Dr. Michael K. Obeng, popularly known as The Surgeon’s Surgeon is a Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon.
Dr. Obeng is among the rare few plastic surgeons in the world to successfully reattach a limb, and remove ribs to streamline the waist. He specializes in cosmetic surgery and complex reconstruction, hence the nickname, “The Surgeon’s Surgeon” as dubbed by his colleagues.
Dr. Michael K. Obeng was named among “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America in 2011 and 2014. The Ghanaian-born surgeon gained global recognition in 2021 after successfully removing Gorilla Glue from the hair of “internet sensation” Tessica Brown by using bio-friendly chemicals he put together in less than 48 hrs. He is a father, an award-winning motivational speaker, philanthropist, humanitarian, and a global health strategist.
Born into poverty in Ghana, Africa, Dr. Obeng persevered over unimaginable obstacles, and thrived against all odds to arrive at this culmination of professional and personal success. His deep compassion and care for patients derives from these humble beginnings, and he takes pride in treating each patient like family.
Dr. Obeng also advocates for the underprivileged in the U.S., educating them about the post-reconstructive surgery options that are available after breast cancer treatment. He is a motivational speaker, the Director of MiKO Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills and the author of Forever Femme: A Woman’s Guide to Breast Reconstruction.
Harvard trained, board certified Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Michael K. Obeng, MD, FACS, was named among “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America in 2011. He specializes in cosmetic surgery of the aging face, neck, breast, body, trunk, extremities and genitalia. Dr. Obeng is among the rare, few surgeons in the world to successfully reattach a limb, and he is an expert in complex reconstructive surgery, hand, and micro-neurovascular surgery.
Dr. Obeng has garnered many prestigious awards, including a research grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH), and the coveted Herman B. Barnett award in Surgery and Anesthesia. He has also published extensively, and lectures on breast aesthetics, augmentation and reconstruction to international audiences. When he is not speaking on plastic surgery, donating his time with RESTORE, he can be found around the nation giving his award-winning motivational speech, Perseverance.
Dr. Michael K. Obeng's patient has been bestowed with an esteemed title of the 'Patient of Courage" by the American Society of Plastic Surgery on two occasions, highlighting the exceptional courage and resilience demonstrated by the patient in the face of challenges, and further attesting to Dr. Obeng's dedication to providing exceptional care and transformative outcomes for his patients.
Dr. Michael K. Obeng also runs Global Health Solution, a consulting firm that is bridging the gap between “morbidity and healthy living” in developing countries.
In March 2021, Dr. Obeng reached an agreement with Sushen Medicamentos PVT LTD. to build a $50 million USD WHO GMP-certified first-class pharmaceutical plant in Akwamu in the Eastern Region of Ghana to curtail the importation of fake drugs into the country.