A Plastic Surgeon You Can Trust! Dr. Joseph Mele
For a patient, Plastic Surgery is often a life-changing experience, particularly when performed in the hands of a qualified surgeon like Dr. Joseph A. Mele. Our reputable Walnut Creek Plastic Surgeon is chosen for several reasons, including his trustworthy background, level of expertise, and bedside manner. Dr. Mele proudly provides patients with beautiful, natural-looking results while positively contributing to their sense of well-being. He understands that every step of the way is significant for an individual who decides to undergo a cosmetic enhancement, and in turn, he is attentive to their every need and concern. His primary concerns are for your safety and the predictability of your results. By setting realistic expectations, and meeting them, Dr. Mele has many satisfied clients.
"Dr. Mele was referred to me by another patient of his. I am so thankful! After my consultation I knew he was the right surgeon for me!" - Patient Testimonial
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With a commitment to providing you with the latest in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Mele specializes in a vast range of surgical options for the face, breasts, and body. Frequently attracting diverse patients from around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area as well as abroad. Dr. Mele also offers a multitude of non-surgical skin treatments to help improve the most obvious, bothersome signs of aging.
A Plastic Surgery Expert In the Media
The background and accomplishments of a plastic surgeon speak volumes regarding their level of training and skill, and Walnut Creek plastic surgeon Dr. Mele exemplifies a high standard of experience. He often appears as a plastic surgery expert in the media, such as on KRON 4's "Body Beautiful," and NBC's "Living Well" on KNTV. Many of his television segments are available in our Video Gallery. He has achieved "Distinguished Member" status on RealSelf.com since being invited in 2009. Notably, Dr. Mele is also a founding member of the leading Interactive Health Network, Healthtap.com.
A Published Plastic Surgery Expert
Dr. Mele is also dedicated to fostering improvement, not only in his patients, but in the basic science which is the foundation for Plastic Surgery. Dr Mele participated in the Adjunct Studies for Allergan and Mentor, investigating the safety of Silicone Breast Implants, which eventually led to their FDA approval after years of restricted use. He continues to be a Primary Investigator for all three US FDA approved breast implant manufacturers: Sientra, Allergan and Mentor. He has published articles related to Cosmetic Plastic Surgery including, but not limited to, Scar Minimization, Patient Safety and Plastic Surgery Resident Training. For more information about some of the articles written and published by Dr Mele, visit his Plastic Surgery Publications Page.
More Than 20 Years of Experience
Dr. Mele started his private plastic surgery practice in Walnut Creek, CA, in 1997. He is board certified and maintains certification by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and the American Board of Surgery (ABS). He is also an active member of the most widely-respected and world-renowned plastic surgery societies, including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (IPRAS) and the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgery (ASBPS). With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Mele has hospital affiliations with John Muir Medical Center (Walnut Creek, CA), John Muir Medical Center (Concord, CA) and San Ramon Regional Medical Center (San Ramon, CA).
"I consider him a surgical artist with talents beyond reproach. He is always honest, explains every aspect of the procedures (which includes downtime, expected discomfort and recovery)" - Patient Testimonial
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