dr. Michael Godin is a highly-acclaimed, nationally-recognized Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is Board certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. In addition to his private surgical practices in Richmond, Virginia and Los Angeles, California, he is a Clinical Professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and has served as the Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery since 1993. DEMONSTRATED EXPERTISE Dr. Godin couples innovative, forward-thinking surgical techniques with a dedication to and enjoyment of the creative and artistic side of facial plastic surgery. A dedicated educator and researcher, he is also a prolific author, having published numerous academic books and scientific articles on facial plastic surgery (as well as a work of fiction). As a member of the National Medical Education Faculty for Botox® education (Allergan Corporation) and Radiesse® (Bioform Medical Corporation), he is also a nationally-recognized expert on non-surgical rejuvenation as well. OUTSTANDING EDUCATIONAL RECORD Dr. Godin received his undergraduate education from Rice University in Houston, Texas, graduating with dual Bachelor’s Degrees. He graduated with honors from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, then went on to complete a surgical internship and four-year residence in Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Godin also studied with Dr. Calvin Johnson, a premier facial plastic surgeon, completing a year of advanced fellowship training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, eyelids, face, ears, and neck at Tulane University in New Orleans. NATIONAL REPUTATION FOR EXCELLENCE Dr. Godin’s dedication to surgical excellence, his years of experience, and his focus on patient satisfaction have earned him numerous accolades from patients and peers alike. In 2004, he was appointed one of the highest honors in the field: Fellowship Director in Facial Plastic Surgery by the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of only 40 accredited Fellowship Directors in the world. He was voted by fellow physicians as the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon for Women in the Richmond Magazine’s poll in both 2001 and 2009. In 1999, he was voted Richmond’s Best Plastic Surgeon by readers of Style Magazine and one of Richmond’s “top 40 under 40” in Inside Business Magazine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Godin "The mission of our practice is to deliver superior care, unsurpassed service, and surgical excellence to our patients."

4  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

4  Conditions Treated

  • Aging Face
  • Congenital Nasal Deformity
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Protruding Ears

48  Procedures

  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Chin Implant
  • Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Facelift
  • Facial Contour Alteration
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Full Face Lift
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip Surgery
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Non-Surgical Facelift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Revision Surgery
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of California, San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of California, San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Godin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, Fellow

Dr. Godin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Godin to family and friends
120 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (120)

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Dr. Godin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Could not be more pleased with the staff, the experience and the results.
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The staff is amazing.
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overall positive, highly recommend
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patient since 2005 (mid-30s)...multiple surgeries and fillers...very natural looking results...now at 50 yr old i'm so happy I made these investments in my appearance
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Very happy with the results. I got filler in cheeks and lips and it looks great, no bruising and very little down time.
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