Dr. Joseph Ku, MD

Dr. Joseph Ku, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Joseph Ku, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, and more.

4234 Riverwalk Pkwy Ste 170

Riverside, CA 92505

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  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 41% of peers
more than 20% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ku "Dr. Ku artistically sculpts a body and breast, while creatively beautifying facial features. Additionally, Dr. Ku s advanced training enables him to deliver the highest level of patient care through his masterful surgical skills and cutting edge technology."

5  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

23  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Body Disproportion
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spider Veins
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Wrinkles

47  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Reduction Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Procedure
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Brow Lift
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Full Face Lift
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Removal


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • UCSD Healthcare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • UCSD Healthcare
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • UCSD Healthcare
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ku has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ku's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ku to family and friends
59 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

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Dr. Ku's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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