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Michael Mcgriff
Michael Mcgriff Lead Cosmetic Surgeon at Hawaii Medical Skin Care

Dr. Michael McGriff is a highly skilled Lead Cosmetic Surgeon and Medical Director with a dedicated professional experience extending over 26 years. Rooted in a foundation of exceptional academic qualifications, Dr. McGriff graduated from the University of Oregon before obtaining a medical degree from Oral Roberts University and completing his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California Davis Medical Center. He then pursued a fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology at Oregon Health & Science University. With qualifications in both medicine and surgery, Dr. McGriff has retained a special focus in cosmetic surgery throughout his career, honing his skills and expertise in both invasive and non-invasive procedures.

Dr. McGriff's comprehensive career includes an impressive record of service in the military medical field, having trained in General Surgery and Aerospace Medicine while on an Air Force scholarship, and serving as a surgeon in various Air Force hospitals. Notably, he has served with distinction during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Provide Comfort, flying in F-15 fighter aircraft and assisting in the development of the integrated disability evaluation system for wounded warriors. Since permanently settling in Hawaii in 2002, he has been serving as the Lead Cosmetic Surgeon and Medical Director at Hawaii Medical Skin Care, and was previously a physician at Tripler Army Medical Center. His continued dedication to advancing medical practices in surgical techniques and non-invasive aesthetic medicine reflects his commitment to providing top-quality patient care.

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Michael Mcgriff
Sumter County, Florida, United States
Lead Cosmetic Surgeon
Hawaii Medical Skin Care (since 2002)
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Dr. McGriff is a highly regarded and experienced fellowship-trained Cosmetic Surgeon, Dermatologic Skincare Physician and Medical Director, who received his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon, while also competing in long distance track and cross country races. He obtained his medical education on an Air Force medical student scholarship, then Aerospace Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery residency training in Air Force hospitals and later at Pacific Surgical Institute and Cosmetic Surgery International training programs. Dr. McGriff served proudly, flying mostly in F-15 fighter aircraft during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Provide Comfort, while also serving as the Chief Physician at an Air Force Hospital. He was also stationed in Germany, Italy and France, prior to permanently moving to Hawaii in 2002. During his 26 year surgical career, he has continued serving the military population at Tripler Army Medical Center, caring for the badly injured soldiers and wounded warriors, while helping to develop the today's integrated disability evaluation system to assist these wounded warriors in obtaining proper care and compensation for their battlefield injuries. He is an NRCME-certified DOT Medical Examiner. Dr. McGriff has enjoyed serving as Medical Director for Aesthetic Medical clinics and Medispa clinics on Oahu, while being involved in the advancement of Laser surgical techniques and non-invasive aesthetic medicine with minimally invasive and noninvasive cosmetic surgical procedures. Michael McGriff, MD. and his highly trained staff are dedicated to consistently providing the highest quality customer service, utilizing top-of-the-line products, and the latest state of the art cosmetic medical and surgical procedures. In this exquisite atmosphere, providing relaxation and tranquility to our patients, we maintain the utmost professional standards.
Surgery Cosmetic Surgery


Oregon Health & Science University
Attended in 2000 - 2002
Field of study: Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology
Oral Roberts University
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Attended in 1983 - 1987
Field of study: Medicine


Hawaii Medical Skin Care
Honolulu, Hawaii
Lead Cosmetic Surgeon
Nov 2002 - Present
Hawaii Medical Skin Care
Honolulu, Hawaii
Medical Director
Nov 2002 - Present

Medical Director, Chief Cosmetic Surgeon
Medical Doctor
May 1987 - Present
Tripler Army Medical Center
1 Jarrett White Rd, Honolulu, HI 96859
2007 - 2014
University of California Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California Area
Jul 1989 - Jul 1992

Orthopedic Surgery
Keesler U.S. Air Force Medical Center
Keesler Air Force Base, MS
Internship and Residency
Jun 1987 - Jul 1989

General Surgery