About Dr. Bunkis

About Juris Bunkis, MD, FACS

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Juris Bunkis

Juris Bunkis, M.D., F.A.C.S., Plastic Surgeon and Medical Director 
Our Surgery Center

Our Surgery Center is proud to have as its Medical Director, Harvard University trained Dr. Juris Bunkis, one of the nation’s leading innovators in aesthetic surgical procedures, specializing in facial rejuvenation, breast surgery and body contouring!

Dr. Bunkis designed Our Surgery Center (OCPS) as a state-of-the-art plastic surgery office with your well-being in mind. Under the direction of Dr. Juris Bunkis, Our Surgery Center provides a caring and comfortable environment and the very latest advances in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body. In fact, OCPS’s natural approach to facial rejuvenation, breast surgery, liposuction, and body contouring makes it one of the premier facial rejuvenation and full body plastic surgery centers not only in Newport Beach but in all of California. Dr. Bunkis’ office in Newport Beach is conveniently located next to John Wayne Airport. Dr. Bunkis stays busy through word-of-mouth referrals from satisfied patients, who site Dr. Bunkis’ caring, attentive approach and expert surgical skills. “I make it a priority to really listen to the patient’s concerns—our goal is to help our patients achieve their aesthetic surgery goals and as a result, feel better about them selves.”

Dr. Bunkis specializes in the newest techniques for face and forehead lifts, including the mid face and short scar face lifts, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), minimally invasive brow lifts, microfat grafting, rhinoplasty, liposuction, abdominoplasty, breast reduction / uplift through the short scar techniques, augmentation mammoplasty (breast enlargement), and the current rage, labial reduction (labiaplasty) and buttocks enhancements. If your goal is to look younger or better, Dr. Bunkis can help. Bringing together the very special talents and surgical expertise of its professional staff, Dr. Bunkis offers an array of exclusive anti-aging treatments to help you recapture that youthful glow. Best of all, the center’s computer imaging system will allow you to get a sneak preview of the expected outcome from your desired surgical procedure. There is also a state-of-the-art laser suite featuring a variety of lasers especially adapted to treat fine lines and wrinkles, spider veins, rosacea and other pigmented lesions of the face and body.   In addition, Our Surgery Center offers a full line of skin care products and custom-designed skin care programs.   

Dr. Juris Bunkis has made a name for himself as an innovative, Harvard trained, plastic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic surgery. Dr. Bunkis has an impressive academic background.  Upon graduating from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1974, Dr. Bunkis completed a general surgery residency at Columbia and Harvard Universities. This was followed by board certification in general surgery. He subsequently returned to Harvard University to complete a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery.  In 1981, he joined the plastic surgery faculty at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery and was subsequently appointed Chief of Plastic Surgery at the San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Bunkis is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Bunkis is a member of the numerous prestigious plastic surgery organizations including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Plastic Surgery Research Council, and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has published approximately fifty scientific articles and book chapters.  Surgeons and patients from around the world are frequently seen visiting Dr. Bunkis.   

Dr. Bunkis has been in private practice, specializing in cosmetic surgery exclusively, since 1983. Dr. Bunkis is the Honorary Consul General for the Republic of Latvia in Southern California. He is happily married to Tina Bunkis and they have successful adult children. He is also a commercial jet pilot, an avid Harley/custom bike rider, scuba diver and a volunteer deputy sheriff with the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department.

Are you ready to make some positive improvements to your appearance? Dr. Bunkis and his expert staff can sit down and review your goals and options. They will ensure that your aesthetic surgery dreams become a reality! Patients from around the world located in Newport Beach, in beautiful Southern Orange County, California, approximately half way between Los Angeles and San Diego.

Distinctions and qualifications:

  • Harvard trained plastic surgery expert
  • Over 30 years experience in aesthetic surgery
  • Orange County’s premiere facial and body rejuvenation center

Dr. Bunkis Surgical Facility

Dr. Bunkis has operated on indigent children in Central America for many years. In 1995, in recognition of his volunteer efforts, Dr. Bunkis was knighted by the Cavelieri Di San Marco (Knights of St. Marc) in Venice, Italy. He served on the Board of Directors of the Hospital de la Familia Foundation as well as the Tassajara Valley Little League and the Nor Cal Baseball Club. In 2000, he received the Angel Wings Award for his philanthropic work. And in 2001, a full feature film Dr. Bunkis helped produce won the Silver Medal at the Houston Film Festival. Dr. Bunkis is a volunteer deputy with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, serving on the Special Services Bureau. Dr. Bunkis also serves as a volunteer with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, with the Aero Squadron. Dr. Bunkis is an instrument rated, commercial jet pilot. In 2006, Dr. Bunkis was honored by receiving the Man of Character Award, presented by the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America, in recognition of his philanthropic work.

With his years of experience and artistic touch, Dr. Bunkis brings to his patients a knowledge and expertise in aesthetic surgery that makes him a leader in the field.

Dr. Bunkis is happily married to his beloved wife, Tina. They have adult children. Dr. Bunkis and Tina both enjoy a variety of activities such as flying, motorcycling, traveling, gardening and spending quality time with their family.


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