Dr. Youn

Anthony Youn, MD, FACS

Dr. Anthony Youn is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery.  He is a regular guest on the Rachael Ray Show and has been featured on E! Television’s Dr. 90210, The Doctor Oz Show, CNN, The CBS Early Show, The Doctors, Fox and Friends, HLN’s Evening Express, The Revolution,  America Live with Megyn Kelly, VH1,  NPR, The Montel Williams Show, America’s Newsroom on the Fox News Channel, the O’Reilly Factor, the E! Special Celebrity Plastic Surgery, Issues with Jane Velez Mitchell,  Happening Now on the Fox News Channel, HBO’s Youth Knows No Pain, Fox 2 Detroit, NBC Channel 4 Detroit, ABC Channel 7 Detroit, Proper Television’s TV Made Me Do It, and others.  He is the author of IN STITCHES, a critically acclaimed memoir about becoming a doctor.  He’s a regular contributor to CNN.com and has written articles for MSNBC.com, NBCNews.com, CBS News.com and USA Today.  His comments have been featured in US Weekly, In Touch, Life and Style Weekly, More, RADAR magazine, MSNBC, OK! Magazine, the National Enquirer, Star, the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit News, HOUR Magazine, JANE magazine, and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Dr. Youn has authored or co-authored several papers and scientific manuscripts on plastic surgery, including such procedures as the Volumetric Facelift and Facial Reshaping. In addition, throughout his career he has conducted scientific research on a variety of topics, extending from cosmetic surgery, to laser treatments, to reconstructive trauma surgery, to HIV medications.  He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Plastic Surgery Practice Magazine and has lectured throughout the country.

Dr. Youn has been named one of the top three plastic surgeons in the United States by askmen.com.

Dr. Youn is the only Michigan plastic surgeon named as a Top Doctor by U.S. News and World Report.

Dr. Youn graduated as valedictorian of Greenville Senior High School, and with high honors from Kalamazoo College.  He earned his doctor of medicine (M.D.) degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He then completed his general surgery and plastic surgery training at the Grand Rapids MERC Plastic Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Youn then made the decision to move to Los Angeles, California to complete an aesthetic plastic surgery fellowship with a prominent Beverly Hills plastic surgeon.  Although he could have remained a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, he decided to return home to Michigan to establish a plastic surgery practice in metro Detroit.

Dr. Youn is currently a member of:

  • The American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • The American Medical Association (AMA)
  • The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS)
  • The Oakland County Medical Society (OCMS)

His hospital affiliations include:

  • William Beaumont Hospital of Troy
  • Unasource Surgery Center

Dr. Youn is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Youn’s Publications and Research include:

The Last Word: No Pain, No Gain? Details the many new nonsurgical antiaging treatments available today.

International Innovations: The Key to Tomorrow’s Cosmetic Success Stories? – With R. Saltz.  Details cosmetic surgery innovations around the world, and how it pertains to the state of plastic surgery today.

Is the Brow Lift Back? – With H. Spinelli and P. Nassif.  Introduction to a several piece article on the endoscopic brow lift with the Endotine fixation system

Less Invasive Alternatives to Standard Operations Using Fat Grafting- with R. Ellenbogen, S. Svehlak, and D. Yamini. Describes fat grafting as a low-downtime method to replace many standard, more extensive operations.

Facial Reshaping Using Less Invasive Means– with R. Ellenbogen, S. Svehlak, and D. Yamini. Changing a face which is gaunt, chubby, long, etc. to a more pleasing shape using low downtime surgery.

The Yellow Pages Plastic Surgeon. Examines the training requirements of certain medical boards, such as the Board of Plastic Surgery vs. the Board of Cosmetic Surgery

The Volumetric Facelift– with R. Ellenbogen, D. Yamini, and S. Svehlak. A way to rejuvenate the aging face using both volume and tightening.

Transcoronal Browlift FixationA Two-Point Dermis-to-Skull Fibrous Scar Adhesion– with R. Ellenbogen, D. Yamini, and S. Svehlak. Describes a unique method of forehead lift surgery.

White Coat Hype: Patients Attitudes Towards Plastic Surgeons Attire – With T. Higgins, B. Bengtson, and D. Leppink. Examines cosmetic plastic surgery patients’ attitudes towards how their plastic surgeon is dressed.

Nonablative Wrinkle Reduction with the 595 nm V-Beam Pulsed Dye Laser – with S. Ringler. Examines the improvement in wrinkles with the V-Beam laser.

A Comparison of the Results Using Shaped/Anatomical Breast Implants Versus Round Implants in Primary Augmentation Mammaplasty – A Retrospective Review- with B. Bengtson, T. Higgins, and H. Howell. Compares breast implants of different shapes in patients undergoing breast enhancement surgery.

Using Shaped/Anatomical Breast Implants: Techniques, Tricks, and Results – with B. Bengtson. Instructions on how to best use different shaped breast implants.

Successful Replantation of a Completely Avulsed Ear by Microvascular Anastomosis- with J. Iacobucci. Reattachment of a completely severed ear using microsurgery.

The Effects of Topical Mederma on Post Reduction Mammaplasty Breast Scars – with B. Bengtson. Mederma scar cream results on breast reduction scars.

The Intestinal Permeability Studies of Three Non-Peptidic HIV Protease Inhibitors – with M. Ruwart. Studied the absorption of three HIV medications by the stomach.

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