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November 5, 2018

Dr. Mittelman was a guest speaker at the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in South Miami Beach, Florida on November 2nd. He was invited to present his unique surgical procedure for the AGING LOWER NECK, named the “Horizontal Neck Lift”.

June 12, 2018

Dr. Mittelman, director of Mittelman Plastic Surgery Center of Los Altos, was a guest lecturer at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 8, 2018. He presented on a new operation that he developed, The Horizontal Neck Lift and the advantages of local anesthesia on  face lifts and the Mittelman Mighty Mini Tuck.

April 13, 2018

Harry Mittelman, MD , Director of the Mittelman Plastic Surgery Center of Los Altos, was an invited guest lecturer at the Aging Face Course, in Chicago Illinois, on April 13th 2018. He presented a new operation that he developed that has been named “The Horizontal Neck Lift”.  This is a new technique to address advanced aging of the lower half of the neck.

August 2, 2017

Find out how Ultherapy has evolved into the nonsurgical lift of choice in 70-plus countries around the world.

July 31, 2017

Dr. Mittelman on The Jennylyn Show – Facial Plastic Surgery


Dr. Harry Mittelman, Los Altos plastic surgeon who specializes in facial surgery, has taught and mentored other doctors and made implants to enhance facial features. He shares the many ways he has made a huge difference in lives of both doctors and patients.

Aesthetics’s at the Red Sea

March 29th 2017 Jerusalem, Israel

Topics of Discussion:

MultiVector High SMAS Plication Face/Neck Lift – Dependable and Safe
The Horizontal Neck Lift for Advanced Aging of the Lower Neck
Lower Lid Skin Muscle Flap with Transposition
New Patient Evaluation – Quantitative and Qualitative

Dr. Mittelman was an invited speaker and panelist at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New Orleans, where he lectured on minimally invasive face-neck lift surgery on October 20, 2013.

Dr. Mittelman continues to be a leader in the field of facial plastic surgery. He is an expert in face-neck lift surgery, and he helped develop the modern surgical technique for this procedure, which provides a long-lasting and natural result.

Dr. Mittelman presented a masters seminar on “The 30-year Evolution Toward a Safer, Reproducible, and Natural-Looking Face/Neck Lift” at the International Multispeciality Cosmetic Surgery Meeting in Las Vegas, on June 27, 2013.

Dr. Mittelman has been a pioneer in developing the technical procedure for creating a natural-looking face-neck lift that is lasting. This procedure can sometimes be combined with chin implants, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), mid-face lift, and/or eyebrow elevation.


Chin Implants on the Rise in the U.S.

Dr. Mittelman developed and patented the modern day chin implants (extended mandibular implants) for improving “weak” chins and getting better jaw lines. This video uses Dr. Mittelman’s concept to improve the chin and jaw line.


Dr. Mittelman was an invited guest speaker at the Rejuvenation of the Aging Face Conference held in San Diego, CA from January 19-23, 2011. He presented on the topics of “Multi-vector SMAS Facelifting” (a method of facelift that Dr. Mittelman helped pioneer), “Combination Fractional CO2 and Erbium Laser Resurfacing”, and he also spoke about the Chin Implant that he developed.

In June 2011 Dr. Mittelman was an invited speaker at the Las Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, an international multi-specialty meeting, where he lectured on the topics of “Chin-Prejowl Implant” (which he developed) and “Needle-Tip Rhinoplasty”, a novel technique used during nasal surgery for improved precision and symmetry.

In September 2011, Dr. Mittelman was an invited speaker at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in San Francisco. Dr. Mittelman lectured on Laser Treatments, Microfocused Ultrasound (Ultherapy), and gave a demonstration of the use of a new Fractional CO2 and Erbium Laser for facial skin rejuvenation.


Oct 2013
Dr. Mittelman is guest speaker and panelist on minimally invasive face-neck lift surgery at national meeting.


June 2013
Dr. Mittelman is guest-speaker on face-lift surgery at international meeting


September 2010 – Dr. Mittelman has returned from Boston were was invited to speak at the American Academy for Facial Plastic Surgery’s annual international meeting. Recongnized as a leader in the field of Facial Plastic Surgery he spoke on Combining Fractional and Erbium Resurfacing Lasers, and was the moderator for Emerging Trends and Technology in the Field of Facial Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Harry Mittelman was invited by the Isreali Society of Plastic Surgery and its Facial Cosmetic Surgery Foundation to speak in Jerusalem this month on the topics of Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty and the Mittelman Multi-vector Facelift and Neck Lift.


August 15, 2010 – Dr. Mittelman has just returned from a 4-day multi-specialty meeting on facial plastic surgery. He spoke on some special techniques in face and neck lifting. He has developed a vertical neck lift that dramatically enhances the outcome of a face lift. The vertical neck lift is often performed with a face lift but can be done alone for cervical elastosis with great results. Dr. Mittelman was also an expert panelist the topic of browlifting and lower blepharoplasty with fat transposition.


In the non-surgical realm Dr. Mittelman was also a speaker and panelist on the topics of CO2 laser resurfacing vs. skin peels and discussed his own protocol of facial laser resurfacing using a fractionated CO2 laser and erbium laser at the same time.


Dr. Mittelman and the Mittelman Plastic Surgery Center offer both surgical and non-surgical or non-invasive cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery procedures. We serve the entire Southbay and Bay Area including Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Mountain View, San Mateo, San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale and the surrounding areas.

To learn more about the cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery procedures that we provide, please call our office at 650-941-8888 or send an email to Info@DrMittelman.com to schedule an appointment.

Read Our Reviews

“I have been going to Dr. Mittelman for various procedures since 1999. He is personable, easy to talk to and absolutely sane about what to do and when. I appreciate his calm advice as much as i do his surgical skills, which are_the best_ A special note about the staff – they are considerate and…”

Hank B.

“I had my upper eyelids done by Dr. Mittelman. I was expecting improvement, but I think the results are fabulous. Dr. Mittelman and I talked a lot about what I was hoping to get out of the surgery and what he thought was possible. I had some wrinkles and heavy “hooding” that made me look…”

Mary S.

“Over the years I have had different procedures done by Dr. Mittelman. I prefer to have the smaller surgeries as I go along the way, they are less invasive and provide more natural results. Dr. Mittelman has delivered excellence in professionalism each and every single time. H is an excellent plastic surgeon, more like a…”

Jaqueline D.

“Dr. Mittelman, the master of administering BOTOX with fabulous results! His staff is super friendly and their office is extremely diligent in providing a safe, sterile, and clean environment, particularly during these unprecedented times – COVID-19”

KM from Monte Sereno

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