Michael Ciaravino, MD, F.A.C.S.

Dr. Michael CiaravinoHouston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Ciaravino is one of the world’s top breast implant surgeons. Each year, he performs over 800 breast augmentation cases which is an accomplishment met by very few plastic surgeons. It’s this experience that allows Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ciaravino to consistently give his patients beautiful results. He is perfectionist who pays great attention to detail and strives to give each patient the look that they desire.

Dr. Ciaravino’s background has contributed greatly to his success. His interest in beauty, art, and medicine made plastic surgery a perfect career choice. He completed his plastic surgery training in Houston (“the home of the breast implant”), in the program started by the surgeon who invented breast implants. He also studied reconstructive breast surgery at M.D. Anderson, a premier cancer center.

Dr. Ciaravino is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is a member of the organizations listed to the below.


American Board of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Michael Ciaravino M.D.


  • Tulane University, B.S., Phi Beta Kappa & Cum Laude
  • University of Florida College of Medicine, M.D.
  • Orlando Regional Healthcare Center, Surgery
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
  • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital, Plastic Surgery



Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ciaravino has received several local and national awards of distinction.

  • He was voted one of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons by The Research Council of America and has been listed as one of America’s Top Doctors by the Castle-Connelly.
  • Mentor Corporation, a leading manufacturer of the breast implants, selected Dr. Ciaravino as a consultant to assist in product analysis and development.
  • He was also honored to become a member of LEAD, a select group of the nation’s top breast implant surgeons, chosen for their contributions and success in the field of breast augmentation.
  • Dr. Ciaravino has appeared in Glamour magazine’s “Premier Plastic Surgeons of Texas” feature and received similar recognition in Allure and Self magazine. Year after year, he is selected as one of the “Top Docs” and “Top Docs for Women” by H Magazine.
  • Dr. Ciaravino and his patients have appeared nationally on television shows such as MTV. They also have been featured in beauty and fitness magazines such as Playboy, Maxim, Glamour, Allure, Oxygen, and others. He is frequently credited for his work on the models in Playboy Special Editions.
  • In recognition of his commitment to aesthetic surgery, Dr. Ciaravino received the Certificate of Advanced Training in Cosmetic Surgery from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He scored in the 98th percentile on his board certification examination by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Ciaravino is the author of chapters in popular plastic surgery textbooks.

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