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    John Griffin

    John R. Griffin, M.D.

    Plastic Surgery

    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

    Reconstructive Surgery

    (Board Certified in Reconstructive Surgery)
    Accepting new patients

    San Mateo Cosmetic Surgery
    50 S. San Mateo Drive
    Suite 470
    San Mateo, California 94401
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    (650) 652-8230  F (650) 652-8239

    Professional Interests

    Reconstructive Surgery
    Body contouring, Breast reconstruction, Congenital hand abnormalities, Microsurgery, Nerve surgery, Orbital surgery, Peripheral nerve surgery, Scaphoid repair, Skin graft treatment, Upper/lower extremity injuries

    Plastic Surgery
    Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), Asian eyelid surgery, Blepharoplasty (eyelid), Body contouring, Body lift, Breast augmentation, Breast reconstruction, Breast reduction, Carpal tunnel disease, Computer-assisted facial reconstruction, Congenital hand abnormalities, Cosmetic surgery for weight-loss patients,
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    Additional Information

    Fat Grafting to the Breast, Face and Body, 3D Imaging for Cosmetic Surgery Planning: VECTRA system, Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction, Latissimus Flap, Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expanders and Implants, Revision Rhinoplasty, Reconstructive Rhinoplasty, Arm Lifts, Thich Lifts, BOTOX, Trigger Finger, Tendon Repair and Tendon Reconstruction

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Poor)

    Community Activities

    Breast Cancer Connections - Palo Alto, Cancer Prevention Institute - San Francisco, American Board of Plastic Surgery - guest examiner

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Griffin enjoys running, gym, reading and he is a professional soccer fan.


    Dr. Griffin has written book chapters as well as manuscripts in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His published work includes papers on rhinoplasty (aesthetic nasal surgery), nasal reconstruction, rhinophyma, silicone breast implants and reconstructive surgery.

    Philosophy of Care

    I am committed to the highest level of patient care and attention to detail. I strive to make the experience with the office exceptional by providing a compassionate, safe and friendly environment for patients. I work closely with patients to establish rapport and trust, whether the patient seeks cosmetic or reconstructive surgery. Consultations are thorough and detailed during which the patient and I work together to exchange information and achieve specific goals.

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