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Your Newport Beach Female Plastic Surgeon

Posted August 20, 2016 in Plastic Surgery

Your Newport Beach Female Plastic Surgeon | Newport BeachDr. Angela Champion distinguishes herself as a female plastic surgeon who bridges the ‘gender gap’ in the field of plastic surgery. As a woman, she brings a unique perspective and approach to surgery, and combines her natural empathy with professional expertise to deliver fantastic work for her patients on a consistent basis.

Dr. Champion adopts a completely patient-centric approach and works in every cosmetic procedure with a singular goal to achieve total patient satisfaction while prioritizing their safety and health at all times. She is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon certified by the pre-eminent American Board of Plastic Surgery. Patients in Newport Beach, Orange County, CA, and surrounding locations have an opportunity to receive surgical and non-surgical procedures from Dr. Champion.

Academic Background

Dr. Champion graduated in medicine in 2001 from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, followed by an internship in general surgery from 2001 to 2002. She went on to complete her Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency from the same university from 2002 to 2007.

Towards the end of her residency, she also completed an externship in aesthetic surgery with Dr. James M. Stuzin, Miami, FL. She followed it up with another externship in Microsurgery and Cancer Reconstruction from the leading M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

Teaching Experience

From July to December 1998, Dr. Champion worked as a Medical Student Tutor at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, and tutored in the area of Gross Anatomy and Neuroscience. She followed it with another year of teaching as an AIDS Awareness Mentor for Galveston High School Students.

At her private practice, Dr. Champion likes to use her teaching experience and educates her patients about all aspects of a plastic surgery procedure. Her goal is to help her patients make well-considered decisions. Board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Champion receives patients from Newport Beach, Orange County, CA, and nearby areas.

Research and Presentations

Dr. Champion has published numerous scientific papers and presented them at national meetings to share her knowledge with her peers. Two of her major presentations include:

Champion, AF, MD. Walden, JL, MD. Murphy, J, MD. and Phillips, LG, MD. The Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous Flap in the Obese: A Twelve Year Review

Presented at Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Conference, May 2006, Dana Point, CA and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Senior Residents Conference, February 2007, Los Angeles, CA

Champion, AF, MD. Principles of Rhinoplasty

Presented at Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, March 2007, the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


Dr. Champion has earned several honors and awards during her career, some of which include:

  • Dean’s List – 1998
    • University of Texas Medical Branch
  • College Station Panhellenic Scholarship Recipient – 1996
    • Texas A&M University
  • Academic Incentive Scholarship Award – 1994
    • Texas A&M University

Professional Memberships

Dr. Champion is actively associated with leading organizations and societies in the field of plastic surgery to help her stay updated with the latest developments and innovations in the field. She is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) as well as an associate member of the Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons.

To learn more about treatments and procedures by Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon Angela Champion, M.D. contact us at 949.640.4005. Taking new patients from in and around Newport Beach | Orange County CA.