James Newman, MD

Dr. James Newman is the Founder and Director of Premier Plastic Surgery in  Palo Alto, San Mateo, and Half Moon Bay. With over 20 years of skilled surgical experience and an innovator in minimally invasive techniques, he is one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons in the area. Dr. Newman performs Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty surgery to improve cosmetic shape and functional airway for breathing.  Please visit the link https://premierplasticsurgery.com/facial-plastic-surgery/rhinoplasty/

Board Certifications

Professional Memberships

Santa Clara County Medical Association, Member
California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery, Executive Board


While there are many accomplishments both past and present of James Newman, MD, FACS, the following are summarized highlights. A complete 15-page Curriculum Vitae can be requested by contacting our office.
Published Papers in Peer Review Journals—Thirty papers as a primary or secondary author.
International and National Lectures and Presentations—Over 50 presentations in 4 different Continents and averages 2 per year.
Regional Lectures—Over 50 Presentations and averages 3 per year.
Television, Radio, and Print Media Sessions—Over 20 interviews, appearances, and quoted segments. Appearances have been broadcast not only in San Francisco but Chicago, San Diego, Washington, DC, and New York City.
Hospital Professional Staff Positions—4 Major Hospital Systems in the Bay Area including Stanford University Medical Center and Mills Health Center.


James Newman, MD graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Baylor University before entering medical school at the University of Texas on an academic scholarship. While in medical school he received the Jimmy Dickinson Award recognizing the top student in anatomy and went on to receive Honors Recognition in Surgery. He graduated in the top of his class and received the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha award.

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