Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD
Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Laguna Hills, CA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Watanabe is affiliated with Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills.

24401 Calle De La Louisa Ste 102

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information
Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD

Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Watanabe

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

See how frequently Dr. Watanabe performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
normal
more than 83% of peers
Wound Repair
normal
more than 74% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
normal
more than 52% of peers

Dr. Watanabe's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
9

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
15

Procedures

  • 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
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • U Calif Irvine Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U Calif Irvine Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watanabe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Watanabe does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Watanabe and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Watanabe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watanabe to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Watanabe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Anaheim Hills California |
Dr. Waanabe and his staff were excellent, I was treated with great care, it's been five years and the results are still excellent.
Have you seen Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD?
Are you Dr. Watanabe?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Watanabe

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Watanabe accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Watanabe has admitting privileges

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
View Hospital Profile