Dr. Michael Burton is a plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic surgery. He earned his medical degree at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and completed his general surgery and plastic surgery training at Michigan State University.
He has trained with many leaders in the field of plastic surgery, including world-renowned breast surgeon Dr. Dennis Hammond. Dr. Burton’s undergraduate degree is in fine arts, painting, and drawing, emphasizing the human form. This unique training in the visual arts has complemented his surgical expertise in plastic surgery to deliver a highly customized aesthetic result.
Dr. Burton has published papers in various plastic surgery journals, including the prestigious Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. He has also presented his research at both regional and national meetings. He has participated in multiple volunteer surgical missions with Operation Smile, including trips to India and Nicaragua. There he treated children with cleft lip and palate deformities who lacked access to specialized surgical care. Dr. Burton is committed to personalized attention and compassionate care.