About The Doctor

dr_dubin_2About Bruce J. Dubin, M.D., FACS

Dr. Dubin wants you to understand that the single most important factor in the success of aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery is the plastic surgeon you select. An important factor to understand when selecting your plastic surgeon is that any licensed physician is legally allowed to advertise as a “plastic” or “cosmetic” surgeon, even if he or she has no formal surgical training. So if you talk to plastic surgeons in Newport Beach, make sure they are Board-Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery – the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify surgeons.

When you schedule a consultation with Bruce J. Dubin, M.D, F.A.C.S, you will have the opportunity to meet with a highly-esteemed plastic surgeon with over twenty years’ experience. If you are looking to find an experienced plastic surgeon in Newport Beach that cares about your individual needs, we think you have found that doctor.

Dr. Dubin has been in plastic surgery practice in Orange County since 1980, and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Dubin received both his undergraduate degree and his medical degree from U.C.L.A. Additionally, he served a residency in general surgery at U.C.L.A. and a residency in plastic surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. He has also served as Senior Clinical Fellow in cranio-maxillofacial surgery at the Mayo Clinic. In addition to his private aesthetic practice, he has previously held clinical faculty positions at Stanford University, U.S.C., and U.C.I.

Dr. Dubin is also a member of many international, national, and regional plastic surgery societies as well as Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has authored numerous scientific articles and has delivered many presentations at medical meetings. His primary hospital affiliation is Hoag Memorial Hospital, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery.

Education & Accolades

Born: Santa Monica, California, August 18, 1949


College: B.S., UCLA 1971

Medical: UCLA, School of Medicine 1974


Straight Surgical Intern, UCLA Center for Health Science, 1974-75

Resident in General Surgery, UCLA Center for Health Science, 1975-76

Resident in General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 1976-77

Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 1977-78

Fellow, Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, New York, 1978

Christine Kleinert Fellow in Hand Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1979

Chief Resident, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 1979-80

Senior Clinical Fellow in Craniofacial Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1986-87


Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Omega Alpha
Regents Scholar, UCLA School of Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine, Surgery Medal
UCLA School of Medicine Alumni Association Award


State of California 1975
State of Kentucky 1979
State of Minnesota 1987


Diplomate, American Board of Medical Examiners: 1 July 1975

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery (certificate no. 2376) 19 November 1981

Fellow, American College of Surgeons: 25 October 1984

Designated Expert Reviewer, State California Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

Member, International Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons

Member, Lipolysis Society of North America

Fellow, American College of Surgeons