Michael S. Godin, MD

Michael S. Godin, MD

Dr. Godin specializes in facial plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Godin, MD, PLC offers these procedures:

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Face lift
  • Injectables
  • Neck lift or tuck-up
  • Rhinoplasty


Since 1993, Dr. Godin has served as the director of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia (now Virginia Commonwealth University). He is a past chief of staff of Richmond Eye and Ear Hospital. Dr. Godin's distinguished expertise has been recognized in many ways, including several invitations to demonstrate his innovations in cosmetic facial surgery to other physicians in courses throughout the United States. He is also the author of many published articles on the subject of facial plastic surgery. He has been recognized as a national authority in noninvasive procedures as well, and currently serves on the National Medical Education Faculty for both BOTOX® education (Allergan Corporation) and Radiesse® education (Bioform Medical Corporation). Dr. Godin was appointed as a fellowship director in facial plastic surgery by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2004. This is a high honor, and Dr. Godin is one of only 39 accredited fellowship directors in the United States. Dr. Godin was voted “Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon for Women” by Richmond physicians in a “Richmond” magazine poll for the April 2001 issue. He was also voted “Richmond's Best Plastic Surgeon” by readers of “Style Weekly” magazine in 1999. In the same year he was designated one of Richmond's "Top 40 under 40" in “Inside Business” magazine. While such accolades are gratifying, Dr. Godin sees the satisfaction his patients derive from his efforts as the ultimate recognition.


<p>Dr. Godin’s practice is centrally located on Libbie Avenue near Grove Avenue in the near west end of Richmond. Dr. Godin maintains a thriving private practice in all aspects of facial cosmetic surgery and non-invasive facial enhancement. Surgeries are performed both in the office and at the Stony Point Surgery Center. </p> <p><a href="http://drgodin.com/newsletter/">Read Dr. Godin's newsletter.</a></p>


Dr. Godin received dual Bachelor's Degrees from Rice University in Houston, Texas and graduated with honors from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a surgical internship and a four-year residency in head and neck surgery at the University of California, San Diego. He then took one year of advanced fellowship training focused exclusively on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, eyelids, face, ears, neck, and related structures at Tulane University in New Orleans with Dr. Calvin Johnson, one of the world's premier facial plastic surgeons. He is board certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.


Dr. Godin has lived in Richmond for 20 years. In his free time, he enjoys sculpting and writing.


Michael Godin, M.D., P.L.C.
410 Libbie Avenue
Phone: (804) 285-8578