Professional Statement

Dr. Michael Giuffrida received his undergraduate degree in biology from Boston College, graduating magna cum laude. He went on to receive his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, then completed a residency in general surgery in Pennsylvania. Upon returning to Boston to begin his plastic surgery residency at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center, he had a bright future ahead. In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Dr. Giuffrida became the first plastic surgeon to specialize exclusively in aesthetic surgery, receiving board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Giuffrida went on to train to become an inspector for the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities AAAASF. He strives for excellent outcomes and places patient health and safety first. Dr. Giuffrida completed both an accredited general surgery residency and a plastic surgery residency and has over 20 years of plastic surgery experience with privileges at Providence St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. He’s an expert in body contouring and specializes in customtailored approach to best suit his clients’ needs. In his spare time, you’ll most likely to find him at the yoga studio. As an avid yoga practitioner, Dr. Giuffrida recently completed his 200-hour teacher training through the Yoga Alliance. He also enjoys surfing, cycling, and spending time with his two sons.


18 years






Athenix Body Sculpting Institute150 East Colorado BoulevardPasadena, CA 91105

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Residency


    the Lahey Clinic Medical Center

  • Undergraduate School

    Boston College

  • Graduate School

    Tufts University School Of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - General

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Saint Francis Hospital Roslyn
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center

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