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Francisco Canales, MD

96.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 328 ratings

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About Francisco Canales:

Dr. Francisco Canales is a board certified plastic surgeon in Santa Rosa. Dr. Canales was educated and trained at two of the most prestigious academic institutions in the country: Harvard College and Stanford University.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors at Harvard in 1978, he then completed his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1982. Dr. Canales was particularly interested in plastic surgery and elected to take on additional surgical training and received a Plastic Surgery Residency at Stanford University Hospital.

Dr. Canales has served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and as Chief of Surgery at Warrack Hospital. He is a member of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the elite American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

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American Board of Plastic Surgery

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4625 Quigg Drive Santa Rosa, CA 95409

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Francisco Canales, MD Reviews (199)

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Canales is very skilled and knowledgeable. He made me feel comfortable, and answered all my concerns and questions. The procedure was a [breeze], would highly recommend him to anybody who is thinking about plastic surgery. [Single best thing is...] The new look, of course.

Breast Implant Revision

The staff and Dr. Canales met my every need. They explained everything thoroughly and if I had any questions they were prompt at getting me in to talk with a nurse. Very nice people very hopeful I would recommend this facility to anybody. I was just happy to have my breast revision redone successfully by a really good doctor. Dr. Canales

Breast Reduction

The Dr was great. Listened to what my concerns were. I’m so pleased with my breast reduction. He made 63 year old breasts look 20 again! So pleased The outcome! Love everything about it!

Breast Augmentation

I am highly satisfied with my experience because everyone there was super friendly since day one. They all made me feel welcomed and comfortable and explained the procedure perfectly. Everyone I interacted with was very excited for me which made me feel confident in my procedure and less nervous about it. At every appointment I was greeted with a smile and called by my first name which made me feel great that they knew who I was and I wasn’t just one of many patients. They were super helpful every step of the way and I am completely in love with my results! I chose the PERFECT team for my procedure.

Breast Implant Revision

Yes, I feel I look younger and thinner, I can wear a bathing suit and feel good. Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr Canales, and his staff are the best you can ever find, Dr Canales listened to my concerns, explained to me the procedure and results. The surgery went perfectly, i felt great just a few hours after. The results are better that I have ever expected. Thank you Dr Canales. I will always go to your practice.

Tummy Tuck

This procedure has change my life completely I have more confidence in my self I’m able to wear clothing that I was not able to wear before. I Love my flat stomach. . Since day one the consultation to surgery and post up appointments have been a great experience don’t have anything bad to say all the staff is great, Dr. Canales is a amazing. I will definitely go back for more treatment.

Tummy Tuck

Super satisfied with my tummy tuck and breast augmentation. All the nurses/staff were so friendly and answered all of my questions. The whole office has a warm feeling. The ladies at the front greet with smiles and are truly insterested in your surgery successes. Dr Canales made me feel comfortable and and answered all of my questions , he’s the best! The nurses in preop and recovery was so sweet and made me feel at ease. Anesthesiologist made me feel calm and safe . My experience was so positive and I got the results I wanted . I would definitely recommend this practice to family and friends and I have ! I can now wear tighter tops and not feel like I have a pouch or look pregnant . I feel better wearing bathing suits and just everyday T-shirt’s, I feel more of a women. My breasts look natural but still full. I don’t need the padded bra anymore , it’s a great feeling. Finding clothes is a lot easier because I’m not hiding problem areas .

Neck Lift

As for everyone I suppose, it was a BIG decision for me to elect to have plastic surgery, and from the start, I felt comfortable, informed and at ease with my decision. The physician and the staff were the BEST! A++ Very simply... I just love how I look...

Breast Augmentation

Everything about my experience was incredible. I would highly recommend them to anyone who is wanting plastic surgery or any other service that they offer. I will definitely return to this facility for any other procedure that i would like in the future. Great team, made me very comfortable and did an excellent job with my breast augmentation. Very attentive and responsive to any questions or needs that i had. My confidence has increased more than ever!

Breast Augmentation

The entire process was simple. I felt all my questions, wants, need and concerns were addressed incredibly fast. They have me and my needs as their priority. I am absolutely extatic with my results and the entire process. I already have recommended several friends to the practice!

Breast Implant Revision

From the moment I called to schedule my pre-op appointment, everything went so smoothly and quickly. Everyone that I dealt with was very professional, yet very polite and friendly. I was given all the information I needed to be prepared for what the procedure and recovery would entail. I was advised in what I would need to ease my aftercare. I was even given recommendations for excellent lodging near the facility, which was fantastic because I traveled for my procedure. I felt like my desires were listened to and heard. I am very pleased with my results. I feel proportionate and confident with my body. Aside from the scars, which are fading daily, I feel like my results look absolutely natural. That’s exactly what I asked for. I wanted to be proportionate and natural looking. I followed my post-op instructions exactly and had absolutely no problems. I have already recommended my doctor and facility and my friends and family have already made appointments and had procedures. Thank you!


The staff were welcoming and extremely friendly. Dr. Canales made me feel comfortable and relaxed and was honest with me and set realistic, attainable expectations prior to surgery. I felt 100% safe under his care and trusted his judgement and skill. I’m highly satisfied with my experience at this office and would recommend to anyone looking for this type of procedure!

Breast Augmentation

The facility, staff and procedure was quick, clean, honest, and communication was excellent. Everyone is highly respectful from start to finish.

Breast Augmentation

From start to finish everyone I encountered was very kind and professional. I had an excellent experience! Everyone was so down to earth and accommodating. I can’t say enough good things about my experience

Breast Augmentation

The entire staff is so nice and helpful and make the whole experience 100x better than it already would be. The single best thing would be how much i love my new boobs.

Breast Augmentation

Everyone was awesome and so nice. The office was quiet and clean. Dr. Canales was great and did a fantastic job. I feel better about myself. More confidence and all around great.

Breast Augmentation

Everyone in the clinic has been very pleasant and accomodating.I felt assured by the staff since I’m a surgical nurse, I know they know their craft.During surgery everyone did their best to make me comfortable starting with warm blankets and SCDs to massage my legs.My anesthesiologist was awesome! I woke up so relaxed and didn’t felt sick at all! And when I come back for check ups, they give me tips and showed me proper ways to massage them.Lastly, my surgeon Dr. Canales can’t thank him enough...he is the BEST! My breasts looked so beautiful, the surgical incision is a masterpiece, the size is what I’ve always dreamed of. Result of the breast augmentation the incision site was beautifully done.

Breast Augmentation

Been a loyal customer of the Med-Spa and Dr. Canales for a long time. Love everyone and plan to have more done in the future!!! Recovery time and pain were nothing!!!

Breast Augmentation

I’m very please with the results !! No problems after the surgery and they look better than ever! They feel real! All staff is outstanding and doctor Canales was always cheerful and knowledgeable! Happy to comeback if I ever need to have a procedure. The breast implants look awesome and recovery was short:)

Breast Augmentation

I felt the staff was friendly and professional and the office was clean and felt safe.