Dr. Michael K. Newman, Dr. Lisa L. Jewell and Dr. Charles W. Spenler

The group practice of South Bay Plastic Surgeons includes three Diplomats of the American Board of Plastic Surgery–Dr. Charles W. Spenler, Dr. Michael K. Newman and Dr. Lisa Jewell–who perform the full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breasts and body.

The group practice of South Bay Plastic Surgeons includes three Diplomats of the American Board of Plastic Surgery–Dr. Charles W. Spenler, Dr. Michael K. Newman and Dr. Lisa Jewell–who perform the full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breasts and body. The practice features a medical spa with fully trained and licensed nurses and aestheticians who perform a variety of facial and skin treatments including Botox, fillers, laser hair removal, laser rejuvenation, peels, microdermabrasion and general skin care.

Dr. Spenler has been one of the most reputable plastic surgeons in the Long Beach and South Bay area for more than 20 years. He received his medical degree from the University of Iowa School of Medicine and is an active member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. In practice for five years, Dr. Newman attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is assistant clinical professor at UCLA, where he trains UCLA plastic surgery residents. Dr. Jewell has been in practice for six years. She earned her medical degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

What’s one trend that is defining plastic surgery today?

“The increasing use of fat to improve the contour of the face, breasts and body. Fat has been used to add volume to certain areas for years, and its many uses continue to evolve. The whole process is performed through a few small incisions.”

Tell us about the staff at your practice.

“The office staff at South Bay Plastic Surgeons is known for being remarkably friendly, inviting and knowledgeable. Patients frequently comment that they look forward to visiting our office because the staff is so welcoming. Behind the scenes, our staff members work incredibly well as a team.”

How do you give back to your community?

“Our practice sponsors a variety of community groups and events, including Leadership Manhattan Beach, Evelyn’s Best Friends Forever breast reconstruction mentoring group and numerous local school events. We also give complimentary educational seminars to breast cancer patients about breast reconstruction options and techniques, and to massive weight loss patients about post-bariatric surgery body contouring.”

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