Dr. Lavinia Chong, MD

Dr. Lavinia Chong, MD

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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.

Lavinia K. Chong, MD

1401 Avocado Ave Ste 803

Newport Beach, CA 92660
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  • Greater Newport Physicians

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Care Philosophy

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"
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Dr. Chong's Experience

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Dr. Chong'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 Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

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

  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Body Disproportion
  • Chemical Burn
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Large Breasts
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Nose Injuries
  • Premature Aging
  • Skin Aging
  • Spider Veins
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Wrinkles
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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Procedure
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • 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.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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

Dr. Chong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chong to family and friends
4.9
based on 235 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Chong's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Newport Beach, CA |
Dr. Chong is a world-class surgeon - incomparable in outstanding results, with knowledge, skill, artistry, and empathy.
Palm Desert, Ca |
Dr. Chong is #1 by far, the best I've encountered. Her attention to detail and follow-up care she provides is exemplary. She is professional, honest and encourages patient input. Her team is amazing; they reflect her sense of style & dedication. I can highly recommend Dr Chong to anyone considering x-plantation. She did a fantastic job, I couldn't be happier!
in newport beach |
Dr Chong is amazing. She takes her time with you to find out your needs and her approach is conservative and you look absolutely sexy and a better you. Not to mention her staff is hands down the best I've come across. They work as a team and make you feel you are their highest priority. I would never think of going elsewhere.
Dr. Chong has been nothing short of amazing! I am so satisfied with my results and she truly cares about her patients and their concerns/questions. I could not recommend her more!
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Hospitals where Dr. Chong has admitting privileges

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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