GWUMFA Dept of Plastic Surgery

Appointment Phone: 202-741-3241
2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 9401
Washington, DC 20037 map
Phone: 202-741-3241 | Fax: 202-741-3183


Dr. Michael J. Olding is a plastic surgeon affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital and George Washington University Hospital, where he is the chief of the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as a professor of surgery. He is also the director of the Cosmetic Surgery Center at The GW Medical Faculty Associates. He practices out of GWUMFA Department of Plastic Surgery in Washington, D.C. 

Dr. Olding has an expertise in cosmetic surgery, cosmetic facial surgery, body contouring, liposuction, breast augmentation and rhinoplasty. 

Dr. Olding earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship in plastic surgery at McGill University. 

Dr. Olding is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Olding has been repeatedly named one of the best cosmetic and plastic surgeons by Washingtonian Magazine and received the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award for numerous years in a row. He has been named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, as well as a Top Doctor in the Washington, D.C. and Washington-Baltimore areas. Dr. Olding has also been listed amongst the best in Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine; featured and interviewed by numerous television channels and newspapers; and named a Top Doctor and the nation’s top 1% for cosmetic surgery by U.S. News & World Report. 

Dr. Olding has contributed to numerous publications, including Annals of Plastic Surgery and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. He has served on FDA advisory panels, including those that recommended the approval of Sculptra, Restylane and silicone gel implants.

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Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital



  • MD; University of Kentucky College of Medicine (1980)


  • Plastic Surgey; McGill University (1985)
  • General Surgery; New York Hospital (1982)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (Plastic Surgery) (1986)

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