La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

  • Address:
    9850 Genesee Ave.
    La Jolla, CA 92037

  • Phone:
    (858) 623-6333

  • Web:

Richard Chaffoo, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.

If you’re looking for a highly-trained surgeon whose practice is dedicated to exemplary cosmetic surgery care and remarkable results, you’ve come to the right place – La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology serving San Diego County. Richard Chaffoo, MD, FACS, FICS, is triple board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


Dr. Richard Chaffoo holds the title as one of the few triple board-certified plastic surgeons in the country. Named a “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for the past 5 consecutive years, Dr. Chaffoo is a member of an elite group that includes only about 5% of doctors nationwide. Board certified in plastic surgery, otolaryngology, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Chaffoo has also served as President of the San Diego Plastic Surgery Society and is the current Chief of Plastic Surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas.

At his practice in La Jolla, he offers several popular surgical procedures including breast augmentation, rhinoplasty, CoolSculpting, hair restoration, facelifts, and more. To learn more about Dr. Chaffoo and a full list of procedures that he offers at his practice, please visit him online today!


Medical Degree – Wake Forest School of Medicine, Salem, NC

Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery – Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA

Residency in Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery – Department of Surgery Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

Board Certification and Memberships:

American Board of Plastic Surgery

American Board of Otolaryngology

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

San Diego Plastic Surgery Society

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

American College of Surgeons (FACS)

American Head and Neck Surgery Society

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

California Society of Plastic Surgeons

Member Since: August 2015

Expires: August 2017

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