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Q & A with Dr. James Newman 01-14-2011


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Q: Can you tell us a little bit about your practices?
A: We have three great offices in the Bay Area: San Mateo, Palo Alto and Half Moon Bay—serving a demand from our patients from Marin to Monterey.  Our North Peninsula and East Bay patients love the San Mateo office because of its pivotal location around Bay Area highways and proximity to San Francisco International Airport.  This facilitates our treatment of out of town and overseas patients.  Palo Alto is a new... read more

The Offices of Dr. Newman 01-13-2011

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James Newman | Cosmetic Surgeon | San Mateo, CA
San Mateo Clinic, Serving the mid-peninsula
50 S. San Mateo Drive Suite 320
San Mateo, CA 94401

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 Palo Alto Clinic
1795 El Camino Real Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Press Release for VASER Shape 01-14-2011

Non-Surgical Cellulite Reduction Treatment

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VASER Shape | James Newman | Plastic Surgeon | San Mateo, CAFor years, consumers have been searching for a truly effective body shaping treatment without the hefty price tag and prolonged downtime of an invasive surgical procedure.


James Newman, MD a leading plastic has just introduced a new and superior solution: VASER Shape, a non-invasive ultrasound and massage system that smoothes and shapes the body by temporarily reducing the appearance of cellulite and increasing local blood circulation.


“VASER Shape is a great body shaping alternative for... read more

Laser Body Slimming

Unlike invasive weight loss surgery, ZERONA™ is applied externally.  This revolutionary method provides results without the dangers associated with surgery, while at the same time allowing patients to remain active during treatment. The ZERONA™ protocol utilizes Erchonia®'s patented and clinically proven low-level laser technology.

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ZERONA™ is a new non-invasive body sculpting procedure designed to remove fat and contour the body without invasive surgery. ZERONA™, unlike other... read more

Minimally Invasive Skin Resurfacing


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Combining the effectiveness of Carbon Dioxide lasers long known to be the gold standard in wrinkle removal with an innovative “quadrant” fractional technology and a more tightly focused beam, the MiXto SX® laser delivers uniform tissue removal of the dermis causing immediate contraction and tissue tightening.

A secondary effect is the production of new collagen over the next 6-12 weeks. This advanced technology delivers powerful results without the harsh side effects, general anesthesia, pain and... read more

Reducing Frown Lines

GFX logo | Cosmetic Surgeon | James Newman | San Mateo, CAGFX Relaxed Expressions™ is an advanced, minimally invasive procedure to reduce and eliminate frown lines. Botox is currently the most popular treatment for the reduction of frown lines in the "glabellar area" - the part of the forehead between the eyebrows.

The US Food & Drug Administration approved the use of Botox for the temporary reduction of forehead frowning in 2002 as a cosmetic indication. The new GFX procedure is being reviewed for a similar indication but for a longer duration of... read more

Dr. Newman's Professional Affiliations

Dr. Newman is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is an active member in good standing with the following societies:

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American College of Surgeons
World Society of Aesthetic Surgery
Santa Clara County Medical Association
American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic... read more

Advanced Wrinkle Treatment

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Through new technological advancements, Accent Your Body Dual-layer Thermotherapy uses advanced radio frequency (RF) technology to treat wrinkles non-invasively. 

Currently, Dr. Newman and his team are focusing on the proven technology of volumetric tissue tightening developed at THERMAGE and combining this with laser energy and other modalities to enhance results.  A unique heating current is passed up to one inch below the surface of the skin without anesthesia to promote local circulation... read more

Dr. Newman's Philosophy

Dr. James Newman is fellowship trained and board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and offers experience with the latest techniques and innovations in plastic surgery. His philosophy is to maintain the highest standards for quality, and a personalized relationship to help each patient achieve their goals from facial plastic surgery.

About AccuSculpt


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Cleared by the FDA, the AccuSculpt is effective at achieving desired contours while gently sculpting the face and body, without the side effects of other lipo procedures. It is safe for all areas of the body including abdomen, face, neck, inner thighs, flanks, buttocks, knees, back and arms. The system has been successfully used in the reduction of male gynecomastia and the treatment of saddlebags in women.

The AccuSculpt Laser Lipo-Sculpting System from Lutronic is the first pulsed laser for... read more

Minimally Invasive Permanent Lip Enhancement

Restylane, Juvederma and Collagen-related products are currently the most commonly used injections for lip enhancement, but these products have limitations in their duration of effect and recurring expense to maintain results.  VeraFil is a new minimally invasive procedure to enhance and plump lips.

The VeraFil implant is a new saline implant which is placed under local anesthesia and gives permanent results.  By using a unique membrane, the saline is contained within the lip area and moves... read more

San Jose Magazine - Top Doctors

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Selected again for the second year in a row, Dr. James Newman is one of Silicon Valley's top physicians as reported in San Jose Magazine. San Jose Magazine has found the doctors in the Valley who are the best in their fields; the doctors who trained from the top Universities and Hospitals nationwide were selected in addition to information provided by Valley physicians polled as to whom they would send their own family members to be treated. Dr. Newman treats many physicians and their... read more

About Dr. James Newman

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Education & Honors

Dr. Newman's medical career began at Baylor University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He then completed four years of medical training from the University of Texas Medical Branch with High Honors. Prior to graduation, he received the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha, the highest academic honor among graduates of the United States medical schools.

Dr. Newman completed both his surgical internship and four year surgical residency at the prestigious Stanford University... read more