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Practice Philosophy

Welcome to Pickart Plastic Surgery, Inc. - balancing science, art, and compassion.

Dr. Michael Pickart's artistry and commitment have garnered many honors.

  • Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Clinical Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University
  • Election into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Graduated in the top 10% of his class from the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco--the most selective medical school in the USA
  • Graduated from Stanford University with Honors and with Distinction
  • National Trainer for many of the most popular injectables, including Sculptra Aesthetic and Dysport.  Dr. Pickart travels the country to teach other physicians and nurses how to use injectables effectively and safely.
  • Voted Favorite Plastic Surgeon in Western Ventura County in the Ventura County Star for 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
His academic laurels notwithstanding, he also demonstrates kindness and sincerity.  Expect availability for all questions, honest and straightforward answers, and empathy.
Dr. Pickart enjoys playing with his three sons, hiking, traveling, and exotic foods.



  • Breast enhancement
  • Breast reductions
  • Breast implants
  • Breast lifts
  • Body contouring
  • Tummy tucks
  • Liposuction
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Face/neck lifts
  • Eyelid surgery/blepharoplasties
  • Injectables & Non-surgical alternatives
  • Post-bariatric body contouring, including...
    • Circumferential lower body lifts
    • Arm tucking/brachioplasties
    • Breast enhancement
    • Thigh tightening/thighplasties


As a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Pickart has the experience and knowledge to perform all major cosmetic surgeries. Through private consultation, Dr. Pickart will discuss with you exactly what your goals are, spending considerable time to make sure that you are well informed and that you feel comfortable about the surgery.


For patient safety, Dr. Pickart only operates only in fully accredited operating rooms.

He has full hospital privileges at...

  • Community Memorial Hospital
  • St. John's Regional Medical Center
  • St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital

But he performs most of his aesthetic surgeries at the Ventura Surgery Center - the newest surgical facility in Ventura County.  VSC has been certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. This award indicates that VSC consistently achieves nationally recognized standards for quality health care.

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Location & Office Hours

3438 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
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M-F, 9 am - 5 pm Saturday appointments available upon request.

Payment Options


Medicare, American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Patient Financing, Cash, Personal Checks, CareCredit

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express