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Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Miguel A. Delgado, Jr. MD, F.A.C.S. – Gynecomastia Specialist of San Francisco Bay Area, California

Gynecomastia Surgery requires a keen technical knowledge and artistic skill. The most qualified surgeon you can select would be a board certified plastic surgeon. You want to plan and investigate your gynecomastia surgery as it is an investment in you. Having performed thousands of male breast reduction surgeries makes Dr. Delgado an expert. With his vast experience in revision gynecomastia, his practice in gyne revision has now reached 40%. He receives referrals for complicated cases from other physicians from most parts of the world. In 2010, Dr. Delgado purchased and maintains gynecomastia.org, the “Web’s Best Resource for Information”. Miguel A. Delgado, Jr., MD has the most prestigious credentials for American cosmetic plastic surgeons; membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgery and certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Delgado received his training at top Universities across the country. Graduating with distinction from medical school in 1982 from University of California San Francisco, he then completed his internship in Baltimore, MD, where he attended the top teaching hospital, Johns Hopkins University, and then continued there to complete his residency program. From there he went to, East Meadow, New York at Stony Brook University Medical Center in to complete his plastic surgery residency. In 1988 Dr. Delgado relocated to San Rafael, California where he worked as a plastic surgeon at Kaiser Hospital. Then in 1989, he opened his own private office Marin County. In 1994 to accommodate his South Bay and San Francisco patients, he opened a second office at 450 Sutter Street, one block from Union Square. In 2001, a new hospital opened at 180 Rowland Way in Novato, California, this prompted Dr. Delgado to move his office next door, at 165 Rowland Way, at the same time introducing Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center (MCSC), his own private surgery center. Having the new full service Novato Hospital contiguous to his surgery center, his patients have that additional degree of safety. Having his own private surgery center allows Dr. Delgado to offer his patients exceptional care in a state-of-the-art surgical facility. All surgical procedures are scheduled at Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center, in Novato, but both offices are available for consultations, pre and post-op appointments, and office procedures. Multiple media companies, such as; Fox News, Discovery Australia, the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), and others have filmed Dr. Delgado at Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center for documentaries shown all over the world. This has given Dr. Delgado exposure that has resulted in patients worldwide seeking him out for procedures such as male breast reduction and mommy makeovers. Dr. Delgado and his surgical team have treated patients from; Canada, Australia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and all over North America, from the Eastern Seaboard, to Alaska and Hawaii. Volunteering his time to help disadvantaged children, Dr. Delgado has traveled with Randy Gaynor, M.D., his anesthesiologist, to Guatemala. Participating with the group “Faith in Practice,” they used their surgical skills to perform life altering surgeries on children that suffered disfigurements such as; severe burns, birth deformities such as cleft palates, and cleft lips. Wanting to offer his patients the best that plastic surgery has to offer, Dr. Delgado is constantly keeping up to date with the latest innovations and cutting-edge techniques, however, he is cautious and conservative by nature and until new approaches and devices have proven effective and safe, he will not offer them to his patients. Always aware of the potential of anesthesia and surgical risks, Dr. Delgado will screen his surgery patients carefully before clearing them for surgery, by evaluating their medical history, reviewing lab results, and a physical exam. With his passion for patient satisfaction, Dr. Delgado has been set apart from other surgeons. He has a reputation with his staff of always aiming for perfection. Pleasing his patients by meeting their expectations and hopes has always been his goal. Taking the time to listen to the concerns of his patients has developed a patient surgeon relationship of incomparable value.  Dr Delgado has served the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and San Jose, California since 1988. Dr. Delgado is formerly from Columbus, Ohio; he now lives in Novato, California with his spouse and two children. He is a gifted gourmet cook specializing in; paella, fabulous pizza from a stone pizza oven, and barbequed ribs, which have become legendary with his friends, family, and staff. As an aficionado of quality wine, he now grows his own pinot noir and chardonnay grapes at the Delgado Family Vineyards. Their wines are showcased at fundraising charity events, including medical mission works. The quality of Dr. Delgado’s work shows his love of his profession. His passion with life is reflected in his professional and personal integrity, allowing him to maintain a highly competent and loyal staff.

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Personal Information

Date of Birth: March 27, 1954 Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio Home Residence: Novato, California


College: Cornell University Medical Center, Summer Research Fellowship, New York, June-August 1976 Harvard University Health Career Summer Program, Boston, Massachusetts, July-August 1977 City College of New York, Magna Cum Laude, BS, 1978 Medical School: University of California, San Francisco, MD, 1982

Surgical Training

Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 1982-1983 General Surgery Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland Junior Resident, 1983-1984 Plastic Surgery Residency: Stony Brook University Medical Center, Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, New York, 1986-1988

Medical Licenses

California (current) DEA Registration New York State 1986 Washington State 1985

Professional Background

1988-1989: Kaiser Permanente Medical Group Plastic Surgeon, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, San Rafael, California 1989 to present: Miguel A. Delgado, Jr., MD, Private Practice Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 165 Rowland Way, Suite 300 Novato, CA 94945 450 Sutter Street, Suite 2433 San Francisco, CA 94108

Professional Memberships

Diplomat American Board of Plastic Surgery American Society of Plastic 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 of Hair Restoration Surgery Sigma Xi Society Phi Beta Kappa


Jonas Salk Award, Research Prize, Department of Education, State of New York, 1978 32nd Annual Eastern College Science Winner, 1978 San Francisco Top Doc 2010

Television Documentaries

2006: What’s Good For You, “Male Breast Reduction,” Discovery, Australia. 2007: “Gynecomastia and Male Breast Reduction Surgery,” BBC Documentary. 2009: “The Truth About Beauty,” Louise Redknapp for ITV1, England.

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Anesthesia services for Dr. Delgado’s surgical patients have been provided by Randy Gaynor, MD since Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center first opened in 2001.

After attaining all-star fame playing football for Lowell High School in San Francisco, Dr. Gaynor went on to graduate from Stanford University and Michigan State University School of Medicine. He returned home to San Francisco to take a residency in Surgery at University of California Medical Center. After two years, he changed his focus to Anesthesia and completed his residency in that area. He has been certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology since 1987. Following ten years of hospital experience, Dr. Gaynor has elected to practice anesthesia exclusively in outpatient office surgery centers such as Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center since 1995.

A native of San Francisco, Dr. Gaynor has resided with his family in Marin County since the late 1980′s. He is an experienced abalone diver and scuba diving enthusiast and has toured much of North America by motorcycle.




  • Stanford, 1974

Medical School:

  • Michigan State, 1975 – 1979

Surgical Training:

  • Surgical Internship/Residency,<br /> University of California, San Francisco.<br />  1979 – 81
  • Anesthesia Residency,<br />  University of California, San Francisco.<br />  1982 – 84
  • Board Certified,<br /> 1987 American Board of Anesthesia

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Tammy Wickley

Office Manager
Tammy who is originally from Michigan moved to the Bay Area from the Midwest in 2010. After relocating with her husband and family she joined our team and went from part time to full time at the front desk. She loves working with the patients and discussing all the new procedures and product we have to offer. Her favorite is Ultherapy , CoolSculpting and Latisse. When she is not at work she enjoys hiking, biking, tennis and sitting on her front porch visiting with new and old friends sharing Sonoma County’s finest beverage.


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Janet Schmitz

Patient Coordinator
Janet first met Dr. Delgado and his team as a patient. Experiencing a life changing transformation through cosmetic surgery following an eighty pound weight loss convinced Janet she had to be a part of the incredible team that gave her back so many years. Prior to becoming a full time mother Janet flew for a major airline and has spent the last twenty-three years raising two beautiful children, the oldest of whom has some very special needs. Advocating for her daughter and others like her has shown Janet the joy that comes from the opportunity to be able to support and encourage others in the attainment of their personal goals. Janet and her husband of twenty-four years enjoy traveling to their son’s collegiate gymnastic meets and recently they completed their first centurion bike ride together!


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Wendy Manfredonia

Patient Coordinator
Wendy was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Phoenix, Arizona following graduation from high school. She attended Southwestern Preparatory School for Medical Assisting. Wendy found her passion in the Front Office/ Management aspect. After doing an internship in General Surgery she was hired and remained employed at the practice for 12 years. Wendy relocated to the San Francisco Bay area and began working in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery field. She has been a surgical coordinator, office manager and is currently a part-time patient coordinator for Dr. Delgado.

Wendy has been a member of Dr. Delgado’s team since 2005. Her interests are cooking and entertaining, gardening, boating and being anywhere near the ocean. She is an avid traveler and has a passion for working out as much as she can!


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Liz Ferguson

Administrative Services
Originally raised and schooled in the San Francisco Bay area, Liz went to Barcelona, Spain in 1987 to attend the Escuela Official de Idiomas to study Spanish and Catalan languages. While living and working in Spain, Liz went on to attend mountaineering school in La Seu d’Urgel learning certificates in White Water Kayak and Rafting Guide, along with Cross Country and Back Country Ski Instruction. After eight unforgettable years of teaching and competing skiing and white water sports in the Spanish Pyrenees, Liz returned to California following several injuries, and years of sleep deprivation brought on by the Spanish lust for life (not sleep).

Liz continued her education earning a B.A. in Legal Studies at U.C. Berkeley and a certificate in Legal/Court Interpreting for English/Spanish from SFSU College of Extended Learning. After several years of freelance Interpreting Liz began work as a Medical Receptionist at a very busy practice in Mill Valley, California.

Currently Liz is enjoying a peaceful lifestyle with her husband and daughter in Marin, California. Liz joined Dr. Delgado’s team in 2011 with over five years of medical reception experience. She loves meeting new patients and is happy to answer question and interpret for our Spanish speaking clients.


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Kathy Simmons

Kathy was born and raised in San Francisco, and has lived in Novato since 1976. She has worked in Marin as a medical transcriptionist and front office / receptionist for over 20 years. She especially likes meeting and assisting with patients to make their experience enjoyable. Favorite things to do on the weekend include hiking, gardening, and visiting with friends and family.


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Ariel Kirk

Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and Licensed Medical Assistant
A native of Sonoma County, Ariel traveled to Southern California to pursue her passion for skin at Aesthetician school. She returned to Northern California to obtain her Registered Nursing degree and deepen her understanding of the medical management of skin. Having worked in the Dermatology setting, Ariel brings with her a broad understanding of both medical and cosmetic skin care. She specializes in combining a variety of treatment techniques to yield a conservative and restored look.

Ariel has received extensive training in cosmetic injectables through Allergan, Medicis and Merz Aesthetics. She is skilled in the use of Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restalyne, Perlane, and Radiesse. Ariel’s practice also includes the use of lasers, including Intense Pulse Light and Laser Diode. Ariel will work with Dr. Delgado to deliver the highest standard of cosmetic injectables and laser treatments.


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Deborah Claassen

Circulating and Recovery Room Registered Nurse
My nursing career of over thirty years has spanned nearly every specialty you can imagine from cancer research to critical care and aesthetics.

I have been on staff with Dr. Delgado for nearly ten years. I particularly enjoy the fact that I am able to care for some people from the time they come in for their surgery until the time they go home. It gives me the opportunity to get acquainted and enables me to experience the excitement of whatever transformation they are undergoing.

In my spare time, I love to run and hike with my two dogs. I share my home with them as well as six bunnies and a wonderful husband. I have a certificate in plant based nutrition which I use to help people get off the diet roller coaster and on a healthy lifestyle. I volunteer as often as I can for a variety of groups in the Bay Area.


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Carol A. Gordon

Circulating and Recovery Nurse
Carol A. Gordon has been an RN since 1976. 30 years of this was spent at Marin General Hospital. She has a nursing degree from College of Marin and a bachelor‘s degree from Saint Mary’s College. Carol has been a resident of Marin County for 48 years and graduated from Terra Linda High School. She enjoys her horses, dog and husband. (Not in that order depending on the day)! Carol retired from full time work in August 2007. She has worked part time as a member of Dr. Delgado’s staff from May 2001 to date.

She is also a former satisfied patient. Her background includes; post anesthesia care, outpatient surgery, endoscopy and minor surgery. At Dr. Delgado‘s office her primary role is recovery nurse and OR circulating nurse. Carol enjoys her work and working with all of Dr. Delgado’s staff. As she calls it her “fun job”, she truly enjoys her work and the other staff members.


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April Goldman

Registered Nurse
April K. Goldman has enjoyed being a native of California. April was born in San Francisco, California and raised in Marin County by a Norwegian mother and a San Franciscan father. She studied Biological Science at University of California Santa Barbara, with an emphasis on pre-medical biology. April attended the reputable College of Marin Nursing program.

April Goldman, RN is proud to a part of the Marin Cosmetic Surgery team. She knows that at MCSC she is working with colleagues who operate with the same goal of delivering the highest quality care. Her passion for nursing translates to exceptional, conscientious care. It has been a life-long priority and passion to help others. Whether practicing nursing, teaching Pilates exercise programs or doing therapeutic massage with injured patients; April consistently works to help others with optimum skills and expertise. During her free-time, April enjoys spending time with her family and friends. As an avid outdoorsperson, April enjoys camping, hiking, biking or days spent at some of the beautiful local beaches. Reading and learning have always been great pleasures of hers, typically through the latest scientific articles or journals. Although, lately she spends a lot of time reading classic children’s books with her daughter. She loves to travel and someday would like to assist Doctors without Borders as a Registered Nurse.


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Terry Stuart

Certified Surgical Technician
I came to my medical career via United Airlines. I was a flight attendant for many years, and loved it, but it was time for a change. In 2005 I became a Certified Surgical Technician and began my new career. I‘ve gained experience from working at hospitals, surgical centers and in 2011 began working for Team Delgado. How fortunate can one be to go from a good career to one that’s even better!!


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Ghazal Sariaslani

ST, Medical Assistant, CoolSculpting Specialist
Ghazal is our in-office CoolSculpting specialist


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Janice Nunez

Marketing Assistant
A native Californian, Janice has worked in plastic surgery for a total of 18 years, with many adventures in between.

After 6 years of working for Dr. Delgado as his Patient Coordinator/Office Manager, Janice retired with her husband to their dream home on the beach in the Bahamas in 2009…or so she thought. Dr. Delgado found multiple marketing projects that allowed her to continue to work from her new home. She states she now has the best of both worlds, living in paradise but continues to be involved with Dr. Delgado’s practice. She loves the opportunity to contribute to an exciting practice that remains on the cutting edge of what is happening in plastic surgery.

When not sitting at her computer with a view of the Caribbean Ocean, Janice enjoys swimming, snorkeling, gardening and traveling.


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