Douglas Chin, M.D., F.A.C.S. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

“Plastic Surgery is about aligning a person’s outer beauty with their inner sense of self.” -- Dr. Douglas Chin

Dr. Douglas Chin’s extensive medical and scientific training at the world’s finest institutions has made him one of the premier cosmetic surgeons in the San Francisco Bay Area. After graduating from Harvard College, Dr. Chin worked as an immunologist at the National Institutes of Health before pursuing medical and graduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chin then received his general surgery training at New York University and Bellevue Hospital prior to completing his plastic surgery residency at the internationally renowned NYU Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and the Manhattan Ear, Ear, and Throat Hospital.

Dr. Chin served as Fellow and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA, where he received subspecialty training in Microsurgery and Hand & Upper Extremity Reconstruction.

Dr. Chin is Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, administered by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a longtime member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Chin’s knowledge and experience are shared in scores of scientific and medical publications and lectures. He is known throughout the community for his highly personalized care, and his dedication to treat