Welcome to the website of the Glafkides Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, conveniently located in downtown San Mateo, across from the Mills-Peninsula Health Services Medical Center.
A San Mateo native, Michael C. Glafkides, MD, has practiced cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery in the area for more than 20 years. His practice serves patients throughout the Bay Area, including the San Mateo, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Mt. View, Los Altos Hills, and Santa Clara areas.
Glafkides received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He performed his surgical residency at the University of California San Diego Medical Center, and his plastic surgery training at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco.
His father, a highly respected San Mateo physician who served the community for more than 40 years, inspired his interest in medicine.
Dr. Glafkides is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. Former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mills-Peninsula Hospitals, his specialized training and skills encompass cosmetic surgery of the face and body, comprising procedures such as Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction and Reduction, Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, Eyelid Surgery, and Facelifts.
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Part 1 of 2-part PEN TV interview of Dr. Glafkides on the latest reconstructive breast surgery treatment options.