Dr. Bruce Chau, DO

Dr. Bruce Chau, DO

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Bruce Chau, DO is a cosmetic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Berkley, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Western University (College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific) in 1984 and specializes in cosmetic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

Chau Plastic Surgery, PC

27901 Woodward Ave Ste 100

Berkley, MI 48072
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Breast Reconstruction
more than 85% of peers
Localized Fat Deposits
more than 49% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 46% of peers

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Dr. Chau's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chau "Bruce T. Chau, D.O., F.A.C.O.S. is a Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgeon - General practicing in Berkley, MI. He has been practicing since 1992. A professional member of American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association and Michigan Osteopathic Association."


  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer


Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Washington Seattle, Washington-BS In Chemistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Washington, BS in Chemistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Western University (College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific)
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • General Practice - Detroit Osteopathic Hospital Highland Park
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • General Surgery-Peninsula Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Plastic Surgery Center of the Pacific - Asian Aesthetic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Plastic Surgery Institute and Mercy Hospital Medical Center - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Member
  • American Osteopathic Association, Member
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association, Member
  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor Dept. of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties, Assistant Professor

Dr. Chau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chau to family and friends
based on 26 total reviews (13 with comments)

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Dr. Chau's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

My experience with Dr. Chau was AMAZING! His thoroughness at each visit made the entire process easy, and validated my decision to complete the surgery. His level of knowledge exceeded my expectations, and ensured that I had made a well informed decision. Highly recommended!!
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I was in a terrible car accident when I was younger, which over time caused breathing problems due to excessive scar tissue, broken nose, deviated septum, as well as a scar revision close to my lip. I looked for quite some time on google and found Dr. Chau. He went above and beyond to listen to my...more
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I am more than impressed with Dr. Chau. I have had in total 4 surgeries on my breast. Finally, they were done right! He takes the time to listen and takes the time to do it right!!! From the office visit to pre-op when he was doing measurements, I knew I was in good hands. A doctor that truly...more
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Staff is very friendly, efficient and also comforting when I was dealing with my breast cancer surgery and recovery. Dr. Chau is not only my surgeon, but someone that gives that time and effort to ensure I am feeling ok and truly cares. I am currently in the breast reconstruction process and have...more
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Dr. Chau and his office staff were amazing through the whole process. Breast reduction surgery with Dr Chau immediately improved my life. Prior to my reduction, I had been in physical therapy for years due to back and neck pain from my large breasts. I am currently 3 weeks post surgery and my neck...more
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