About Richard Chaffoo
Triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo and board-certified dermatologist Dr. Susan Stuart of La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology offer a range of cosmetic procedures including rhinoplasty, liposuction, breast augmentation, NeoGraft® hair restoration, CoolSculpting®, BOTOX® Cosmetic, Fraxel® laser treatments, and dermal fillers. Men and women visit us in San Diego County from Riverside, Temecula, La Jolla, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and Coronado, as well as across the country and international locations
Dr. Richard Chaffoo has many exceptional credentials. He completed 3 postgraduate surgery fellowships that encompassed 9 years of training at the prestigious Stanford University Medical Center and UCSD Medical Center. He is one of a select few triple board-certified plastic surgeons having attained certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology, and American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Chaffoo has also been awarded Top Plastic Surgeon by Castle Connolly, an honor bestowed upon only 5% of plastic surgeons in the U.S. by his professional colleagues. Additionally, Aesthetic Everything® named Dr. Chaffoo the top hair restoration surgeon in 2016 and honored him as one of the Top 10 leading facial plastic surgeons in the West in 2015.
These are just a few of the impressive achievements that set Dr. Chaffoo apart from the many other plastic surgeons in San Diego County, and the differences go beyond credentials. In the following interview, Dr. Chaffoo shares more about his life as a plastic surgeon, practice partner, husband, and father.