La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology in San Diego, CA

La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

America’s Aesthetic Dream Team

We are Southern California’s first and only husband/wife physician team providing complete aesthetic services in both plastic surgery and dermatology. There are just a handful of such practices across the USA; we are one such practice.

Dr. Richard Chaffoo is La Jolla’s only triple board-certified plastic surgeon and Fox 5 TV’s medical expert who is quoted in Cosmopolitan, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous national beauty magazines. Dr. Susan Stuart is a nationally renowned cosmetic dermatologist and laser expert to whom the national media frequently turn for advice. Together, along with their team of highly credentialed cosmetic professionals, you will receive a personalized treatment plan for all your aesthetic needs. At La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, it’s all about you and creating a new standard of care in aesthetic medicine and surgery.

Recognized Authority

Dr. Chaffoo's unmatched credentials, exceptional reputation, and engaging personality set him apart from other plastic surgeons in San Diego. As a regularly featured health expert on Fox 5, he delivers accurate and honest information about the latest trends, procedures, and products.

La Jolla Dermatologist Dr. Susan Stuart

Meet Dr. Susan Stuart

Board-Certified Top Dermatologist, 20+ Years Experience

Heading up our award-winning cosmetic dermatology team, Susan Stuart, MD, has been practicing for over 20 years and continues to be recognized as a pioneer in the field of dermatology. Dr. Susan now dedicates her practice to a wide variety of advanced cosmetic skin treatments and noninvasive procedures.

Meet Dr. Richard Chaffoo

Triple Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, 30+ Years Experience

Dr. Chaffoo is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon and a recipient of a Certificate of Advanced Education in Aesthetic Surgery with more than 30 years of experience. He remains on the forefront of his field, continually learning new techniques and refining his skills. People looking for the best plastic surgeon in San Diego and La Jolla choose Dr. Richard Chaffoo for his many exceptional credentials. He is one of a select few triple board-certified plastic surgeons having attained certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology, and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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La Jolla Plastic Surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo
CoolSculpting in La Jolla, CA

Get the figure you’ve always wanted

People from all walks of life are choosing to slim down without surgery with CoolSculpting. In San Diego and Southern California, it's a great choice for reducing stubborn fat, since it does not interfere with your active lifestyle. And with a variety of treatment options, you can target fat all over the body, from a double chin to stubborn thigh fat. Get the slimmer body and contoured neckline you desire without surgery. Request your cosmetic consultation online, or call (858) 623-6333 to schedule an appointment.

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“My experience at La Jolla Plastic Surgery has been top notch.”

I have Dr. Chaffoo to thank for my newfound confidence and comfort in my body. Dr. Chaffoo did some chiseling in the pectoral area and he, also, ensured every single detail I was concerned with was addressed.

“I'm sure I'll be back soon”

I went to La Jolla Plastic Surgery for Coolsculpting. It was a new experience for me but Dr. Chaffoo walked me through it and made sure I was comfortable through it all. I have already recommended them to several friends and I'm sure I'll be back soon. Thanks!

“I felt very welcomed”

I felt very welcomed as soon as I stepped through the door! It was both a very professional and friendly environment as they will talk you through everything to make sure you understand. The procedure I had was completely smooth sailing for me.

“Doctor Stuart is absolutely amazing”

Fabulous staff and clinic! Extremely friendly, helpful and professional. It was my first time here and I had a very pleasant experience. The staff are very sweet and provide amazing customer service. I am thankful to have found this place, Doctor Stuart is absolutely amazing I just found myself at ease with her.

“The best dermatologist in America”

Doctor Stuart in my opinion has to be the best dermatologist in america, My work centers around beauty and facial skin looking perfect, She knows exactly what she is doing and a expert in the use of lasers.

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Rhinoplasty in La Jolla, CA


With over 20 years of experience performing facial plastic surgery and board certified by The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, when it comes to choosing a plastic surgeon to perform your rhinoplasty in San Diego, there is no better choice than the triple board-certified Dr. Richard Chaffoo.

With years of experience and training, Dr. Chaffoo is known for his precision and patient-specific technique. That includes his unique approach to ethnic rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty. Dr. Chaffoo’s surgical results have earned him a reputation as the plastic surgeon to see for rhinoplasty in San Diego.

Breast Augmentation in La Jolla, CA

Breast Augmentation

For those women dissatisfied with the size of their breasts, it can be difficult to feel attractive and feminine. You might wish nature had endowed you with more, and often, pregnancy or weight loss can leave your breasts looking smaller. A Breast Augmentation from La Jolla Plastic Surgery can deliver natural-looking curves and help you enjoy life with self-assured confidence. Those who seek out Dr. Chaffoo for breast augmentation in San Diego do so due to his reputation for natural results and superb patient experience. Breast augmentation can deliver:

  • Increased size of naturally small or underdeveloped breasts
  • Replace breast volume lost due to pregnancy or weight loss
  • Improved symmetry between uneven breasts
  • A more balanced figure
Mommy Makeover in La Jolla, CA

Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeovers use multiple procedures performed during a single operation to address the areas most affected by the changes brought about by pregnancy.

  • Restore drooping or sagging breasts
  • Regain lost volume in the breasts
  • Reduce areas of excess fat such as "muffin top"
  • Recapture your pre-pregnancy figure

Triple Board-Certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Richard Chaffoo takes a highly personalized approach to each patient's Mommy Makeover. Every woman is unique and each has her own aesthetic goals. Dr. Chaffoo aims to help you achieve your beauty goals and restore your pre-pregnancy body with a Mommy Makeover in San Diego.

Facelift in La Jolla, CA


Stress, aging, heredity, exposure to the elements, and even gravity can take a toll on facial aesthetics, causing you to appear tired and aged. A facelift can help reverse these signs of aging and take years off of your appearance, so you can look like a more youthful you.

Triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo is one of only a handful of plastic surgeons with such a level of training and expertise which includes board-certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and over 20 years of experience performing facial surgery. Dr. Chaffoo prides himself on his reputation for the natural-looking results he achieves with every facelift in San Diego.

Tummy Tuck in La Jolla, CA

Tummy Tuck

For many women, excess skin hanging loose and sagging around the abdomen and lower belly, such as following pregnancy or weight loss, can be distressing. it can make it difficult to wear certain clothing comfortably, quite in addition to causing disproportion in your figure A tummy Tuck ma be for you if you are seeking:

  • Improved posture
  • Reduced back pain
  • Tighten abdominal muscles
  • Remove excess skin
  • A slimmer, smoother, and more youthful figure

A body contouring procedure such as a tummy tuck requires a high level of skill and expertise, which is why patients seek out a plastic surgeon that has the experience and is committed to delivering an excellent experience. Triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo provides exceptional results and patient care.

Hair Restoration in La Jolla, CA

Hair Restoration

At La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, Dr. Richard Chaffoo & Dr. Susan Stuart, co-authors of Hair Loss Solutions: The Ultimate Guide To Restore Your Hairline, offers cutting-edge hair restoration technology and techniques with the most comprehensive treatment program in the country.

Hair Restoration at La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology includes the groundbreaking Artas® Robotic Hair Transplant System, NeoGraft® automated & minimally invasive hair restoration, the innovative SmartGraft® thinning hair restoration technique, and non-surgical Platelet-Rich Plasma treatment to speed transplant results.

Restore your hair and your self-confidence at the uniquely qualified La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology. We ensure natural-looking results without linear scarring using the most advanced technology on the market and precise extraction and placement techniques for hair transplantation.

La Jolla

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La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
9850 Genesee Ave #480
La Jolla, CA 92037

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(949) 612-2002

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361 Hospital Road, Suite 527
Newport Beach, CA 92663

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(310) 595-1188

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416 N. Bedford Dr., Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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(619) 633-3100

600 West Broadyway Street
Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101

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Come visit Dr. Stuart & Dr. Chaffoo and let us help you achieve the spectacular look you deserve!

La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
9850 Genesee Ave #480
La Jolla, CA 92037

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