Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD

Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Michael Watanabe, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1974 and specializes in plastic surgery.

24401 Calle De La Louisa Ste 102

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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.

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

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Dr. Watanabe's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watanabe to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

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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