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Jonathan Zelken, M.D.

Jonathan Zelken, M.D.

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Patients all around the country seek the expertise of board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Jonathan Zelken, MD. From his office in Newport Beach, California, Dr. Zelken stands out amongst his peers and colleagues for his expertise in facelift procedures and facial contouring. He is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery – the most selective and prestigious certifying organization. This certification makes Dr. Zelken uniquely qualified and committed to delivering natural and transformative results to his patients. It is no secret that Dr. Zelken is dedicated to helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals while maintaining their one-of-a-kind features. His exceptional qualifications, combined with his personalized approach, make him a trusted expert in the field.

Raised in New England, Dr. Zelken developed an early fascination with the enhancing abilities of the field. Driven by his desire to impact the lives of his patients positively, he embarked on a career in plastic surgery with a focus on delivering natural and rejuvenating outcomes. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology from the prestigious and competitive Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He then pursued his degree in medicine at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Graduating at the top of his class, he completed his plastic surgery training at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Zelken also underwent specialized training during a microsurgery fellowship in Taiwan under the guidance of the world’s foremost microsurgeon. 

If that wasn’t enough, Dr. Zelken’s dedication to continual learning is proven time and time again. He has made significant contributions to the field through his research, authoring over 50 scientific articles and demonstrating a passion for teaching.

In his practice, Dr. Zelken offers a comprehensive range of reconstructive and aesthetic surgeries for the breasts, body, and face. His expertise extends to advanced techniques such as facial contouring and the utilization of innovative technologies. As a trainer for BodyTite, a state-of-the-art radiofrequency skin tightening device, he remains at the forefront of the latest advancements in minimally invasive and non-surgical rejuvenation treatments.

Dr. Zelken’s unwavering commitment to his patients is evident in his willingness to undertake the most challenging facial reconstruction cases. He is highly regarded in the Orange County community for his exceptional skills, meticulous approach, and ability to achieve remarkable results, even in complex situations.

Kathy Zhang

Kathy Zelken, MD

Aesthetic medicine specialist & Anti-Aging Physician

Dr. Kathy Zelken is returning as an aesthetic medicine provider after a hiatus since the birth of her daughters. She has served as the medical advisor of the Zelken Institute for Aesthetic Medicine since it was established in 2016. She has worked tirelessly in the background to ensure the highest level of excellence and quality in all aspects of patient care. She has had a keen eye for artistry since childhood, starting from being a classically trained artist. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of California Berkeley with a major in Molecular and Cell Biology and a minor in Art History. During medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern, she published papers with world-renowned plastic surgeon and former editor-in-chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal (the top journal in the field), Dr. Rod Rohrich. Her meticulous nature, extraordinary calmness, and friendly demeanor gained from close to a decade of working as a board-certified pediatrician in Orange County and doing some of the most delicate procedures on tiny babies will put the most anxious patients at ease. She is thrilled to help patients map out a comprehensive treatment plan to achieve their individual aesthetic goals and explain various nonsurgical procedures in detail. Her patients love her and seek her out for neuromodulator and facial contouring injections, skin rejuvenation, laser treatments, and so much more.

Miki Omori, B.S.N., R.N.