Malone M.D.Facial Plastic Surgery San Diego

Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and Facelift Specialist

At Malone M.D. Facial Plastic Surgery in San Diego, double-board certified facial plastic surgeon Melanie Malone, MD, FACS, helps patients look younger and reveal their inner beauty. She has cultivated a reputation as one of the top deep plane facelift surgeons in the United States, owing to her high level of training and years of expertise.

Pioneering the most scientifically advanced regenerative treatments, founded in a curated experience with holistic influences. Dr. Malone and her hand-picked team create powerful treatments for natural aesthetic refinement, rejuvenation, and replenishment.

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Renowned San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon

Malone Facial Plastic Surgery in La Jolla, California

A True Facelift Artist and Master of Her Craft

Discover the Difference a San Diego Facelift Expert can Make

When it comes to a facelift La Jolla patients demand results that look natural. That is why Dr. Malone has gone the extra mile in her training to study under legendary facial plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono at New York Center for Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Jacono has earned acclaim for his extended deep plane facelift technique, which minimizes scarring, prolongs results, and produces an exquisitely natural-looking outcome. Dr. Malone absorbed everything she could during her fellowship training with Dr. Jacono until replicating his techniques. She brings his deep plane facelift method to San Diego so her patients can receive a similarly beautiful outcome.

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Melanie Malone, MD, FACS, San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon

Meet Dr. Melanie Malone

Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon & Facelift Specialist

Melanie Malone, MD, FACS, one of the top facial plastic surgeons San Diego has, is a double board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and head and neck surgeon specializing in aesthetic treatments that naturally rejuvenate and refine your face. As a recognized authority in her field, she speaks at national meetings and publishes original research in peer reviewed journals and textbooks about facial plastic surgery. Dr. Malone founded her eponymous skin clinic in La Jolla to integrate holistic and natural skin care remedies with the latest advances in molecular science based treatments. Her patients have unprecedented access to personalized, prescriptive regenerative treatments aimed at refreshing their appearance for the most natural results.

As a preeminent facial surgeon in the United States, Dr. Malone has had the privilege of treating a broad range of patients seeking facial rejuvenation. Her patients have traveled from all over the US and globally to take advantage of her specialty training. She completed her fellowship under the guidance of world-renowned facelift expert Dr. Andrew Jacono, a New York City surgeon best known for pioneering the extended deep plane facelift. Dr. Malone fine-tuned her facial rejuvenation skills after training directly with Dr. Jacono. Following Dr. Jacono's proprietary techniques, she achieves natural-looking facelift results with less scarring than older surgical methods.

Dr Malone is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. This remarkable distinction is bestowed on an elite subset of surgeons based on their exceptional training, professional qualifications, surgical competence and ethical conduct.

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American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery American Acadeny of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc. American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons Columbia University QUAD A

Melanie Malone MD, FACS, has founded the world-class wellness clinic that brings specialized, focused, and clinically proven care to provide powerful results to their clientele in La Jolla & San Diego.

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Every journey at Malone Facial Plastic Surgery begins with a one-on-one interview with Dr. Malone. The initial consultation establishes a comprehensive understanding of your individual aesthetic treatment goals. We will get acquainted with the unique physiological and lifestyle circumstances that contribute to your individual beauty.

Our Mission is to establish trust and like-mindedness with you and get the best and most natural looking result from a facial plastic surgery. Dr. Malone finds developing long term relationships with her patients deeply rewarding. She is a lifelong student of aesthetic medicine and surgery and loves to share her excitement of scientific advancements in facial aesthetic surgery and rejuvenation.

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“You have helped me more than you’ll ever know. You possess the qualities not only of an excellent physician but of an extraordinary human being as well.” —Facelift, lip lift, chin implant (F.K.)

“Thank you for the smile on my face whenever I look in the mirror, you’re an incredible lady and surgeon” —Facelift, Lip Lift, Laser skin resurfacing (B.P.)

“Dr. Malone is great! She is very friendly, honest, clear and understanding. Never had to wait longer then 10 minutes. It is easy to make an appointment by phone or email. Truly pleased with the results!” —Botox (C.V.)

“I am 69 years old and had a deep plane face lift with Dr. Malone my results are fabulous. She is an excellent surgeon and a caring kind person as well. Would highly recommend her.” —Deep Plane Facelift (aerobicgal)

“Not only did she straighten out my nose and significantly improve my breathing but she was very attentive and had a great bedside manner! I've had nothing but complements on how good my new nose looks!” —Septoplasty (M.H.)

“She is kind, caring, listened to and addressed all of my concerns, explained everything in detail, and was always available, before and after surgery.” —Facelift (B.)

“If I could give her 10 stars I would! She was very attentive during AND after the visit and her bed side manner is impeccable. I would recommend her a million times over to anyone looking for an amazing MD.” —Restylane (S.D.)

“I saw Dr. Malone back in Nov 2017, she was an absolute delight. I knew I was in good hands. Her empathetic bedside manner made me feel confident in her abilities to give me the exact results I envisioned. ” —Rhinoplasty (N.K.)

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Malone Facial Plastic Surgery in La Jolla, California


A Facelift reshapes the lower half of the face, to restore the heart shaped face of our youth. Also commonly known as rhytidectomy, it tightens the loose muscle and skin around the jaw line, eliminates deep creases around the mouth and nose, and addresses the hanging skin and fat under the chin and neck.

Dr. Malone has mastered the deep plane facelift technique under guidance from famed surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono, allowing her to lift and tighten a sagging face and neck without the windswept look associated with older facelift methods.

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Rhinoplasty is a facial plastic surgery procedure that can change the shape of the nose and improve its function, where alteration of the nose's shape and appearance is desirable for cosmetic and self-esteem reasons. Rhinoplasty can bring balance and proportional harmony to the face.

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Lip Lift

A lip lift is a facial plastic surgery procedure that shortens the space between the bottom of the nose and the top of the lips by shaping a strip of skin below the nostrils. It raises the vermilion border on the edges of the lips to enhance them and allow the curves to be more prominent.

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Neck Lift

A neck lift is a facial plastic surgery procedure that lifts and tones the skin and deeper muscles of the neck, jawline and chin. Over time our necks loosen due to a variety of factors such as aging, heredity, gravity, environmental exposures, and stress. Dr. Malone loves combining neck lifts and facelifts when appropriate for an overall harmonious appearance.

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Nanofat Injections

Stem cell therapies utilize your body's own stem cells and growth factors to help restore and rejuvenate your skin and deeper structures in your face and neck. The result is more toned and smooth facial structures with skin that is softer and more supple.

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Eye Lift

An eye lift is a facial plastic surgery procedure that restores a more youthful appearance to aging eyes. It corrects sagging skin, smooths wrinkles and reduces puffiness around the upper and lower eyelids.

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Malone Facial Plastic Surgery - San Diego & La Jolla

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The aim of your treatment plan is to improve the tone and texture of your skin, the brightness of your eyes or refine your facial profile. There are many options, surgical and non surgical, available to you. Whatever your particular concern may be, we will work with you and help you achieve the most natural looking results possible from a facial plastic surgery.

We will focus on self-care regimens to stimulate healthy gene expression, promote collagen regeneration and secure long-lasting natural beauty from within. The best long-term results are achieved with an ongoing commitment to self-care. We are very excited to embark on this journey with you in La Jolla and the San Diego region.

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