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Michael E Valdes MD - Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive - Morris Plains

Michael E Valdes MD

Primary Specialties
  • Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive
  • Affiliations
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Michael E Valdes, MD, PC
    101 Gibraltar Drive
    Suite 3E
    Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (973) 984-2199
    Web Page:
    Public Transportation Available, Handicap Accessible

    Physician Information

    Dr. Valdes completed his premedical studies at Yale University where he graduated with both general and departmental academic honors.  He received his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  His general surgery training was completed at the Tufts-New England Medical Center and the Albany Medical Center where he also completed a year of fellowship in surgical research and served as a clinical instructor in surgery.  Specialty training in plastic and reconstructive surgery was completed at the Columbia University Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

    Dr. Valdes is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Valdes's professional associations include the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the New Jersey Medical Society, the American College of Surgeons and the Morris County Medical Society.

    Born in New Hampshire and raised in Virginia, Dr. Valdes has been practicing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New Jersey since 1981.  He has run his own fully accredited operating facililty, served as an inspector for the American Association of the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities and is on the medical staff of Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Saint Clare's hospital.  Dr. Valdes has lectured widely, been featured in multiple newspaper and magazine articles as well as on television and radio shows.  His professional articles have been published in major medical journals both nationally and internationally.  In his leisure hours, Dr. Valdes enjoys playing classical guitar, cooking, bicycling, gardening and hiking with his dogs.

    Dr. Valdes offers a full range of Cosmetic Plastic Surgical Services in the luxurious setting of Depasquale the Spa, an award winning full service spa.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY, 1975

    Internship: New England Medical Center, MA, 1975

    Residency: Albany Medical Center, NY, 1979, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, 1981

    Fellowship: Albany Medical Center, NY, 1981

    Clinical Interests

    Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

    Accepted Health Plans

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Multiplan
    • New Jersey Manufacturers
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare


    Title: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Prophylaxis of Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Trauma Patients
    Authors: Valdes, ME, Powers, S Jr, Shah, DM, Newell, JC, Scovill, WA, Dutton, RE
    Publisher: Surg Forum 29
    Date: 1978
    Issue: 187-9
    Description: Article

    Title: Post-dopamine Ischemia Treated With Chlorpromazine
    Authors: Valdes, ME
    Publisher: Journal of Medicine
    Date: 4 Nov. 1976
    Issue: 296 (19) 1081-2
    Description: Article

    Title: Increased Glomerular Filtration Rate Following Mannitol Administration in Man
    Authors: Valdes, ME, Landau, SE, Shah, DM, Newell, JC, Scovill, WA, Stratton, H, Rhodes, GR, Powers, S Jr.
    Publisher: Journal Surgical Research
    Date: May 1979
    Issue: 26 (5) 473-7
    Description: Article

    Title: Ectopic Glial Tissue in the Forehead
    Authors: Valdes, ME, Smith, YR
    Publisher: Scand J Plastic Reconstruction Surgery
    Date: 1989
    Issue: 23: 77-79
    Description: Article