Max Lehfeldt MD
About the Practice
Board-certified plastic surgeon Max Lehfeldt, MD is dedicated to providing each and every individual with the highest level of care from the initial consultation right through to the final stage of recovery. As the Medical Director of Teleos Plastic Surgery and Radiance Spa Medical Group, Dr. Lehfeldt leads an experienced team of professionals who are all committed to serving patients with safe, effective treatments and compassionate care. Dr. Lehfeldt emphasizes customized plastic surgery and aesthetic enhancement procedures designed to provide patients with results that meet—or even exceed—their expectations, as well as offering state-of-the-art treatment options that are performed with skill, talent, and meticulous attention to detail. In this way, Dr. Lehfeldt focuses on providing both women and men with outcomes that look not only beautiful, but also natural. Dr. Lehfeldt is also devoted to ensuring patients have the most comfortable experience possible in an atmosphere designed for relaxation. He believes that spending time with each patient, truly listening to their concerns, and honestly communicating with them is one of the most important aspects of their care, and can ultimately lead to the most satisfying results.
Dr. Lehfeldt and his aesthetics team offer a comprehensive variety of plastic and reconstructive surgery procedures, as well as a full range of non-surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic enhancement options. He is extensively experienced with advanced breast augmentation, breast lift, complex breast reconstruction, and other breast surgery techniques. Dr. Lehfeldt is also skilled with a full range of body surgery and facial rejuvenation procedures, including tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, facelift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, Mommy Makeovers, and many other options. Minimally-invasive and non-surgical treatments available at the practice include BOTOX® Cosmetic, injectable dermal fillers such as JUVÉDERM® and Restylane®, laser skin rejuvenation, CoolSculpting® non-surgical fat reduction, KYBELLA® for “double-chin” reduction, Cellfina™ for cellulite reduction, and much more. Dr. Lehfeldt also offers a large selection of non-surgical and plastic surgery options that can be customized for men, including male breast reduction for the treatment of gynecomastia.
The extensive array of options available at Teleos Plastic Surgery and Radiance Spa Medical Group includes treatments designed to beautifully enhance and rejuvenate the skin, smooth away signs of age, recontour and restore the body, and help patients feel more confident in their own skin. Dr. Lehfeldt performs all cosmetic surgery procedures himself, and personalizes every treatment plan to achieve each patient’s individual goals with natural-looking results.
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2008
• Yale University – BA Degree with Honors, Molecular Physics and Biochemistry - 1992-1996
• University of Southern California-Keck School of Medicine – MD - 1997-2001
• USC - General Surgery Residency and Plastic Surgery Residency
• Researcher and Professional Consultant for Allergan, the manufacturer of BOTOX® Cosmetic, advanced breast implants, and other popular products
• Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California
Awards & Honors
Dr. Lehfeldt has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Pasadena Magazine for 10 consecutive years (2007-2017). A reader’s poll in Pasadena Weekly Magazine has also recognized him multiple times as “Best Cosmetic Surgeon.”
Affiliations & Memberships
• Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California
• Huntington Ambulatory Surgery Center, Pasadena, California
• Southern California Methodist Hospital, Arcadia, California
• Arcadia Outpatient Surgery Center, Arcadia, California
• American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
• American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)
• American College of Surgeons – Fellow
At Teleos Plastic Surgery, the initial consultation is one of the most important steps in the entire treatment process. If you are considering plastic surgery, this first meeting between you and Dr. Lehfeldt will allow you to establish your level of confidence and trust in his abilities and approach to care, as well as to find out more about specific treatments and the experience you can expect. Dr. Lehfeldt will provide a comprehensive evaluation and talk with you about your unique needs and goals. He also strongly encourages you to ask questions and address any concerns you may have about all aspects of the procedure you are considering. Dr. Lehfeldt believes compassion, thoroughness, and honesty are hallmarks of a good plastic surgeon, and strives to provide every patient with all of the information necessary to make the best possible decision.
Staff & Facilities
Teleos Plastic Surgery offers a fully equipped outpatient surgical facility that is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF). For procedures that require general anesthesia, highly trained and experienced anesthesiologists handpicked by Dr. Lehfeldt will be present, along with a skilled surgical team.
Skin Care Products
Dr. Lehfeldt offers a full line of medical-grade skin care products and popular at-home skin renewal options. Many of the products available include creams, lotions, and serums designed to diminish wrinkles and other signs of aging, hydrate and rejuvenate the skin, protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays, encourage the skin’s own healing and rejuvenating abilities, and produce a healthier, more radiant glow. Options include Obagi Medical®, ZO® Skin Health, SkinMedica®, Alastin SkinCare™, Revision Skincare®, and LATISSE® for enhanced eyelash growth. The experienced professionals at the practice can help individuals develop a customized skin care regimen designed to address a range of common conditions and aesthetic concerns.
Dr. Lehfeldt accepts a comprehensive array of payment methods at his practice, including cash or personal checks, and major credit cards such as Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover®, and American Express®. In addition, Dr. Lehfeldt accepts Medicare and other types of medical insurance. To help patients who would like to pay for their treatment over time, Dr. Lehfeldt offers financing options through CareCredit®, one of the leading healthcare financing agencies in the nation. Qualified applicants can choose from numerous convenient payment plans that can help bring the cost of surgical and non-surgical procedures into their budget.