Meet Dr. Godin

Dr. Michael Godin is a highly-acclaimed, nationally-recognized Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is Board certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. In addition to his private surgical practices in Richmond, Virginia and Los Angeles, California, he is a Clinical Professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and has served as the Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery since 1993.

Demonstrated Expertise

Dr. Godin couples innovative, forward-thinking surgical techniques with a dedication to and enjoyment of the creative and artistic side of facial plastic surgery. A dedicated educator and researcher, he is also a prolific author, having published numerous academic books and scientific articles on facial plastic surgery (as well as a work of fiction). As a member of the National Medical Education Faculty for Botox® education (Allergan Corporation) and Radiesse® (Bioform Medical Corporation), he is also a nationally-recognized expert on non-surgical rejuvenation as well.

Outstanding Educational Record

Dr. Godin received his undergraduate education from Rice University in Houston, Texas, graduating with dual Bachelor’s Degrees. He graduated with honors from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, then went on to complete a surgical internship and four-year residence in Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Godin also studied with Dr. Calvin Johnson, a premier facial plastic surgeon, completing a year of advanced fellowship training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, eyelids, face, ears, and neck at Tulane University in New Orleans.

National Reputation for Excellence

Dr. Godin’s dedication to surgical excellence, his years of experience, and his focus on patient satisfaction have earned him numerous accolades from patients and peers alike. In 2004, he was appointed one of the highest honors in the field: Fellowship Director in Facial Plastic Surgery by the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of only 40 accredited Fellowship Directors in the world. He was voted by fellow physicians as the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon for Women in the Richmond Magazine’s poll in both 2001 and 2009. In 1999, he was voted Richmond’s Best Plastic Surgeon by readers of Style Magazine and one of Richmond’s “top 40 under 40” in Inside Business Magazine.

His artistic creativity, meticulous attention to detail, and devotion to patient satisfaction, in addition to his demonstrated expertise, have earned Dr. Godin national recognition as a leading facial plastic surgeon! If you would like additional information about Dr. Godin and his private surgical practice in Los Angeles, CA, we encourage you to contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you!