Daniel C. Mills, II, M.D., FACS Past President

Daniel C. Mills II, MD, is currently on the teaching staff for the plastic surgery residency at Loma Linda University of Medicine and operates a private practice in Laguna Beach, CA. He is an active member of ASAPS, California Society of Plastic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Association of Plastic Surgeons and served as the President of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons from June 2007 to June 2008.

Dr. Mills currently serves as Technology Editor for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal (ASJ), the official publication of ASAPS and is chair on the Advocacy Relations Committee. In addition to over 25 years spent in private practice and over 20 years teaching plastic surgery residency, Dr. Mills has been recognized for his innovations and contributions to plastic surgery with numerous books and papers published and presented in front of national and international audiences at plastic surgery meetings. He has been invited to three continents to perform live surgery for education of plastic surgery.

Beyond his practice, staff positions and society affiliations, Dr. Mills believes whole-heartedly in using his plastic surgery skills to benefit the lives of others. He previously partnered with a charity in Baja, Mexico called “Amigos de los Ninos” and operation Good Samaritan to provide plastic and reconstructive surgery for impoverished children with congenital and acquired deformities, such as cleft lip and palate, and burns.

Dr. Mills bears the unique distinction of being a master scuba diver, one of a number of hobbies he currently enjoys, along with fishing, skiing and golfing, with his first ever hole in one this year. He has been married to his wife Jan for over 30 years and their Golden Retrievers are their furry children.

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