Dr. Canales – Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Meet Dr. Canales

Dr. Francisco Canales is a seasoned plastic surgeon in Novato, CA who specializes in cosmetic care for the face, breasts, and body. He is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is the co-founder of Plastic Surgery Associates Novato. Dr. Canales takes his time to get to know his patients and to truly understand what they want to achieve in order to create tailored treatment plans that match their goals. Dr. Canales believes that a personal approach to aesthetic care is necessary for attaining the best results possible. He loves every opportunity he gets to change men and women's lives for the better with plastic surgery.

Skills and Specialties

As an accomplished aesthetic professional, Dr. Canales is well-versed in all aspects of human anatomy to sculpt life-transforming results for men and women who desire cosmetic improvement. Dr. Canales is known for his exceptional expertise and natural-looking results all across the globe. He has clients who visit him from all over the United States and out of the country every year. He is also one of the few plastic surgeons in Northern California who offers drainless tummy tucks and rapid breast augmentation. In addition, he performs a variety of surgical and nonsurgical procedures, including breast lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and facelifts.

Education and Training

Dr. Canales completed his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and continued his education at Stanford University School of Medicine. After attaining his medical degree, he underwent additional training and served his plastic surgery residency at Stanford University Hospital. Dr. Canales believes in continual education and is constantly keeping up to date with modern tools and treatments to provide his clients with the finest service possible.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Canales is honored to be a member of the following professional institutions:

  • The California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Humanitarian Work and Hobbies

As a native of Puerto Rico, Dr. Canales has a strong connection to this region and its people. When he is not in the office, he dedicates his time to traveling back and forth to the Caribbean and South America to perform cosmetic surgery on adults and children with various needs. When he is not volunteering or performing surgery, he enjoys his time with his family and loves competitive swimming.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.