About Dr. Benvenuti

about_dr_b_photoDr. Benvenuti established his cosmetic surgery practice exclusively for plastic and reconstructive surgery in Newport Beach over 25 years ago. An experienced and dedicated physician, Dr. Benvenuti has studied extensively with world experts in New York, Dallas, Honolulu, France, and Belgium and continues to incorporate their latest advances in plastic surgery techniques into his daily practice.

Dr. Benvenuti is at home in Newport Beach, where he grew up. His father, an internist, practiced here for over 35 years and his two brothers are local cardiologists. Dr. Benvenuti resides in Newport Beach with his wife and two children.

A caring and commited professional, Dr. Benvenuti spent a month as a volunteer surgeon on a mercy mission in the Philippines, where he performed surgeries on the natives in outlying islands.

He has lectured in Tahiti on Advances in Plastic Surgery. He has also demonstrated and taught breast reconstruction in the local hospital.

Dr. Benvenuti’s practice not only draws from all over the United States, but also from all over the world – Singapore, Tahiti, Indonesia, Turkey, Germany, and France – to name a few.

Dr. Benvenuti speaks French as well as some Spanish.

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    1. Ultrastructural Studies of Growth Secreting Pituitary Tumor Cells Cortisone Induction, Anatomic Records, 175435-436,1973.

    2. Mechanisms of Growth Hormone Induction by Cortisol in Pituitary Tumor Cells. Masters Thesis; University of Southern California, 1974.

    3. Laser Dosimetry and Tissue Damage, Annuals of Plastic Surgery, 9(3), 1982

    4. Instructor, Beckman Laser Institute, Course- Lasers in Medicine; Irvine, California, 1985.

    5. Pressure Ulcer Treatments and Flaps, Grand Rounds; University of California, Irvine, 1985.

    6. Benzodiazepine for Ambulatory Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 79 1008, 1987.

    7. Novel Uses for Zyderm and Versed, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 82 (2) 369, 1988.

    8. Hope Still Exists for Brest Cancer Patients despite FDA Moratorium, Daily Pilot, Jan. 1992

    9. Facelift of the Future Improvement Over Old Method, Daily Pilot, 22892.

    10. Composite Facelift, Grad Rounds; University of California Medical School, 1993.

    11. Shortening the Learning Curve in the Composite Facelift; Presented to the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, 3792.

    12. Composite Facelift; Technique & Anatomy, Grand Rounds; University of California, Irvine, 1993

    13. Alternate Procedure Eliminates Loose Eyelid Skin without Making Large Incisions, Daily Pilot, 3392.

    14. Refraction After Brow Lift, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 92983, 1993.

    15. Postoperative Headaches following Large Volume Suction Lipectomies, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 921423, 1993..

    16. Necrosis of the Nasal Tip, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 96 223, 1995.

    17. Surgical Exhibition- Teaching TRAM Flap and Latissimis Flap Breast Reconstruction - Clinic Paofai; Papeete, Tahiti, 1996.

    18. Current Advances in Plastic Surgeons Lectures; Papeete, Tahiti, 1997. (In French).

    19. Botox use in Prevention of Dry Eyes, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 102 (3) 918, 1998.

    20. Lip grafts with Gortex vs. Autologous tissue; Bulletin of the International Society of Clinical Plastic Surgeons; 25(11)3, 1999.

    21. Abdominal Wall Hernias after Abdominoplasty, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; in press, Vol 103 (6) p 1798, 1999.

    22. Endoscopic Brow Lifts With Injury To the Supraorbital Nerve and Neuroma Formation; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; Vol. 104 (1) p297-298, July 1999.

    23. Eyelid surgery, Newest techniques, UCI Grand Rounds 2000.

    24. Lecture delivered at Palm Beach, Current techniques in Plastic Surgery 300.

    25. Bulimia, Steroids and Breast Fold Drop; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Vol. 118 (2) p 585-586, August 2006.

    26. Repair of Massive Earlobe Piercing and Plugs (Gauging) Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open ; 2014 Oct; 2(10): e225.