4.9 based on 256 reviewsView this provider's reviews
Patient satisfaction ratings and reviews are based on personal opinions. Before you choose any doctor you should take into account their background, training, specialized experience AND their patient satisfaction to ensure they are the right fit for you.
Accepting new patients
Dr. Lavinia Chong, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Newport Beach, CA. She has been practicing for 29 years. Read her story
We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo
Dr. Chong's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Chong "Dr. Lavinia K. Chong is a 2nd generation Plastic Surgeon who was mentored by her late father, Dr. J. Kenneth Chong. Since 1973 Chong Plastic Surgery (CPS) has served the OC community at this Newport Beach Medical Center location. Dr. Lavinia Chong is a "local", having graduated from both Corona del Mar HS and University of California, Irvine. Her professional training took her to Wayne State University School of Medicine. Subsequently, she completed General Surgery residency at UC San Diego, and Plastic Surgery residency at UTMB Galveston. She became certified as a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 2000 and re-certified in 2010. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Returning home in 1996, she established an inter-generational practice with her father, and joined the Medidcal Staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. From 2003-2004, she was honored to serve as the Chairman of Hoag's Division of Plastic Surgery. Her family is firmly entrenched in Newport Beach. She enjoys yoga, music, and travel, especially with her husband and two children."
This content was provided by Dr. Chong "Dr. Lavinia K. Chong treats her staff and patients like family. Her high standards of integrity and patient care are demonstrated with her compassion and dedication to all of her patients. She strives to make every patient have a positive experience and outcome. and to promote our office mantra "Become the beauty you love""
Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cosmetic Botox® Injection
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Excision of Skin Lesion
Laser Spider Vein Treatment
Mini Tummy Tuck
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
Plastic Surgical Procedures
Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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 California
Undergraduate School | Graduated
Wayne State University
Medical School | Graduated 1988
University Of California San Diego Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
University Of California San Diego Medical Center--General Surgery
Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
University Of Texas Medical Branch--Plastic Surgery
Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Chong has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomate
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
Division of Plastic Surgery, Chair
Orange County Medical Association Ethics Committee, Member