Palo Alto Plastic Surgeon
1000 Welch Rd., 1st Fl.
Palo Alto, California 94304 US
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5 out of 5 stars Botox

I Like Growing Older. I Do NOT Like Growing Ugly - Palo Alto, CA

Dr David Kahn is a fabulous surgeon. I highly recommend.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Great Results; Wonderful Bedside Manner - Palo Alto, CA

Dr. Kahn has a great eye for esthetics. My results are beautiful without being obvious. In addition, he is a really nice person and easy to talk to. Dr. Kahn spent a lot of time with me to understand my goals. After the injections, he gave me a mirror and asked me to make sure that the results were what i was looking for. His staff is great as well. The office manager and assistant are so...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Excellent Plastic Surgeon- BA and LIPO Flanks - Palo Alto, CA

First he is very honest. I felt comfortable around him. He asked a lot of questions which made me feel more at ease. He never promised the impossible. He always kept everything realistic.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

18 Days and Counting! - Palo Alto, CA

Dr.'s W and K were very patient and explained everything in detail. I felt that they really cared and understood the results I was looking for, they listened and always made me feel comfortable.The entire staff was great, from the receptionist to the nurses and anesthesiologist.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Hospital Privileges

Dr. Kahn has hospital affiliations at Stanford University, Plastic Surgery Center Palo Alto, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Sequoia Hospital, .


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Albany Medical College of Union University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: University Of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

    University Of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
    UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco

    Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery - New York University
    SUMC - Graduate Medical Education, Stanford

Treatments offered at Stanford University Plastic Surgery

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Why Are Drains Used in Breast Augmentation?

For augmentation using smooth implants most surgeons do not use drains. However for augmentations where a textured surface implant will be used a... READ MORE

Get Plastic Surgery at a Lower Cost by a Resident at a University?

I run the resident clinic at Stanford University and can only speak about our program personally. Our residents are supervised by board certified... READ MORE

Is it realistic to ask for a transdermal pain management patch for a breast augmentation without a lift?

As noted by my colleagues already, pain patches are more appropriate for patients with chronic pain. There are many options for oral pain medications... READ MORE

How can I prepare for a consultation? I'd like a nose job

I am probably going to echo many of the comments already posted. The main thing you need to do is figure out what result will make you smile. What... READ MORE

Should I get open or closed rhinoplasty? How long should I consider to take off work to heal? (Photo)

Both techniques can be used in rhinoplasty and achieve excellent results. However, surgeons will often have their preference of which technique they... READ MORE

If my nose keeps changing during the healing process. Wont people think i look different every few weeks/months?

There are 2 types of changes that go on after surgery. The changes related to rhinoplasty and the general changes that occur as one ages. Most of the... READ MORE

Can the textured silicone be right for me? I'm a runner and that's why my PS suggested texture (Photo)

I do not believe that you activity level has any bearing on whether to use smooth versus textured implants. There are other reasons to choose one... READ MORE

If implants are placed over the muscle does this increase your chance of CC?

The answer to your question is not a simple one. It depends upon the type of implant used some of the data suggest higher rates of contracture and... READ MORE

Can a piece of silicone be placed in my dorsom with an existing diced cartilage fascia (DCF)?

In order to give you a thoughtful answer to you question, I believe you are best served by visiting a with a surgeon. Then an examination can be... READ MORE

If I'm small chested, do I need the galaflex mesh with my augmentation?

I would agree with many of the answers posted here already. My answer is a general one without the ability to examine you and your particular... READ MORE

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Picking the Cosmetic Surgeon That's Right For You

Picking the right plastic surgeon can be hard, so Dr. David Kahn is here to provide some insight on things to consider. WATCH VIDEO

Fat Rolls on the Back: What Are My Options?

Dr. David Kahn explains how a plastic surgeon could remove the rolls of fat that slope around the back and are often augmented by the bra. WATCH VIDEO

Non-Invasive vs. Surgical Body Contouring

Dr. David Kahn discusses options of body contouring based on how much of a pain and risk tolerance the patient has. WATCH VIDEO

Chin Surgery Options for Men

Dr. David Kahn talks about either doing bone surgery or just a plastic implant, which both hold their own pros and cons. WATCH VIDEO

How to Fix Lines Around the Mouth and Smile

Dr. David Kahn talks about the "smokers lines" around the mouth and the various options available to fix them. WATCH VIDEO

How to Choose a Plastic Surgeon: Go With Your Gut

Dr. David Kahn explains how a patient should be very comfortable with his or her choice in surgeon, not just from the standpoint of their experience but also from a personal feeling. WATCH VIDEO

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