Dr. Cristiano Boneti is a Plastic Surgeon affiliated with Marina del Rey Hospital. He received his degree from Health Sciences Federal University of Porto Alegre and is operating under the certification of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is also an ACS Fellow and has published several papers on the subject of plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Great West PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PPO

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Health Sciences Federal University of Porto Alegre


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

University of Alabama Medical Center


Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Publications & Media

    • Two-Year Follow-Up of Autologous Fat Grafting With Laser-Assisted Facelifts.

    • Feasibility of percutaneous excision followed by ablation for local control in breast cancer.

    • Sensitivity of axillary specimen x-ray to predict nodal count and positivity.

    • Oncologic safety of nipple skin-sparing or total skin-sparing mastectomies with immediate reconstruction.

    • Ten-year experience with hematoma-directed ultrasound-guided (HUG) breast lumpectomy.

    • Scapulothoracic bursitis as a significant cause of breast and chest wall pain: underrecognized and undertreated.

    • Scientific Impact Award: Axillary reverse mapping (ARM) to identify and protect lymphatics draining the arm during axillary lymphadenectomy.

    • Return of the surgeon in the diagnosis of pyloric stenosis.

    • Probiotic acidified formula in an animal model reduces pulmonary and gastric bacterial load.

    • Stage migration with sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer.

    • Evaluation of initial experience and comparison of the da Vinci surgical system with established laparoscopic and open pediatric Nissen fundoplication surgery.

    • Pediatric snakebites: lessons learned from 114 cases.

    • Axillary reverse mapping: mapping and preserving arm lymphatics may be important in preventing lymphedema during sentinel lymph node biopsy.

    • Ultrasound as a diagnostic tool used by surgeons in pyloric stenosis.

    • Formula fortified with live probiotic culture reduces pulmonary and gastrointestinal bacterial colonization and translocation in a newborn animal model.

    • Delayed manifestation of abdominal aortic stenosis in a child presenting 10 years after blunt abdominal trauma.

    • Use of new thrombin inhibitors in medical practice.

    • Long-term results of excision followed by radiofrequency ablation as the sole means of local therapy for breast cancer.

    • Axillary reverse mapping (ARM): initial results of phase II trial in preventing lymphedema after lymphadenectomy.

    • Comparison between Freeze-dried and Ready-to-use AlloDerm in Alloplastic Breast Reconstruction.

    • Long-Term Results of Phase II Ablation after Breast Lumpectomy Added to Extend Intraoperative Margins (ABLATE l) Trial.

    • Axillary reverse mapping: Five-year experience.

    • Effectiveness and Safety of Autologous Fat Grafting to the Soft Palate Alone.

    • Intraoperative injection of subareolar or dermal radioisotope results in predictable identification of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer.