Dr. Miguel Delgado Jr., MD, F.A.C.S., is an expert in gynecomastia surgery who has been practicing for over thirty years. After graduating from the University of California medical school in 1982, he completed his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at John Hopkins in Baltimore, MD, and Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, NY. He has since opened two offices in Novato and San Francisco, CA, and a private surgery center: Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center (MCSC).In 2010, Dr. Delgado took over and developed gynecomastia.org, the largest online forum for people to learn about gynecomastia and get their questions answered by experienced physicians.

At MCSC, Dr. Delgado has been filmed for Fox News, Discovery Australia, the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), and more. Dr. Delgado’s goal is to provide quality treatment toas many patients as possible in the Northern California area, and all over the world. Patients have come from Canada, Australia, Afghanistan, and across North America to receive treatment from Dr. Delgado and his surgical team. Dr. Delgado and his anesthesiologist, Dr. Randy Gaynor, MD, have even traveled to Guatemala with the group “Faith in Practice” to help disadvantaged children suffering from severe burns and birth deformities such as cleft palates or cleft lips.

Get to Know Dr. Delgado

Originally from Columbus, OH, Dr. Delgado relocated to San Rafael, CA, in 1988 after completing his plastic surgery residence in New York. He now lives in Novato, CA, with his spouse and two children. Not only does he specialize in plastic surgery, but he is also a gifted chef who specializes in paella, pizza from a stone oven, and legendary barbequed ribs. The delicious meals he serves his family, friends, and staff are often paired with his own pinot noir and chardonnay grown at the Delgado Family Vineyards. The wine produced by Dr. Delgado and his family has been showcased at fundraising charity events, including medical mission works.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: March 27, 1954
  • Place of Birth: Columbus, OH
  • Home Residence: Novato, CA


  • 1974-1978: City College of New York (Magna Cum Laude)|
  • June-August 1976: Cornell University Medical Center (Summer Research Fellowship)
  • 1977: Harvard University Health Career Summer Program
  • 1978-1982: University of California (Medical School)

Surgical Training

  • 1982-1983: General Surgery internship at John Hopkins Hospital
  • 1983-1984: Junior residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 1986-1988: Plastic Surgery residency at Nassau County Medical Center (Stony Brook University Medical Center Affiliate)

Medical Licenses

  • 1988-Present: California

Professional Background

  • 2001-Present: Miguel A. Delgado, MD, Private Practice Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 2001-Present: Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center
  • 1988-1989: Plastic Surgeon, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Kaiser Permanente Medical Group)

Professional Memberships

  • Diplomat: American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Diplomat: American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • California Plastic Surgery Society
  • International Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Sigma XI Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Castle Connolly Top Regional Doctor – 2015-2018
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor – 2015
  • San Francisco magazine Top Doctors – 2010, 2016, 2017
  • 415 Top Doctors – 2018
  • Sonoma County magazine top Plastic Surgeon – 2016, 2017
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 1% – 2016-2018
  • Vitals’ Patients’ Choice Award – 2008-2018
  • Vitals’ On-Time Physician Award – 2014-2018
  • Vitals’ Compassionate Doctor Award – 2009-2018
  • Vitals’ Top 10 Doctor by Metro Area Award – 2014

Television Documentaries

  • 2006: What’s Good for You, “Male Breast Reduction”
  • 2007: Discovery Channel, Australia, “Gynecomastia and Male Breast Reduction Surgery”
  • 2009: BBC Documentary, “The Truth About Beauty”
  • The Journey of Three Men –A gynecomastia documentary

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