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James Orman, MD

Job Title

Plastic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English

About Me

You may be searching for a physician with the education and interest particular to your health issue/problem and this may be your first visit to my home page or perhaps we have already met and have started to forge a mutually respectful doctor-patient relationship. In either case, the purpose of My Doctor Online is to facilitate a convenient dialogue between you and your health team and provide you with pertinent medical information distinctively for you. My Doctor Online has been developed so you can e-mail me, check your lab results, make an appointment, access our many online programs or get information about a particular health topic – any time it’s convenient for you.

I first found my way to Northern California when I attended Santa Clara University and received my degree in Biology. I left the Silicon Valley and went to Washington D.C. where I studied and received my Medical Degree at Georgetown University in 1998. I ventured to the Pacific Northwest after medical school and completed a full general surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle and graduated as Chief Resident. I received my Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship training at the Lahey Clinic, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Children’s Hospital in Boston Massachusetts and returned to Northern California when I joined Kaiser Permanente in 2005. In October 2010, I became the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Kaiser Permanente- Santa Clara.

My professional interests are in all aspects of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, with special interest in reconstructive surgery of the breast and aesthetic surgery.

James Orman, MD's Before & After Photos


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James Orman, MD's Before & After Photos

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Neck Lift Before & After Photo | San Francisco, CA | Kaiser Permanente Cosmetic Services
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Case #47

Anterior Cervicoplasty. Pre-operative and 4 week post-operative photos.

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Roles and Responsibilities

I currently serve as the Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,
Division of Maxillofacial Surgery at the Santa Clara Homestead Campus.

Family and Friends

I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona where I spent a very adventuresome childhood. I am lucky to have a wonderful wife and three beautiful, albeit willful, children. My wife is a native of San Francisco, which is what brought my profession life back to Northern California.

Hobbies and interests

My wife and I both like to enjoy all the beauty that northern California has to offer. My interests outside of plastic surgery include photography, computers and cooking.

Medical Education

Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC


Lahey – Hitchcock Clinic, Burlington, MA
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Board Certification

Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery

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