Dr. Fadi Chahin, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Beverly Hills, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Chahin is affiliated with Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Northridge Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. Chahin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
Why It Matters: Dr. Chahin's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Localized Fat Deposits
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Surgical Procedure
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Skin and Tissue Reduction
Soft Tissue Surgery
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1993
North Oakland Med Ctr-General Surgery
Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
University Of California @ Los Angeles UCLA
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
Medical College of Ohio
Other Education | Completed 2003
New York Methodist Hospital
Other Education | Completed 1995
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Excellence of Surgical Skills Award, Glenn A. Stanford Memorial Award, North Oakland Medical Centers, Department of Surgert, 2000-2001
National Pioneer Award, Biology, Damascus, Syria, 1980
NOMC Resident Research Forum Award (Second Place), Pontiac, Michigan, 2000
NOMC Resident Research Forum Award, (Second Place), Pontiac, Michigan, 1999
The Resident Achievement Award, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, June 1999
Patients' Choice Recipient, Vitals Website, 2010
Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals Website, 2010
Excellence in Research Award, OHEP Center for Medical Education, Detroit, Michigan, May 2000
National Pioneer Award, Biology, Damascus, Syria, 1981
National Pioneer Award, Music Piano , Damascus, Syria, 1981
NOMC resident Research FOrum Award, Second Place, Pontiac, Michigan, 2001
Excellence in Research Award, OHEP Center for Medical Education, Detroit, Michigan, May 2001
Excellence in Research Award, OHEP Center for Medical Education, Detroit, Michigan, May 1998
The Judges Acknowledgment Award, Accreditation Council of Graduate, Medical Education (ACGME) Annual Meeting, March 2001
The Transplantation Research Award, Michigan Chapter, Amverican College of Surgeons, May 1999
Excellence in research Award, OHEP Center for Medical Education, Detroit, Michigan, May 1999
National Pioneer Award, Physics and Chemistry, Damascus, Syria, 1981
NOMC Resident Research Forum Award, (First Place), Pontiac, Michigan, 1998
The National representative of Syria at the ARTEC International Pioneer Summer Camp, The Pioneer of the year award, 1981
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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