Dr. Michael Obeng was only 20-years old when he moved to the U.S. from Ghana with only $200 in his pocket. He also took with him his aspirations to help the less fortunate people around him and started achieving it by studying to become a surgeon.
After several years of studying and training in prestigious schools such as the Midwestern State University, University of Texas Medical School and Harvard University, he became a well-known plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills and other best hospitals in the U.S.
He further achieved celebrity status after appearing in the reality TV show Second Wives Club. He also became the Chief of Plastic Surgery at St. Elizabeth Health Center and was named among America’s Top Plastic Surgeons by the Consumer’s Research Council of America in 2011 and 2014.
Now worth around $8 million
Dr. Obeng, who specializes in cosmetic surgery of the aging face, neck, breast, body, trunk, extremities, and genitalia, has high-profile clients flocking to him to have him as their plastic surgeon.
He is an expert in complex reconstructive surgery, hand, and micro-neurovascular surgery as well. He is also one of the few surgeons in the world to have successfully reattached a limb and therefore his net worth is reportedly around $8 million.
Over the years, through his non-profit organization, he has offered free services to Africans around the globe with disfiguring deformities from birth, accidents, and diseases. He also serves as an advisor to local healthcare personnel in the areas they visit to help improve their knowledge in surgeries and other health-related matters.
Dr. Obeng’s efforts have earned him the 2017 GUBA Humanitarian Spirit Award. He has already performed over 500 successful free surgeries and he hopes he could reach more people to further make an impact in the world.
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