Our Surgeons

The surgeons at Star Plastic Surgery are Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and are credentialed to perform all cosmetic surgery procedures at the area’s leading hospitals. Our surgeons have completed training in general surgery as well as an additional residency or fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

  • Our mission is patient satisfaction by achieving the most successful surgical results.
  • Virtually all surgeries are performed in the area’s leading hospitals or accredited surgical centers to ensure your safety and comfort.

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Director of Plastic Surgery Emeritus

Michael B. Gellis, M.D

Michael B. Gellis, M.D

Dr. Michael B Gellis, MD has over 32 years of medical experience as a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Gellis served as the Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Division at the William Beaumont Hospital from 1996-2007 and is an Associate Professor of Surgery for Wayne State University’s Medical School. He has successfully performed over 18,000 cosmetic procedures over the course of his thirty-two year career.

If You Think All Plastic Surgeons Are The Same* . . . Think Again!
*Virtually all Cosmetic Surgeons are NOT Board Certified Plastic Surgeons

They are physicians from other specialties who may have only taken a week-end course in cosmetic procedures. They are not Board Certified or Board Eligible in plastic and reconstructive surgery. They are not credentialed or granted surgical privileges to perform cosmetic procedures in most hospitals.

Interesting Facts

  • There are approximately 700,000 physicians in the United States.
  • There are less than 8,000 Board Certified Plastic Surgeons in the United States.
  • There are approximately 16,000 medical graduates per year.
  • There are only 93 plastic and reconstructive surgery residencies granted to medical school graduates each year.
  • Sources: National Residents Match Program, Association of American Medical Colleges, Medical Group Management Association.
  • The average American spends about four hours planning a vacation, according to Prevention Magazine. Citing work done by the American College of Surgeons, the magazine says that this amount of time is three hours longer than the time spent researching a medical procedure or surgeon.

Sources: National Residents Match Program, Association of American Medical Colleges, Medical Group Management Association.