M.R. Khalifeh, MD


M.R. Khalifeh, MD is a renown Washington DC area body contouring surgeon. He has been specializing in Gynecomastia Surgery since 2008, and has performed over 1000 procedures. His work is featured in an article in the Washington Post.

He attended the University of Pennsylvania for undergraduate education, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Suma Cum Laude. He then attended medical school at Vanderbilt University, graduating Alpha Omega Alpha. Finally, he trained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital, specializing in plastic surgery during his six year combined residency and fellowship training.
He then started his practice in 2007, and has built a reputation for excellent body contouring work, with a large male clientele following.
He is also a CDR in the U.S. Navy Reserves.


Dr. Khalifeh was educated at top-rated Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Plastic Surgery Program, ranked as the number one hospital year after year by U.S. News and World Report. He started the program as a surgical intern in 2000 and was selected to serve as Chief Resident in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery program. Dr. Khalifeh’s achievements and technical skills led to him being selected to serve as an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Cosmetic Surgery Education Program at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Plastic Surgery. (Medical degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2000); General Surgery Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2004); Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency: University of Maryland Baltimore (2006)


His philosophy is that plastic surgery body modification should be simple and worthwhile. His approach starts with a stress free and non-sales oriented discussion with the patient about their body modification goals. His surgeries are designed to provide a lasting confidence boosting and aesthetically pleasing result in his patients.



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American Board of Plastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Johns Hopkins Hospital Trained

U.S. Navy Reserves

Procedures Offered

  • Gynecomastia Excision with laser assisted fat removal (smartlipo)
  • Gynecomastia Excision with Areolar reduction or lift
  • Double Incision Surgery with free nipple graft (gynecomastia with significant ptosis)
  • Tumescent Liposuction via smartlipo (for pseudogynecomastia)

Years Practicing Gynecomastia Surgery

Since 2008


7601 Lewinsville Road, Suite 300
Mclean VA 22102

5454 Wisconsin Ave, suite 1710
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Average Number of Gynecomastia Surgeries Performed per Year


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