Dr. Bruce Chau, DO

Dr. Bruce Chau, DO

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

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Dr. Bruce Chau, DO is a cosmetic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Berkley, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cosmetic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

Chau Plastic Surgery, PC

27901 Woodward Ave Ste 100

Berkley, MI 48072
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chau performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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 "Dr. Bruce T. Chau is a Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgeon serving the Berkley area for more than 30 years. Dr. Chau is experienced in Body Reshaping, Lipoabdominoplasty and Liposuction. He is a professional member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Association."

1  Specialties

  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

12  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

16  Procedures

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • 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
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Dr. Chau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chau to family and friends
27 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Chau's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I have never been to another surgeon who had spent so much time with me going over surgical techniques that would be best in my situation for my breast implant revision. He would take his time answering all of my questions and concerns in all of my consultation appointments. He would explain to...more
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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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