Dr. Craig R. Dufresne, MD

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Dr. Craig R. Dufresne, MD

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male

Craig R Dufresne MD 8501 Arlington Blvd Ste 420, Fairfax, VA 22031 Get Directions
(703) 207-3065

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My practice over the years has been built on the principles of caring and commitment to my patients, offering the best in latest technology and medications. It is important to me to instill in my patients trust and confidence that I will be their best advocate as well as the assurance that their comfort and well-being will receive my utmost attention - before, during and after their surgery.Read more

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4.2
based on 23 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Dufresne
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Dufresne's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (22)
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in Washington, DC |
Love, Love, Dr. Dufresne, he is truly an Artist. Majority of my close relatives are Doctors and or surgeon, including a plastic surgeon. But, Dr. Dufresne is the Doctor both my mom and I Choose to go to. He has performed all my mothers elective surgeries and the outcome of the each surgery was nothing but perfection. We have been going to him for the past 20 years, and honestly not we have not one bad thing to say about him and or his staff.
in Great Falls, VA |
This man is nothing short of a butcher. I had two C sections and my scaring was nothing compared to what he left me with. My procedure was not only a waste of money but a very poor selection of surgeons. He and his staff rushed through my surgery and provided extremely poor after care. Scared and in pain is the only result of using this Dr I would have left zero stars if it had been an option. Caution DO NOT USE HIM!!!
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Specialties

  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Deviated Septum
  • Face Skin Lesions
  • Facial Birth Defect
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Laceration
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Contour Alteration
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Lift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1982

    New York University

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York University

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Vermont

    Graduated in 1973

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Dufresne's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dufresne's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Dufresne's Care Philosophy

My practice over the years has been built on the principles of caring and commitment to my patients, offering the best in latest technology and medications. It is important to me to instill in my patients trust and confidence that I will be their best advocate as well as the assurance that their comfort and well-being will receive my utmost attention - before, during and after their surgery.