Manish Champaneria, MD

  • Plastic Surgery
Manish Champaneria, MD
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Scripps Clinic Del Mar
12395 El Camino Real Suite 112
San Diego, CA 92130
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Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo
15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
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Manish C. Champaneria, MD, is a plastic surgeon at Scripps Clinic. He has a clinical interest in cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, transgender surgery, lymphedema surgery and microsurgery.

Understanding his patient's needs and self-improvement goals is paramount to Dr. Champaneria. He is passionate about helping people reach their physical ideal. His practice is dedicated to providing a high level of patient care while offering the latest treatment options in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

For people seeking cosmetic plastic surgery, Dr. Champaneria offers a wide range of procedures, including breast augmentation, reduction and lift. He also offers body contouring services, such as abdominoplasty, advanced liposuction and fat transfer procedures, including Brazilian buttock lift and breast revision. He performs facial rejuvenation procedures such as facelift, neck lift and brow/eyelid lift, in addition to injectable treatments and fillers.

Dr. Champaneria is skilled at reconstructive plastic surgery and specializes in supermicrosurgical lymphedema surgeries including lymph node transfer and lymphaticovernous bypass. He also performs advanced microsurgical or implant-based breast reconstruction including DIEP flap and pre-pectoral breast implants; skin cancer treatments including Mohs reconstruction, mole and skin lesion removal; and perforator flap reconstruction for wounds and trauma.

Additionally, he has a special interest in transgender plastic surgery and LGBTQ health, and he offers the full spectrum of transgender top surgery including male-to-female, female-to-male and facial feminization procedures. Dr. Champaneria has an interest in clinical research on vascularized lymph node transfer and advancements in lymphedema surgery. 

In his time away from the operating room, Dr. Champaneria enjoys cooking, traveling, photography and theater. He also enjoys hiking and as a youth was one of the four percent of Boy Scouts to earn an Eagle Scout designation.

Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2015

Medical Education

University of Minnesota Medical School, MD, 2007


Loma Linda University Medical Center, Plastic Surgery, 2012


University of Washington Medical Center, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2014

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