Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD

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Plastic Surgery | Male

Michael J Watanabe MD APC 24401 Calle De La Louisa Ste 102, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 Get Directions
(949) 859-8551

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Dr. Watanabe specializes in Plastic Surgery and practices in Laguna Hills, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 11 total surveys (1 with a review)
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Dr. Waanabe and his staff were excellent, I was treated with great care, it's been five years and the results are still excellent.
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Ca

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    U Calif Irvine Med Ctr

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    U Calif Irvine Med Ctr

    Completed in 1979

    University Of Michigan Hospitals

    Completed in 1981

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Watanabe's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients