Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. is a board certified Orange
County plastic surgeon who practices out of Newport Beach, California.
He was previously an Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic
Surgery at the University of California-Irvine. He has been featured on
the Discovery Health Channel “Plastic Surgery Before and After”
and was voted an Orange County “Physician of Excellence” by
the Orange County Medical Association in 2006, 2007, 2008,2009, 2011,
2012, and 2013, as featured in Orange Coast Magazine. He has also been
featured in Los Angeles Magazine as a Southern California Super Doctor
for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Sundine began his training at the University of Colorado where he obtained
a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in molecular biology and
biochemistry. He was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society while
at the University of Colorado. He then graduated from the St. Louis University
School of Medicine where he received multiple honors. Dr. Sundine then
completed a full residency in General Surgery at the University of California
Irvine Medical Center, and became board certified by the American Board
of Surgery. He continued with his extensive and specialized training in
Plastic Surgery, which was performed at the world famous Duke University
Medical Center. He has been certified by The American Board of Plastic
Surgery. He has both trained and taught internationally and completed
a Craniomaxillofacial surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children
in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Sundine has also performed a postgraduate fellowship
with Dr. Bruce Connell in facial rejuvenation and aesthetics and has taken
over Dr. Connell’s facelift and facial rejuvenation practice. He
has been practicing Plastic Surgery since 1995.
He is currently board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member
of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He currently limits his practice
to plastic surgery and devotes his attention to cosmetic surgery and craniofacial
surgery. With his background in craniofacial surgery, he has expertise
in Orange County facelift and brow lift, as well as primary and secondary
Dr. Sundine is widely published and has numerous scientific articles as
well as book chapters. He is a member of the AO/ASIF teaching faculty
and has given national and international presentations on the treatment
of facial injuries to residents in training as well as practicing surgeons.
He routinely takes on the most difficult of cases and has developed a
national and international referral base and a reputation of excellence.
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American College of Surgeons-Fellow
- American Academy of Pediatrics-Fellow
- International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
- American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
- American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons
- California Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Association of Plastic Surgery