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Using Artistry to Achieve Harmonious Outcomes

The staff at La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre lovingly refer to Dr. Michael Roark as Dr. “GQ” because of his fashion sense and eye for detail. These traits reflect the artistry that distinguishes a plastic surgeon. Dr. Roark achieves natural outcomes for his patients because he believes that surgical outcomes must be in harmony with the patient’s facial features or body proportions. In addition to his facial surgery skills, he is known for his aesthetic eye when he performs surgery on breasts, abdomens, thighs, and arms.

“I had an easy experience and best of all I love, love, love my results!! I am definitely recommending Dr. Roark to all my friends and family….–Happy Patient via RealPatientRatings®

Dr. Roark with Model & Actress Stephanie Seymour

Dr. Roark has a warm and genuine personality. He listens carefully to understand each person’s needs, desires and concerns, thus helping his patients achieve their goals with realistic expectations.

“I want to make an impact on every life I touch. By making an impact on my patients’ lives, I hope they will in turn go and make an impact on every life they touch. This is accomplished by improving confidence through enhancement of natural beauty to help people improve their lives.”–Dr. Roark

His experience and dedication in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery have earned him an enviable reputation from thousands of satisfied patients over his 26 year career. His patients love him and come back year after year referring their friends and family.

“Dr. Roark is an excellent surgeon. He is compassionate and understanding. He takes time to address questions and concerns. He is an artist extraordinaire. Additionally, his office staff and nurses are professional, friendly and patient.”–Happy Patient via RealPatientRatings®

Dr. Roark with Model & Actress Stephanie Seymour

Dr. Roark has a subspecialty for men who want cosmetic surgery. His areas of expertise include facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, dermal fillers, liposuction, and the treatment of gynecomastia (male breast reduction). He is keenly aware of the necessity to adjust his techniques to obtain results that are typically masculine in appearance. He carefully avoids the over-corrected, more feminine results that concern male patients.

“Every staff person was very professional, from the front office, to each nurse that assisted Dr. Roark. Dr. Roark is extremely calm, caring, and efficient. I have recommended your office to several friends. I’m very happy with my results and feel I can call at any time with minor questions. Thank you for a great experience.” –Happy Patient via RealPatientRatings®

On a personal note, Dr. Roark shares a happy home with his wife Margaret, the love of his life, and a family, which includes a lively Yorkshire terrier, “Mila Bea.” They love to ski and spend time spoiling grandchildren.

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Dr. Roark’s Curriculum Vitae

Learn more about Dr. Roark’s extensive training and experience or read about his background in his Curriculum Vitae.

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