Dr. Thomas Barnes, M.D. has practiced General Cosmetic Surgery since 1995 in Newport
Beach, CA. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and has been
an instructor of cosmetic surgery, liposuction and laser procedures since 1996. Currently
teaching monthly AAOCP sponsored CME AWAKE Liposuction/Laser Lipolysis courses in
addition to other courses, he has taught physicians across the US and in several different
countries including Europe and Latin America. He is AACS Cosmetic Surgery Fellowshiptrained
and triple boarded in three different specialties.
Barnes completed an AACS approved Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship in 1996 and passed
the ABCS General Cosmetic Surgery board exam in 1997. He has been a past oral
examiner for the ABCS. He is also ABMS boarded in Internal Medicine and became
boarded in Plastic Surgery with the Board of Certification in Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery in 1997 (American Association of Physician Specialists.) His office is complete with
AAAHC Certified OR since 1999. His procedures include most face and body contouring
surgical procedures – both awake and with MAC - as well the most recent laser and lightbased
options including laser lipolysis, IPL, fractional C02 and RF skin rejuvenation.
He attended the University of Southern California School of Medicine, graduating AOA and
completed residency training at UCLA. His fellowship in cosmetic surgery was completed in
Newport Beach, CA. He has been a faculty instructor in AACS cosmetic surgery programs.
Dr. Barnes has also appeared on many national TV shows (Today Show, EXTRA, Inside
Edition, LEEZA Show, Fox Morning Show) as well as many local LA TV news and radio
programs showcasing procedures he has created as well as popularizing the concept of
“Lunchtime Makeovers” – Awake body and face contouring procedures. In 2000 and 2001
he organized and chaired the Practice Management seminars concomitant with the Annual
AACS meetings and continues to deliver CME presentations at various Academy meetings
including the AACS and AAOCP.
Barnes stresses patient safety and a solid foundation of scientific didactic and clinical
knowledge in his courses and workshops as well as true-and-tried strategies to attain
excellent patient results based on his nearly 14 years of successful practice of cosmetic
surgery. Marketing and practice management are also stressed in his courses.
Barnes and his staff offer both CME workshops most areas of cosmetic surgery and
individualized liposuction and laser/laser lipolysis training in his offices and AAAHC certified
OR. Our offices are located in Newport Beach, CA. Office: 949 719 9700.
National Society of Cosmetic Physicians 8040 South Kolb Road Tucson, AZ, USA Tel: (520) 574-1050 Fax: (520) 545-1254
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