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Jonathan Zelken, MD

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon located in Newport Beach, CA

Dr. Jonathan Zelken is a highly skilled board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon based in Newport Beach, Orange County, renowned for his expertise in facelift procedures as well as facial contouring, amongst other breast and body plastic and reconstructive surgical techniques. With a commitment to delivering natural and transformative results, Dr. Zelken is dedicated to helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals while maintaining their unique features. His exceptional qualifications, combined with his personalized approach, make him a trusted expert in the field.

PERSONAL BACKGROUND AND PASSION FOR AESTHETICS

Dr. Zelken’s passion for aesthetics stems from his personal journey and his deep-rooted appreciation for the artistry of plastic surgery. Raised in New England, he developed an early fascination with the enhancing abilities of the field. Driven by his desire to impact the lives of his patients positively, he embarked on a career in plastic surgery with a focus on delivering natural and rejuvenating outcomes.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Dr. Zelken’s extensive education and training have equipped him with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in his field. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Cornell University before pursuing a degree in Medicine at Tufts University. Graduating at the top of his class, he then completed his plastic surgery training at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Zelken also underwent specialized training during a microsurgery fellowship in Taiwan under the guidance of the world’s foremost microsurgeon.

Dedicated to continual learning, he has made significant contributions to the field through his research, authoring over 50 scientific articles, and demonstrating a passion for teaching.

See Dr. Zelken’s CV

EXPERTISE IN FACELIFT PROCEDURES, PLASTIC SURGERY, AND MORE

Dr. Zelken’s expertise lies in facelift procedures, facial contouring, and a wide range of plastic surgery techniques, including body contouring, breast augmentation, and male and female breast reduction. He is well-versed in various surgical approaches, enabling him to address the diverse needs of his patients effectively. Dr. Zelken takes a personalized approach to each individual, considering their features, goals, and desires. By combining his artistic vision with technical precision, he consistently achieves remarkable results that enhance the natural beauty of his patients.

COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION AND INFORMED DECISIONS

Dr. Zelken is not only dedicated to providing exceptional patient care but also to educating and empowering the general public about plastic and reconstructive surgery. With a strong belief in transparency, he actively shares his expertise through various channels, including his successful YouTube channel. Through informative videos, he aims to demystify plastic surgery, debunk myths, outline surgical procedures, and provide valuable insights to those interested in the field.

By prioritizing education and informed decision making, Dr. Zelken ensures that anyone can have access to reliable resources when considering cosmetic procedures. His commitment to informing patients and the wider public sets him apart as a trusted authority in the field of plastic surgery.

DR. ZELKEN’S PATIENT-CENTERED CARE

At the Zelken Institute in Newport Beach, Dr. Zelken’s patient-centric philosophy is at the core of every interaction. He believes in delivering individualized care that considers each patient’s specific concerns and desires. Dr. Zelken’s comprehensive consultation process ensures that patients feel heard and understood, allowing him to develop tailored treatment plans that align with their expectations. His dedication to patient education enables individuals to make informed decisions and have realistic expectations about their procedures.

TRANSFORM YOUR APPEARANCE WITH DR. ZELKEN, NEWPORT BEACH FACELIFT EXPERT

If you’re seeking the expertise of a renowned, dedicated, and multidisciplinary plastic surgeon, look no further than Dr. Jonathan Zelken. With his unwavering dedication to delivering natural and transformative results, Dr. Zelken can help you achieve your aesthetic goals while ensuring your distinct characteristics are preserved. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward enhancing your natural beauty. Trust your appearance to the expert hands of Dr. Zelken and discover your true potential.

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Dr. Jonathan Zelken, a board certified plastic surgeon located in Newport Beach, California, has consistently earned prestigious recognition as a prominent authority from NewBeauty magazine, Super Doctors and the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons, among others.
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I am beyond pleased with my 100% natural face & neck lift! Dr. Zelken is a true Master face and neck lift specialist with EXCELLENT credentials. Dr Zelken currently has been recognized as top Plastic Surgeon in CA for several years consecutively! Trust me, I researched all aspects & the newest techniques & procedures from multiple surgeons. My goal was to look NATURAL, NOT a pulled look! I knew in my gut, Dr Zelken was without a doubt the Specialist Surgeon for me! Much gratitude to him!
MARIANNE N. | Jan 14, 2024
You and your staff were great!! Felt like I made the right choice selecting you for my procedure. Let’s make it happen!
JANET B. | Jan 09, 2024
Great doctor!!
Michael H. | Jan 02, 2024
Regina is the best!!
ELAINE M. | Nov 18, 2023
Wonderful and relaxing
DIANE C. | Nov 16, 2023
Regina is always excellent! Very personable always has a smile for you. She is very knowledgeable about the skin and products.
SUSAN B. | Nov 15, 2023
Amazing after surgery yet need to wait for the results
AARON B. | Nov 15, 2023
Very good
AARON B. | Nov 15, 2023
Excellent service
DONNA I. | Nov 12, 2023
Great experience listened to my concerns
GABRIELA O. | Nov 09, 2023
Nurse Miki is incredible! I couldn't be happier with how my lip filler turned out. She eased my nerves by being very upfront about the process and talking through each of my concerns. Needless to say, each concern was completely unnecessary!
ISABELLA T. | Nov 08, 2023
Regina is a superb aesthetician with healing hands, a warm heart and provides wonderful facials & sees what your skin needs. She’s knowledgeable and you will love the results. It’s a monthly treat for me. I have been going to Regina for about 15 years. I get compliments on my skin all the time!
EILEEN C. | Nov 08, 2023
She was very nice and explained everything to me. Always asked if I was doing okay
KYRA M. | Nov 05, 2023
Absolutely Phenomenal caring of patient took an hour to listen to my needs and concerns meticulous in her skills / an artist will never go anywhere else again
SARAH S. | Nov 04, 2023
Got Botox and consulted with Miki about future work to be done. I am happy with the results and glad to have an expert to advise me about what to do for future improvements.
SUSAN P. | Nov 04, 2023
Mrs. Omori is very thoughtful and detailed and has a soft touch. She had a great bedside manner and I am always looking forward to my maintenance visit at Dr. Zelken's.
KATERINA K. | Nov 03, 2023
Great experience with Miki She is always happy and positive and helpful
SARA P. | Nov 02, 2023
Great facial
ROWENA B. | Nov 02, 2023
She’s awesome can’t wait to see her again ❤️❤️❤️❤️
DENISE H. | Oct 28, 2023
❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
MARYAM O. | Oct 28, 2023
Nurse Miki is an exceptional care provider who goes above and beyond to ensure my comfort and satisfaction. Her expertise, attention to detail, and compassionate approach set the gold standard. Thank you, Miki, for outstanding care and expertise.
ENIKO B. | Oct 27, 2023
Miki made me feel comfortable and welcome. She is thorough and walks me through each step in a professional manner. Can’t wait to come back!
ASHLEY A. | Oct 27, 2023
Miki was extremely patient and knowledgeable. She made me feel comfortable and at ease and answered all questions! Her office was super clean and it was overall a great experience. I recommend her to everyone! Thank you Miki!
ALEXA E. | Oct 26, 2023
Love Regina, perfect execution of the hydra facial every time!
KATHY P. | Oct 25, 2023
Great service by Nurse Miki. Thank you
ROSALIE O. | Oct 24, 2023
Nurse Miki was great! She walked me through everything before starting and I felt very comfortable thought out the process. I will definitely be back!
ALISON A. | Oct 23, 2023
Kiki rocks!!!
PRISCILLA K. | Oct 21, 2023
Both competent and kind, it is a pleasure working with them.
RHONDA W. | Oct 20, 2023
Regina is professional and knowledgeable with a kind, gentle touch in a comfortable environment.
MICHELLE S. | Oct 20, 2023
The only person I trust!!! She’s amazing. So sweet and great at what she does!
PAIGE M. | Oct 20, 2023
Excellent.
JOAN R. | Oct 18, 2023
From the moment I walked in, Miki greeted me with a warm and welcoming smile, which instantly put me at ease. Her professionalism and compassion were evident throughout my entire visit. She took the time to explain everything clearly, addressing all my concerns and questions with patience and empathy. Thank you Miki for your exceptional service and for making a potentially stressful situation much more manageable. I am grateful for your hard work and the positive impact you had on my experience. You are a credit to your profession and an asset to the Zelkin Institute.
CHRISTINE S. | Oct 18, 2023
Everything went great. I really appreciate the provider’s attention and careful explanation of procedures. She answered all questions and took her time. Will definitely be back when I’m in town again!
KIMBERLY M. | Oct 17, 2023
Miki was amazing. Knowledgeable, honest, kind and caring.
JANET S. | Oct 17, 2023
Excellent customer service
EDWIN C. | Oct 16, 2023
Wonderful friend and injector
LAUREN (CHARGE PATIENT TODAY) K. | Oct 16, 2023
She filled my lips and I love them!! Thank you!
TABATHA E. | Oct 15, 2023
Miki was so patient and kind. She was thorough in her explanation and attentive to my preferences. I will definitely be back! Thank you, Miki!!!
LISA W. | Oct 15, 2023
The best!! Best facial I’ve ever had!
EILEEN H. | Oct 14, 2023
Always a great experience with Regina
HEATHER P. | Oct 14, 2023
She has a gift!
AMBER Y. | Oct 13, 2023
Miki is a great provider who is always approachable and very knowledgeable in what she does.
JIAYI L. | Oct 12, 2023
Through, accurate, professional, caring and awesome follow up and communication with patient. Easy to schedule and ver responsive.
BRENT G. | Oct 11, 2023
Best in class experience with Miki. She is amazingly good at what she does. Miki answers all my questions and listens to my goals. I’ve received complements on the work she did to my lips and complexion. I also have more confidence in my appearance.
RACHEL T. | Oct 11, 2023
Visiting Dr. Zelken’s office is always delightful. Beautiful office environment & friendly, kind, knowledgeable staff. I adore Miki, love our chats, and always get the great results I’m looking for! Highly recommend!
VIKKI A. | Oct 09, 2023
Nurse Miki is not only very knowledgeable and experienced in her craft but also has the most personable and approachable personality. Always a pleasure to interact with her. Dr. Zelken and nurse Miki strive to achieve the best results possible with each procedure, and I couldn’t be happier with my results. They go above and beyond for their clients no matter the zip code. I truly feel like a valued client here. I Highly recommend Dr. Zelken and Nurse Miki.
NOELIA O. | Oct 07, 2023
Great!
LORRAINE C. | Oct 07, 2023
Miki is the most stupendous, remarkable, phenomenal & amazeballs injector in the entire galaxy!
TARA P. | Oct 06, 2023
Miki is amazing she does such a great job!
SARAH F. | Oct 05, 2023
Supportive and knowledgeable as usual!
JULIE S. | Oct 04, 2023
he was great
TEST T. | Sep 06, 2023