Miguel Delgado, MD

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon & Gynecomastia Specialist


Aesthetic Surgery is an exact science requiring artistic skill and keen technical knowledge. A board-certified plastic surgeon is the most qualified physician you can select to perform your surgery. Cosmetic surgery is an investment in yourself, and like any other investment, it should be thoughtfully investigated and planned.

Dr. Delgado has been in plastic surgery practice since 1988 and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery - the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify plastic surgeons.

All procedures are performed at our newly accredited state of the art surgical facility. At Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center our goal is to provide you with personal care at its highest level, making your surgical experience a pleasant one.

Dr. Delgado's reception area.Patient room at Dr. Delgado's plastic surgery practice.


Do you want to get rid of “woman-like breasts” or “moobs?” If the condition of gynecomastia is restricting you from participating in certain social activities, such as swimming or going to the beach, because you are afraid to take your shirt off, you may consider undergoing a breast reduction (“gynecomastia surgery”).

Gynecomastia affects approximately 40 to 60 percent of the male population, commonly causing feelings of insecurities. If traditional methods of weight loss have not helped to improve your gynecomastia, breast reduction surgery (“gynecomastia surgery”) can help to eliminate the excess breast tissue.

Miguel A. Delgado, M.D., Gynecomastia Doctor in the Bay Area

Male breast reduction is frequently performed by San Francisco gynecomastia doctor Miguel A. Delgado, M.D., F.A.C.S. at Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center. With two convenient locations in Novato and San Francisco, our breast reduction surgeon offers a comfortable, relaxed environment at his private, state-of-the-art surgery center; those seeking male breast reduction surgery can anticipate personalized care.

Gynecomastia Surgery Information

Male breasts are caused by the overproduction of glandular fatty tissue, which Dr. Delgado can lessen through surgical removal. This technique may also be combined with tumescent liposuction (“lipoplasty”) to remove surrounding fatty tissue, which he will suction using a small, hollow tube called a cannula. For some men, skin excision may also be required for achieving optimal results. When visiting Dr. Delgado regarding gynecomastia treatment, he will discuss the various factors included, and the type of results you may anticipate. He will evaluate your health and discuss your goals with you, providing you with an information booklet that includes all pre- and post-surgery instructions.

Dr. Delgado will determine the best technique to help you achieve your aesthetic goals, which will determine your gynecomastia surgery cost. During this procedure, he may surgically remove glandular fatty tissue as well as surrounding fat tissue through liposuction (“lipoplasty”). In some cases, skin excision may be necessary. The end result is a more masculine contour that will contribute to an overall improved physique.

During a consultation with San Francisco gynecomastia surgeon Dr. Delgado, the two of you will discuss your goals and the associated possible risks and complications. He will also evaluate your medical history and perform a physical exam to determine if plastic surgery is right for you. You may also receive an estimated gynecomastia surgery cost, which depends on the extent of your condition.

To see samples of San Francisco Gynecomasta Doctor Dr. Delgado’s patient results, feel free to view before and after male breast reduction photos. You may also watch featured videos featuring his media appearances on BBC and Discovery Australia.

Dr. Delgado has treated multiple gynecomastia cases of all different fashions in the Bay Area and beyond. Having extensive experience, he can help you decide which technique(s) will provide you with the best results.

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Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), Dr. Delgado is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS). He is internationally recognized for providing satisfactory male breast reduction results.

To schedule a consultation in San Francisco with our cosmetic gynecomastia surgeon, Dr. Delgado, please call (415) 989-2221 or his Novato office at (415) 898-4161. You may also send us an e-mail at info@dr-delgado.com or fill out our quick contact form for more.

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Dr. Delgado CV

Place of Birth Columbus, Ohio


College Cornell University Medical Center, Summer Research Fellowship, New York 6/76 - 8/77
Harvard University Health Career Summer Program, Boston, MA 7/77 - 8/77
Medical School City College of New York, Magna Cum Laude BS, 1978. University of California, San Francisco, 1982 - MD


Internship Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1982 - 83
General Surgery Residency Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Junior Resident 1983 - 84
Plastic Surgery Residency Stony Brook University Medical Center, Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, 1986 - 88


Miguel A. Delgado Jr., MD, Private Practice 1989 - Present Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
165 Rowland Way, Suite 300
Novato, CA 94945
450 Sutter Street, Suite 2433
San Francisco, CA 94108


- Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Diplomat, American College of Surgeons
- American Lipoplasty Society
- American Medical Association
- Marin Medical Society
- California Medical Association
- International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery
- California Plastic Surgery Society
- Phi Beta Kappa


- Jonas Salk Award, Research Prize, Dept. of Education, State of New York, 1978
- Thirty-Second Annual Eastern College Science Winner, 1978

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Member - The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Anesthesiologist Dr. Randall L. GaynorOur Anesthesiologist, Dr. Randall L. Gaynor, M.D.


College Stanford, 1974
Medical School Michigan State, 1975 - 1979
Surgical Training Surgical Internship/Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1979 - 81
Anesthesia Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1982 - 84

Board Certified, 1987
American Board of Anesthesia

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All men with enlarged breasts are candidates but the more extreme cases of gynecomastia will require more extensive surgery and possibly skin excision. It is important for the patient to be healthy and emotionally stable. Men whose gynecomastia is exacerbated by drugs should take this into consideration prior to surgery.


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