Dr. Craig Dufresne, MD

Dr. Craig Dufresne, MD

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Craig Dufresne, MD is a cosmetic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1977 and specializes in cosmetic & reconstructive surgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

8501 Arlington Blvd Ste 420

Fairfax, VA 22031

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Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
more than 53% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
more than 32% of peers
Wound Repair
more than 19% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dufresne "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."

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • 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
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wrinkles

40  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 Vermont
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • New York University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dufresne has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dufresne's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dufresne to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Dufresne'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 (5)

I've been a patient of Dr. Dufresne's for almost 25 years and I wouldn't go to anyone else! Amazing staff as well.
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I had micro-needling done 5 months ago at dr. Defrance office with his esthetician Anna and it destroyed my face I have serious tissue damage now and a lot of scar tissue three plastic surgeons have told me that I have tissue damage and doctor defrain didn't even offer to help me in as cost in his...more
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Dr. Defresne is AMAZING! I can not tell you how happy I am that I found him. And even more happy that I decided to trust him with my face!!! He is a true artist. This process has been seamless to say the least. I had surgery on May 3, 2017 and it is the 9th! I look amazing and getting better every...more
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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...more
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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...more
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