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Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John Larson is the medical director of our Newport Beach location. As a highly skilled and experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Larson is dedicated to delivering exceptional results to his patients. With advanced training in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body, he has the expertise and knowledge to provide a wide range of surgical and non-surgical procedures. In addition to his technical expertise, Dr. Larson is committed to providing the highest level of personalized care and attention to his patients throughout their treatment experience.
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, MD
University of Southern California – Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Larson graduated with honors from Michigan State University with a degree in psychology. He then attended medical school at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he earned his medical degree with honors from the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.
During medical school training, he performed research at the University of Michigan Neuromuscular Laboratory, where he developed new interface technologies between advanced robotic prostheses and peripheral nerves of amputated extremities. During this time, he published journal articles and presented his work at national research meetings in the fields of both plastic surgery and engineering.
Dr. Larson then went on to complete the prestigious six-year integrated residency program in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA, where he trained with world-renowned experts in the field.
“He obviously loves what he does, and it shows in his energy, attentiveness, and results.“
Dr. Larson is highly regarded for his exceptional surgical skills, comprehensive knowledge, and personalized approach to patient care. In addition to his outstanding surgical skills, Dr. Larson is known for his impeccable attention to detail and his ability to deliver beautiful, natural-looking results. As one of Orange County’s most trusted plastic surgeons, he is deeply committed to providing his patients with an exceptional experience that is characterized by technical excellence, open communication, and a strong foundation of trust. He understands the importance of creating a comfortable and supportive environment for his patients, and he works tirelessly to ensure that they feel confident and at ease throughout the entire treatment process. He takes the time to thoroughly understand each patient’s goals and concerns, and works closely with them to develop personalized treatment plans that deliver the best possible outcomes.
In addition to being a plastic surgeon, Dr. Larson enjoys playing the drums, cooking, and traveling with his wife, son, and rescue dog.