For nearly 20 years Dr. John McCann has limited his practice to facial plastic surgery. He is an expert in cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, midface, lower face, and forehead. He also offers non-surgical procedures including Botox, and fillers. He founded the Club Youthful Me, which is a long term program for achieving and maintaining youthful facial appearances. In addition he cares for patients with disorders that affect the eyelids, orbit, or tear drainage system.
Dr. John McCann is a very experienced surgeon having performed more than 10,000 procedures over the last two decades. He has received numerous accolades including being voted to “Best Doctors in America”, and a VIP member of “Who’s Who amongst Physicians”. He was featured on national TV in a show titled “Celebrity Beauty Secrets”. In a national poll of his peers he was one of only a few cosmetic surgeons in Utah voted to be in the top 1% of his field. His peers voted him to be the Chairman of his department at Intermountain Medical Center and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center.
He is a world renowned teacher in his field and doctors travel from the US and around the world travel to train with him. In recent years he has been honored as the keynote speaker for numerous major international meetings in in Europe, Asia, South America, and Brazil. He has published many scientific papers in the field of plastic surgery and was the executive editor of an important journal in his field. Dr. McCann has invented a number of devices that have been innovative in his field including the compressive goggles used by patients to reduce post-operative bruising by 400%. He is also a member of the Botox national training faculty and has taught many physicians in the region Botox and filler injection techniques.
Dr. John McCann’s excellent reputation has been earned one patient at a time. In your meeting with Dr. McCann you are likely to find him to be down to earth, an excellent listener, friendly, sometimes humorous, and always very good at communicating to you the best approach to solving your problems.
Dr. McCann was born in Iowa and is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he completed medical school and received a PhD in biophysics and physiology. His PhD thesis was critical to elucidating the molecular cause of the most common lethal genetic disease of those of European descent, Cystic Fibrosis. Dr. McCann completed surgery training at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco. He did advanced training in eyelid and facial plastic surgery at the University of Utah. After completing his training in Utah, he took a position on the full-time faculty at UCLA. During 9 years on the full time faculty at UCLA, Dr. McCann was the head of ophthalmology at a UCLA affiliated hospital, the founder and director of the Aesthetic Center at the UCLA and the co-director of the orbital disease center at UCLA. After achieving tenure at UCLA he retired from the university to become the medical director of The Center for Facial Appearances. He works at the office in Sandy, Utah.
Outside of work Dr. McCann is inseparable from his wife Rachel. They both enjoy traveling as well as outdoor activities such as fly fishing, and white water rafting.