About Dr. Michael Macdonald

Michael R. Macdonald, M.D., is a skilled facial plastic surgeon with significant experience in the most advanced cosmetic procedures, including facelift and neck lift surgery, brow lift surgery, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), rhinoplasty, BOTOX® injections, microneedling, liposuction, and chemical peels to help women and men look and feel their best at every age. At the Aesthetic Surgery Center in San Francisco, California, Dr. Macdonald uses state-of-the-art techniques and technology to achieve customized results focused on each patient's unique goals and needs.

After earning his medical degree at Queen's University, Dr. Macdonald completed an internship at New York General Hospital followed by residencies at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and University of Toronto and a fellowship at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Macdonald is dedicated to providing patient-centered care that draws from both his surgical and artistic skills to achieve optimal results focused on each patient's facial anatomy, needs and treatment objectives.

Dr. Macdonald and the Aesthetic Surgery Center welcome new patients from throughout the San Francisco region. Dr. Macdonald speaks both English and French.

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Michael R. Macdonald, M.D., is a skilled facial plastic surgeon with significant experience in the most advanced cosmetic procedures, including facelift and neck lift surgery, brow lift surgery, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), rhinoplasty, BOTOX® injections, microneedling, liposuction, and chemical peels to help women and men look and feel their best at every age. At the Aesthetic Surgery Center in San Francisco, California, Dr. Macdonald uses state-of-the-art techniques and technology to achieve customized results focused on each patient's unique goals and needs.

After earning his medical degree at Queen's University, Dr. Macdonald completed an internship at New York General Hospital followed by residencies at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and University of Toronto and a fellowship at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Macdonald is dedicated to providing patient-centered care that draws from both his surgical and artistic skills to achieve optimal results focused on each patient's facial anatomy, needs and treatment objectives.

Dr. Macdonald and the Aesthetic Surgery Center welcome new patients from throughout the San Francisco region. Dr. Macdonald speaks both English and French.


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Rhinoplasty: It's More Than Just a Nose Job

Do you have trouble breathing when working out? Or maybe you're exhausted from disrupted sleep or sleep apnea? If so, you may be a perfect candidate for a different kind of nose job. Read on to learn more about several nasal surgery options.

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    NOSE

    subtle rhinoplasty to adjust slightly drooping tip, with minor tip rotating upward


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    EYELIDS

    lower blepharoplasty to correct
    weathered-looking, "puffy" bags under her eyes


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    FACE LIFT

    Facelift, neck lift, and endoscopic brow lift for a natural-looking fully refreshed overall appearance that makes her look 10 years younger


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    CHIN

    38-year-old male. Chine augmentation to create a stronger, more masculine jawline


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    BROW LIFT

    endoscopic brow lift performed with small incisions hidden above the hair line restores a more open, youthful appearance to the area around her eyes


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    EARS

    bilateral repositioning of outset ears with otoplasty surgery makes it possible to wear a ponytail without feeling self-conscious


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    LIPS

    lip augmentation to volumize aging, thinning lips


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    GYNECOMASTIA

    correction of gynecomastia eliminates undesired fatty tissue in the male chest area


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    LASER

    Deep microlaser peel after 1 treatment, Hyperpigmentation cleared; upper eyelid skin tightened; marionette lines softened.


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    LIPO

    Lipo on abdomen reveals a 6-pack and lipo on "love handles" (i.e., flanks) creates a smooth line from his ribs through to his hips

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  • Jodi   Landi
    Jodi Landi
    Practice Manager, Patient Coordinator
  • Jai  Martin
    Jai Martin
    Paramedical Aesthetician, CMA
  • Elise  Willett
    Elise Willett
    Registered Nurse
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    "He has a calm bedside manner, with genuine concern for his patients and goes above and beyond to keep you as informed, relaxed and comfortable and possible."

    Dena M.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Macdonald's been my doctor now for two years and I couldn't be happier. I trust him to do any procedure. Hands down, one of the best doctors I've had."

    Jodie M.
  • Yelp

    "I've never experienced a more calming, professional and helpful Doctor's office in my life of 46-years. I'm so thankful and lucky to have found Dr. Macdonald!"

    Leah J.
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    "Dr. MacDonald is truly the 'plastic surgeon's plastic surgeon'. Totally professional, great listener, and the ultimate Artist."

    Richard L.
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Michael Macdonald, M.D.
500 Sutter Street
Suite 430
San Francisco, CA 94102