Category: About Dr. Mele

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – 50 Years and Counting

February 20, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery focusses on cosmetic plastic surgery. These are the procedures that I perform for my patients every day. The vast majority of the presenters are practicing, Board Certified Surgeons who do what I do. Moreover, the majority of ASAPS members are solo practitioners, who understand the balance it takes to provide quality plastic surgery, while maintaining a cutting edge education. They, too, have experience with all the demands that running a small business requires. All these factors tends to make the ASAPS meetings useful, educational and practical.

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Plastic Surgery Board Certification and MOC

October 10, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Another year, another round of American Board of Plastic Surgery MOC (Maintenance of Board Certification) chores. I have two American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognized board certifications. One is from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the second is from the The American Board of Surgery. Both represent years of training and hard work and now with the additional MOC requirements, the completion of yearly chores.

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2016 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Award Goes To Dr. Mele

July 16, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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I am humbled to receive the 2016 Best of Walnut Creek award for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery. While it is gratifying to receive such an award, especially since only one winner is selected per category for each town, the greatest satisfaction I receive as a San Francisco Bay Area Board Certified Plastic Surgeon is the thanks I get from my patients. It is a privilege to serve in this community.

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2015 Plastic Surgery Statistics

March 20, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The numbers are in and America, you like Plastic Surgery. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has released the data collected for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery performed in 2015, and the number of cosmetic procedures performed has increased eight-fold since I started my San Francisco Bay Area Plastic Surgery practice in 1997.

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Maintenance of Board Certification in Plastic Surgery – SF Bay Area

October 31, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Maintenance of Board Certification or MOC As another year nears its end, it is time for the yearly Maintenance of Board Certification (MOC) chores. I have two American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognized board certifications. One is from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the second is from the American Board of Surgery. […]

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SF Bay Area Plastic Surgeon, Joseph Mele, Named Top Doctor

September 06, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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I am humbled to tell you that I received “Top Doctor” certification from RealSelf. Since its founding in 2006, RealSelf has created the world’s largest on-line community for learning and sharing information about cosmetic surgery, dermatology, dentistry, and other elective treatments.

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DrMele.com Gets a Facelift

May 09, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The San Francisco Bay Area is in known for its tech. I am proud to bring you Bay Area’s Newest Hi-Tech Plastic Surgery Web Site. Whether it’s the design of a new website, or the practice of Plastic Surgery, the drive for improvement is continuous.

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Woman Gets Life for Buttocks Injections

September 06, 2014 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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If you are considering any cosmetic procedure, take the time to find a well trained and experienced surgeon in your area who shows his dedication to his or her field by achieving Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. On the other hand, if you are having plastic surgery in a house, an apartment or a hotel room, rather than an accredited surgery center or hospital, you can bet you have wandered far from your best option.

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San Francisco Bay Area Plastic Surgeon – Dr. Joseph Mele

July 05, 2014 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Diablo Magazine‘s Best of the East Bay is out this month. This years edition features the best people, places and things to do in the East San Francisco Bay Area. This year’s people include Golden State Warriors’ point guard, Steph Curry, and Sharknado director Anthony C. Ferrante. Look for Dr. Joseph Mele’s profile in this edition too.

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