Dr. Richard Chaffoo, MD

Dr. Richard Chaffoo, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(5)
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Dr. Richard Chaffoo, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Chaffoo is affiliated with Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego, Tri - City Medical Center, Sharp Coronado Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 480

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Chaffoo's Experience

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Dr. Chaffoo'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 Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chaffoo "Dr. Chaffoo is triple board certified, with certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology and American Board of Facial and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. This is a remarkable achievement that can be claimed by only a handful of surgeons. He has more than 20 years of experience performing facial aesthetic surgery. His outstanding talent attracts patients from across the United States and around the world."

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
2

Conditions Treated

  • Hair Loss
  • Skin Aging
11

Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery

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

  • Catawba College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Ohsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Stanford University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Uscd Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chaffoo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chaffoo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaffoo to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Chaffoo'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chaffoo accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Chaffoo has admitting privileges

Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
3020 Childrens Way
San Diego, CA 92123
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sharp Coronado Hospital
250 Prospect Pl
Coronado, CA 92118
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Tri - City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
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