About Michael Olding

Dr. Olding is the director of the Cosmetic Surgery Center at The GW Medical Faculty Associates and is chief of Plastic Surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He is a board-certified plastic surgeon and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He completed his surgical training at Cornell Medical Center and McGill University, and has over 20 years of experience. He is one of Washington's premier cosmetic surgeons.

Dr. Olding has been listed as one of the best cosmetic and plastic surgeons in the Washingtonian magazine since 1989. He has also been listed amongst the best in the Washington Consumers' Checkbook, featured on the Discovery Channel and interviewed by CBS, FOX, WUSA, ABC, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, New York Times Style Magazine, the Boston Globe, and More Magazine.

Dr. Olding has also been quoted in online articles at ABCnews.com, Forbes.com, CNN.com, and participated in an online forum with Washingtonpost.com regarding plastic surgery among teens. He has been published in a variety of medical journals including Annals of Plastic Surgery and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery.

He has served on FDA advisory panels, including the panels that recommended the approval of Sculptra, Restylane and silicone gel implants. He has received numerous awards and fellowships for his work and praise for his comforting and caring manner.

The list of procedures Dr. Olding performs include:

Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Breast Procedures


Other Procedures

Dr. Olding understands the importance of clear doctor-patient communication, because he always performs his own surgery, your realistic expectations should be accomplished. Patients are seen in a secure, private office near the White House and one block from Foggy Bottom Metro. International patients are accommodated in a nearby hotel.

Dr. Olding is a US News & World Report ‘Top Doctor’ and was determined to be in the top 1% in the nation for cosmetic surgery!  Dr. Olding has also been named to the Washingtonian magazine’s Top Docs list, the Castle Connolly Top Doctors list, and has received the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award for four consecutive years (2011-2014).

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