Richard Chaffoo, MD, FACS

4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 stars from 16 reviews
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
9850 Genesee Ave #480
La Jolla, CA 92037-1217
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Ratings based on 16 reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5.0 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5.0 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5.0 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5.0 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5.0 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5.0 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5.0 out of 5 stars Payment process
4.0 out of 5 stars Wait times

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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

So Happy when the Cast Came off

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Lovely Results, Difficult Recovery! - La Jolla, CA

I really like Dr. Chaffoo. He's triple board certified, if that matters to you, and he's got a great bedside manner. He's also always just a text or a phone call away and I loved that because I can be high maintenance ;) His office staff are all really great as well. I've even made friend with the valet at the medical building, lol! I honestly don't have one major complaint. It's been a great experience!

1 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty


5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Arm Lipo 400cc Removed Per Arm - La Jolla, CA

Dr. Chaffoo is awesome! I wrote in a little more detail in my other review of him if you'd like more info please see that review.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Breast Lift W/ 485cc Inspira Implants for athletic 5'5" 150lbs 34C to 34DDD - La Jolla, CA

Dr. Chaffoo' educational background and triple board certification is impressive, but beyond that, he has the best bed side manner of any doctor I have ever met. He's so calm and reassuring. His staff is excellent as well. The entire process has been so positive I will be back for more procedures as needed. The only slight negative has been a few long wait times for my appointments because Dr. Chaffoo was in surgery longer than his staff had anticipated or caught in the terrible SoCal traffic. However, that's my only complaint and it's no big deal. Do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation with this fantastic doctor!

5 out of 5 stars NeoGraft

Impressed with Results - San Diego, CA

Miss. Galina, Miss. Sonya and Dr. Chaffoo - Great service, professional, informative, and pleasant.

4 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

300cc and Possible Capsular Contracture Yikes! - San Diego, CA

During my first visit everything was excellent. Went with my gut feeling and decided that same day to go with Dr. Chaffoo. Now my follow ups are very short and quick. I guess since I am having issues with one of my implants (CC) I am freaking out and they are very calm about this whole process. I would like more reassurance or time from them thoroughly explaining the whole process and what the game plan is, if there is one.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

amazing results!! - La Jolla, CA

He's amazing!!!

5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

Smart Lipo of Inner Thighs, Medial Knees, Upper Posterior Buttocks - La Jolla, CA

Words cannot describe how happy I am with my experience with Dr. Chaffoo. He is an excellent surgeon and will listen to your needs, yet he will be honest of the outcome of a procedure so I did not have unrealistic expectations. I chose Dr. Chaffoo over the many plastic surgeons in La Jolla because he is so personable and took time to get to know me. The nurses, Nancy and Patricja, are wonderful and so caring. Nancy took her time to answer as many questions as possible and took care of all my needs pre-op, during the surgery and post-op. I cannot thank Dr. Chaffoo and Nancy enough for making me feel safe and comfortable throughout my experience.

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