Dr. Charles Virden, MD

Dr. Charles Virden, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Charles Virden, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery.

960 Caughlin Xing Ste 100

Reno, NV 89519

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
more than 54% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 31% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Virden "Dr. Virden is one of the elite plastic surgeons in Reno, Nevada, and Tahoe/Truckee to be board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, which means that he has extensive training in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has a strong interest in aesthetic surgery of the face, including the latest techniques in laser surgery and endoscopic (minimal incision) surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

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

2 Board Actions
  • Substandard Care (12/14/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Nevada
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (12/1/2017)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Nevada


  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • U Ca
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • U Ca
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Virden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Virden to family and friends
48 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

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Dr. Virden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I just saw Dr. Virden for gynecomastia surgery to remove 2 large lumps in below the nipple. I couldn't be happier with the results. The pain is very minimal and, already on day 2, my chest looks way better without sticking out in my shirts and being self-conscience. I can only attribute this to his...more
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I had a great experience with Dr. Virden. I chose him to perform breast augmentation after consulting with five other surgeons. He took a lot of time of time with me over the course of several visits, and never seemed in a hurry, he was patient with my many questions and concerns. The day of...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Virden for over ten years now. I have had breast implants removed, a facial scar removed and most recently a face lift with a chin reduction, which turned out perfect. I have never ever had a better Doctor, or medical staff. From the surgery center to his office you...more
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